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 destinations for adventure-seekers.
Batch 3 – 14th May- 21st May 2018
Region -Kasol, Himachal Pradesh
Grade – Moderate
Height – 13,800 feet
Endurance – Medium
• High altitude trekking through snow
• Explore Kasol, also known as mini-Israel
• Views of snow-capped mountains
• Views of magnificent Peaks of the Tosh valley
• Sublime view of the pine forests
• Crossing deep mountain forests of rhododendron
• Tent Stay
08 Days / 07 Nights —- (Delhi – Manali – Delhi)
Day 1: Departure from New Delhi by 5 PM for Kasol.
Participants have to board their bus from R K Ashram Marg, New Delhi at 5:00 pm. Make sure your train/flight arrives in Delhi before 1:00 pm so there is enough buffer time to board your bus. Meals are not covered during bus travel.
Day 2: Registration and Orientation at Kasol We will get down at Bhuntar from the Volvo by 6 AM and will take other transportation for Kasol(32 km from Bhuntar). Participants can use this day for acclimatization in Kasol trekking till Chalal village. Orientation regarding the trek will be given which will cover information like Rucksack packing, marching technique and medical awareness after evening snacks. Participants have to submit NOC and Medical certificate to the coordinator in evening.
Day 3: Trek to Grahan village ( 6-7 hours)
Trek will commence at 7 AM. Reporting place will be Namaste Café. All the participants will have to be on time. 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: Grahan to Min 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
Min Thach. After walking for a while, one can see Min 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 Min Thach. Overnight in tents at Min Thach.
Day 5: Min Thach to Nagaru (4 hours)
Trek from Min 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: 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: Biskeri Thach to Barshaini and drive back to Kasol base camp ( 4-5 hours). Departure from Kasol.
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. Ride to Kasol and Departure for Delhi by 6 PM.
Day 8: Arrival at New Delhi by 8 AM.
***Additional stay at Kasol on day 7 can be arranged at additional cost.
Tour Cost: Rs.13000
A) Cost includes –
1. Stay in tents during the entire trek
2. Travel Insurance
3. Veg meals while on trek
4. Trekking equipment (Tents, Sleeping bags, carry mats)
5. Necessary permits
6. First aid medical kits
7. Qualified and experienced trek leader, guide, and support staff
8. Backpack Outdoors Service Charge
(B) Cost does not include –
* Pune – New Delhi – Pune Train/Airfare.
* Food other than mentioned in the Itinerary.
* Additional stay at Kasol on day 7
* Any other expenses occurring due to natural calamities or reasons beyond our control.
Flight – Pune- Delhi- Pune
Train – Duronto Express /Goa Express
All travel related assistance (Pune to Pune) will be provided.
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