Like previous years, this will remain to be a dedicated post to share Sach Pass status 2021 and the condition of the road this year. As the winter season progresses and ends, I will share the estimated date of opening and closing of the road from Dalhousie, Killar, and Kishtwar side.
Other than this post, I will also be posting updates in another thread in our Community Forum. For more recent news on the road and a visual update, please continue to follow and check the Forum Thread.
If you are planning on visiting Sach Pass next year, then I will recommend taking a look at the following posts for information on how you can best plan your trip.
- When is the Best time to Visit Sach Pass
- How to Prepare your Sach Pass Itinerary
- How to plan a Trip to Sach Pass
- Sach Pass to Spiti Valley Itinerary
Historically, Sach Pass is usually the last pass to be declared open sometime in the month of June. It is also the first one to receive snow and get closed by late September or early October.
Sach Pass Road Status Today = CLOSED
The status of Sach Pass as of today is closed. The road was declared closed for vehicular traffic in the early days of October. A check post has been set up at Bairagarh and no vehicles are allowed beyond that. From the Keylong side, the road is accessible only until Killar.
- Dalhousie to Sach Pass Road – CLOSED
- Tandi Kishtwar Road Status – CLOSED
- Keylong to Sach Pass Road – CLOSED
Similarly, the road from Tandi to Kishtwar via Killar is closed as well. As of now, Sinthan top is open and you can travel to Kishtwar but cannot cross Sach to get to Killar and Tandi. Planning a trip to Sach Pass is only open next year after June.
Updated – February 2nd
Sharing a recent picture of snowfall near Bairagarh. The estimated date of opening of Sach Pass right now will remain to be early June.
Updated – January 27th
The entire Himalayan region is receiving heavy snow this year. More snow is expected in the coming months. It is highly unlikely that Sach Pass will open before June mid this year.
How far is Sach pass from Dalhousie?
Sach Pass is approximately 150 kilometers from Dalhousie. However, a day trip from Dalhousie to the pass and back can be made. You must ensure to start from Dalhousie to back it back by late evening.
Is Sach pass open in December?
No, Sach Pass remains closed in December.
Sach Pass Status 2021 – Conclusion
I hope the information on Sach Pass Status 2021 was of help. If you have any questions or need any other details, please feel free to ask in the comments section below, or at our Community Forum, and I will be glad to answer. If you have a more recent update on Sach Pass current status than what I have posted here, please do share in order to help others.