6D/5N, Rs. 7,000

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Trek Highlights

Region: Parvati Valley

  • durationTotal Duration – 5 Nights / 6 Days
  • altitudeMaximum Altitude – 4182 m/ 13800 ft
  • gradeGrade – Moderate.
  • seasonBest Season – May  to October
  • gradeAccommodation – Hotel/Guesthouse; Organized Campsite
  • gradeFood – On trek – All meals included
  • gradeDistance – 48 km.

Things to Pack: Rucksack, cotton clothes, good trekking shoes, a warm jacket, Gloves, warmer, woolen or monkey cap covering head and ears, UV rays protected sunglasses, raincoat, extra socks, water bottle, torch, cold cream, sunscreen, toilet soap, towel, Walking Stick medicines that you usually use.

Trek Schedule: 

Day 1: Reporting Manali. (1800m)
Reporting – Orientation & Briefing of the trek – Trek Preparation & window shopping
(Sufficient time would be given for visiting market and nearby places)


Day 02: Manali/ Shila (via taxi)(2600m) to Zirmi(2960m/8960ft; 6 hrs) (approx. 8-9kms)


Day 03: Zirmi – Tila Lotni (3400m/10896 ft; 6 to 7 hrs) Approx 7-8 kms


Day 04: Tila Lotni – SAR Pass (4182m/ 13800 ft.)- Bishkari (3600 m/ 12000ft; 9 – 10hrs) Approx 12 – 13 kms


Day 05: Bishkari – Bhandhak Thach (3000m. / 8900ft; 5 – 6hrs) Approx 9 – 10 kms


Day 06: Bhandak Thach – Barshani (2400m/7980 ft; 3 to 4 hrs) Approx 5-6 kms – Manikaran. (Via taxi)

Tariff

Fix Departure tariff 7,000/- excluding service tax of 9%

Tariff For Customized Group Per Person

8,000/- (above 15 Participant)

8,500/- (11 – 15 Participants)

9,000/- (7 – 10 Participants)

11,500/- (4 – 6 Participants)

16,000/- (2 – 3 Participants)

Departure Dates : 14th April, 29th April, 1st May, 3rd May, 5th May , 6th May, 8th May, 10th May, 12th May, 14th May, 16th May, 18th May, 20th May, 26 May, 3rd June, 10th June, 22nd June, 5th Aug, 12th Aug, 2nd Sept & 30th Sept 2017


Tariff Inclusions

  • Transport required in the trek
  • Highly advanced & certified mountaineering guide from Himalaya Destination
  • Skilled Guide who has ample knowledge of the route.
  • Vegetarian meals on the trek (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)
  • Cooks/Helper and other requisite staff.
  • Porters/mules for carrying common equipments (like rations/tents/utensils/)
  • Equipments – Tents on sharing basis / Sleeping bags / Sleeping Mats
  • Basic First aid Kit.
  • Forest Permits and camping charges.

Tariff Excludes

  • Personal Porters for carrying trekker’s backpacks
  • Personal trekking equipments – like trekking poles or sleeping bag liners
  • Personal insurance or cost of emergency evacuation
  • Purchases of personal natures (like mineral water bottles/bottled or canned beverages/chocolates/dry fruits etc)
  • Food to/from the trail head.

Here are our conditions:

For reserving seats you can pay 25% of amount which is non-refundable.

The other amount is payable 30 days prior expedition.

These treks are to be confirmed 30 days prior from trek date. Making arrangements for trekking is tedious and it demands lot of efforts, so a little co-operation from your side is appreciated.

The expenses occurring from change in schedule due to weather conditions or personal health issues are to be borne by the participants. The Himalaya Destination will not be responsible for weather as well as health issues.

We ensure you to have a memorable time with us!


Cancellation Policy

Planning is done well in advance. To make your trip hassle-free, smooth arrangements are made prior.
Cancellation policy is as follows:
Cancellation prior to 30 days from date of departure: 25% Refund
Cancellation between 30 days to 20 days prior to date of departure: 15% Refund
Cancellation between 20 days prior to date of departure and departure date: No Refund

DETAILS

Sar pass is one of the most popular trails in the Pir Punjal range. Sar, in local dialect, means a lake. The Sar Pass is in Parvati Valley of Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh. Sar valley overlooks the beautiful Parvati valley abundant in natural treasure. 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. It is recommended that Kasol be made the base camp for this trek. It is a lovely place, with its temperate climate and beautiful, elegant pine forests.

The first camp is at Zirmi is surrounded by snow-white mountains. It resembles much the beauty of molten gold in the first and last beams of sunlight. It is truly breath taking to watch the sunset or sunrise from this point. The serene meadows on the way are a sight to see. The second camp is at tila lotni. It is as picturesque as its predecessors. The ascent after Zirmi is steep and strenous. Slow and steady pace of walking is advisable as it assures good acclimatization. Further up is Tilalotni, which is the last camp before reaching Sar pass. After a long and arduous trek, the sight that Sar pass offers seems like an illusion in it’s beauty and spirit. The descent down till Manikaran through Biskeri and Bhandak Thach is exciting. Best Time to visit is April to June

Sar Pass is a moderately challenging trek in the Parvati Valley of Himachal Pradesh. Situated at an altitude of 14000 ft, it can be considered as a great introduction to high altitude trekking. This trek is also very popular amongst Indian trekkers, thanks to the annual trekking program of YHAI. However, not all of us enjoy trekking with 40-50 strangers, amid all the noise and ruckus that is inevitable when such a large number of people camp together. Trekking, after all, is about the joy of solitude and silence, as much as it is about forming everlasting friendships. If you are interested in doing this trek, minus the fanfare of fixed departures, you can book with one of the local operators in the Great Wide Open Adventure Travel Network and cross the Sar Pass, with just your own friends for company. The trail is accessible between April and October every year.

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