8D/7N
Duration
Moderate
Physicality
12+
Age
13,800ft
Height
April-May-June
Month

The Sar pass trek, offering an absolute escapade, is recommended for beginners and moderate level trekkers.It routes through a series of scenic meadows and forests coupled with steep rocky terrain and long snow patches. The trek also tests one’s mental endurance. Trek route originates from Kasol to Grahan to Ratta Pani to Biskeri to Barshaini.

ARRIVAL/RETURN LOCATION New Delhi
REPORTING TIME Report before 5 pm at RK Ashram Marg
FIXED DEPARTURE

Batch 01 : 24 April (30 seats left)
Batch 02 : 25 April (30 seats left)
Batch 03 : 26 April (30 seats left)
Batch 04 : 27 April (30 seats left)
Batch 05 : 28 April (26 seats left)
Batch 06 : 29 April (30 seats left)
Batch 07 : 30 April (30 seats left)
Batch 08 : 01 May (30 seats left)
Batch 09 : 02 May (30 seats left)
Batch 10 : 03 May (30 seats left)
Batch 11 :  04 May (27 seats left)
Batch 12 : 05 May (28 seats left)
Batch 13 : 06 May (30 seats left)
Batch 14 : 07 May (30 seats left)
Batch 15 : 08 May (30 seats left)
Batch 16 : 09 May (30 seats left)
Batch 17 : 10 May (25 seats left)
Batch 18 : 11 May (30 seats left)
Batch 19 : 12 May (30 seats left)
Batch 20 : 13 May (30 seats left)
Batch 21 : 14 May (30 seats left)
Batch 22 : 15 May (30 seats left)
Batch 23 : 16 May (30 seats left)
Batch 24 : 17 May (30 seats left)
Batch 25 : 18 May (30 seats left)
Batch 26 : 19 May (30 seats left)
Batch 27 : 20 May (30 seats left)
Batch 28 : 21 May (30 seats left)
Batch 29 : 22 May (30 seats left)
Batch 30 : 23 May (30 seats left)
Batch 31 : 24 May (30 seats left)
Batch 32 : 25 May (30 seats left)
Batch 33 : 26 May (30 seats left)
Batch 34 : 27 May (30 seats left)
Batch 35 : 28 May (30 seats left)
Batch 36 : 29 May (30 seats left)
Batch 37 : 30 May (30 seats left)
Batch 38 : 31 May (30 seats left)
Batch 39 : 01 June (30 seats left)
Batch 40 : 02 June (30 seats left)
Batch 41 : 03 June (30 seats left)
Batch 42 : 04 June (30 seats left)

WEAR Comfortable warm clothing, trekking shoes, gloves, warm jacket, raincoat and sunscreen.
INCLUDED
Transportation Meals Rucksack
Professional Guide Accommodation Trekking sticks
Camping charges Forest Permit Gaiters
Personnel insurance  Tents and Sleeping Bag
NOT INCLUDED
Bottled water Personal Expense GST 5%
Meals during bus travel Cost of emergency Personal Porter Charges
Day 1

Pick Up from New Delhi for Kasol

Bus Ride from New Delhi to Manali at 5 PM via Volvo Bus.(Meals not included during bus travel).
Day 2

Reporting at Kasol camp.

Participants will reach Bhuntar by 6 AM. We will go ahead with a jeep ride for Kasol from Bhuntar. Check in to camp/home stay at 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

Trek to Grahan village ( 6-7 hours)

The trek starts from the centre 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 Mung Thach ( 4-5 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 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 to Mung Thach. Overnight in tents at Mung Thach.
Day 5

Mung Thach to Nagaru (4-6 hours)

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. 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 ( 6-8 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 kilometre 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 Kasol and back to Delhi ( 4-5 hours)Return


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 and departure to Delhi.
Day 8

Arrival in New Delhi

We will reach Delhi by 8 AM in the morning, book tickets for your forward journey after 12 noon only. Don’t forget to provide your valuable feedback to us also.

THING TO CARRY

PAYMENT PROCEDURE :
One has to pay through our website only.
A form page will appear where one needs to fill in all the personal details of the person on whose name the booking is being done. Select the payment method (credit card/debit card/net banking) and make the payment.

