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Mustang Saribung Pass Trekking

Trip description:

This Trek is newly discovered trekking route in 2006. It is challenging and very popular trekking trail with beaten track and demanding pass. Saribung is situated in 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. Saribung Trek can be done in anti-clockwise for which the trek start from Nar-Phu Valley “ a hidden valley” and then ascend to Saribung pass and enter in the Mustang " known as little Tibet in Nepal" and down to Jomsom or clockwise for which the trek start from Jomsom and follow Upper Mustang trail and descend to Nar-Phu valley and Besisahar to end. For mountaineering, it is easy to do Expedition but there are many passes with ice and creases in between the Damodar Kunda region and Nar-Phu valley. The trek starts from one place to another with great sceneries, cultures, religion and geographical variations. And so trekkers can enjoy the fantastic and picturesque views of diversity in this region. Saribang trekking and expedition will start from one region and end another trekking region by enjoying scenery, religions, geographic elevation and will cross the challenging pass near Saribung Peak/6346m. The trekkers and climbers really enjoy its fantastic and pleasing views of Himalaya and beyond. During the trekking, trekkers meet different villages, monasteries, culture and religion of Tibetan style every day. The main important thing is spectacular mountain scenery, which will see from the top of Mt. Saribung. This trek will be trek of 21 day if we don’t climb Saribung Peak.

 

Highlights of the trip:

Lo-Mangthang - capital of Mustang district, Holy and ancient caves, Amazing Kaligandaki valley, stunning view from the Saribung summit, Mystical Nar Phu valley, Lifestyles of Mustangi People, great Himalayan panorama including Dhaulagiri family as well as Nilgiri and other hundreds of Boarder himalaya and more...

 

Trip grading:

This trekking is suitable for experienced walker looking for something a little more challenging and energetic. It does require for previous trekking or basic mountaineering experience and also it is not necessary that you must be young and super-strong to do this trekking. If you are healthy and can walk 6 to 6:30 hours daily, you can easily do this trekking. However, daily jugging or walking exercise is useful before you depart. Our program always include rest days and build up gradually, in order to acclimatize to the altitude. On trek, you can go at your own pace, with plenty of stops for resting.

 

Place covers:

Kagbeni - Chaile - Geling - Charang - Lo-Manthang - Ghami

Best season:

March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November 

 

Mustang Saribung Trekking outline itineary

  • Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu Airport (1348m), B/B Plan
  • Day 02: Sightseeing of World Heritage sites (BB), B/B Plan
  • Day 03: Kathmandu to Pokhara by bus (900m) 6 hrs, B/B Plan
  • Day 04: Fly to Jomsom (2720m) to Kagbeni (2800m) 3hrs, O/N at Tented Camp, F/B Plan
  • Day 05: Kagbeni – Chele (3100m / 6hrs), O/N at Tented Camp, F/B Plan
  • Day 06: Chele – Gheling (3570m / 8hrs), O/N at Tented Camp, F/B Plan
  • Day 07: Geling – Tsarang (3560m / 7hrs), O/N at Tented Camp, F/B Plan
  • Day 08: Tsarang - Lo Manthang (3840m / 5hrs), O/N at Tented Camp, F/B Plan
  • Day 09: Lo-Manthang rest for excursion., O/N at Tented Camp, F/B Plan
  • Day 10: Trek from Lo-Manthang to Yara (3900m 6-7 hours), O/N at Tented Camp, F/B Plan
  • Day 11: Trek to Luri Cave Monastery (4005m 3 - 4 hrs.), O/N at Tented Camp, F/B Plan
  • Day 12: Trek to Ghuma Thanti (4600m 5-6 hours.), O/N at Tented Camp, F/B Plan
  • Day 13: Trek Ghuma Thanti to Namta Khola (4890 m 7-8 hours.), O/N at Tented Camp, F/B Plan
  • Day 14: Trek from Namta Khola to Saribung Base Camp (4950m, 6-7 hours.), O/N at Tented Camp, F/B Plan
  • Day 15: Acclimatization day , O/N at Tented Camp, F/B Plan
  • Day 16: Trek to Camp I (5730m , 5-6 hours.), O/N at Tented Camp, F/B Plan
  • Day 17: Summit to Saribung Peak 6346m and back to Base Camp 4950m , 8-9 hours, O/N at Tented Camp, F/B Plan
  • Day 18: Trek to Nagoru 4400m via Saribung Pass (6020m, 6 hours), O/N at Tented Camp, F/B Plan
  • Day 19: Trek from Nagoru to Phu Gaon (4080m, 5-6 hours.), O/N at Tented Camp, F/B Plan
  • Day 20: Trek from Phu Gaon to Meta (3560m, 5-6 hours.), O/N at Tented Camp, F/B Plan
  • Day 21: Trek from Meta village to Koto (2600m, 6-7 hours.), O/N at Tented Camp, F/B Plan
  • Day 22: Trek from Koto village to Dharapani village (1860m, 5-6 hours.), O/N at Tented Camp, F/B Plan
  • Day 23: Trek from Dharapani village to Jagat village (1300m, 5-6 hours.), O/N at Tented Camp, F/B Plan
  • Day 24: Trek from Jagat village to Bulbhule (840m, 5-6 hours.), O/N at Tented Camp, F/B Plan
  • Day 25: Bulbule to Kathmandu by Bus (1348m / 8 - 9 hours), O/N at Tented Camp, F/B Plan
  • Day 26: Final departure, B/B Plan

