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Saribung pass trek is a challenging trekking trail in the midwestern part of Nepal. Saribung pass trekking combination of beautiful Himalayan scenery with three above 8000m mountains Dhaulagiri 8167m, Mt. Manaslu 8163m, Mt. Annapurna 8091m, religions, geographic elevation, Tibetan monasteries, beautiful landscape and cross the challenging passes. Saribung is situated in an isolated part of Mustang region of Damodar Himal, close to the border of (Tibet). The trail is rugged, cutting high into cliff sides and passes villages that have changed little over the centuries. It is a challenging and very popular trekking trail with off the beaten track.
Saribung pass trek route initially follows the Upper Mustang Trek to Lo-Manthang and Lury Gompa before heading off into the wilds of Namta Khola Valley. Saribung Trek can be done in anti-clockwise for which the trek start from Phu and then ascend to Saribung pass and enter in the Mustang “Hidden Valley” and return to Jomsom or clockwise for which the trek start from Jomsom and follow Upper Mustang trail and descend to Nar-Phu valley and end at Besisahar. Saribung Pass Trek highlights are Pass, After the pass, the trail descends on the opposite side in the second part asks some attention because of many more crevasses. The Saribung Pass trekking trail passes through the ice and creases in between the Damodar Kunda region and Nar-Phu valley.
Saribung pass trek is can observe great sceneries, cultures, religion and geographical variations. The trekking route passes through the different villages, monasteries, culture, and religion of Tibetan style every day in Upper Mustang and Nar Phu area. Saribung is located in remote Damodar Himal, close to the border with China (Tibet). Saribung pass trek trail continues via Saribung pass (6020m) descend to Phu gain then trail reaches to Annapurna circuit trek trail at koto then heading to the Beshishar & by bus or private vehicle drive back to Kathmandu. The Himalayan Smile Treks also can combine with Annapurna circuit trek according to your interest.
Arrival in Kathmandu International airport.
Preparation for trek.
Drive Kathmandu to Pokhara.
Fly from Pokhara
Kagbeni to Tsaile
Tsaile to Ghiling
Ghiling to Tsarang
Trek from Tsarang to Lo-Manthang 3840m: Upper Trail 7-8 hours, Lower trail 4-5 hours
Acclimatization Day or Resting Day
Trek from Lo-Manthang to Yara 3900m/6-7 hours
Trek from Yara to Luri Cave Monastery 3-4 hours
Trek from Luri Gompa from Ghuma Thanti 4600m/5-6 hours
Trek from Ghuma Thanti to Namta Khola 4890/7-8 hours
Trek from Namta Khola to Saribung Base Camp 4950/6-7 hours
Trek from Base Camp to Camp I 5730m/5-6 hours
Summit to Saribung Peak 6346m and back to Base Camp 4950m/8-9 hours
Trek from Base Camp to Nagoru 4400m via Saribung Pass 5600m
Arriving at Kathmandu International Airport (Tribhuvan International Airport) in Nepal can be a unique and sometimes challenging experience, depending on the time of day and the season
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Kathmandu Valley is a cultural and historical treasure trove in Nepal, offering a wide array of ancient temples, stupas, palaces, and vibrant streets.
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Embark on your adventure from the heart of Nepal, Kathmandu. Ensure you're well-equipped with essentials like water, snacks, and all necessary travel documents. The journey ahead promises not just landscapes but a tapestry of experiences waiting to unfold. Safe travels!
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Fly from Pokhara to Jomsom and trek to Kagbeni 2800m/3-4 hours
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Trek from Kagbeni to Tsaile 3100m/5-6 hours
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Trek from Tsaile to Ghiling 3570m/6-7 hours
The trek from Ghiling to Tsarang presents another captivating journey in the Mustang region of Nepal. Starting in Ghiling, a quaint village known for its unique charm, the trail meanders through diverse landscapes, offering a mix of natural beauty and cultural richness.
The trek from Tsarang to Lo-Manthang unfolds with two distinct trails, each offering its own set of experiences. At an elevation of 3840 meters, this segment of the journey marks a higher altitude, promising stunning views and a continuation of the unique cultural immersion in the Mustang region.
Resting days are crucial for preventing altitude sickness and ensuring a safer and more enjoyable trek. They provide an opportunity for your body to acclimate to the higher altitude, reducing the risk of symptoms like headaches, nausea, and fatigue associated with altitude sickness.
