Sar Pass Trek

Sar Pass Trek

Kasol, Himachal Pradesh, India
4.5 (19)

Sar Pass Trek Highlights

🎉🎉Trekking Shoes Is Included (On Rent)

  • Trek to a height of 3795 m in the mighty Himalayas!
  • A thrilling expedition is worthy of avid trekkers!
  • Cross frozen lakes and snow-capped valleys during this adventure!
  • Trekking Shoes Is Included (On Rent)
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Sar Pass Trek Overview

About Sar Pass Trek

Sar Pass Trek is an exciting adventure in the mighty Himalayas of India. It is a popular trekking route located in the beautiful state of Himachal Pradesh. This thrilling journey takes you through stunning landscapes, dense forests, gushing rivers, and snow-capped peaks. 

The trek starts from the quaint village of Kasol and ascends to an altitude of around 13,800 feet, offering breathtaking views along the way. The highlight of Sar Pass Trek is crossing the Sar Pass, a high-altitude mountain pass covered in snow. It is a great opportunity for nature enthusiasts and adventure seekers to experience the charm and grandeur of the Himalayas.


Sar Pass Trek Quick facts 

➔ Start point: Kasol Base camp 

➔ End Point: Barshaini

➔ Duration: 5D/4N

➔ Total Distance: 48km 

➔ Maximum Altitude: 13,799 feet (4205 meters)

➔ Temperature: 22°C as high as day time and can fall to -5°C during the nighttime

➔ Trek Level: Moderate 

Sar Pass Trek Inclusions

  • Stay in dome tents on a shared basis.
  • Trekking and camping with an experienced guide
  • Guide for the trekking
  • Permits
  • Camping gear
  • Meals (It includes Breakfast, Lunch, Snacks, Dinner- All Food Items are simple)
  • Safety Included


How to Reach 

By Air: 

➔ To reach Sar Pass Trek by air, you can take a flight to Bhuntar Airport, located near Kullu in Himachal Pradesh. 

➔ From Bhuntar, you can hire a taxi or take a bus to reach the base camp of the trek in Kasol. The airport is well-connected to major cities in India.


By Road: 

➔ To reach Sar Pass Trek by road, you can take a bus or hire a taxi from nearby cities like Delhi or Chandigarh to reach Bhuntar, which is the nearest town. 

➔ From Bhuntar, you can then proceed to Kasol, the base camp of the trek, by either bus or taxi.


By Train:

➔ To reach Sar Pass Trek by train, you can take a train to Joginder Nagar railway station, which is the nearest railhead. 

➔ From there, you can hire a taxi or take a bus to reach Kasol, the base camp of the trek. Joginder Nagar is well-connected to major cities in India.

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Itinerary For Sar Pass Trek


Day 1 - Trek to Grahan Village | 5 Hours


  • Meet our company representative in Kasol early in the morning. After a formal round of introduction with tripmates, the Team/Group Leader will share some instructions. After getting guidance, trekking will start.
  • Today you will trek from Kasol to Grahan Village. The trail passes through the lush green alpine meadows, forests and waterfalls.
  • Grahan Village, which is located at the height of 2347 m.
  • The trek is 9 km long and will take a total of upto 5 hours to complete. The beginning of the trek will take you through a dense forest of towering Pine trees, While trekking, you can also experience the aroma of Himalayan trees and plants which invade your senses. 
  • The marked trail will lead you to Grahan Nahal, after walking for a couple of hours on a relatively flat part of the trek.
  • From here onwards, the trek gets a bit steeper, and passes through groves of rhododendrons, blooming wildly in spring.
  • After reaching Grahan Village, enjoy your hard-earned lunch before you set out to explore the quaint little town and the surrounding areas. You’ll get taken in by the pleasantness of the townsfolk and the magnificent vistas of the surrounding mountains.
  • You will be camping in Grahan Village overnight. Enjoy a delectable dinner, around a cosy bonfire before heading to your tents for the night!

Day 2 - Trek from Grahan Village Mung Thach | 5 hours

Min Thach

Trek from Grahan Village Mung Thach | 5 hours

  • Rise with the sun to witness the glorious Himalayan sunrise! After an early breakfast,  start trekking towards Min Thach.
  • The trek will take about 4-5 hours to complete. The terrain of the trek starts with a relatively softer incline, which gradually sharpens into a steep climb. The path will take you through dense forests, and you will hear the sound of water flowing somewhere out of sight.
  • After trekking for a while, you will reach Min Thach. Upon reaching the campsite, relax for a while and feast your eyes upon the magical sunset.  
  • Enjoy the bonfire and your delectable dinner before lights out!

