Sar Pass Trek, Kasol, Himachal Pradesh, India
Roosted at 13,800 ft. above ocean level, Sar Pass offers the heavenliness of a delightful verdant scene and is a paradise for picture takers, craftsmen, and nature sweethearts. Set against a window ornament of great Himalayan pinnacles enclosed by snow, the Sar Pass journey goes through probably the most picturesque perspectives going from woodlands to the knolls to the ice covers.
While journeying through the way from Tila Lotni to Biskeri Ridge, one needs to pass by a little, normally frozen lake which signifies "Sar" in the nearby language of Himachal. Henceforth the name, Sar Pass! The path goes through the thick woods and takes you to a colder time of year wonderland that makes it intriguing.
» Sar Pass Trek, Kasol, Himachal Pradesh, India
Kasol to Grahan Village | Trek Through Rhododendron Forest Your Sar Pass journey begins from the focal point of Kasol and keeps to the genuine left of the Grahan Nallah. The path is simple and often utilized by local people and one can easily cover a lot of distance several hours. In the wake of passing the Grahan Nallah the path becomes rough and one will climb uphill, away from the right bank of the stream and through the Rhododendron backwoods. Rhododendron petals can be eaten entire and the syrup can be blended in with water to make an invigorating beverage. After a precarious move of about 60 minutes, the Grahan Village is the last town of the journey and there will be no versatile organization going ahead. Overnight stay in tents at Grahan. Length: 4-5 hours | Elevation: 7,700 Ft. /2,350m
Grahan to Mung Thach After having a hearty breakfast, start your climb north of the camping ground of Grahan towards Mung Thach through the trail. After continuing your trek for a while, witness the Mung Thach, Nagaru, and Sar Top on the mountain to the right. Trek through the steeper path that leads into the woods with a thick cover of trees. As the slope becomes steeper the path too becomes challenging at some places. After crossing the forest arrive at your destination for the day, i.e., Mung Thach. One can easily see the Chandrakhani stretch and other prominent Himalayan ranges from here. Overnight stay at Mung Thach in a forest camp. Duration: 4-5 hours | Elevation: 11,150 Ft. / 3,400m
Mung Thach to Nagaru | Savour the first Glimpse of Snow Enjoy a gust of fresh cold breeze in the morning. You will then start the trek from Mung Thach to Nagaru that will pass through the woods. This is a 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. When facing north you will see magnificent mountains across the Parvati valley and the beautiful town of Manikaran. Overnight camp stay at Nagaru. Duration: 5-6 hours | Elevation: 12,500 Ft. / 3,810m
Nagaru to Biskeri Thach (6-8 hours) Make an early start, as the climb is steep through the snow. Reach the top and enjoy the stunning views of Sar pass and the elevated peaks of the Tosh valley. Stay at the top for a bit to cherish your accomplishment and take some amazing pictures to freeze the moment in time. After that, you will have to slide down the Biskeri that is really exciting and completely harmless as long as some precautions are taken. The slide takes one as far as a kilometre to a gentler slope of the valley. Walk for an hour crossing a few streams to reach the valley and finally to the campsite of Biskeri Thach. Overnight stay at Biskeri Thach. Duration: 6-8 hours | Elevation: 13,800 Ft. / 4,205m
Biskeri Thach to Kasol via Barshaini | End of Trip Enjoy the sublime view of the pine forests, the majestic mountains, and the lush 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 as 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 and your Sar Pass trekking ends. Duration: 4-5 hours | Elevation: 10,950 Ft. / 3,340m
|You will be staying in tents for 4 days of the trek (3 people/tent). Room/Tent is separate for the male and female participants.|
|Breakfast, lunch, snacks, and dinner). We provide simple, nutritious veg/Jain food on all days of the trek.|
|Accommodation for 4 nights 5 days on Tripple sharing basis|
|All trekking permits and forest camping charges are included.|
|First aid kit, oxygen cylinders, oximeter, etc. will be with guide/trek leader and at the campsite as well to deal with emergencies.|
|All our trek leaders are at least qualified in basic/advanced mountaineering and first aid course.|
|The mountain staff on Sar Pass trekking consists of certified guides, cooks, helpers, and porters.|
|Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, tips & gratuity, mineral water, soft & hard drinks, porterage|
|Anything not mentioned in the inclusions|
|Additional sightseeing or extra usage of vehicle, other than mentioned in the itinerary|
|Entrance Fees & Guide charges|
|Any cost arising due to natural calamities like, landslides, road blockage, political disturbances (strikes), etc (to be borne by the client, who is directly payable on the spot)|
|Any increase in Airlines taxes or fuel price at the time of departure, leading to increase in cost on surface transportation & land arrangements, which may come into effect prior to departure|
|Still camera/ video camera charger|
Know Before You Go for Sar Pass Trek
Climatic conditions in the high altitudes vary from the plains; take adequate time to get acclimatized to high altitudes.
The management reserves all the right to modify the trek during any emergencies or natural calamities.
The trek takes place through an eco-friendly zone; do not encourage littering the local sites or campsites. Travellers littering may be fined.
Water is very precious, so conservation is appreciated.
Avoid using plastic bags and maintain the ecological balance of the destinations.
Guidelines issued by the State-Government is to be followed. Social distancing to be maintained. Frequent hand sanitisation and use of mask recommended.
The exact location will be shared with you post-booking.
Neat and clean vehicle for the journey with experienced driver especially for hilly terrains available.
Carry dry snacks/food from home (you will save a lot of money). Carry water bottles with you, so that you can refill.
Avoid using earphones during the trek; this might hinder your audibility.
In case, the trek needs to be cancelled, the authorities should be informed beforehand.
All the activities depend upon the weather.
Mobile & laptop charging points may/may not be available on campsites at a common point.
Keep your luggage minimum; the more you carry, the more you hassle.
Pay heed to the trek leader and guide in order to enjoy a safe and sound trek.
Professional Treak Leaders are available to ensure high safety and more information and personal attention which are necessary to appreciate a trek.
Camping is very basic in nature. One must not expect luxuries. Electricity will not be available at any campsite.
It is recommended to carry enough warm clothes and the right kind of shoes for the Sar Pass trekking.
Any personal expenses, items of personal nature, meals not mentioned, etc. will not be in part of the Sar Pass trek package.
Things To Carry for Sar Pass Trek
Back pack (50-60l)
Day pack (20-30l)
Extra pair of socks
Fleece jackets and thermals
Mosquito & insect repellent
Recent reviews of this package
This trek was one of the best in Himachal Pradesh which gives me life experience the best part was the view which was amazing, the guide, food, and transport services was all good we all friends enjoy this trek a lot.
Such an amazing trek you cant afford to miss and with lots of adventure to have in the trek as well as intents. What an unforgettable experience. really loved it and we will definitely come again and with bigger groups for best adventure.