Saribung peak climbing is recognized as the newly introduced climbing peak in Nepal. Saribung peak is located in the upper mustang region at an altitude of 6346 meters.
Despite of being new, it is famous for its adventurous, remote & restricted region with high trekking pass and less trekked trail in Nepal.
The climbing route to reach Saribung summit is rocky and scarp. Where the trekking trail is different than other parts of Nepal and interesting excursion in that – trekking trail to saribung peak passes through remote villages.
What to expect?
Saribung peak climbing doesn’t offer only climbing experiences for climbers but it also offers to explore the hidden valley of mustang region, Nar Phu valley, Jomsom and many other beautiful places.
As trekking in restricted trails of Nepal are famous as the best & trending routes, Saribung peak climbing keeps charm of more than just a climbing adventure. Along with the exploration of highland culture and tradition influenced by Tibetan, passing through one of the least famous & another most famous high pass i.e. Saribung pass & Thorong la pass (5416 meters) Saribung peaks a best loop of famous trekking trail and less know trekking trails in Nepal.
The Saribung Peak summit is conquered/succeed by very less number of climbers. Not because it is tough, but because – very less attempt it.
Can I do it?
The climb to the Saribung peak alone is mostly straightforward. Concerned to technicality, it has less technical sections than other peaks in Nepal. Saribung peak is pretty similar to Mera peak climbing in Nepal.
Saribung peak climbing can be perfect for those climbers who love to climb the mountain along with the exploration of less-visited trail. Experience the trekking, climbing, village tour and get in touch with wider prospect of mountains life in Nepal.
But surely, physical and mental strength is required / demanded for Saribung peak climbing. Because- 1st the climbers sometimes have to pass through the icy way where the path can be slippery, 2nd trekking in restricted region of Nepal is not like walking on Everest basecamp trekking route or Annapurna route, in 3rd place trekking trail is differently beautiful and remote so far accommodation & food is concerned.
The top of Sirubang peak & trek route
Once the climbers reach to the summit of Saribung peak summit, they will be offered to view the eye-catchy snow-capped mountains such as Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167 meters), Mt. Annapurna II (7937 meters), Mt. Manaslu (8156 meters), Nilgiri Himal (7061), Lamjung Himal (6984 meters), Himlung Himal (7126 meters), Tukuche Peak (6920 meters), Damodar Himal (6706 meters) and many other majestic peaks.
Saribung peak climbing journey begins at Kathmandu. You can take a drive or flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara. After reaching to Pokhara you will fly to Jomsom and trek to Kagbeni and later on to Chele, Geling, Charang, lo manthang.
Acclimatization at lo manthang will be the highlight of Sirubang peak climbing trip in Nepal. Here the climbers will climb to Namgyal Gompa and explore Tingkar village.
Eventually on trekking days the climbers will pass through the trail where they will be exploring the local gumbas and monasteries of local residents and reach to Saribung base camp.
Before getting to the Saribung high camp, the climbers will acclimatize at Saribung base camp. After acclimatization, they will climb to Camp I and to the summit of Saribung Peak.
Major Highlights of Saribung Peak Climbing
- The summit of Saribung peak (6436 meters)
- Panoramic views of mountain ranges such as Annapurna, Manaslu and Dhaulagiri from the top of Saribung peak
- Scenic flight/drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara and flight from Pokhara to Jomsom
- Exploring the Gurung settlements in Annapurna region
- Passing through high pass Thorong-la (5416 meters) & Saribung pass itself
- Trekking through exploring the flora and fauna along with snow-capped mountains
- Exploring Mustang – the deserted landscape, Nar phu – the hidden valley of Annapurna.
- Exploring numerous gumbas and monasteries
- Exploring the culture and tradition influenced by Tibetan.