Kullu, Himachal

Sar Pass Trek

5 Days 4 Nights
INR 10000

Sar Pass Trek Kasol

Trekking and Camping in Himachal Pradesh

Sar Pass Trek is a beautiful Himalayan trek situated in the state of Himachal Pradesh, India. It starts from the village of Kasol and ascends to an altitude of 13,800 feet, offering breathtaking views of snow-capped mountains, lush forests, and meadows. The trek is ideal for beginners and covers a distance of about 50 km in 5 days. You can enjoy various activities like camping, paragliding, and visiting Buddhist monasteries on this trek.
The best time to visit Sar Pass is from May to October, when the weather is clear and pleasant, and the views are stunning. During these months, you can enjoy the beauty of the forests, meadows, and snow-capped peaks, as well as the thrill of crossing the pass. However, if you are looking for a more challenging and adventurous experience, you can also visit Sar Pass from October to December, when the routes are covered with heavy snow and the weather is unpredictable. You will need to be well-prepared and experienced for this option, as the trek becomes more difficult and risky.

Tour Program

Trekking and Camping

Sar Pass Trek Itinerary

Day 1
Reach Kasol and trek to Grahan village ( 4-5 hours)
Starts your trek from the center of Kasol and keeps to the true left of the Grahan nalah. Locals easy and frequently use the trail. Trek through lovely pine forests. One can effortlessly cover much distance in a couple of hours. After Grahan nalah the trail becomes rocky and climbing uphill, away from the right bank of the river. Buras (Rhododendrons) grow in the forest. Rhododendron petals can be eaten whole and the syrup can be mixed with water to make a refreshing drink. After a steep climb of about an hour, reach the village of Grahan, situated at the top.
Overnight stay in tents at Grahan.
Day 2
Grahan to Mung Thach (4-5 hours)
Climb towards the north of camping ground at Grahan. Villagers can be seen using this path for Min Thach. After walking for a while, witness the Min Thach, Nagaru, and Sar Top on the mountain to the right. Trek through the steeper path which leads into the woods. The slope becomes steeper and the path is confusing in some places. After crossing the forest arrive in Min Thach. Chandrakhani stretch and other ranges are visible clearly from here.
Overnight at Min Thach
Day 3
Mung Thach to Nagaru (4-6 hours)
Trek from Min Thach to Nagaru and pass through the woods. It is difficult part of the trek, the slope falls steeply to the valley below and the snow may be slippery. After crossing steep slope for a couple of hours, reach Nagaru campsite. Facing north, you can see magnificent mountains across the Parvati valley, the town of Manikaran is also visible. Sleep early to avoid cold and the next day involves an early start?
Overnight at Nagaru Camp
Day 4
Nagaru to Biskeri Thach via Sar Pass ( 6-8 hours)
Make an early start, as the climb is steep through the snow. Sar pass and the elevated peaks of the Tosh valley will be visible from here. Reach the top and enjoy the stunning view. After that the slide is the most fun and completely harmless as long as some precautions are taken. The slide takes one as far as a kilometer to a gentler slope of the valley. Arrive at the Valley after walking for an hour at the campsite of Biskeri Thach, which is reached after crossing a few streams?
Overnight at Biskeri Thach
Day 5
Biskeri Thach to Barshaini and drive back to Kasol base camp ( 4-5 hours). Departure from Kasol.
Enjoy the sublime view of the pine forests, the majestic mountains and the lovely grasslands in Biskeri. From Biskeri, hike down across a steep plot of land with fencing all around. After crossing the dense forest cross a stream, with a campsite across. The path to the village of Pulga goes to the left of the campsite. The twin villages of Pulga and Tulga are separated by a stream. From Tulga, cross a bridge on the river Parvati, to reach the village of Barshaini.
Jeep ride to Kasol base camp

Sar Pass AdviSory

Sar Pass Trek is a moderately difficult trek that takes you through the Parvati Valley of Himachal Pradesh, India. The trek offers stunning views of the Himalayan peaks, meadows, and forests. The trek also involves crossing the Sar Pass, which is a high-altitude mountain pass at 4,220 meters. The trek can be done in 5 to 6 days and is best done from May to October.
If you are planning to do the Sar Pass Trek, you should follow some safety tips and precautions, such as:
Choose a trek that matches your fitness level, experience, and interest.
Hire a reliable guide or join a reputed trekking company that can arrange permits, transport, accommodation, and food for you.
Carry proper clothing, footwear, and equipment according to the weather and terrain of the trek.
Acclimatize yourself to the high altitude and avoid exertion, alcohol, and smoking.
Drink plenty of water and eat light and nutritious food.
Respect the local culture, customs, and environment and do not litter or harm the wildlife.
The Sar Pass Trek is a challenging and rewarding adventure that requires proper preparation and guidance.