Day 3 - Trek from Mung Thach to Nagaru | 6 hours


  • Begin the morning with the glorious Himalayan sunrise! After a delicious breakfast,  get ready for the trek to Nagaru, located at an altitude of 3795 m!
  • The climb on this day becomes steeper and slippery due to the present snow. It is advised that you follow the instructions of your trek leader carefully before continuing. Do not forget to take adequate breaks along the way, they help you acclimatize better.
  • Upon reaching your destination, take in the sheer magnificence of the view of the sloping greens of Parvati Valley. The snow-capped mountains framing the scene will take your breath away! You can catch a glimpse of the quaint village of Manikaran, twinkling brightly!
  • Head into your tents after dinner as the next day is not far now!

Day 4 - Trek from Nagaru to Biskeri Thatch via the Sar Pass | 7 hours

Biskeri Thatch

Trek from Nagaru to Biskeri Thatch via the Sar Pass | 7 hours

  • Start the day early with a radiant sunrise and a gratifying breakfast! Today you will trek to reach the magnificent Biskeri Thatch.
  • The climb is steep and takes you through a thick carpet of glittering white snow! As you trek up the hill, take is the stunning vista of the Tosh Valley and the Sar Pass, clearly visible from where you stand!
  • As you reach the top, take in the absolute stillness of the mountains and the bird’s eye view of the valley below! From here, you have only the fun bit of the trek left - sliding through the snow!
  • You will slide down the side of the mountain for about a kilometre to meet the gentler slopes of the valley. From here, a walk of about an hour and a half will bring you to the Biskeri Thatch and your campsite for the night.
  • Revel in the magical sunset of the mighty Himalayas, have your dinner and head to your tents for the night! 

Day 5 - Trek from Biskeri Thatch to Barshaini and Return to Kasol | 5 hours


  • Rise at the crack of dawn to enjoy your final Himalayan sunrise of the journey! Enjoy your fulfilling breakfast, before you start the descent to Barshaini.
  • Start with a steep descent through a plot of land, followed by a trek through a dense forest. We will also cross a bubbling stream to reach the village Tulga. 
  • Take a short break at Tulga, and from here we reach Barshaini by crossing a bridge across the roaring River Parvati!
  • Take some rest at Barshaini to try to interact with the locals and if time allows you to explore the local culture before head-back to Kasol. You will reach Kasol late in the afternoon, as your journey with us concludes here. 
  • You have the rest of the day to explore Kasol and the surrounding areas at your leisure! 
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Things to Carry

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Essential toiletries
Trekking pole
Warm clothes
Trekking Shoes
Personal medications (if any)

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Sar Pass Trek Reviews



nice trip

It was a very lovely trek and I enjoyed it. Thank you, Team, Special thanks to the travel company. It was the best adventurous trip ever had experienced


Rishabh Sharma

nice view

A nice trekking place with an amazing view. It is definitely, you get to see so many amazing lush green valleys and crazy snow mountains, the last summit day is crazy hectic!



best trekking

It feels relaxing when you reach the top and there was a certain peace in the surroundings. Should be on your bucket list if you are new to trekking. and I give a big Thanks to the team Banbanjara for making the trip the best.



Awesome viewpoint

Provides an all-encompassing view of snow peaks, valleys, meadows, forests, rivers, and streams.!! and a cool or healthy environment is such a great one.💯 💯💯💯💯




Absolutely Great experience. The hospitality and everything were perfectly managed and arranged. Overall had a great time out there.🤩🤩🤩🤩


Danish Yadav

Good Activity

Some of the best parts of my life as I enjoyed this activity. And the management and the ground staff were so Cooperative.


Prity Nager

wonderful trip

Amazing experience, the free fall is worth it. Definite try Ultimate Experience, loved the free fall every must definitely try it once ⭐️👌❤️❤️🌸❤️



Great trip

Great trip! and an Amazing experience or the services were good and enjoyed the trip to the fullest. and you must go there with the help of Banbanjara.




Oh my god, this lifetime memorable experience with my family. such a great trip. views were breathtaking and the staff was so friendly and helpful and made the free fall so comfortable.



Cool trip

Sar pass is one of the top activities of Himachal Pradesh. While trekking across the path from Tila Lotni to Biskeri Ridge, one has to pass by a small, usually frozen lake and we enjoyed it a lot.

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Sar Pass Trek FAQs

What is the best time to go for the Sar Pass Trek?

