The Sar pass trek, offering an absolute escapade, is recommended for beginners and moderate level trekkers.It routes through a series of scenic meadows and forests coupled with steep rocky terrain and long snow patches. The trek also tests one’s mental endurance. Trek route originates from Kasol to Grahan to Min Thach to Biskeri to Barshaini.
What is included in the tour
- AC Volvo bus charges for Delhi to Manali and back
- All Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Snacks, Dinner)
- Sleeping bag
- Sleeping mat
- Professional guide
- Forest permit
- Govt Taxes
- Accommodation : Stay is provided in 3 sharing tents separate for male and female. Toilet tents are pitched at every campsite. Bathing facility will be available only at Kasol base camp
- Meals: All meals are included, except during bus travel. We provide Veg/Jain food. Breakfast, lunch, Snacks and Dinner are included
- Sleeping bag and sleeping mats
- Rucksack: A 60 litre bag with rain cover is provided for using in trekking. You can deposit your extra luggage with your bags at our campsite
- Gaiters: to protect shoes from snow
- Trekking Stick: Wooden trekking stick is provided
- Professional and Certified guides
- Forest permission/camping charges
- GST 5%
- Personnel Insurance
What is NOT included in the tour
- Cost of Emergency
- Personal Porter Charges
- Bottled water
- Meal during bus Journey
- Any personal expense
- Personal Porter Charges
- Packaged drinking water
- Meals during Bus travel from Delhi to Manali and back
- Anything not mentioned in "Inclusions"
- Take in stunning views of nature of snow-capped mountains
- Experience the trek through forests,meadows and quaint villages
We start from Delhi around 5:00 pm from R.K Ashram Metro station New Delhi, which is well connected to airport and railway stations. Tickets will be provided to you by email and on your registered mobile numbers(Meals not included during bus travel).
Day 2 : Reaching Kasol.
Participants will reach Bhuntar by 6 am. We will go ahead with a jeep ride for Kasol from Bhuntar. Check in to camp/home stay at Kasol.
All the participants will undergo through registration procedure after breakfast and freshening up. Post lunch acclimatization walk to Chalal village. Orientation will be given in the evening.
Day 3 : Trek to Grahan village ( 6-7 hours)
The trek starts from the center of Kasol and keeps to the true left of the Grahan nalah. The trail is easy and frequently used by locals.
The trail goes through lovely pine forests. The ascend is gentle and easy. 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) grows in the forest here. After a steep climb of about an hour, one reaches the village of Grahan, situated at the top. Overnight stay in tents at Grahan.
Day 4 : Grahan to Mung Thach ( 5-6 hours)
In the morning we climb towards the north of camping ground at Grahan. Villagers can be seen using this path for Mung Thach. After walking for a while, one can see Mung Thach, Nagaru, and Sar Top on the mountain to the right. The trail also becomes steeper and leads into the woods. The slope becomes steeper and the path is confusing in some places. After crossing the forest we arrive to Mung Thach. Overnight in tents at Mung Thach..
Day 5 : Mung Thach to Nagaru (4 hours)
Trek from Mung Thach to Nagaru is a short but difficult part. The slope falls steeply to the valley. After crossing steep slope for a couple of hours, one finally reaches Nagaru campsite. Facing north, one can see magnificent mountains across the Parvati valley. Night is very cold due to the chilling wind. It is advisable to sleep early to avoid cold and the next day involves an early start.
Day 6 : Nagaru to Biskeri Thach via Sar Pass ( 6-8 hours)
Next day we have to make an early start, as the climb is steep through the snow. Sar pass and the elevated peaks of the Tosh valley are now visible.
As one reaches the top, the view is exhilarating. After that, the slide is the most fun and completely safe as long as some precautions are taken. The slide takes one as far as a kilometer to a gentler slope of the valley. Valley arrives after walking for an hour from Sar Pass. We will then continue the trek through some dense rhododendron bushes towards Biskeri Thach campsite. Overnight stay in tents at Biskeri Thach.
Day 7 :
Biskeri Thach to Barshaini and drive back to Kasol base camp ( 4-5 hours). Departure from Kasol.
Biskeri presents a sublime view of the pine forests, the majestic mountains and the lovely grasslands. From Biskeri we will descend towards Pulga village. The descend is easy and takes around 4-5 hours to reach Pulga. From Pulga we will continue to descend to cross Parvati river and then climb to reach village Barshaini. Jeep ride to Kasol base camp to Kasol. We will drive from Kasol base camp at 4:30 pm and will reach Bhuntar and board our bus back to Delhi. ( If you want to stay extra in Manali or Kasol you can stay and get your return ticket accordingly)
Day 8 : Reaching Delhi
We will reach Delhi by 8 am in the morning, book tickets for your forward journey after 12 noon only. Don't forget to provide your valuable feedback to us also.
Note: Participants need to bring the medical certificate from a certified doctor for any respiratory disease and blood pressure.