Sar Pass Trek

5 Days - 4 Nights
  • Sar Pass Trek
  • Sar Pass Trek
  • Sar pass Trek
  • Sar Pass Trek
  • Sar Pass Trek

Description

Sar Pass Trek a Great Summer or Winter Trek in Himachal

Sar Pass Trek is a stunning trek from Grahan village ending in Barhseini in Kullu Valley. The trek is recommended for all those who love adventure, snowy landscapes, and high mountains.

The trek starts from Kasol where you will PASS through pine forests, magnificent meadows, snow-capped mountains and some of the most jaw-dropping landscapes which make Sar Pass one of the best treks for beginners. You will also PASS by a frozen lake (Called Sar in the local dialect) from where it got its name.

The total trek distance is 48 km. Once you reach the PASS almost close to 14,000ft, the view from the PASS is absolutely breathtaking because of the majestic mountains of Parvati Valley.
This trek will surely give an Adrenalin rush and thrilling experience adorned with alpine forest, wildflowers and magical valleys.

 

Sar Pass Trek

PASS by a glacial Lake SAR himachali Pradesh

SAR means Lake in the local language, this trek which is at an altitude of 13,816 feet is named Sar Pass because you have to PASS by a glacial Lake “Sar”.  It lies in Parvati valley of Himachal Pradesh and the starting point of this trek is Kasol.

Because of its ease of difficulty, this trek is ideal for first-time trekkers. It’s a classic choice for those who want to explore a variety of terrain all in one trek. This trail provides trekkers with a range of experiences, including forests, meadows, quaint villages, and snow-covered mountains.

  • Experience the majestic views and local legends of these spectacular snowcapped peaks.
  • Get a chance to explore the wild and exotic vegetation of Himalayas. Pink rhododendrons painting the trails at various points is a sight not to be missed
  • Challenge yourself to explore the thrill of various ascends and descends.
  • Immerse yourself in the breathtaking view from the top of Sar Pass.
  • Lavish green meadows of Biskeri Thatch would exceptionally persuade you to yearn for more.
  • Bring back a lot of souvenirs and memories from this journey.

Sar Pass Trek is an Ultimate Trek for Beginners

One can experience all kinds of trails, go through Himalayan old fashioned and alluring villages, wide and narrow meadows and forests.

You get to experience terrain varieties on this trek and its starting point is Kasol, away from citiesThe people from different areas visit this place and it’s a famous tourist destination.

Sar Pass Trek

Beauty in Abundance in Sar Pass Trek

Sar Pass has got inherent beauty, peace and adventure, everything! Start from Kasol and trek through rich forest to reach Grahan village.

The views of Parvati valley are spell binding and will leave you speechless.

Trek through Biskeri Thach, a wide meadow and this trek will take you to the heavenly Sar Pass.

Some of the trek highlights

The base camp for this trek is Manali, which is located near the Parvatiriver’s banks in the Parvati valley. The trek to Sar officially begins in Kasol, a town well-known for its pretty coniferous forest and mountain streams. The trek trails through dense forests and progresses to a total snow-covered setting. The trail then further loops through pining forests, charming old-world villages, majestic snow-capped mountains, and some of the most breathtaking scenery.

Rhododendrons abound in the forest near the descent; trekkers can expect to be taken aback by the breathtaking scenery. The Nagaru campsite which is also the highest point during the entire trek is blessed with beautiful mountains across the Parvati valley. It arrives after theshepards trail of Mung Thatch.During the trek, hikers pass through several small meadows, most of which are grazed by villagers with their livestock

Things to Look out for-

  • The trek is certain to provide unrivalled feelings of accomplishment.
  • Various villages with many opportunities to interact with the locals will keep you entertained throughout the journey.
  • Explore the enthralling forest of rhododendrons.
  • Various ascents and descents will encourage you to put your endurance to the test and eventually overcome them.
  • The panoramic view of snow-covered trails and peaks from the top is well worth the effort trekkers will expend on their journey.
  • Camping under the clear night sky filled with stars is an experience in and of itself

Sar Pass Trek

Before heading towards the itinerary, it is really essential to perceive the reason behind choosing the Sar Pass

Sar Pass trek is a high-altitude mountain trek Altitudes is 4200 Meters

The Starting trail is easy to moderate as compare to other treks this is an easy to moderate trek. So, this trek is for beginners, or family or school tour. First time can easily do this trek.

Need proper gear & clothing for sub-zero temperature?

