Sar Pass is an excellent beginner’s trek. It’s ideal for those who want to explore various terrains. This trail offers trekkers a diverse range of experiences, including forests, meadows, quaint villages, and snow-capped mountains. Prashant Jha, a post-graduate from BITS Pilani, shares information about this well-known trek in Himachal Pradesh’s Parvati valley.
The Sar Pass trek begins in Kasol, a haven for backpackers from all over the world that draws large weekend crowds, many of whom are city kids looking for a taste of the bohemian lifestyle. There are numerous lodging options, both budget and high-end, andSar Pass
When Should You Visit Sar Pass?
Grahan Village is the starting point for the trek. Sar Pass Trek is best visited between May and October. However, there is a chance of bad weather in areas above 4000 feet during this time.
Day 1: Arrive in Kasol and spend the night
We will arrive at Kasol Base Camp on the first day of the trek. We’ll wander around for a while to get used to the weather conditions at such high elevations. There will be some enjoyable activities planned for you to get to know one another. In the evening, you can go sightseeing and sample the local cuisine before retiring for a good night’s sleep before embarking on an incredible trek.
Day 2: Kasol to Grahan Village Trek
On the second day, we’ll hike from Kasol to Grahan. We will begin our journey towards Grahan after a delicious and healthy breakfast. We’ll take the easy path through the pine forests, which is frequently used by locals. We’ll be able to cover a lot of ground in a couple of hours because the path is easy to climb. The trail will eventually turn rocky and uphill, leading away from the river. Rhododendrons abound in this area. We’ll arrive in Grahan after a few minutes of moving and a steep climb. Dinner will be served, and arrangements for an overnight stay will be made. B, L, and DA meals Tents/Homestays are available for accommodation.
Day 3: Grahan Village to Min Thach Trek
We will trek from Grahan Village to Min Thatch on the third day. Start your trek north of the tenting ground at Grahan after a delicious and healthy breakfast. Despite the fact that there are few water sources, make sure you have your own arrangements. Elegant views of Min Thatch, Naguru, and Sar top can be found by following a steep path meandering through the woods. Following that, the path becomes more difficult, so be surefooted. After a few kilometres on the trail, you will reach Min Thach. Make sure you see the Chanderkhani and other ranges’ breathtaking views.
Day 4: Min Thach to Nagaru Trek
On the fourth day, we will trek from Min Thach to Naguru. We will begin our journey towards Naguru after a delicious and healthy breakfast. The trek is short but difficult due to the steep path. In the winter, the trail can become flooded. Because the movement becomes more difficult, you must be cautious throughout the day’s trek. The journey to your next campsite should take about 4-6 hours. Despite the fact that it receives an extremely cold night, Naguru campsite is one of the most beautiful campsites on the entire trek.
Day 5: Trek from Nagaru to Sar Pass and Biskeri Thatch
This is the last day of this magnificent trek to Sar Pass. We’ll get started climbing as soon as possible. In a few hours, you’ll reach the top of the Sar Pass after a steep climb through the snow-covered Tosh valley. The view from the summit is incredible. From here, you can see the beautiful Parvati Valley. Take in the scenery from the top B, L, and D meals Tents are available for accommodation. 8-hour time commitment
Day 6: Drive back to Kasol after trekking from Biskeri Thatch to Barshaini
This is the final day of our journey to the magnificent Sar Pass. From Biskeri Thatch to Barshaini, we will trek. Pine forests, grasslands, and the majestic Himalayas can all be seen from Biskeri Thatch. Because the descent is relatively easy, this will be one of the easier days of the trek. We’ll arrive in Barshaini in a few hours.
HOW TO GET There
Flying from Delhi to Bhuntar is the quickest option, costing between Rs 6,000 and Rs 25,000 and taking 2h 39m. Bhuntar has its own airport, the Kullu-Manali air terminal. From Delhi to Bhuntar, there are two flights per day. There are also flights available from major cities such as Chennai, Mumbai, and others.
The nearest railway station is Pathankot, which is 144 kilometres away. Pathankot is served by all major trains, including the Jammu Tawi and Himsagar Express, which run from Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Lucknow, and other cities. You can also take a train to New Delhi or Chandigarh and then take a taxi or public transportation to Bhuntar from there. By
The cheapest way to get from Delhi to Bhuntar is to travel through Kullu, which costs between Rs750 and Rs1,200 and takes 8 hours and 28 minutes. There is an immediate transport service departing from the ISBT Kashmiri Gate in Delhi and arriving in Bhuntar. Administrations leave every day twice.by day and each day’s work The journey takes approximately 13h 59m. Street travel to Bhuntar is far more convenient than other modes of transportation.