Sar Pass Trek 2020, Kasol | Sar Pass Trekking

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  • Sar pass trek

Sar Pass trek is an old favourite 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.

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION  High Adventure Camps Kasol
Check-in / Check-out Time  check-in: 12 PM

Check out 10 AM

INCLUDED
 

Accommodation in alpine tents
Highly advanced & certified mountaineering guide from Himalaya
Skilled Guide who has ample knowledge of the route.
Vegetarian meals on the trek (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)
Cooks/Helper and other requisite staff.
Porters/mules for carrying common equipments (like rations/tents/utensils/)
Equipments – Tents on sharing basis / Sleeping bags / Sleeping Mats
Basic First aid Kit.
Forest Permits and camping charges.

 

NOT INCLUDED
Personal Porters for carrying trekker’s backpacks
Personal trekking equipments – like trekking poles or sleeping bag liners
Personal insurance or the cost of emergency evacuation
Purchases of personal natures (like mineral water bottles/bottled or canned beverages/chocolates/dry fruits etc)
Food to/from the trailhead.

DAY 01: KASOL (1700M) – GRAHAN VILLAGE (2350M) (TREK / 4 – 5 HOURS)

Today we will trek for 4 to 5 hours, covering a distance of 10 Km at an altitude of 1700 m to 2350m. We gather at the mesmerising crossroads of Kasol at around 8 in the morning. We head for a climb to Grahan village through a beautiful forest. It is a prominent trail, frequently used by the natives. The gradient is gentle and easy to go about

 

DAY 02: GRAHAN (2330M) – MIN THACH (3400M) (TREK / 4 – 5 HOURS)

Today we will trek for 4 to 5 hours, covering a distance of 7kms at an altitude of 2350 to 3400 mts Post breakfast we start the trek from Grahan towards the north. It’s a gentle trail, frequently used by villagers. This dense forest trail goes all the way to Min Thach. After trekking for a couple of hours we find ourselves in Min Thach. “Thach“ means meadow in the local language; much like ‘Kanda’ or ‘Bughyal;’ it is where the villagers bring their cattle to graze. From here, one can cast a glance upon a stretch Chanderkhani and other ranges. Overnight in camps.

DAY 03: MIN THACH (3400M) – NAGARU (3750M) (TREK / 4 – 6 HOURS)

Today we will trek for 4 to 6 hours, covering 8 km at an altitude of 3400 to 3800 mts We start early post breakfast from Min Thach to Nagaru. The first leg of today’s trek can be a little adventurous and tricky in case of snow. In the second leg of the trek, we reach a welcoming hilltop. this is the Nagaru campsite. One can see magnificent mountains rising steeply across the Parvati valley – with the town of Manikaran also visible. across the horizon, towards northeast lies Chanderkhani and the ranges of the Beas valley. Down below, to the left, one can spot the campsite of Min Thach and the village of Grahan.

DAY 04: NAGARU (3750M) – SAR PASS (4200M) – BISKERI THACH (3350M) (TREK / 6 – 8 HOURS)

Today we will trek for 6 to 8 hours, covering a distance .of 14 km at an altitude of 3800 – 4200 mts We start early and the let the sunrise catch up with us. We follow the ridgeline in southward direction. It is steep in some sections. Climbing up, we keep the pace slow and steady. After climbing for a couple of hours we reach Sar Pass. Towards your east, you’ll be able to see the lofty peaks of Tosh valley. A blanket of snow surrounds us and we head for overnight camping. While descending you will slide through some sections, followed by enchanting walks on other sections. We reach the campsite of Biskeri Thach. Biskeri Thach is surrounded by pine forest, mighty mountains and meadows. Nearby is a waterfall that comes down from the mountains that form a backdrop behind Biskeri. Overnight in tents.

DAY 05: BISKERI THACH (3350M) – BARSHENI KASOL (2400M) (TREK / 4 – 5 HOURS) (DRIVE 45 MINS TO 1 HOUR)

We will trek for 4 to 5 hours, covering a distance of 10 km at an altitude of 3350- 2400m. We descent from Biskeri Thach, taking the dense forest trail. The forest opens up when we reach Pulga. The descent is steep in some patches and rocky in others. It is surrounded by enchanting grassland and dry channels of woods. Divided by a stream, we cross the village Pulga to reach its twin brother Tulga. Moving further we reach Bursheni, the last village in the Parvati valley. We reach Kasol from where one can easily opt for a bus or taxi ride. Trip ends here.

 

 

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