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Meaning ‘lake’ in the local dialect, ‘Sar’ pass is one of the Pir Punjal Range’s most popular treks. Located in the Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh it covers the picturesque Parvati Valley, and its abundant natural beauty: snow-clad mountains, perennial streams, waterfalls, and lush green forests. Begin at Zirmi, venturing through meadows and surrounded by mountainscapes, on to Tila Lotni before summiting the Sar Pass. During this trek, you will witness some of India’s most breathtaking sunrises and sunsets, as well as its best preserved virgin forests. Situated at an altitude of 14000 feet, the Sar Pass is considered a moderate trek, but a great induction into the world of high altitude trekking.
Difficulty: Easy to Moderate
Maximum Altitude: 13,800 feet
Best time to visit: April to November
Duration: Five nights/Six Days
Day 00: Delhi to Bhunter/Manali by Volvo Bus
Board, you pre-booked Volvo Bus from Delhi to reach Bhunter early morning. Our representative will transfer you to Hotel at Manikaran which can take from 1.5 to 2 hrs.
Overnight in Bus, Delhi to Manali
Day 01: WPA's orientation at Base Camp
Report to base camp by 1100 hrs.
Reporting point: Manikaran, Manali
After your initial WPA’s orientation and briefing on your upcoming programme, spend the afternoon at your leisure exploring the town. You can have a visit to Hot Water Springs.
Our representative will check every trekker's backpacks and you can leave the extra luggage behind. You will have enough time for shopping in case any essential is missing.
Overnight at Guest House/Hotel, Manaikaran, Manali
Day 02: Manikaran to Zirmi
From Manikaran travel by road to Shila 20 minute drive, where we will begin our onwards ascent to Zirmi.
Enjoy an early night and dinner at camp.
Approximate trek time: 5-6 hours
Overnight at camp, Zirmi
Day 03: Zirmi to Tila Lotni
Today we will walk from Zirmi to Tila Lotni (10896 feet), the journey taking us approximately six to seven hours. Set up camp for the night.
Overnight at camp, Tila Lotni
Day 04: Tila Lotni to Sar Pass to Bishkari
Wake up early as today is summit day! Begin the steep ascent to Sar Pass (13,800 feet), where we will stop for lunch and embrace the panoramic vistas, before beginning our onwards journey Bishkari, where we will camp for the night. Approximately 9 - 10 hours walking.(We also have a long snow slide this day where we enjoy our moments with this snow ride.)
Overnight at camp, Bishkari
Day 05: Bishkari to Bhandhak Thach
A shorter walk today, of five to six hours, beginning your descent until we reach Bhandhak Thach (8900 feet) where we will camp for the evening.
Overnight at camp, Bhandhak Thach
Day 06: Bhandak Thach to Barshaini
The final day, from Bhandhak Thach we will trek for approximately three to four hours to reach Barshaini. From here will travel by road to Manikaran from where the group will disperse. New friends are close ones now, bid adieu to your friends and White Peaks Adventures Team. You can collect your deposited luggage from manikaran if any.
For Ex Delhi package : We will drop you at Bhunter Bus Point from where you can board your pre-booked Volvo Bus to reach Delhi.
Overnight in Bus, Manali to Delhi
Day 07: Reach Delhi
You are expected to reach Delhi by 8 AM, subjected to the traffic. You can plan your further journey from here.
Your White Peaks Adventure ends here.
The itinerary is a guideline and standard pattern which we provide you. This trekking can be modified according to your time and requirements. What we offer here is a combination of the tea house and camping trekking which can be modified as well. E-mail us for any customization or special services required.
Things to Carry
Though we call every trekker post booking for packing guidelines as per the current weather, here are some mandates to remember:
Backpack (40-60 liters)
1 Down Jacket
2 Trek pants
2 cotton t-shirts
1 pair of Thermals
Balaclava / Monkey Cap
Socks (4-6 pairs)
Optional Trekking pole
Two Water Bottles
Distance by road:
Delhi - Manali - Delhi tickets can be booked by White Peaks Adventures at subsidized rates.
Kasol-Manikaran can be reached by getting down at Bhunter which in before Manali (Delhi-Manali route). From Bhunter one can hire a cab or as us to arrange to reach kasol which is a 2 hr journey. Manali is well connected to Delhi. Take an overnight bus from Delhi and you will reach Manali in 12 - 14 hours(approx 540 KMS). Tickets can be booked by White Peaks Adventures (contact us).Since Delhi Manali is a long journey most Volvo private buses leave Delhi between 5 pm and 6 pm. The last govt bus leaves at 8.30 pm from ISBT Kashmere Gate. Volvo buses charges between Rs.1,000 to 1,400 per sector from Delhi to Manali and vice versa as per the season. Manali to Delhi: Like the onward journey, buses leave from Manali to Delhi between 4 and 5 p.m. Your tentative arrival at Delhi may be anywhere between 6 a.m and 10 a.m. Plan your onward journeys only post noon giving enough buffer for bus delay
Note: Though we have tie-ups with some Trusted Bus Operators on this route, please be informed that White Peaks Adventures only facilitates its clients by subsidized rates of Bus Booking and is not responsible for any issues related to your bus journey. Terms and Cancellation Policies of corresponding Bus Operator will apply and the same shall be informed to you at the time of booking.
Nearest Railway Station:
The nearest Railway station is Ambala (350 km) and Chandigarh (310 km). Tip: Regular Volvo and Buses are available from Chandigarh to Manali in the evening. Volvo buses charges between Rs.700 to Rs.1,000 per sector from Chandigarh to Manali and vice versa.
Nearest Airport is Bhuntar is 60 Kms. Bhuntar, which is 52 km away from Manali, is the nearest airport. Taxi services are available from Bhuntar to Manali, which costs about Rs.700 - Rs.1,000. Bhuntar is well connected to Delhi by air. The airliners that take you to this Airport are Indian Airlines, Kingfisher Airlines, MDLR Airlines and Jagson Airlines, operating flights from Delhi and Chandigarh to Kullu.
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Cancellation policy is as follows:
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A 25 % booking amount is required to book the slot on a non-refundable basis.Full payment to be done prior to 30 days of the start date.
Cancellations prior to 30 days from the date of departure: 100% Refund
Cancellations between 20 days to 29 days prior to the date of departure: 75% Refund
Cancellations between 10 days to 19 days prior to the date of departure: 50% Refund
Cancellations 9 days prior to the date of departure: No Refund
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