Note of the above itinerary

O/N = Over Night, B/B = Bed and Breakfast F/B (Full Board) = Accommodation, Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.


Important note

Above itinerary can be designed along your preferences. Please let us know whether you would like to make a shorter or longer. And if you would like to stay more than 19 days, you can do city guided tour in Kathmandu, white water rafting, jungle safari or Everest mountain flight, we are happy to follow your suggestion accordingly.


short description mode of packages

In our packages, we have included two nights 3 Star Category hotel in Kathmandu (capital of Nepal) and Pokhara Tourist Standard hotel level on BB plan, meals and accommodation in trekking, all the ground transportation as per itinerary, an experienced guide and porter and all the government taxes and necessary permits, please find in details what are included and excluded in the price as follows

Mustang Saribung Trekking detail itineary

Day 01
Arrival in Kathmandu Airport (1348m)
Upon arrival in Kathmandu, Tribhuwan International Airport we will receive you with private vehicle and transfer to hotel in Kathmandu/Planet Bhaktapur in B/B plan. Our representative will give you information about further programs. As your request we go to short walk around old city area.
Day 02
Sightseeing of World Heritage sites (BB)
Full day guided sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley Tour including Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, Pashupatinath Temple, Baudhanath Stupa and Swayambhunath Stupa also known as monkey temple which are World Heritage Sites listed by UNESCO
Day 03
Kathmandu to Pokhara by bus (900m) 6 hrs
Drive to Pokhara by tourist bus. Between on the way we will see the natural beauty like Trisuli river which is most popular in Nepal for rafting and we will follow the way almost bank of the Trisuli and Marsyandi River when we arrive in Pokhara transfer to hotel.
Day 04
Fly to Jomsom (2720m) to Kagbeni (2800m) 3hrs
You will be land on District headquarters of Mustang and will start trek to Kagbeni, the starting point of the Upper Mustang, where you can make your eyes busy for The spectacular views of Nilgiri, Dhaulagiri, Tukuche peak and Dhampus. Kagbeni is the most interesting typical Tibetan village and the entry point of the upper Mustang for overnight stop. Overnight camping at Kagbeni
Day 05
Kagbeni – Chele (3100m / 6hrs)
The trail leads up toward the east bank of the Kaligandaki that climbs over many ridges as it heads north and reaches Tangbe Village. The town is labyrinth of narrow alleys amongst white washed house, fields of buckwheat, barley, wheat and apple orchards. The Nilgiri peaks, which dominates the southern skyline of Kagbeni. Continues to loom massively at the foot of the valley. Beyond Tangbe we reach Chhusang Village and crosses the river, continue climbing north up the trail to a huge red chunk of conglomerate that ahs fallen from the cliff above forming a tunnel through which the Kaligandaki follows. The trek now leaves the Kaligandaki valley and climb steeply up a rocky gully to chele at 3030m.
Day 06
Chele – Gheling (3570m / 8hrs)
The climb continues along step, treeless, waterless terrain, along the side of the spectacular steep canyon to pass and cairn of rock at 3540m. Then the trail makes a long gradual descent to some chortens on a ridge, and then the trail descends further on a pleasant trail to Samar. The Annapurna, still dominated by Nilgiri, is visible far to the south. Climb above Samar to a ridge, then descend into a large gorge and the trail goes into another valley field, crosses a stream and climbs up to a ridge at 3800m. The route climbs sharply up and down over a series of high passes, before the final descend to Geiling.
Day 07
Geling – Tsarang (3560m / 7hrs)
From Geling, the trail climbs gently to the interesting pass on our trek NYILA and descends below the blue, gray and red cliffs. After crossing a steel bridge of the Tangmar chu (river), we arrive to a MANI (Prayer WALL) perhaps the longest and most spectacular stretch and main wall in Nepal. Climbing over another pass at 3600m the route makes a long gentle descent to Charang. The huge five – story white Dzong and red Gompa is an interesting visit to observe collections of statues and Thankas as well as many large paintings of seated Buddha’s.
Day 08
Tsarang - Lo Manthang (3840m / 5hrs)
The trail descends about 100 meters down from Charang, crosses the Charang- Chu and climbs steeply up a rocky trail to a cairn on a ridge and continues to climb. Finally, from a ridge at 3850m. There is a view of the walled city of LO. After a short descent, cross a stream then climb up into the plateau of Lo- Manthang.
Day 09
Lo-Manthang rest for excursion.
Another day in Lo -Manthang gives you the chance to explore its many sights; the Tall Champa Lakhang (God house,) the red Thugchen Gompa, Chyodi Gompa and the Raja's Palace; as well as to gaze at the surrounding panoramic views of the Tibetan Plateau and the Himalaya. Besides Lo-Manthangthere is two other interesting valleys worth visiting. The western valley Tingkhar, the sight of Raja's summer palace, Kimling and Phuwa as well as the Gompa of Namgyal (The Monastery of Victory) is the newest and most active Gompa in Lo. In the eastern valley lies the village of Chosar, also rich in gompas and the valley is the main trading route to Lhasa.
Day 10
Trek from Lo-Manthang to Yara (3900m 6-7 hours)