The summer months are generally considered the best time to go for the Sar Pass trek. This is the time when the wildflowers grow out in full bloom and the slopes of the mountains are covered in lush greens. The trip can be a lot of fun around September as well. The snow in winter months can make this trek slightly more dangerous - only undertake is then if you are up for the challenge! Generally, monsoon months should be avoided as the path becomes slippery and dangerous.

Do they have ATMs in Barshaini or Kasol?

While Kasol does have ATMs, they are often not in working condition. It is best to avoid any problems and just carry enough cash!

What else can I do while I m in Kasol for the Sar Pass Trek?

 If you have extra time in Kasol then visit Chalal or Malana village. Manikaran Gurudwara can be visited on your way back from Barshaini. The Kheerganga Trek is considered a must for anyone visiting Kasol. You can also consider the exciting Chalal trek while there.

Is the Sar Pass trek okay for solo travellers?

If you are looking for a solo backpacking trip, the Sar Pass trek is ideal for you. This trek is highly engaging and will keep you entertained throughout! Furthermore, we ensure the safety of all the trekkers. We have had a lot of solo female travellers successfully completing this trek in a safe and guided environment. Furthermore, all our trek leaders are qualified professionals, carefully selected by us after a rigorous process.

How difficult is the Sar Pass Trek?

The Sar Pass Trek is believed to be a trek of easy to moderate level of difficulty. With the average trekking time per day being around 6 hours and parts of the trek being steep, a person of average fitness with no prior trekking experience can also successfully undertake the trek, provided that a fitness regime is followed beforehand to achieve a basic health and fitness requirements!  

What medicines should I carry for a high-altitude trek like the Sar Pass Trek?

All trekkers are required to carry a medical kit for the Sar Pass Trek. The medical kit should contain basic medicines, crepe bandages, cotton, anti-septic liquid like Dettol, band-aid, gauze, and ORS packets. Besides these, all trekkers must carry any medicines prescribed to them personally by their physicians.

Where is Sar pass trek?

The Sar Pass Trek is situated in the Parvati Valley, Kullu District, Himachal Pradesh. This trek is perched at the elevation of 4,220 m above the sea level. It is considered to be one of the most beautiful high altitude treks. From the top of this trek, you can experience—the picturesque views snow-clad Himalayan peaks & enriched Valleys.  

How to prepare for sar pass trek?

As The Sar Pass Trek is a higher altitude trek so it requires physical fitness. It is advised that prior 2-3 months of the trip start physical activities like running, cycling and other outdoor games which require strength and endurance. While trekking all these activities will avoid any kind of physical difficulty.

How to reach Sar Pass from delhi?

To reach Kasol Base Camp for Sar Pass Trekking, first, you have to reach Bhuntar from there you can board the Bus to Kasol, or you can hire a tourist cab from there.            
By Road:
If you want to reach by road, then you can board the Bus from ISBT Kashmiri Gate or Majnu Ka Tila bus stand. ISBT is for government buses, and Manju ka Tila bus stand is for private buses. There are several Volvo or deluxe buses available regularly to Bhuntar.  
 By Air:
From Delhi, Airport flights are available to Bhuntar Airport which is the only airport in the Kullu Manali region.
By Train:
Chandigarh is the nearest railway station to Kasol that is 310 km away then from Chandigarh journey will be continued by Bus.

Is Sar Pass Trek suitable for beginners?

Yes, Sar Pass is a suitable trek for beginners.  At this trek, you will thrill and adventure with the blessings of nature. The trekking trail goes through the lush green alpine meadows, Deodar Forests, Pine Wood Forests and the most beautiful Rhododendrons. Fitness is the essential criteria to attempt this trek as it is located at a high altitude from sea level. Prior 2-3 months, prepare yourself physically fit to feel and live the adventure of Sar Pass.

What is Sar Pass Trek duration?

You can complete Sar Pass Trekking in 5 Days. On the first day trekking expedition will start from Kasol Base Camp then you will reach to Grahan Village, Next day you will travel from Grahan to Mung Thach, the third day you will trek to Nagaru, the fourth day you will hike from Nagaru to Biskeri via frozen Lake at Sar Pass. On the fifth day, your trekking will conclude at Kasol.
Brief Itinerary
Day 1: Kasol Base Camp to Grahan Village
Day 2: Grahan to Mung Thach
Day 3: Mung Thach to Nagaru
Day 4: Nagaru to Biskeri via Sar Pass
Day 5: Biskeri - Barshaini-Kasol

How to book for Sar Pass Trek?