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The trek from Lo-Manthang to Yara takes you through the enchanting landscapes of the Mustang region in Nepal. At an elevation of 3900 meters, this segment of the journey offers a blend of cultural exploration and scenic beauty.
The trek from Yara to Luri Cave Monastery is a fascinating journey through the Mustang region, offering a blend of cultural exploration and natural beauty. The relatively short duration of 3-4 hours indicates a manageable trek, allowing trekkers to enjoy the surroundings at a comfortable pace.
Luri Cave Monastery
The trek from Luri Gompa to Ghuma Thanti, reaching an elevation of 4600 meters, offers a challenging yet rewarding experience in the high-altitude terrain of the Mustang region. The 5-6 hour duration suggests a trek of moderate difficulty, allowing trekkers to acclimatize to the higher altitude gradually.
The trek from Ghuma Thanti to Namta Khola, reaching an elevation of 4890 meters, is an adventurous journey through the high-altitude landscapes of the Mustang region. The 7-8 hour duration indicates a challenging trek, requiring stamina and acclimatization to the higher elevations.
Starting from Namta Khola, likely situated in a high-altitude valley with pristine surroundings, the trail is expected to lead through rocky terrains, high mountain passes, and possibly glacial features. The elevation gain during the trek provides panoramic views of the surrounding peaks, adding to the scenic allure of the journey.
Saribung Base Camp
During an acclimatization day, you might engage in short hikes to slightly higher elevations and then descend back to sleep at a lower altitude. This process helps your body gradually adjust to the reduced oxygen levels without pushing it too hard.
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Saribung Base Camp
The trek from the base camp to Camp I at an elevation of 5730 meters is a challenging segment of the ascent, likely part of a high-altitude mountaineering expedition. The 5-6 hour duration suggests a demanding trek, as trekkers ascend to higher altitudes and traverse potentially challenging terrains.
The summit push to Saribung Peak involves navigating through high-altitude and possibly technical terrain, including snow and ice sections. Climbers should be well-equipped with mountaineering gear, including crampons, ice axes, and appropriate clothing for extreme conditions. Additionally, climbers should have prior experience with high-altitude mountaineering and be in excellent physical condition.
Starting from the base camp, trekkers would ascend towards Saribung Pass, crossing rugged and possibly snow-covered landscapes. The pass, at 5600 meters, marks a high-altitude point that offers panoramic views of the surrounding peaks. The trek through the pass may involve negotiating steep slopes and potentially challenging conditions depending on the season.
Phu Gaon, nestled at 4080 meters, is likely to be a charming village with traditional Tibetan-influenced architecture and a rich cultural heritage. The village may offer panoramic views of the surrounding mountains, providing a picturesque backdrop to the trek.
Starting from Phu Gaon, a village with traditional Tibetan-influenced architecture and a rich cultural heritage, the trail may lead through diverse terrains. Trekkers might traverse alpine meadows, cross rivers, and navigate through rocky paths as they make their way to Meta.
As you make your way to Koto at 2600 meters, the descent may reveal different vegetation and climate zones, showcasing the biodiversity of the region. Koto, a charming village, may offer a peaceful atmosphere and picturesque views of the surrounding landscapes.
The 5-6 hours of trekking allow for a comfortable pace, providing trekkers with opportunities to interact with locals, take photographs, and absorb the natural beauty of the Annapurna region. The descent in elevation from Koto to Dharapani may reveal changes in vegetation and climate.
The lower elevation of Jagat, at 1300 meters, marks a noticeable change in climate and vegetation compared to the higher elevations of the Annapurna Circuit. The descent provides trekkers with views of the Marsyangdi River, lush greenery, and the subtropical landscapes of the region.
The trek from Jagat to Bulbhule involves a descent to lower elevations, and the 5-6 hour duration suggests a moderate trek with ample time to enjoy the changing landscapes. Starting from Jagat, which is at a higher elevation, trekkers can expect to descend through diverse terrain, including forests, villages, and possibly alongside rivers.
As you make your way towards Kathmandu, the terrain is likely to change from the rural landscapes to more urban surroundings as you approach the capital city. The drive offers a glimpse into the diverse geography of Nepal, showcasing both the natural beauty and cultural richness of the country.
Hotel at kathmandu
A free day in Kathmandu sounds like a great opportunity to explore the city, indulge in some shopping, and perhaps relax.
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Transfer to Kathmandu International airport for final departure
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