Mustang Saribung Trek is a popular and challenging trekking trail. A Saribung peak stand at 6346m is located in the Mustang region of Damodar Himal, near Damodarkunda which is a sacred lake near to the border of Tibet. This trek is newly explored which was introduced in 2006. It is one of the highest mountain passes which connects the restricted areas of Upper Mustang with Nar Phu valley. The deepest gorge, Kali Gandaki also lies here.
The Mustang Saribung trek starts from Phu ascending to Saribung pass. Then, it enters in the ‘Hidden Valley’ Mustang and the route ends in Jomsom. You can also start your trek from Jomsom following Upper Mustang trail. Then descending to Nar Phu valley and ending at Besisahar.
This trek will be of 20-25 days. You will pass through quiet villages, mountains, cliffs, alpines, tropical forests, desert-like landscapes, and high snowy passes. On the way, you can pass some amazing places like Chele, Kagbeni, and Geiling to reach Lo-Manthang. Lo-Manthang is the capital of the Kingdom of Mustang. You will get to see the astonishing views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri massif along with Himalayan peaks of Mustang Region.
You will meet the people of the different ethnic group in villages. You will get to experience the mixture of ancient Tibetan culture and tradition. You will also get to see their dress, language, and lifestyle. One can visit “Tashi Gompa” which is one of the oldest monasteries in the Himalaya. There are many tea houses where you can stay and enjoy the most common food, Daal Bhat Tarkari.
Trekkers can enjoy the picturesque view of diversity in this region.
The best time to trek, Saribung is March to May and September to November. The trekking can be demanding when the weather is harsh. Minimum two people are required to obtain the Mustang Saribung Trekking and Nar Phu valley trekking permit. One must be physically fit, should have the ability to tolerate harsh weather and high altitude experience to trek Saribung.
Saribung trek offers you the challenging trekking adventure with total satisfaction. Our concern is to provide a good service to our customers. We are always there to guide you throughout your journey.
We welcome you to explore the wondrous beauty of the Himalayas.
- Airport to hotel pick and drop
- Two-night hotel in Kathmandu at three-star categories in BB plan
- Accommodation in Mountain lodge run by local people during a trek
- All meals during trekking
- One highly experienced mountain Guide and Porter
- Accommodation food, drinks, salary, insurance, transportation of both trek guide and Porter
- All necessary paper works and Sagarmatha National Park entry permit
TIMS Card (Trekker’s Information Management System card)
- Kathmandu/ Pokhara / Kathmandu airfare or bus
- International airfare
- Travelers insurance
Cold drinks (Alcohol and cold drinks)
- Boiled water, Hot shower, Mineral water, Batteries charge and hot drinks (in pot)
- Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu (Approx. 10-12 USD
Will there be any access to a satellite phone? If yes then what would be the charges for usage?
Yes, most of our expedition guides take satellite phones and you are welcome to use these at wifi and local moble call Most often, your guide will post daily dispatches on the Nhh website in which your friends and family can follow your progress.
I want to contact my friend or relative, who is on one of your trips, how can I reach them?
Many of our treks and climbs send daily internet dispatches, and we receive updates from our guides while they are in the field. The best place to reach a loved one is through our office.
Will there be any power source for charging batteries, etc. available throughout the trek?
For lodge-bassed treks, many of the lodges have power available with typical Asian plugs (two nail like horizontal prongs) and offer to recharge for a fee.
We can cater for special power requirements at an extra cost or advise on the purchase of a suitable personal solar charging system - please enquire with our office.
PACKING HELP FOR TREKKING TOUR
Max. 13 kg weight for the porters/participants
Long trekking trousers, wind- and water-repellent
Functional shirt short-sleeved
Long-sleeved functional shirt
Fleece jacket or sweater
Trekking socks normal and warm
Clothing for the lodge
Wind and waterproof rain jacket
Down jacket (Primaloft) thin with hood
Down jacket warm with hood
Buff bandana / scarf
Coneflower / Cap
Gloves normal and warm
Trekking shoes ankle-high
Trekking sandals or sneakers for Teahouse
Category 4 sunglasses
Drinking bottle, thermos bottle
Day pack, rain cover
Plastic bag for documents ect.
Big bag or backpack
First Aid Kit…painkillers e.g. Ibuprofen, diarrhea and vomiting remedies, electrolytes, cold remedies, wound disinfectant, plasters, blister plasters
Sun protection face and lips with high SPF
Wet cleaning wipes
Phone, charging cable, headphones
Camera, SD card, spare battery
E-reader, book, notebook, pen
cash, credit card
Document insurance for helicopter rescue and illness