50% advance you have to pay while the time of booking and rest 50% when you arrive in Kasol.
CANCELLATION POLICY :

If for any reason one wishes to cancel his/her trek, an email intimation needs to be sent to kailashrathtreks@gmail.com Cancellation requests will not be taken over a phone call. However, one can phone to check whether the cancellation has been processed.
The cancellation charges are as under:
·        Cancellation before 10 days – Rs 2000 + ( Bus cancellation charges)
·        Cancellation within 10 days – NO REFUND

What should I wear during trek ?
Full sleeves quick dry t-shirts and full trousers are recommended during the trek. A cap, sunglass and water proof jackets are optional as par the weather.

What kind temperature we will experience?
During the daytime temperature is within 15 to 20 degree Celsius while in night it drops to 0 to 5 degree Celsius.

How is the food?
Kailashrath Treks offers a healthy and nutritious vegetarian diet which is recommended for high altitude treks. Jain food will also be available. Breakfast, lunch, snacks and dinner is included in the package.

What kind of tents we will get to stay ?
Participants will get either dome tent or alpine tent on four sharing basis.

Are there separate tents for boys and girls ?
Yes, there are separate tents for boys and girls.

What about charging facility during the trek ?
During the trek there won’t be any charging facility available.

Do I need to bring any trekking gear along with ?
Gears like tents, sleeping bags, sleeping mats, plate, mug, rucksack will be provide at the base camp to all the participants. Gears like all personal clothing, trekking shoes and pole have to be brought by participants. However, trekking poles are not that compulsory for the trek.

What do i need to carry during the trek ?
Check “Things to Carry” list.

Is rucksack compulsory ?
Yes, rucksack is compulsory. However in one doesn’t have get it issued at base camp for no extra charges.

Will there be any locker facility available to deposit extra luggage ?
Yes, there will be any locker facility available.

Is it required to bring any ID proof during the trek ?
Yes, ID proof is essential for the trek. Only Aadhar card/ Voter ID Card/ Driving License/Passport will be accepted.

Is Medical Certificate essential ?
Yes, medical certificate is essential for the trek. On Day 1, all participants have to submit their Medical certificate and NOC to the head guide during Orientation.

Are we going to get network during the trek ?
You get network at few places like Nagaru and Biskeri Thach during the trek.

What are the risks involved in the trek ?
Sar Pass is a moderate level trek and there are very limited/no risk scenarios involved in the trek. A hundred percent guarantee to the safety of all participants will be provided by Kailash Rath, only if participants are following all the instructions given by guides.

What are the safety measures taken ?
Guides who accompany the group members are certified from government mountaineering institutes and are expert in handling scenarios like medical issues or physical injuries. A first aid medical kit and rescue kit is always available with the guide.

Do i need to carry any first aid along with me ?
The guides carry a first aid medical kit, oxygen cylinder and all high altitude mountain medicines required for the trek. If there is any personal medication, make sure that you are carrying medicines for it and the guide should be aware of it.

What kind of washroom facilities is available during the trek ?
During the trek toilet tents will be pitched separately for boys and girls.

What about drinking water during the trek and at campsites ?
Natural water sources like stream are used for drinking at campsites. It is very safe to drink the water.

Can i carry my DSLR ?
Yes, one can carry DSLR camera provided you take care of it against rain and shock.

Is trekking shoes compulsory ?
Yes, trekking shoes are compulsory. A good trekking shoe should have an ankle support, good grip and water proof. In case if you are buying a new pair of shoes, make sure you are using it at least 15 days prior to the event.

Is liquor allowed in the trek ?
No, liquor is strictly prohibited in the trek. Strict disciplinary actions will be taken if anyone is found with the possession of alcohol.

Is smoking allowed in the trek ?
No, smoking is not allowed during the trek.

How is the level of the trek ?
The level of trek is moderate. The trek demands both physical stamina and mental endurance. On who is participating should do few cardio work outs one month prior to the event.

How should i prepare myself for the trek ?
One should do cardio related exercise like running, swimming or cycling for at least 40 minutes for 25 days prior to the event.

Is it recommended for the first timers ?
Yes, the trek is recommended for the first timers also.

What is the end point of trek ?
The trek will end at Barshaini. Transportation will be provided till Delhi. Arrival will happen at Delhi by 9 AM on 8th Day..

What is the best time for the trek ?
The best time for the trek is from May  to Sep. From May to June one can find long snow stretches after Nagaru and slides while descending from Sar Pass. During the monsoon the place becomes green and full of flowers.

Are we going to get snow in the trek ?
Yes, the trek from Nagaru to Biskeri Thach is entirely covered with snow.