Leave the village and keep by gently ascending going until we reach day-La which takes about an hour. This is the last point where we can see Lo-Manthang. Around 3 hours later, we reach Dhi village then we descend for about 1 hour down where we have lunch break. After lunch we pass the small stream and make a short steep climb to Yara village. It takes about 1 and half hour. We can see innumerable caves at the stone walls. Stay overnight at tented camp.

Day 11
Trek to Luri Cave Monastery (4005m 3 - 4 hrs.)

Trek to Luri Gompa as we have day plan during this day. Trek continue through the river route to Luri cave Monastery which takes about 2 hours. There are actually two monasteries. First we visit one which is situated below of Luri Cave monastery. Then a short steep ascent brings us to Luri Cave Monastery which takes us about 30 minutes. This is the oldest and most famous cave monastery in the Mustang region which was constructed in the 15th century. It is situated at an elevation of 4005m. Inside the cave we can see a big Old Chhorten and many images and statues of Protectors and Deities. There is an also highly sacred religious text which is always closed.

Day 12
Trek to Ghuma Thanti (4600m 5-6 hours.)

We follow the barren valley after crossing 5100meter pass; today we prepare pack lunch due to no appropriate cooking possibilities on the trekking.

Day 13
Trek Ghuma Thanti to Namta Khola (4890 m 7-8 hours.)

In this day, we start after breakfast, the trail continues with ups and downs. After crossing another 5600meter pass we will reach High Altitude Damodar Kunda. We need to make lunch pack due to no appropriate cooking possibilities in the trail. We continue to Namta Khola after passing Lake.

Day 14
Trek from Namta Khola to Saribung Base Camp (4950m, 6-7 hours.)

Walk in the Tibetan plateau gaining high altitude with passing high traverses until reaching Base Camp. We need to make lunch pack due to no appropriate cooking possibilities in the trail.

Day 15
Acclimatization day.
Today is free day for exploring the surrounding hills and acclimatizing to high altitude for the further expedition.
Day 16
Trek to Camp I (5730m , 5-6 hours.)
In the morning, after breakfast, trek to Camp I, the trail is very hard because of the snowy. We will climb up very slowly with gaining altitude. We need to make lunch pack due to no appropriate cooking possibilities in the trail.
Day 17
Summit to Saribung Peak 6346m and back to Base Camp 4950m , 8-9 hours,

At early in the morning, Saribung summit, than descend down to normal base camp.

