Sar Pass is an old favorite of trekkers in Kullu Region. The trek is recommended for all adventure souls who like snow and high mountains, irrespective of the prior experience. Starting from Kasol, Sar pass trek takes you through thick pine forests, beautiful alpine meadows, quaint villages, snow-co
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Sar Pass is an old favorite of trekkers in Kullu Region. The trek is recommended for all adventure souls who like snow and high mountains, irrespective of the prior experience. Starting from Kasol, Sar pass trek takes you through thick pine forests, beautiful alpine meadows, quaint villages, snow-covered mountains and some of the most splendid landscape making it one of the best treks for beginners. On one of the days of the trek, you will pass by a small frozen lake (Sar in the local dialect) from which the Sar Pass trek gets its name. The total trek distance is 48 km. Close to a height of 14000 ft, the view from the pass is that of the majestic mountains of Parvati valley. The trek is blessed with varied terrain and breath-taking views of the surrounding mountains giving you a very thrilling and enriching experience.
Grade : Easy to Medium.
Total Distance : 48km.
altitude : 14,000 ft approx.
Day 1 (3rd May) - Arrive at Kasol, Stay and Relax for the day. Explore Kasol Market.
This day is kept free for your reporting only you can go to Manikaran or nearby market places such as Kasol for shopping or needed equipments and other materials.
Day 2 (4th May) - Trek to Grahan (7700 FT, 8 Kms Trek).
Today, you will cover a total distance of 8 Km from Kasol to Grahan in 4-5 hours. Trek along the left of the Grahan nalah. This easy trail often used by the locals passes through lovely pine forests in a gentle ascent. The trail eventually becomes rocky and uphill moving away from the river. The forest is rich in Rhododendrons. After a steep climb will we reach the village of Grahan. Have dinner and overnight stay in tents.
Day 3 (5th May) - Grahan to Mung Thach (11150 FT, 7 Kms Trek)
On this day, begin your trek from Grahan to Mung Thach. You will cover a total of 7kms in 4-5 hours. The trail to Mung Thach is often used by the villagers for their sheep and cattle. The trail is steep and takes you through the woods eventually opening up the beautiful views of Mung Thach, Nagaru and Sar Top. Reach the campsite at Mung Thach, have dinner and overnight stay in tents.
Day 4 (6th May) - Mung Thach to Nagaru (12470 FT, 8 Kms Trek)
Today we trek to the highest campsite of the Sar Pass Trek, Nagaru. The trek is short but difficult due to the steep trail. Some parts of the trail might be under snow. It should take about 4-6 hours to reach your next campsite. The Nagaru campsite is blessed with beautiful mountains across the Parvati valley but with chilling winds making it very cold. Spend the night in tents.
Day 5 (7th May) - Nagaru – Sar Pass (13850 FT) – Biskeri Thach (11000 FT, 14 Kms Trek)
Start early today for the long trek to Biskeri Thach via Sar Pass. The climb is steep through the snow with views of Tosh Valley and the views of Sar Pass Top. The view from the Sar Pass top is thrilling with unparalleled views of the majestic mountains of Parvati Valley. Spend some time here and have your packed lunch. Start your descent to your next campsite Biskeri Thach through some dense Rhododendron trees. After 6-8 hours of trek reach your campsite, have dinner and overnight stay in tents.
Day 6 (8th May) - Biskeri Thach to Barshaini and drive back to Kasol (8 Kms Trek).
Today is your last day on the Sar Pass trek. Biskeri Thach gives you splendid views of pine forests, grasslands, and the majestic Himalayas. The trail is downhill through dense pine forests. The descent is easy towards Pulga and across Parvati River to reach the village of Barshaini. Our team will be waiting at Barshaini to take you to Kasol. Expect to reach Kasol by late afternoon. So, plan your departure from Kasol accordingly. End of the Trip.
1 Night stay in Kasol on sharing basis.
Transportation to and from Barsheni
Accommodation during the trek (Camping)
All meals – vegetarian
Toilet tents will be arranged
Trekking permits and forest camping charges
Trekking equipment (Hiking Pole, Crampons, Gaiters, Tents, Sleeping Bags, Ice Axes, Ropes, etc.)
Safety equipment (First Aid, Medical Kit, Oxygen Cylinders, Stretcher, etc.)
Services of an expert trek leader (Qualified in Basic/Advanced Mountaineering Courses)
Services of an expert trek team (Guides, Cooks, Helpers)
- Meals during stay in Kasol.
- anything not mentioned above.
- Porter charges./ backpack loading charges.
**** Cost: 9100/- per person.
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