Sar Pass Trek Best Time to Visit

The best time to do Sar Pass Trek is from May to October, when the weather is pleasant and the meadows are blooming. However, some trekkers also prefer to visit the lake in winter, when it is covered with snow and ice, but this requires more experience and equipment.
The season for sar pass trek is starting from Mid April and end into Mid November.. If you want to see the snow then it's better to do before May..But of you love the Monsoon Greenery then doi it by Mid July to Mid sep.. This trek level will be easy to Moderate.

Sar Pass

The Sar Pass is in Parvati Valley of Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh, a state of India. Sar, in the local dialect, means a lake. While trekking across the path from Tila Lotni to Biskeri Ridge, one has to pass by a small, usually frozen lake (Sar) and hence the name Sar Pass Trek.
Sar Pass Trek is a popular trekking destination in the Parvati Valley of Himachal Pradesh. It offers stunning views of snow-capped mountains, lush forests, and scenic meadows. The trek is moderately challenging and suitable for beginners as well as experienced trekkers. The best time to visit Sar Pass Trek is from April to June, when the weather is pleasant and the snow is melting.
To prepare for Sar Pass Trek, you need to take care of the following aspects:
Physical fitness: Even though the Sar Pass Trek is for beginners, one must be physically and mentally fit for this trek. It is advisable to be prepared for some level of difficulty involving steep climbs, cold weather and long walks in the snow. You should start exercising at least a month before the trek, focusing on cardio, strength and endurance training. You can also do some practice treks or hikes in your nearby areas to get used to the terrain and altitude.
Acclimatization: Before starting the trek, spending a day in Kasol or nearby villages is recommended to acclimatize to the elevation. Engaging in light activities and staying hydrated during this period will help your body adjust to the changing altitude. You should also avoid alcohol, tobacco and caffeine as they can dehydrate you and affect your breathing.
Gear and equipment: You need to carry some essential gear and equipment for the Sar Pass Trek, such as a backpack, a warm jacket, a flashlight, a water bottle, a sleeping bag, a trekking pole, a pair of trekking boots, and a first-aid kit. You should also pack some clothes that are suitable for the weather, such as woolen socks, gloves, hats, thermals, and raincoats. You can also carry some energy bars, dry fruits, chocolates, and medicines for emergencies.
Cost and budget: The cost of the Sar Pass Trek can vary depending on the package you choose, the duration of the trek, and the inclusions. You can expect to spend anywhere between ₹ 10,000 to ₹ 15,000 per person for a 5-day package, which typically includes transportation, accommodation, meals, trekking permits, and a guide. You should also keep some extra money for personal expenses, such as tips, souvenirs, and snacks.
I hope this helps you prepare for your Sar Pass Trek. If you have any more questions, feel free to ask me. 😊

How to Reach Sar Pass

There are different ways to reach Sar Pass Trek, which starts from Kasol in Himachal Pradesh. Here are some of the options:
By road: You can also drive to Kasol from Delhi, which is about 520 km away. The route passes through Chandigarh, Bilaspur, Mandi, and Bhuntar. You can also take a Volvo bus from Delhi to Kasol, which is available from various operators
By train: By train: You need to reach either Pathankot or Joginder Nagar by train from Delhi, and take local transport to reach Kasol
By air: Bhuntar Airport is the nearest airport to Kasol, located 31 km away. You can take a direct flight from Delhi to Kullu, and then another flight to reach Bhuntar airport1. From there, you can hire a taxi or take a bus to reach Kasol
I hope this helps you plan your travel to Sar Pass Trek. If you have any more questions, feel free to ask me. 😊
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Sar Pass Trek Kullu Himachal