Day 18
Trek to Nagoru 4400m via Saribung Pass (6020m, 6 hours)

Early morning after breakfast, we will traverse over the Saribung pass and trek steep down through the snow capped trail and follow the small stream until reaching Nagoru. We need to make pack lunch due to no appropriate cooking possibilities during the trail.

Day 19
Trek from Nagoru to Phu Gaon (4080m, 5-6 hours.)

We will start our trek from our camp and walk on the Tibetan plateau and barren valley viewing very good view of snow capped peaks until reaching Phu Gaon. Now we are in one of the unique Lost/ Hidden Valleys. We can see their cultures, natural diversity, and religion of the ethnic groups like Lama, Gurung and Ghale. The people are depending on subsistence agricultures, animal breeding and seasonal migrations. The very old Buddhist Monastery known as Tashi Lakhang Monastery is listed out of the 108 world’s great Buddhist Monasteries; it is believed to be the last monastery constructed by Karmapa Rinpoche. We have a great view of Himlung Himal and other snow peaks.

Day 20
Trek from Phu Gaon to Meta (3560m, 5-6 hours.)

Morning after breakfast, we will walk on the Tibetan plateau and pass the kani/gate end of the village and drop down in the narrow valley and arrive in Kyang where we just see the remnants, particularly the ruined forts of the Khampa settlement (the place which Khampa refugees from Tibet once captured and lived illegally) at places like Jhunam, Chyakhu and Kyang. Then we trek continue until Meta. We can see the very spectacular view of Annapurna II and Lamjung Himal.

Day 21
Trek from Meta village to Koto (2600m, 6-7 hours.)

We trek steep down for the while and walk through the pine forest passing many streams and picturesque water fall near the Dharmashala. We cross over the many suspension bridges and arrive in Koto after 6 hours. Here finally we touch popular annapurna circuit trekking trail.

Day 22
Trek from Koto village to Dharapani village (1860m, 5-6 hours.)

The trail passes small villages until Timang through the Pine forest which takes about 2 hours. We can see short glimpse of Mt. Manaslu and other snow peaks and drop down to Danque through the knee crunching trail and have a lunch. After lunch, walk on the level and flat trail until reaching Dharapani, takes about maximum 2 hours.

Day 23
Trek from Dharapani village to Jagat village (1300m, 5-6 hours.)

We descend down along the Marsyangdi River, first cross by an iron bridge just end of the Dharapani village. Then, continue up stream of Marsyangdi Riveruntil reaching Kotro and cross by a long suspension bridge over the Marsyangdi River. The trail continues right hand through the small battis in the canyon. There is again other suspension bridge, cross over the bridge and drop down to sandy area near the Tal village. After Tal, the trail drop down to the River in rocky trail and climb up the through the dense forest area and again cross by a suspension bridge near the Chyamje where lunch break. Then, the trail continues in the left hand until reaching Jagat village.

Day 24
Trek from Jagat village to Bulbhule (840m, 5-6 hours.)

We descend down through the rocky trail until reaching Syange where we can see very picturesque water fall about 200m. Then, pass the water fall and continue along the Marsyangdi River until reaching Bulbhule following the road trail for short-cut. It takes about 5 hours to reach and enjoy with last day trekking treat.

Day 25
Bulbule to Kathmandu by Bus (1348m / 8 - 9 hours)

We take a bus to Besisahar, which is a big town of Lamjung district. From here we change a bus which drives directly to Kathamndu. And transfer to hotel in Kathmandu/Bhaktapur with breakfast.

Day 26
Final departure.

Drop you in Kathmandu international Airport onward your final destination. Wish you your wonderful blissful journey !!