You got to see so many heavenly bodies at one place like the panoramic view of the mountains of Parvati Valley, you can see pine forests, different variety of flora and fauna surPASSing

I think Do spare time in Interaction with our local’s team, and you will get to know about some of the ancient tales of Indian mythology and our local cultures, this is good ideas for trekkers

Beautiful landscapes so carry proper photo gear & Extra battery backup.

The backpack should not exceed 12 kg only

 

Key Points of Sar Pass Trek

Duration: – 4 Nights 05 days from Kasol to Kasol

Base camp: – Grahan base camp

Summer Temperature: – 13°C to 17°C and Night: 0°C to 7°C

Sar Pass Altitude – 4200 m

Best Time: – May – October

Trek Level: –   Moderate

Trek distance: – On foot 48m – By taxi 74km by Taxi

Group Size: – a minimum 5 people maximum 15 people

The altitude covered in Sar Pass trek 

Manali – 1700 m

Grahan base Camp- 2350 m

Mung Thatch- 3400 m

Naguru-3800 m

Sar Pass- 4200 m

Biskeri Thatch- 3350 m

Barsheini- 2400 m

Short Itinerary of Sar Pass Trek

Day 1: Pick up to you from the Manali. Reach Kasol and the trek to Grahan Village i.(39km by Taxi) (3hours journey)(1700m)- Kasol(10km by foot)(4/5Km by Foot)(2350m)- Grahan

 Day 2: Trek from Grahan to Mung Thatch (7km) ( 4/5 hours) (3400m)

Day 3: Trek from Mung Thatch to Naguru (8km) (4/5 hours) (3800m)

Day 4: Trek from   Naguru – Sar Pass to Biskeri Thatch (14km) (6/8hours) (6 hours) (33500m)

Day 5: Trek from Biskeri Thatch to Barsheini (10m) (4/5hours) (2400m)

Best Time to Visit  Sar Pass Trek

Both the ascent and the descent of Sar Pass are moderately challenging. The best time to hike these paths is from May to October. The clear skies of May and June create a fantastic picture-perfect panorama of trails and meadows.Temperatures typically range from 13 to 17 degrees Celsius during the day, with substantially colder nights.

Summers have generally mild weather with little to no precipitation, whereas monsoons have moderate to heavy rainfall.

FAQ’s

1) Detailed Itinerary

2)Is it safe

3)Difficulty level

4)Weather conditions

5)Things to carry

6)Connectivity and transaction

7)includes and excludes

8)How to reach

Is it safe Trek ?

Set amidst the high altitude ranges, concerns regarding Sar Pass trek safety are indeed very valid questions. We have all the possible probabilities calculated if anything goes off the schedule.

At every stop point of the journey, trekkers will be going through a proper guided session informing them about the upcoming terrains. All our professional strive their best to provide trekkers with the best experience possible.

Difficulty level

Even though the top is relatively moderate in elevation, we still recommend a reasonable level of physical fitness. We strongly advise trekkers to physically and mentally prepare themselves prior to this trek. Throughout the course, all groups will be guided by our experts for trekking equipment and any impending terrain.

Any medical assistance if needed will be provided at any point of journey, trekkers shall consult their medical help, before commencing any trek. We also strongly advise trekkers to educate themselves about altitude sickness and to notify our teams as soon as any symptoms appear.

Weather conditions

Weather conditions depend on the time of the year trekkers are travelling. Months from May to October experience moderate temperatures during the day with substantially colder nights.

Things to carry

1) Because nights at elevations tend to be considerably colder, we suggest having well-graded, warm and comfortable clothing along with good quality shoes.

2) Despite the fact that we handle medical crises, we urge individuals to keep their emergency kits at hand in any case of personal underlying illnesses.

3) Since the journey provides you with a picturesque view of many peaks, don’t forget to bring your camera along with extra batteries.

4) Our staff will consult with fellow trekkers about their luggage and, if lacking, will assist trekkers in obtaining any necessary equipment. Only the relevant luggage should be brought, as a result.

Other trekking Essentials-

Connectivity and Transactions

1) Because connectivity along the route is unpredictable, we urge people to do all of their work ahead of time.

2) Trekkers will be provided with walkie- talkies beforehand in case of emergency

3) Last ATM transactions available will be at Kasol but we recommend travellers to collect cash beforehand or while in Manali as ATM available at other places might not dispense cash at times.

How to Reach Sar Pass Trek 

If you are travelling from any metropolitan city in India or from outside India, getting to the capital city of Delhi may be the first and most important step. All major modes of transportation, such as air, road, and rail, can take you to Delhi.

