Highlights of the Sar Pass Trek
Sar Pass trek (13850 ft) offers a beautiful trail along the Parvati River’s turbulent waters, gushing waterfalls, endless forests, crisp green meadows, and much more.Experience walking over a carpet of sparkling fresh white snow while taking in the breathtaking views of the Parvati Valley at India’s Mini Israel, the Grahan Village, a 200-year-old beautiful small hidden gem in the Parvati Valley.To ensure a worry-free trek, great care is taken to ensure your safety and that all equipment is properly sanitised.While admiring the majestic view of the Himalayas, savour freshly prepared Himachali cuisine.
Overview of the Sar Pass Trek
Sar Pass, at 13,800 feet above sea level, offers the beauty of a lush green landscape and is a photographers’, artists’, and nature lovers’ dream. The Sar Pass trek passes through some of the most scenic views ranging from forests to meadows to ice blankets, all set against a backdrop of majestic Himalayan peaks draped in snow.
While trekking from Tila Lotni to Biskeri Ridge, one must pass through a small, usually frozen lake known as “Sar” in Himachal’s local language. Sar Pass gets its name from this. The trail leads you through a dense forest to a winter wonderland that is both beautiful and fascinating.
Quick Trek to Sar Pass
- Facts: Kasol Base Camp is the starting/ending point. (The Kasol Bus Stand is 2 kilometres away.)
- 4 nights/5 days
- 13,800 feet is the highest point.
- The Sar Pass Trek is 48 kilometres long.
- Temperatures range from 22°C (at its warmest) to -5°C (at its coldest) ( Min. During Night Time)
- Sar Pass Trekking Season: April to October.
Included in the Sar Pass Trek Package
- Accommodations – For the first four days of the trek, you will be sleeping in tents (3 people per tent). Each participant has their own tent or room.
- Meal options – (Breakfast, lunch, snacks, and dinner). On all days of the trek, we provide simple, nutritious vegetarian/Jain food.
- All trekking permits and forest camping fees are included in the price.
- High-quality tents and sleeping bags are provided in all of the camps. Sleeping bags are designed to withstand temperatures as low as -10 degrees Celsius.
- To deal with emergencies, safety equipment such as a first aid kit, oxygen cylinders, and an oximeter will be with the guide/trek leader and at the campsite.
- Expert trek leaders – All of our trek leaders have completed a basic/advanced mountaineering course as well as a first aid course.
- Expert Trek assistance – Certified guides, cooks, helpers, and porters make up the mountain staff on the Sar Pass trek.
How to Reach
By Air: Bhuntar Airport is the closest airport, and it is well connected to all major airports via Delhi and Chandigarh. Because the distance between Kasol and Bhuntar Airport is 32 kilometres, you can take a government/private bus or hire a private tourist cab from Bhuntar to get to Kasol.
By Train: Chandigarh, which is 310 kilometres away, is the closest railway station. From here, a government or private bus to Kasol is easily accessible. Another option is to hire a private cab, which is a bit more expensive.
By Road: The most convenient way to get to Kasol is by car. Buses to Bhuntar are readily available from all major cities, including Chandigarh, Delhi, and others. You can also travel from Bhuntar.To get to Kasol, take a government or private bus or hire a private tourist cab.
Before you go on the Sar Pass Trek, you should learn more about it
- The management reserves the right to alter the trek in the event of an emergency or natural disaster.
- The trek passes through an environmentally friendly zone; littering at local sites or campsites is not encouraged. Travelers who litter may face fines.
- Water is extremely valuable, so conservation is encouraged.
- The state government’s guidelines should be followed. Maintaining social distance is essential.
- Following your reservation, you will be notified of the exact location.
- For the journey, a neat and clean vehicle with an experienced driver, especially for hilly terrains, is available.
- Bring dry snacks and food from home (you will save a lot of money). Bring water bottles with you so you can refill them.
- If the trek must be cancelled, the authorities should be notified in advance.
- All of the activities are weather-dependent.
- Mobile and laptop charging stations may or may not be available at a central location on campsites.
- Reduce the amount of luggage you bring; the more you have, the more trouble you’ll have.
- To ensure a safe and enjoyable trek, pay attention to the trek leader and guide.
- Professional Treak Leaders are on hand to ensure maximum safety and provide additional information.
- Camping is a very simple activity in nature. Luxuries should not be expected. No electricity will be available at any of the campsites.For the Sar Pass trek, it is recommended that you bring enough warm clothing and the appropriate footwear.
- Personal expenses, items of a personal nature, meals not specifically mentioned, and so on are not included in the Sar Pass trek package.
What to Bring on a Trek to Sar Pass
- A headlamp
- Cover from the rain
- Dress warmly.
- Pack your belongings in your backpack (50-60l)
- Day pack (20-30l)
- a glass of water
- Socks extra
- Thermal and fleece jackets
- Boots for hiking
- Repellent for mosquitoes and insects