Region: Parvati Valley
Total Duration – 5 Nights / 6 Days
Maximum Altitude – 4182 m/ 13800 ft.
Grade – Moderate.
Best Season – May to October
Distance – 48 km.
Batch 1 – >12th May 2017
Batch 2 -> 23rd May 2017
Batch 3 – > 3rd June 2017
Batch 4 – > 14th June 2017
Start point for Sarpass trek is Kasol, a beautiful Himachali Village near KULLU . Reach at Kasol the day before the Trek .Although Reaching a Day or two before the Trek is advisable to acclimatize well . Sar Pass trek route passes through serene meadows, calm himalayan villages and throughout the route the view of snow covered peaks makes Sar Pass review always one of the best among all Himachal high altitude treks.
Day 01- 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 02 – Grahan Village to Min Thatch (4-5 Hours)
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 03 – 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 04 – 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 time 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 05 – Biskeri Thatch to Barshaini.
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. Your jeep will be waiting for you there to drive you to Kasol. Your amazing trek to the Sar pass concludes here.
Trek Fee – INR 12000 per person
(Delhi – Delhi )
Includes Your Transport to and from Delhi in AC Volvo Bus
Includes your stay for two nights
Accommodation during the trek (camping ie from Day 1 till Day 4)
Four times meals a day – (all meals during the trek)
Trekking permits and forest camping charges
Services of an expert trek leader
Services of an expert trek team (guides, cooks, helpers )
- Transport to and from Kasol to nearest airport/railway station
- Food during transit is not included (to and from the base camp)
- Backpack offloading charges – .Charges are additional for offloading last minute, on slope. The backpack cannot weigh more than 9 kgs. No suitcases/strolleys/duffel bags will be allowed.
- Personal expenses of any kind
- Cost of emergency evacuation or Drop out from the Trek
- Anything apart from the inclusions.
Terms & Conditions
The trek fee includes all costs of the trek from the start of the trek from Manali to the end of the trek at KASOL
Backpack carrying: We expect all trekkers to carry their own backpacks
ON SPOT OFFLOADING If for some reason a trekker is unable to carry his or her backpack, while on the trek then he/she can offload the same by paying an additional charge. as per charged by the porter to be hired on spot.
Part offloading is not allowed. Charges will vary for last minute on slope offloading. The backpack cannot weigh more than 9 kgs. No suitcases/strolleys/duffel bags will be allowed.
For any climatic changes or unavoidable circumstances a buffer day may be provided. A minimal on spot fee would be collected from each of the trekkers.
The transport is arranged in shared cabs. Transport to and from Manali from the nearest airport/railway station can be arranged by us at an extra cost .Participants are expected to share the cost likewise.. We only arrange the vehicle pick up and drop.Hence we are not responsible for any issues during transport.
Drop out during trek: If for any reason a participant has to drop out from the trek on any day then we will make arrangements for his/her return to the nearest road head which is chargeable… A staff will accompany the participant to the nearest road head.
Fitness: A high altitude trek in the Himalayas requires considerable fitness.
Non-liability: We are not responsible for any loss/damage of your gears/equipment or other belongings on the trek.
Payment: (50 % payment of the trek fee) OR (100 % payment of the trek fee) ACCORDING TO CLIENT PREFERRED CANCELLATION POLICY, has to be done online through credit/debit card or net banking. Cheque/draft or cash is not accepted. Payment can be done only after you have received an email confirming your position on the trek. An email containing an account number that allows you to make the payment online will be sent to you . and within 12 hours of your payment , A mailCONFIRMING YOUR BOOKING for the trek along with the list to carry would be sent to you accordingly.
The rest of the payment should be paid in Cash on spot at arrival at base camp.
Drinking alchohol or any form of intoxication during the trek is strictly prohibited. If found flouting the rules, your participation on the trek will be cancelled with immediate effect.
- 2 photocopy of photo id proof (Voter Icard, Passport, Adhaar card) .Carry the original ID while coming for the trek
Cancellation before 30days to the start of the trek – 75% refund
Cancellation between 30days – 10days to the start of the trek ––25% refund.
Cancellation between 10days to the start of the trek – no refund
(Above policy is only applicable for full payment of trek fees in advance)
Cancellation before 30 days to the start of the trek – 25% of the ADVANCE PAYMENT refund
Cancellation between 30 days and the start of the trek – no refund.
(Above policy is only applicable for 50% of the trek fee in advance)
The above mentioned package price is net, non commission able…
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MOUNTAIN MONKS ” MOUNTAIN BUDDY ” OFFER….
***Bring a Buddy and get 10 % off on all Treks .Offer Valid till 31st March 2017
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