Cost includes

  • Kathmandu airport pick up and drop off by private vehicles.
  • 3 nights twin sharing hotel accommodation in Kathmandu within BB Plan
  • 1 night twin sharing hotel accommodation in Pokhara within BB Plan
  • Flight : Pokhara - Jomsom - Pokhara round trip flight fare with required domestic airport tax
  • One day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu with license holder tour guide
  • All land transportation according to the itinerary
  • Tented camping accommodation during the trekking
  • If you choose Camping trekking; - Professional cook, kitchen helper, sherpa and required porters, All kitchen and cooking equipments during trekking
  • Special Trekking Permit for Upper Mustang and Nar / Phu trekking routes
  • English speaking license holder mountain trekking guide during the trekking.
  • Meals on full board (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) each day serve with hot drinks during the trekking days
  • Annapurna Conservation Area Project permits and TIMS permits for trekking
  • Food and accommodation and salary of Nepali trekking staffs.
  • Insurance and trekking equipments for all trekking crew
  • All Government Taxes and Company service charge.

Cost excludes

  • Nepal entry visa fees.
  • Travel Insurance (this is a mandatory condition of booking)
  • Lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Optional Excursions: optional excursions such are culture trips, ethno trips, and festival trips, monastery meditation with Lama & monks, nature medicine trips, bird watching, sports, farming trips and other incentive trips as per the client’s interest.
  • Personal expenses e.g. phone calls, laundry, bar bills & extra porters.
  • Cost arising out of landslides, road blockade, and rescue of any form, cancellation of flight or reasons beyond our control.
  • Personal equipment, nature or any donation.
  • All types of alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks
  • Tips for the crew (Note: TIPS is not compulsory but expected)
  • International Airfare and departure airport taxes.

Acclimatization


We are experts for the operations trip at high-altitude. Every trip we run has a sound acclimatization program. We created this trekking itinerary to allow for gradual height gain spread over a number of days. There is no way of predicting who will suffer from altitude, but for the vast majority of people, a slow ascent will produce minimal effects. Acclimatizing takes time and there are no safe shortcuts. For all trips to altitudes in excess of 3,000 meters, our guides carry medicines essential to the treatment of altitude illness; they are trained to track symptoms as well as administer medications but we recommend to you to carry medicine by yourself that is beneficial for you.


Travel Insurance


To be sufficiently protected in terms of insurance, you need specialized travel insurance for participation in hazardous activities. A travel insurance policy that covers emergency evacuation, trip injury, lost baggage, theft, liability, medical treatment and expenses is strongly recommended. Make sure the insurance covers all the activities that you will be undertaking during your stay in Nepal such as trekking and climbing. Our agency Gokyo Treks and Expedition can arrange for the appropriate policy based on your trekking.


Climate and Weather


The climate of Nepal is as varied as its geography. The low-lying Terai has a sub-tropical monsoonal climate. The Himalaya where most of our treks take place, are best in the cool dry season from September to May. The traditional trekking season in Nepal is late September to December, with October and November generally recognized as having the best weather. Spring is also a popular time of year with warmer weather and the advantage of seeing spring flowers and rhododendrons in bloom. The visibility is good and days are pleasantly warm, although nights can be cold, and snow is possible above 3,000 meters.
This trekking is likely to have a wide range of temperatures depending on the altitude and the time of day. In the mountains up to 3,500m the nights will be cool, normally around 5 degree C, and during the day temperatures sometimes rise to 25 degree C. At higher altitudes temperatures range from about 15 degree C to -10 degree C.


Group Size


We bring together a small group of likeminded people to give them a memorable and insightful travel experience with an invaluable opportunity to interact in a fun-filled environment. Our travel group generally comprises a maximum of 12 members. We need a minimum of 2 participants to run our fixed departure dates. For individualized trips, no minimum or maximum applies. If you would like to travel independently or with your friends, families and colleagues, you are invited to choose any of the trips at your convenient time frame for any number of people.


Responsible travel


Gokyo Treks and Expedition promises you a rewarding trip with an experience that last you lifetime amidst natural and cultural beauties. Here you will find committed team member, world-class quality, personalized service, closest co-operation and great company. Our trekking crews have more than a decade of trek leadership experience. We ensure you get the ultimate holiday experience that exceeds your expectation. Quality service is what matters the most. We at Gokyo Treks and Expedition are supremely confident to bring outstanding service throughout your trip without any unnecessary discomfort and hassle, it is 100 % guaranteed.

Trekking equipments


The following is a list of clothing and accessories that we recommend for treks and climbs in Nepal. This is not intended to be a comprehensive clothing and equipment list, rather it is intended to act as a reminder of those items that we feel are essential for your comfort and convenience. However we recognize that you may have your own personal preferences for clothing which may be equally as suitable.