Manali is connected to most major cities in India via all chief modes of transportation. Trekkers could perhaps conduct extensive research for their direct mode of transportation to ensure a much smoother arrival.

How to reach Manali from Delhi

By air– Bhuntar, which is 52 km away from Manali, is the nearest airport and is will connected to Delhi. Taxi services are available from Bhuntar to Manali, with reasonable cost.

By road-Delhi have direct road routes to Manali. To reach Manali via road all the way from Delhi would include frequent stops. Trekkers will have to book either a bus or private cabs. Prior booking for cabs and bus are easily available at various sites.

Delhi>Manali (meet our teams)>Kasol

By railway– There is no fixed railway route from Delhi to Manali. Some trains to Manali may track up to Jogindernagar, the closest railhead to Manali. The drive from Jogindernagar to Manali, via Mandi and Bhuntar, takes about 3 to 4 hours. The Kalka Railway Station at the foot of the Himalayan range connects Manali to New Delhi in an indirect manner; trekkers can book a cab to reach manali after they arrive at Kalka station.

.Some important points to note-

  • Please note that we don’t provide timings schedules for transportation before Manali. Subjected to various conditions the scheduled timings and availability of particular rides may differ. We recommend trekkers to reach out our teams for any queries. You can drop an email or call us for an initial guided session.
  • Our teams will be collecting trekkers at fixed points of airports, railway stations and bus stands.
  • It is recommended that unless any delay arrives, trekkers are advised to reach the destinations at least 2 hours prior.

 Things Himalayan Hikers recommend

As previously stated, a camera, as well as spare batteries and memory cards, are recommended. We can assure and guarantee that you will be stopping frequently along the trail to observe the grandeur of the trekking experience.

We strongly recommend trekkers to prepare beforehand for the journey ahead. Regular practicing physical fitnessand mental endurance will surely assist trekkers in great time.

After the trek, we strongly encourage trekkers to tag us on social media when they post any memories from the trip; this will not only prove invaluable to us with our work, but will also serve as a motivational example for all of our experts.

Why you should choose us

We’re here to give you the greatest experience possible through the eyes of highly skilled and qualified specialists who have a passion for adventure sports. We are community members attempting to promote our favorite adventure sports while also supporting local businesses. We, at Himalayan hikers, dedicate ourselves to providing you with an unforgettable experience.

What do we do for safety in Sar Pass trek ?

First of all, the safety of trekkers is much more for us, if you see in the trek, then there are all the risks, which I do not think about.

Himalayan Hikers worry more about you that no one should ever have any problem in the trek.

What should we and you keep more safety in the trek

  1. Whenever you are going for any trek, it is very important that you go completely fit and ready.
  2. Sar Pass trek is Moderate, if you make your feet and your mind calm and strong, you will find the trek very easy.
  3. While trekking, keep in mind that you are walking on the right route or not always with your guide.
  4. Most people look somewhere and where they are walking, this can cause twitching in your legs, which can ruin your entire trek.
  5. It is important to ask your doctor if you have any medical problems
  6. I should always keep my medical kit with me, it is very important.
  7. Himalayan Hikers always keep a medical kit with you, such as oxygen cylinders, medicine to be given in emergency on the trek
  8. If any trekkers have any more problems, then they are brought back to the base camp by laying them in the stretcher.
  9. Our Sar pass trek camp is around the 6000 ft to 11,000 feet where you can not have any problem of oxygen, this is tree line area
  10. In case of any medical problem, the help of your guide or a well-informed trekkers should be taken
  11. If there is major health problems in this trek , then Nearest Hospital is in Manali/Bhunter  which is about 67 Kms away from Sar pass trek
  12. Our camps also move forward day by day and our bodies also work with the altitudes that are safe for trekkers
  13. Along with the trek we keep getting acclimatization
  14. Himalayan Hikers always take care of their trekkers anyway it is one of our local trek where we live everyday

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Day 1 : Pickup from Manali bus Station. Drive to Kasol and trek to Grahan Village

Total distance – 74 km by Taxi 10 km by foot – 4/5Hours journey

Mode of journey – Taxi and foot

Altitude – Grahan– 2350m

Night stay – Our Camp site – on twin share basis

Himalayan Hikers will pick up the trekkers from the Manali Bus Stand transport and leave for Kasol early morning at around 6:00 to 7:00 am.

Arrive in Kasol. From Kasol, start your trek to Grahan Village. 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.