To book or enquire call now at +919001504000. Our destination experts will share all the details with you. The best package for Sar Pass Trek available at BanBanjara will be of 4 nights and five days. In which Camping gears, Stay and Meal is included. For more information enquire on the given number.

I want to go on the Sar Pass Trek in December. Is it possible?

No, all the activities on this trek remain closed from December to till winter season ends. As this trek route is perched at the height of 13,850 feet above the sea level, this area receives heavy snowfall. All the trails are covered with thick snow and temperature remains in a subzero condition which is not suitable for trekking.    

Is Sar Pass Trekking possible in the month of August?

From July monsoon season starts and in the month of August this area receives heavy rainfall. There may be chances of landslides or rainstorms so this time is not suitable for trekking Sar Pass. 

Is May suitable for Sar Pass trekking?

Yes, from the month of May to June is the best time to trek in summers. The snow starts melting from the month of May. So there you can experience the seasonal flowers and plants which will be most amazing. During this time the weather remains pleasant and trekking conditions remain most suitable.

What kind of shoes are required for trekking at Sar Pass?

A pair of good quality trekking shoes required at this trek. Regular shoes are only for walking and running on the ground. This trek route is comprised of rocky trails and terrains so there only trekking shoes can provide you with better grip and stability.

Is Sar Pass trekking possible without a guide?

It will be the riskiest to trek on the Sar Pass without a guide. Here on this trek, you require an experienced guide who knows each trail and about the area very well. The guides are experienced and trained to handle all kinds of difficulties at high altitude. Most of the time inexperienced trekkers get sick due to high altitude mountain sickness so there you need immediate first aid. Then the guide will be the new medical help to save you from the danger. 
The trek route goes through the remote area, and if you miss the trail, then nobody knows at which place you will reach. So it is advised that you do not go trekking without an experienced guide.    

Is the charging facility available during trekking?

No, Charging facilities are only available at Kasol Base Camp. One thing you can do that carry a portable charger with you if you want to charge a mobile. The mobile charger should be of 10,000 mah battery

Is the network available at Sar Pass?

No, the network is only good at Kasol. Due to the high altitude, mobile networks do not work fine, and the connectivity is minimal.  

What kind of food will be served during trekking at Sar Pass?

The food will serve you nutritional quality, healthy and hygienic. For the trekking, abundant and vegetarian food will be the best. It provides you with energy and also it will be good for digestion. 

Is mountain water suitable for drinking?

Yes, mountain water is suitable for drinking. It contains minerals, and it comes bypassing the roots of plants & grass which work as a natural filter for the water. However, before filling your bottle, it will be best to ask from your Team/Group Leader. He will tell you exact spots from were without any fear you can fill your bottle. For safety, carry chlorine tablets to purify the water.

What kind of toilet facility is available during trekking?

During the trekking, toilet tents will be pitched for boys and girls separately.

Is drinking and smoking allowed?

No, these activities are strictly prohibited during the trek. For five days you will be trekking at higher altitude areas where your body needs more oxygen so if you drink and smoke then there will be adverse effects on your health and it may lead to you in serious health condition. If anybody finds indulgence during these kinds of activities then immediately he/she will be banned from trekking and there will be no refund granted.

How difficult is Sar Pass Trek?

The Sar Pass trek ranges between easy to moderate difficulty levels. You do not need prior trekking experience for the Sar Pass trekking. However, the Sar Pass requires an average fitness level from all trekkers. The treks include a vertical incline at the top and an equally steep descent. As the oxygen levels are considerably lower above 12000 ft, you must follow regular fitness to adjust your body well to the insufficient oxygen level.

Can we do the Sar Pass trek in May?

Yes, you can do the Sar Pass Trek in May. During this time, the snow is less on the trails and passes, and you can enjoy the comfortable climatic condition during the trekking activity. You will also be able to capture breathtaking views of the mighty mountains and the dense forest.

What kind of fitness is required for the Sar Pass Trek?

The Sar Pass trek is an easy to moderate level trek which includes a vertical incline at the top and an equally steep descent. Also, the oxygen levels are considerably lower above 12000 ft. So it would be best if you improved cardiovascular endurance. For that jog for 5 km in about 35 to 40 minutes, do three sets of squats with 15 reps per day and some breathing exercises. It will increase the cardio strength and will help you to adapt to the lower oxygen levels.

What is the height of Sar Pass Trek?

The height of the Sar Pass trek is about 13,800 feet above sea level. The entire trekking journey ranges to more than 70 km and requires great fitness to complete the whole Sar pass trek.