Head
  • Sun hat or scarf
  • Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
  • Any kinds of battery charges and hot shower during the trekking.
Upper Body
  • Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)
  • Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket
  • Down vest and/or jacket (optional)
  • T-shirts (2)
  • Light and expedition weight thermal tops
  • Fleece jacket or pullover
Hands
  • Lightweight gloves
  • Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer
Lower Body
  • Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms
  • Fleece or wool pants
  • Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants
  • Underwear (4)
  • Hiking shorts (2)
  • Lightweight cotton long pants
Feet
  • Thin, lightweight inner socks (4)
  • Thick, warm wool hiking socks (4)
  • Hiking boots with spare laces
  • Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals)
  • Gaiters (Optional)
Accessories
  • Large plastic bags - for keeping items dry inside trek bags
  • Daypack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches)
  • Thermarest sleeping pad (Only Camping Trek)
  • Water bottles (2)
  • Toiletries
  • Sleeping bag rated -10C. to -20C (Depending on trekking region)
  • Headlamp (e.g. Petzl Zoom) with spare bulbs and batteries
  • Small pad or combination lock-to-lock trek bag
  • Basic First Aid Kit (see Health and Medicinal)
Optional items
  • Binoculars
  • Books (Highly Recommended)
  • Compass
  • Playing cards/backgammon/chess set
  • Swiss Knife
Recommended Mountaineering Kit

In addition to the items mentioned above for trekking, the following is a list of the additional specialized items which are required for the trekking peaks.

  • Ice axe, and ski poles (note - ice axes can be rented in Kathmandu)
  • Climbing helmet
  • Alpine climbing harness
  • 2 x tape slings
  • 2 x screwgate karabiners
  • Descender/abseil device
  • Ascender
  • Plastic or leather mountaineering boots, with gaiters and crampons that have been tested for a good fit.
  • Fleece trousers or silhouette
  • Additional mits and gloves suitable for climbing

Recently Asked Question about mustang trekking

Is pick up service available if my arrival day in Kathmandu?

Yes sure !! If you provide us your flights details then you should do request then our representative will come to pick up you on Kathmandu international airport.

Do I need Experience for Mustang saribung pass trekking?

This trekking is suitable for keen trekkers/walkers who are able to walk around 5 - 6 hours in a day, with a light weight rucksack. For Mustang circuit trekking tours - yes, you need to have experience of walking 5- 6 hours a day in high altitude- somehow about 4500M above sea level.

What kind of accommodation can I expect on Mustang saribung pass trekking?

We provide you 3 star category hotel accommodation in Kathmandu and during the trekking there would be normal hotel accomidation which offers basic clean facilities with a mattress and blanket. We can also offer you sleeping bags if needed (which need to return after the trip) but it is always better idea to own sleeping equipment.

What kind of food can I expect in Mustangsaribung pass trekking?

All the guest houses/lodges in the trekking they have attached restaurant and they cook a delicious range of mostly vegetarian such as Pasta, tuna bakes, noodles, potatoes, eggs, dhal bhat, bread, soups, fresh vegetables (variety depends on the season)
The dinner and breakfast are provided in the same lodge you spend the night every day and Lunch will be provided on the way to next place where you are going.

What opportunities will I have for shower along Mustang saribung pass trekking?

Tea house trekking all the lodges they have shower which you can get it somewhere paying and somewhere without paying and in Camping trekking - we provide you hot water bucket then you will take bucket shower.

How do I get drinking water on Mustang saribung pass trekking?

Normally in the trekking in nepal route there is all places hotel and shop as well in shop you can able to buy mineral water and you can buy it for drinking but however we advise against buying mineral water in plastic bottles, as currently there are no provisions for disposing of these. Instead, we provide you boiled water or bringing chlorine tablets to purify the normal water as the normal water is available in camp site/along the way in the camping trekking.

Can I charge my digital camera or other batteries on my trip?

in camping trek there are few places where you can charge the battery paying charge but in tea house trekking there will be more chances to charge the battery we recommend to you bring extra pair for incase .Remember to bring your adapters! And we recommend you to take extra batteries.

Is there any communication facilities on Mustang saribung pass trekking?

In this trekking route you can get telephone services as well as internet services as well.