2

Day 2 : Trek from Grahan to Min Thatch

Total distance – 7 Km (4/5Hours journey)

Mode of journey – By foot

Altitude – 3400 m

Night Stay – Our Camp site – on a twin share basis

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.

3

Day 3 : Trek from Min Thatch to Naguru

Trek Distance – 8 Km (4/6hours of journey)

Mode of journey – By foot

Altitude – Nag Guru 3800m

Night Stay – Our Camp site -on twin share basis

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.

4

Day 4 : Trek from Naguru to SAR Pass to Biskeri Thatch

Trek Distance – 14km (hour’s journey)

Mode of journey – By foot

Altitude –3700m

Night Stay – Camp site – on twin share basis

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.

5

Day 5 : Trek from Biskeri Thatch to Barsheini

Total distance – 10km (4/5hours journey)

Mode of journey – By foot

Altitude – 2400 m

Night Stay – Our Campsite on twin share basis

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.

Things to carry on trek

Mandatory Documents

Please carry the documents given below

Original and photocopy of government photo identity card- (Aadhar Card, Driving License, Voters ID, etc,
Passport and Visa important to foreigners
Medical Certificate (First part should be filled by the Doctor and Second part by the Trekker)
Declaration Certificates

Note: –  Many trekkers commit the same mistake of carrying unnecessary items on a trek which only makes the backpack heavy. It is important to know the right items to carry.
It differs from season to season if you are trekking in summers then carry less layers of warm clothing and if you are trekking in winters carry enough layers to protect yourself against chilly cold.

Necessary Items for trekkers

carry on a trek

Backpack (50 to 60 liters)
A strongly built backpack with good support is compulsory for a trek. (Rain cover is important)

Sturdy Trekking Shoes
The shoes should be strong enough with good support. The people ask if sports shoes would be comfortable but it is good to bring the right trekking shoes.

The Clothes You Should Bring On a Trek
Avoid keeping extra clothes because it only makes you backpack heavy.

Trek Pants – The jeans are never suitable for a trek so you need at least 2-3 trek pants for treks carry more for longer treks.

Jacket – Jackets are very important to carry on a trek it protects you against the chilly weather. So carry 2 jackets on a week long trek.

Layers of warm Clothing 
Carry warm woolen layers or fleece. Carry more layers during winter season (at least 2 to 3) and less during summer.

Thermals – The Temperature decreases at night so you might be need thermals for Night.

T- Shirts – Bring those t shirts which dry fast.

Poncho –They are needed if you are trekking on a Rainy day to keep you dry.

Hiking Pole

Water Bottle 2

Cap or Balaclava

Sunglasses

Slippers

Woolen and Waterproof Gloves

Socks (Woolen and Regular)

Sunscreen

Torch head light

Personal Toiletry Items –  (toothpaste, toothbrush, toilet paper, sanitizer etc.)

Carry Personal Medical Kit

Personal Medical Kit (Carry minimum 5 tablets and maximum 10)

Medical Kit

Diamox – (Prevents altitude sickness)

Digene – (It cures discomfort in stomach, acidity)

Crocin Advance – (Cures fever and headache)

Aspirin/Combiflam – (Pain reliever)

Disprin – (Cures headache)

Avomine – (Prevents motion sickness)

Avil – (It treat allergies)

Norflox TZ & Lomofen – (Prevents Diarrhoea)

Ranitidine – (Reduces the amount of acid in stomach)

Volini/Moov spray – (For sprains)

Betadine/Savlon – (Antiseptic cream)

ORS

Band aid

Cotton

Stretchable/Elastic bandage

Gauze

Note:- Use medicines only when prescribed by the doctor. In case you face any problem during your trek, discuss and take advice from the Professional guide.

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What is Included In This Trek?

Transport Facility Kasol To Kasol

Forest Permit and entrance fee

Accommodation in tents on twin share basis

All meals: breakfast, packed lunch, tea, coffee, snacks, soup and dinner

(All camping gears)

High quality tents

Sleeping bags

Mattress

Liner

Pillow

Separate Toilet tents – Ladies and Gents

Dining Tent

Dining Table

Porters

Helper

Mules

Kitchen team

Radio Walkie Talkie for Communication

Good Experience Trek Leader guide and Technical guide

Medical Kit

Oxygen Cylinders

Crampons and Gaiters

What is Not Include In This Trek?

Personal Insurance

Medical Certificate

Personal toiletry Items and Personal Medicine kit

On first day En Route to base camp the Breakfast and Lunch are Not Included

Last Day En Route Lunch and Dinner are Not Included

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