Is Sar Pass Trek safe?

Sar pass trek is entirely safe. Throughout the trek, you are instructed by a well-informed trek guide. If you do the trek during the best seasons, you don't have to worry about climate changes. And always make sure to follow the guidelines and sort out the minor doubts well beforehand to avoid misunderstanding.

What all thing should I carry for the Sar Pass trek?

You must carry some necessary items for the Sar Pass trek, including a valid ID card, woolen cap, jackets, socks, thermal wears, trekking shoes, snow gloves, sunglasses, suncream lotion, lunch box, water bottle, spoon, personal medication (if any), raincoat, torch with extra batteries, and rucksack bag. Also, don't forget to carry and wear multiple layers of clothing.

Is it safe to do the Sar Pass trek during the Winter season?

During the winter seasons, i.e., between October and December, the chances of hailstorms and snowstorms are high, and by heavy snowfall, the trail also tends to get covered. As the weather is unpredictable during this period, most of the companies do not arrange the Sar Pass trek.

What is the cost of the Sar Pass Trek?

The cost of the Sar Pass Trek is Rs 5999 per adult with packages from Banbanjara. The Sar Pass Trek package from Banbanjara includes trekking, accomodation, meals, an experienced guide, transportation, and pick up and drop.

What is the best time to do the Sar Pass Trek?

The best time to undertake the Sar Pass Trek is during the months of May to June and September to October. These months offer pleasant weather and clear views of the surrounding landscapes.

Is prior trekking experience necessary for Sar Pass Trek?

While prior trekking experience is not mandatory, it is advisable to have a basic level of fitness and stamina. The trek involves moderate to steep ascents and descents, so being physically prepared will enhance your trekking experience.

What is the difficulty level of the Sar Pass Trek?

The Sar Pass Trek is considered to be of moderate difficulty. It involves trekking through varied terrain, including steep trails, snow patches, and narrow ridges. However, with proper preparation and guidance, it is achievable for beginners as well.

What permits or permissions are required for the Sar Pass Trek?

A trekking permit is necessary to undertake the Sar Pass Trek. This permit can be obtained from the Forest Department or the local authorities at the base camp.

What essential items should I pack for the Sar Pass Trek?

Some essential items to pack include sturdy trekking shoes, warm clothing, rain gear, a backpack, a sleeping bag, a water bottle, sunscreen, sunglasses, a hat, and basic medical supplies.

Confirmation Policy

  • Upon booking, the traveller will receive a confirmation voucher via email, within 24 hours.
  • In the special cases of slots not being available, feasible alternatives will be provided to the customer, in regards to the customer’s preference. In such cases, a new voucher would be sent via email, consisting of the new travel details.
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Cancellation Policy

  • Any cancellation made 25 days before the date of departure, would levy 15% of the total tour cost as cancellation charges.
  • Any cancellation made within 15-25 days before the date of departure, would levy a 25% of total tour cost as cancellation charges.
  • Any cancellation made within 7-15 days before the date of departure, would levy 50% of the total tour cost as cancellation charges.
  • Any cancellation made within 0-7 days before the date of departure, would levy 100% of the total tour cost as cancellation charges.
  • Due to any restrictions such as sudden government policies or regulations, health hazards, medical emergencies, or unprecedented weather conditions, activities and tours may be nonoperational and be canceled. In cases such as these, operators will attempt to cater to the traveler as an alternate, which is feasible in nature. However, any refund would not be catered.
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Refund Policy

  • Any refund applicable will be processed within 7 business days.
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  • Carry a hard copy of Trip Vouchers provided by BanBanjara Travels. 
  • The decision of Trek Leader/ Group Leader will be final by any means.
  • Wear suitable clothes for trekking
  • Carry minimum weight with necessary items it will help you in the trekking
  • Do not carry valuable items, i.e., laptop, an expensive watch, jewellery, etc. 
  • Carrying of any weapon is against the law, so it is strictly prohibited
  • Do not use any drugs and toxic chemicals during the trek. If something happens to you, then you will be solely responsible.
  • Take care of your luggage for any loss; we are not responsible.
  • The washroom facility is only available at the base village
  • Do not litter
  • Avoid plastic as much as possible. In any case, if you have used it, then properly dispose of it.
  • Do not harm the ecosystem by any means
  • If you are facing any issue, then report immediately to the Team Leader.
  • Follow the instructions carefully; do try to invent your way. It may lead you to severe difficulty. 
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