Sach Pass trekking trail that leads to Pangi Valley, located at around 14500 ft, this Pass connects the scenic Pangi tribal valley with its district headquarters Chamba. The pass offers a spectacular view of the show clad peaks, high mountains, and untouched and unspoiled surroundings.
The remotest and the most captivating valley of Himachal Pradesh, Pangi Valley, is blessed with great grandeur and beauty. The valley is not only blessed with natural and scenic beauty, but also offers a number of opportunities for trekking enthusiasts.
Sach Pass trekking trail leads you through lush green landscapes, snow clad peaks, orchards, murmuring streams, thick forests, ancient temples, and more. Trekking here is one of the most adventurous and nerve tingling experiences.
Satrundi is the base for the trek to Sach Pass. From Satrundi to Bindrabani (2800 m) and then the gradual ascend to Sach Pass and from there to Killar, which is the headquarters of Pangi Valley. Sach Pass is considered the oldest and the most popular route to enter Pangi. The trek across the pass is breathtaking especially when its covered with snow.
Exact Location: Sach Pass is located in Sach village which is situated about 15 km from Killar. District: Chamba.
Nearest Town: Killar
How to Reach
Chamba-Killar highway passes through the Saach Pass at an altitude of 4,413 m. The nearest airport to Chamba is that of Kangra, and Pathankot has the nearest railhead. There are number of buses available from Pathankot to Chamba. Pathankot is well connected by most of the major cities of India.
Trek Grade: Moderate
Best Time to Visit: June to October.
Things to Carry
- Walking stick
- Hiking shoes
- Woolen clothes
- Water, juices, snacks
- Medical kit
- A good compass
- An extra pair of clothes
Other Attractions in the Vicinity
Killar: Killar is located in the deep and narrow gorge of Chenab River. Mahlu Nallah is said to be the gateway to this village. The place is blessed with incredible natural beauty. Killar is the base for trekking expedition to Kishtwar, through Umasi la into the Zanskar Valley, and to Keylong and Manali. Dharwas is located 9 km from Killar, and 137 km north east of Chamba.
Dharamsala: This is a highly captivating town in the upper reaches of Kangra Valley. The town is divided into two three parts”upper Dharamsala called Mcleodganj, the middle Kotwali Bazar and lower Kaccheri area. Dharamshala is bounded by dense pine and deodar forests, tea gardens and beautiful hills. The place plays host to the Tibetans population.