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Sar Pass Trek Kasol 2023

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Sar Pass Trek Kasol 2023 Overview

Sar Pass Trek Overview

Sar Pass Trek in Kasol is a popular trekking route that attracts adventurers from all over the world. The trek starts from Kasol, a picturesque hill town in the Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh, and takes trekkers to the summit of Sar Pass, located at an altitude of 4,220 meters. The trek is considered moderately difficult and is suitable for both novice and experienced trekkers.

The trekking route takes trekkers through dense forests, sparkling streams, and charming villages, providing a chance to witness the beauty of the Himalayas up close. The trek also offers stunning views of snow-capped mountains, including Tosh Glacier, Pir Panjal range, and Parvati Valley. Trekkers can also witness the beauty of the flora and fauna of the region, including alpine flowers, birds, and animals such as Himalayan bears, snow leopards, and musk deer.

The trek takes around 5-6 days to complete and involves camping in the wilderness. Trekkers will also have the opportunity to interact with locals and learn about their way of life. The best time to undertake this trek is from May to November when the weather is pleasant, and the trails are easy to navigate.

Overall, the Sar Pass Trek in Kasol is an incredible experience that combines adventure, natural beauty, and cultural immersion. It is a must-try for anyone seeking a unique and unforgettable trekking experience in the Himalayas.

Quick Info:

Max Altitude

13,800 ft

Trek Distance

48 KMs

Duration

5 Days / 4 Nights

Start Point

Kasol Base Camp

Best Time

April - Oct

End Point

Kasol Base Camp


How To Reach Kasol:

By Air: The nearest airport is Bhuntar Airport which is well connected with all major airports via Delhi and Chandigarh. The distance between Kasol and Bhuntar Airport is 32 km, so from Bhuntar, you can board the government/private bus, or can hire a private tourist cab to reach Kasol.

By Train: The nearest Railway station is Chandigarh which is 310 km away. From here one can easily get a government/private bus to Kasol. Another option is to hire a private cab, but that will be a bit expensive option.

By Road: Reaching Kasol by road is the most convenient option. You can easily get a bus to Bhuntar from all major cities like Chandigarh, Delhi, etc. And from Bhuntar, you can board the government/private bus, or can hire a private tourist cab to reach Kasol.

Detailed Itinerary:

Day 1: Kasol to Grahan (7 km, 4-5 hours)

The trek starts from Kasol and takes you to Grahan, a small village at an altitude of 7,700 feet. The trail is through dense forests, and you will also cross a few streams. Grahan is a beautiful village surrounded by oak and pine forests, and you will camp here for the night.

Day 2: Grahan to Min Thach (7 km, 5-6 hours)

On the second day, the trek continues to Min Thach, located at an altitude of 11,000 feet. The trail takes you through the forest, and you will cross several streams and waterfalls. The trek is moderately challenging, and you will camp at Min Thach for the night.

Day 3: Min Thach to Nagaru (6 km, 4-5 hours)

The third day is when you start gaining altitude rapidly. The trail takes you through a steep climb, and you will reach Nagaru, located at an altitude of 12,500 feet. Nagaru is a beautiful camping spot, offering stunning views of the surrounding mountains and valleys.

Day 4: Nagaru to Biskeri Thach via Sar Pass (12 km, 8-9 hours)

On the fourth day, you will cross the Sar Pass, located at an altitude of 14,000 feet. The climb to the top is steep and challenging, but the views from the summit are worth the effort. From the summit, you will descend to Biskeri Thach, located at an altitude of 11,000 feet, where you will camp for the night.

Day 5: Biskeri Thach to Barshaini (8 km, 3-4 hours)

On the fifth day, the trek takes you through lush meadows and forests, and you will descend to Barshaini. Barshaini is a small village located at the confluence of the Parvati and Tosh rivers. From here, you can take a bus or a taxi to Kasol or Manali.

Note: This is a basic itinerary for the Sar Pass Trek in Kasol, and it can be customized based on your preferences and fitness levels. Make sure to carry enough water, warm clothing, and comfortable trekking shoes. It is also recommended to hire a guide to navigate through the trail and to ensure your safety.

 

Sar Pass Trek Package Inclusions:

Accommodation

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.

Meals

Breakfast, lunch, snacks, and dinner). We provide simple, nutritious veg/Jain food on all days of the trek.

Camping charges

All trekking permits and forest camping charges are included.

Trekking equipment

High-quality tents and sleeping bags in all the camps. Sleeping bags can withstand temperatures as low as -10 ºC.

Safety equipment

First aid kit, oxygen cylinders, oximeter, etc. will be with guide/trek leader and at the campsite as well to deal with emergencies.

Expert trek Leaders

All our trek leaders are at least qualified in basic/advanced mountaineering and first aid course.