Can I use credit cards in Trekking?

No, for the trekking you need to have cash beacuse credit cards works city area of nepal only.

When should I book my trip and what is the payments terms?

Because our trips book up months in advance, we recommend booking early to avoid disappointment. We will of course make every effort to accommodate last minute bookings.

We prefer 20 % advance deposit of total price of a trip in order to conform your reservation before you arrive in Nepal. And rest of the payment can be made after your arrival.

Who will carry my luggage on Mustang saribung pass trekking?

We provide porters they will carry your luggage.

Is there any communication while we are on Mustang saribung pass trekking?

There are telephones in many villages along the popular trekking routes from which you can make international calls.

How much distance do I walk each day?

When walking/trekking in the mountains, the distance you cover each day can vary greatly due to gradient, terrain and altitude. As such it is very hard to give specific distances on each day, however you have to be prepared to walk 5-6 hours each day.

Do I need walking polls for Mustang saribung pass trekking?

we recomend to take that it will be the helpful to you.

How much additional money do I need per day?

You can allocate US$ 08 - 10 for a lunch / dinner in kathamndu and it depends on your spending habits. US$7 to 10 US$ a day will be enough to buy bottles of water, chocolates, tea coffee and some drinks in trekking.




Responsible trekking

Trek legally. If you trek independently, you are not allowed to take any staff by law. You need for this a Trekking Agency, the sole authorized to employ staff for foreign trekkers. Do not hire staff or "independent guides" through hotels, unless they have a Trekking Agent licence or offer this service through an affiliated Trekking Agent.


Rubbish management For the most proper disposal available, please make sure you take all of your trash, including bottles and cans from goods consumed in restaurants, to the nearest truck-accessible road.


Sanitation Note the pollution and lack of trash management in the villages on the treks - including trash-clogged rivers and mounds of discarded beer bottles. Nepal is struggling with its rapid Westernization and hasn't yet figured out how to dispose of its waste. Don't contribute to the problem any more than necessary!


After your trek you can give your clothes to the porters' clothing bank which is managed by the KEEP association . This bank is located in the Thamel neighborhood of Kathmandu and provides clothes to the trekking porters.

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Mustang Saribung Trekking Fact

  • Starts Kagbeni
  • Ends Beshisahar
  • Duration 26 Days
  • Grade Moderate + streneous
  • Highest point Saribung Pass
  • Culture Encounter Tibetean People, Managis People
  • Trek type Camping Trekking
  • Himalayan view Annapurna Himalayan Range, Mustang and Manang side most mountain
  • Attraction great Mountain View, Villages, cultures
  • Best Season February, March, April, May, October, November
  • Meal breakfast, lunch, and Dinner
  • Transportation Local bus / private transport / by air
  • Accommodation tea house accommodation / camping accommodation
  • Group size 1-12
  • Per day Walking 5 to 6 hours
  • Itinerary type Fixed / Customized

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Dr. Lars : +49-3641-5395-160

Reference contact in USA

John Erwin, NY: Tel: 212-222-6389
Beth Pekol, Chicago: +1 312-364-8924
Eve Quesnel, California, Tel: 530-5879-113

Reference contact in Australia !!

Dr. Rob Hilton: +61-0433-853-560
Dr. Chris Hislers: +61-419-556-381

Reference contact in Austria !!

Verena Laner, Tel: +43-650-7110-301
Dorothee Plunger, Tel:+43-512-565-255

Reference contact in Switzerland

Dominik Lee, Zürich, No: +41-079-3826-028

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Customer Satisfaction
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Save Time and Money
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Travel with Confidence
 Our company is safe and reliable having fully tour and trek operation licensed from Nepal Government authorities, so you always get what you pay for.

24 hours in Service
 Whilst you are in the mountain for trekking or climbing, we are available 24 hours in the case of emergency. We are just a phone call away! 

Gokyo Treks and Expedition Pvt. Ltd

  Kumari Kripa Marga, Ranibari-29, Kathmandu, Nepal
  +977 9803542936   +977 9741169528
  +977 016910345
  info@sundarnepal.com,    gokyotreks@yahoo.de

Licenced and registered under the LAW of Nepal, Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation

Nepal Govt. office of the company registar licence No: 39829/2005, Tax/ VAT) licence No: 302385791/2005
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