Meet our team at the decided location in Kasol and start your exciting Sar pass trek! The easy trail towards Grahan village, which is frequently used by locals, will take you through pine forests. In a couple of hours, you will be able to cover much of the distance as the trail is easy to climb. After reaching the Grahan Nahal, the trail becomes rocky and steep. The locals say that the Rhododendron petals can be eaten whole and the syrup can be mixed with water to make a refreshing drink. You may try that when in the Himalayas! The steep climb of an hour will take you to your destination for the day. Reach Grahan Village by evening and freshen up. Have your dinner and stay overnight in the camps.
Meals: L, D
Start your trek towards the north of the camping ground at Grahan. You will bump into many locals on the way using the Min Thatch trail. After walking a little more, you will see the Min Thatch top, Nagaru top, and Sar top in the mountains. The trail will take you through the woods. Remember to stay with your group here as the trail becomes denser and a bit confusing. Cross the lush green forest and reach Min Thatch. Admire the Chanderkhani stretch and many more ranges from the campsite at Min Thatch. Have your dinner and stay overnight at the camps.
Meals: B, L, D
Have your breakfast and trek through the pastoral forest covered with snow from Min Thatch to Nagaru. You will have to be careful on this trail as there are steep slopes and the snow will make the trek difficult here. After a relatively difficult trek of 4-5 hours, you will finally reach the Nagaru campsite. Enjoy the mesmerizing vistas of magnificent mountains across the Parvati valley. See the small glittering lights of the Manikaran town as the night sets in. It gets extremely chilly in the evening. Stay overnight at the campsite.
Meals: B, L, D
Rise and shine early morning to start your trek. Climb up through the snow trails and admire the dazzling peaks of Tosh Valley. After climbing for a few hours, you will reach the Sar Pass top (4222m). The exhilarating view from the top of Sar Pass will leave you spellbound! Spend some time there and take in the beauty of the place. Later, climb down towards Biskeri and enjoy the natural slide down to the valley. The downhill slide is almost half a km and will provide you with an exhilarating adventure. Walk for an hour and cross some magical water streams to reach the Biskeri Thatch campsite by evening. Take a rest and have dinner. Stay overnight at the Biskeri Thatch campsite.
Meals: B, L, D
See the splendid views of lofty mountains and pine forests from Biskeri Thatch! Start in the forest, crossing a stream, and then reach Pulga. The twin villages Pulga and Tulga are separated by a stream. Cross the bridge on the Parvati River to reach the Barshaini Village. Your vehicle will be waiting for you there to drive you to Kasol. Your amazing trek to the Sar pass concludes here
Transport Barshaini to Kasol
Meals included Lunch on Day 1 to Breakfast on Day 5
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Sar Pass Trek takes you through the ageless Himalayan terrains offering sensational views of green meadows, gushing waterfalls, rich forests, and gigantic mountains. This trek is suited to beginners, amateur trekking enthusiasts, and avid travelers enchanted by the glory of the high-altitude trails. It is a must-try for those who enjoy waking to the rising sun, camping under the star-lit sky, and stepping on the carpet of glittering snow and a crystal clear frozen lake reflecting the vastness of the sky. The trek also culminates in the grandeur of the Parvati valley that harbors a beautiful Grahan village - nicknamed the ‘mini Israel of India.’ If you long for a thrilling and moderate trek traversing the rare Himalayan natural wonders like flora, mountain fruits and bird species, this will check off of your bucket list.
The hike starts from the Kasol base camp (1580 m) in the snow-clad region, and the total Sar Pass Trek distance is 48 km that ends in the small village of Bursheni. One requires five days to finish this trek that has an easy to moderate difficulty level. The entire journey fills you with exuberance making way through the dense pine forests, exotic flowers, and pristine white scenery. One must be physically and mentally fit to embark on this trek. Regular exercises and cardio workouts build a strong immunity system. As a warm-up before the expedition, you must habitually complete a 4 km stretch jogging under 30 minutes to control breathing and fatigue. In addition to this, you must be resistant to changing weather and take sufficient time to acclimatize to the high-altitude conditions. The best time to visit Sar Pass Trek is between April and June: a perfect season of warm weather and a snowy backdrop to enliven your experience. The unpredictable weather conditions in the rainy and winter season make it less desirable for trekkers. The Sar Pass trek cost might vary with the package and its inclusions. However, the typical cost hovers between USD 65 - 120 (INR 5000 - 9000). You must have all the necessary travel essentials to tackle ad hoc emergencies. Since it is a high-altitude trek, a good pair of hiking shoes is a must-carry. Always keep an extra pair of socks, shoes, warm clothes, and thermals for this trek. In addition to that, make room for a raincoat, water bottle, caps, goggles, head torch, and insect repellents. You must carry the backpack (50-60 lt) and keep the luggage minimum to avoid the hassle. You will not find an electricity source from Kasol, so carry spare batteries. In the list of toiletries, you must include hand sanitizers, moisturizers, sunscreens, toothbrushes, toothpaste, sanitary napkins/ tampons for women, and plastic covers to dump the waste, wet wipes, lip balm, and cotton buds. Never neglect the power of woolen gloves and an extra pair of towels and underwear. Carry ample amounts of dry fruits, energy bars, and snacks. Keep the personal government ID proofs in handy for emergencies. The last part is the most important. You must have a first aid kit, a stack of tablets for fever, vomit, cold and other symptoms of AMS, extra pairs of masks, biodegradable soaps, and antibacterial creams. Ensure you are aligned with the restrictions in the region and commit to using eco-friendly products.
During any emergency support during the trek, you can check this list that might be of help. Kullu District helpline numbers- • Police Assistance- 01902 – 222775 • Fire Services- 01902 – 222345 • Ambulance- 01902 – 222350 • Toll-Free helpline (COVID-19) - 104 • Kullu blood bank- 9418029010
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