Saar Pass Trek – 13,800 feet

Trek Details


Date: 11th May, 2019
Region: Kasol
Seats: 30
Cost: 13500


Hello Adventurers!!!!

Planning your next adventure in the Himalayas? most of the treks in the Himalayas are high altitude treks and need proper preparation and planning.

No worries!! Backpack outdoors will help you with the entire preparations like fitness training, practice treks, equipment selection, how to pack smart and much more to experience an unforgettable Himalayan Trek.

Duration: 9 Days/8 Nights

Sar valley overlooks the beautiful Parvati valley abundant in natural treasure. Studded with ethereal snow-covered peaks. The valley is surrounded by snow-clad mountains, perennial streams, waterfalls, and lush green forests. It is the seventh heaven for any adventurous traveler and nature lovers. Himachal Pradesh is one of India’s favorite’s destinations for adventure-seekers. The base camp of the trek is on the banks of Parvati river, a beauty called ‘ Kasol’.

Highlights:    

      • High altitude trekking through dense forest, beautiful grasslands and snow
      • Explore Kasol, also known as mini-Israel
      • Play in snow and enjoy a big snow slide while descending down Sar Pass
      • Views of snow-capped mountains and magnificent peaks of the Parvati Valley
      • High altitude travel insurance
      • Includes Delhi- Kasol-Delhi AC Volvo & local transport
      • We provide Rucksack, Gaiters, Tents, Sleeping bags, carry mats etc

Date- 11th May to 19th May 2019

Region -Kasol, Himachal Pradesh
Grade – Moderate
Height– 13,800 feet
Endurance– Medium
Age Group – 15 years +

Duration – 09Days /08 Nights  (Pune to Pune )

Itinerary: 

Day 1: 11th May – Departure from Pune to New Delhi. Leave Delhi by 5 pm for Kasol.

Day 2:  12th May – Reaching Kasol (Suma Ropa base bamp).
Check in to camp at Suma Ropa, Kasol. All the participants will undergo through registration procedure after breakfast and freshening up. Post lunch acclimatization walk to Chalal village. Orientation will be given in the evening.

Day 3: 13th May- Trek to Grahan village (6-7 hours)
Trek will commence at 7 am from Kasol to Grahan. The trek starts from the center of Kasol and keeps to the true left of the Grahan nalah. The trail is easy and frequently used by locals. The trail goes through lovely pine forests. The ascend is gentle and easy. One can effortlessly cover much distance in a couple of hours. After Grahan nalah the trail becomes rocky and climbing uphill, away from the right bank of the river. Buras (Rhododendrons) grows in the forest here. After a steep climb of about an hour, one reaches the village of Grahan, situated at the top. Overnight stay in tents at Grahan.

Day 4: 14th May- Grahan to Mung Thach (5-6 hours)
In the morning we climb towards the north of camping ground at Grahan. Villagers can be seen using this path for Mung Thach. After walking for a while, one can see Mung Thach, Nagaru, and Sar Top on the mountain to the right. The trail also becomes steeper and leads into the woods. The slope becomes steeper and the path is confusing in some places. After crossing the forest we arrive at Mung Thach. Overnight in tents at Mung Thach.

Day 5: 15th May- Mun Thach to Nagaru (4 hours) (High Altitude Camp)
Trek from Mung Thach to Nagaru is a short but difficult part. The slope falls steeply to the valley. After crossing steep slope for a couple of hours, one finally reaches Nagaru campsite. Facing north, one can see magnificent mountains across the Parvati valley. The night is very cold due to the chilling wind.  It is advisable to sleep early to avoid cold and the next day involves an early start.

Day 6: 16th May – Nagaru to Biskeri Thach via Sar Pass (7-8 hours)
Next day we have to make an early start, as the climb is steep through the snow. Sar pass and the elevated peaks of the Tosh valley are now visible. As one reaches the top, the view is exhilarating. After that, the slide is the most fun and completely safe as long as some precautions are taken. The slide takes one as far as a kilometer to a gentler slope of the valley. Valley arrives after walking for an hour from Sar Pass. We will then continue the trek through some dense rhododendron bushes towards Biskeri Thach campsite. Overnight stay in tents at Biskeri Thach.

Day 7: 17th May: Biskeri Thach to Barshaini and drive back to Kasol base camp (4-5 hours)
Biskeri presents a sublime view of the pine forests, the majestic mountains and the lovely grasslands. From Biskeri we will descend towards Pulga village. The descend is easy and takes around 4-5 hours to reach Pulga. From Pulga we will continue to descend to cross Parvati river and then climb to reach village Barshaini. Jeep ride to Kasol base camp. Celebration night at Kasol.

Day 8: 18th May: Explore Kasol, and departure to Delhi by 6 pm

Day 9: 19th May: Arrival at New Delhi by 10 am. Departure to Pune.


Trek Cost: 

Kasol to Kasol (Reporting base camp) 5 Night /6 Days – Rs. 8000/-per person

Delhi to Kasol to Delhi (7 Nights/8 Days):  13500/- per person (includes one celebration night in Kasol )

Pune to Pune:  13500 per person+ Flight / Train fare

Booking amount – Rs.5000/pp (rest to be paid by 1st Apr 2019)
Early bird discount – Rs. 1000/- per person (till 28th Feb 2019)

Group discount is on 5 or above members. Kindly call for the details.

A) Cost includes –

  1. Stay in good quality tents on 3 or 4 sharing during the entire trek
  2. All Veg meals from Kasol to Kasol
  3. One night stay in homestay or hostel (last day)
  4. Transport: Delhi- Kasol-Delhi or Pune – Kasol – Pune (as per booking)
  5. Rucksack
  6. Camping charges
  7. Gaiters
  8. Safety equipment
  9. Trekking equipment (Tents, Sleeping bags, carry mats)
  10. Travel Insurance
  11. Necessary permits
  12. First aid medical kits
  13. Qualified and experienced trek leader & mountaineer, guide, and support staff from Backpack Outdoors
  14. Backpack Outdoors Service Charge

(B) Cost does not include
* Food is other than mentioned in the Itinerary.
* Meals in transit
* Any other expenses occurring due to natural calamities or reasons beyond our control.

Travel Option

Flight – Pune- Delhi- Pune
Train – Duronto Express /Goa Express

Contact us for any other dates or customized tour requirements for the minimum group of 6 people.

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Team BACKPACK OUTDOORS
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