SARIBUNG EXPEDITION

SARIBUNG EXPEDITION( 6346M)- 28  Nights/ 29 Days

Saribung Expedition Trek is newly explored Trekking routes in 2006. It is challenging and very popular trekking trail with beaten track and difficult pass. Saribung is located in remote parts of Mustang region of Damodar Himal, close to the border of China (Tibet). The trails are rugged, cutting high into cliff sides and pass villages that have changed little over the centuries. 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. For

Itinerary

SARIBUNG EXPEDITION( 6346M)- 28  Nights/ 29 Days>> Day to Day Itinerary

Day 1. Arrival in Kathmandu.

Day 2. Free day in Kathmandu, allowed making day. Hotel Shangrila

Day 3. Fly to Pokhara and half day City tower in PKR.

Day 4. Fly to Jomosom (on 2700 m) and step towards Kagbeni (on 2800 m), “door of Mustang “.

Day 5. Kagbeni – Chele (3000 m)

Day 6. Trek to Geling (3520 m). Step at the foot of opening cliffs of caves, strengthened villages and painted chörtens.

Day 7. Trek Geling – Ghami (3490 m)

Day 8. Trek Ghami to Tsarang (3580 m). Step of village in village: oasis of greenery with fields of mustard, barley or Saracen. Arrived at Tsarang, second “city” of Mustang the palace and the monastery of which are leaned on a precipice.

Day 9. Trek Tsarang – Lo Manthang (3750 m). A last collar to be crossed before arriving at Lo Manthang, “Capital of Mustang “. A day of repose to visit vicinity: Namgyal Gompa and Thinghkar, houses troglodytiques and monasteries.

Day 10. Rest day in Lo Manthang

Day 11. Lo Manthang – Dhi Marche towards mountains, by crossing the valley, up to the monastery of Luri, dug in chimneys of fairies.

Day 12. Trek to – Luri (3580 m).

Day 13-15. Luri – Base camp (5250 m).The way leaves “classical” Mustang to take back up the big and wild valley of Namta Khola which indents the arid tray up to the first glaciers.

Day 16-18. Base camp – Of Hults Pass. A huge river of ice goes down from the heart of the massif of Damodar Himal to Hults Pass which results in the valley of Phu, for a long time inaccessible and mysterious.

Day 19 – 20 Climbing of Saribung Peak (6310 m) by a big slope of snow without big difficulty. In the summit, unique panorama on the most secret summits of Mustang with, in the distance, every 7000 m of Peri Himal: Himlung, Nemjung, Gyajikang. South mountainside, the glacier gives up the place very quickly in a discreet track, between moraines.

Day 21 – 22: Step for the basic camp of Bhrikuti then Phu (4000 m), village of the ends of the earth on his rocky piton.

Day 23-26: Quick Descent of the valley of Phu then that of Marsyangdi by the way of the turn of Annapurnas, but the other way round. Every day brings closer to the Nepali lowland us and gives a different cultural experience by crossing all floors of Himalayan life up to rice fields.

Day 27.Drive back to kathmandu.

Day 28.Rest day in kathmandu, free day for shopping.

Day 29.Transfer to international airport, Fly back to home.

SARIBUNG EXPEDITION( 6346M)- 28  Nights/ 29 Days>> Itinerary in French:

Day 1. Arrival in Kathmandu.

Day 2. Free day in Kathmandu, permit making day. Hotel Shangrila

Day 3.Fly to Pokhara & half day city tour in PKR.

Day 4. Fly to  Jomosom (2700 m) et marche vers Kagbeni (2800 m), “porte du Mustang”.

Day 5. Kagbeni – Chele (3000 m)

Day 6. Trek to Geling (3520 m). Marche au pied de falaises percées de grottes, villages fortifiés et chörtens peints.

Day 7. Trek Geling – Ghami (3490 m

Day 8. Trek Ghami to  Tsarang (3580 m). Marche de village en village : oasis de verdure avec des champs de moutarde, d´orge ou de sarrasin. Arrivée à Tsarang, deuxième “ville” du Mustang dont le palais et le monastère sont adossés à un précipice.

Day 9. Trek Tsarang – Lo Manthang (3750 m). Un dernier col à passer avant d’arriver à Lo Manthang, “capitale du Mustang”. Une journée de repos afin de visiter les environs : Namgyal Gompa et Thinghkar, habitations troglodytiques et monastères.

Day 10. Rest day in Lo Manthang

Day 11. Lo Manthang – Dhi Marche en direction des montagnes, en traversant la vallée, jusqu´au monastère de Luri, creusé dans des cheminées de fées.

Day 12. Trek to – Luri (3580 m).

Day 13- 15. Luri – Camp de base (5250 m). Le chemin quitte le Mustang “classique” pour remonter la grande et sauvage vallée de la Namta Khola qui entaille le plateau désertique jusqu´aux premiers glaciers.

Day 16 -18.Camp de base – De Hults Pass. Un immense fleuve de glace descend du cœur du massif du Damodar Himal à De Hults Pass qui débouche sur la vallée de Phu, longtemps inaccessible et mystérieuse.

Day 19 – 20 Ascension du Saribung Peak (6310 m) par une grande pente de neige sans grande difficulté. Au sommet, panorama unique sur les sommets les plus secrets du Mustang avec, au loin, tous les 7000 m du Peri Himal : Himlung, Nemjung, Gyajikang. Versant sud, le glacier cède très vite la place à un sentier discret, entre les moraines.

Day 21 – 22 : Marche pour le camp de base du Bhrikuti puis Phu (4000 m), village du bout du monde sur son piton rocheux.

Day 23 -26: Descente rapide de la vallée de Phu puis celle de la Marsyangdi par le chemin du tour des Annapurnas, mais en sens inverse. Chaque jour nous rapproche de la plaine népalaise et offre une expérience culturelle différente en traversant tous les étages de la vie himalayenne… jusqu´aux rizières.

Day 27.Drive back to kathmandu.

Day 28.Rest day in kathmandu, free day for shopping.

Notes:

 

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  • Above itinerary is possible to make longer as your wish.
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