Sar Pass Trek

Sar Pass Trek

Detailed Itinerary

 

Day 01 - Registration and Orientation at Kasol Base Camp


Arrive at Kasol Base Camp on your own by morning and complete the registration. Orientation session will be given by the chief organizer in the evening. It will cover the information like rucksack packing, marching/walking technique and general awareness about the trek route. Take an acclimatization walk around the base camp in the evening at around 5 PM. Have your dinner and stay overnight at Kasol Base Camp.


Day 02 - Drive to Kasol and Trek to Grahan Village (4-5 Hours)


Wake up to the beautiful Himalayan sunrise at  Base Camp. Have breakfast and drive to centre of Kasol to start your exciting trek! Your trek starts from Kasol town center by Grahan Nahal. The easy trail which is frequently used by locals will take you to through pine forests. In 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 can definitely 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 the camps.


Day 03 - Grahan Village to Min Thatch (4-5 Hours)


Have breakfast in the morning and 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, Nagaru and Sar top on the mountains. The steeper trails will take you to the woods. Remember to stay with your group here as the trail becomes steeper 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.


Day 04 - Min Thatch to Nagaru (4-6 Hours)


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 the steep slope and the snow will make the trek difficult here. After a difficult trek for 2 3 hours, you will finally reach the Nagaru campsite. Enjoy the mesmerising vistas of magnificent mountain 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. It is advisable to sleep early to avoid catching cold next!


Day 05 - Nagaru to Biskeri Thatch via Sar Pass (6-8 Hours)


Rise and shine early morning to start your trek. Climb up through the snow trails and admire the dazzling peaks of Tosh Valley. The exhilarating view on the top of Sar Pass will leave you spellbound! Spend some z there and take in the beauty of the place. Slide down to the valley but take the necessary precautions. The sliding downhill is almost 1 KM! Walk for an hour and cross some magical water streams to reach the Biskeri Thatch campsite by evening. Take rest and have dinner. Stay overnight at the Biskeri Thatch campsite.


Day 06 - Biskeri Thatch to Barshaini and Departure from Bhuntar (4-5 Hours)


See the splendid views of lofty mountains and pine forests from Biskeri Thatch! Start trekking downhill through the dense forest, crossing a stream and then reach Pulga. The twin village Pulga and Tulga are separated by a stream. Cross the bridge on the Parvati River to reach the Barshaini Village. Then  you will be dropped at Kasol  and your amazing trek to the Sar pass concludes here.


 What’s Included : 


• Home stay/ tented stay on sharing basis 

• Sleeping bag and Sleeping mat 

• Camping equipment and support staff 

• Forest permits 

• Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Snacks, Dinner) during trek- Starts from Dinner on Day 1 to Breakfast Day 6.

• Transportation to and from Barshaini.


 What’s Not Included : 


• To and Fro to the Base Camp Kasol. 

• Potter for personal luggage. 

• Any expenses towards medical exigencies and other emergencies. 

• Unforeseen handling costs due to weather disturbance, landslides, political unrest. 

• Personal expenses towards tips, telephone calls, laundry, beverage etc. 

• However, all best possible assistance would be provided in case of exigencies.


 THINGS TO CARRY 

 

  • Backpack (Min 55 Ltrs): A good quality backpack from reputed brand 
  • Floaters or Sandals: When you are at the camp they help to move freely
  • Trekking Shoes: Always invest in a good quality trekking shoes  
  • 3 Quick Dry Tees
  • 2 Track Pants
  • 1 Pair Thermals
  • 1 Poncho/ Umbrella
  • 1 Windproof Jacket
  • 3 Pair of Cotton Socks
  • 1 Pair Woolen socks
  • 1 Full Sleeve Sweater or Fleece Jacket
  • 1 Heavy Jacket
  • Woolen cap 
  • Gloves
  • Sun Cap
  • One Scarf
  • Light towel
  • Lip Balm
  • Cold Cream & Sun Screen (SPF 40+)
  • Water Bottle 1 Lt
  • Headlamp or torch with fresh pair of batteries
  • Personal Toilet Kit and toilet paper
  • Personal Medicine Kit
  • Dark Sunglasses
  • Trekking pole

 

Cancellation Policy:


  • Up to 24 Days :- 95% of Trek/Tour cost will be refunded.
  • Between 14-24 Day :- 70% of Trek/Tour cost will be refunded.
  • Between 14-08 Days :- 50% of Trek/Tour cost will be refunded.
    Less than 7 Days :- No refund

 

Important Notes:-


Hotel checks in & check out time as per the hotel.

A/C will not work on hills.

Vehicle is as per itinerary and not on disposal. Additional sightseeing or transfer which are not mentioned in itinerary is payable to the driver directly.

Company is not responsible for any accident/injury/death/theft of person or property during the course of the tour.

No refund for short stay or unveiled facilities.

Refund of against cancellation of hotel as per hotel rules.

Vogovo Holidays acts only as a booking agent on behalf of third party service providers; it shall not have any liability whatsoever for any aspect of the standards of services provided by the service providers such as hotels or car rental providers.

All legal disputes are subject to the jurisdiction only in the courts of Haridwar.

TREK HIGHLIGHTS

PER PERSON COST @ 7,500/- + GST.

GRADE:  EASY TO MODERATE 

MAX ALTITUDE :   1,700 m to 2,350 m  

BASE CAMP : KASOL

DURATION : 5 NIGHTS 6 DAYS

BEST SEASON : ROUND THE YEAR

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