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Majestic Kashmir Lakes Trek

Package Duration 7 Days/ 6 Nights
Package Starts From Srinagar to Srinagar
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Experience the majesty of the Majestic Kashmir Lakes Trek, a 7-day alpine adventure that will exceed your wildest trekking expectations. This journey will introduce you to the diverse and breathtaking landscapes of Kashmir, from endless meadows to snow-clad glaciers, challenging mountain passes to rocky terrains, and pristine mountain streams. As you traverse this picturesque region, you'll feel like you've been transported to an enchanting corner of Scandinavia, with landscapes that seem straight out of a postcard.

 The trek unfolds a series of awe-inspiring sights, from the mesmerizing Vishansar Lake, known for its ever-changing colors, to the magical reflection of four valleys in its crystal-clear waters. You'll camp beside the alluring Gangabal Lake, where lush meadows meet cloud-kissed mountains. The journey also offers a peaceful walk through a valley next to a cascading waterfall, providing vistas that will leave you in awe.

The Kashmir Great Lakes Trek is a hidden jewel nestled amidst the majestic mountains of the Kashmir Valley, further validating the region's mythical status as "heaven on earth." This trek takes you through pristine alpine landscapes, snow-clad peaks, lush meadows, and rocky terrain, providing an unforgettable adventure. Each day on this trek presents a 360° panorama of rugged mountains, rolling meadows, and turquoise alpine lakes, with over seven of these pristine lakes and five distinct valleys to explore. 

The trek is like an IMAX 3D experience, with its grandeur and breathtaking beauty. If you haven't added the Kashmir Great Lakes Trek to your bucket list, it's time to do so.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1
Srinagar to Sonmarg - Welcome to the 'Meadow of Gold' Altitude: 7,800 ft (3 hours/ 81 km) Drive

Your adventure commences as you make your way to Sonmarg from Srinagar, a picturesque drive of approximately 3 hours. In Srinagar, you can explore its charming gardens, serene lakes, and iconic houseboats. If you're inclined, consider a memorable Shikara ride on Dal Lake or a leisurely stroll through the enchanting Mughal Gardens. The day concludes with an overnight stay at a campsite in Sonmarg.

Day 2
Sonmarg to Nichnai via Shekdur - Walk beside the Over-looking Waterfalls Altitude: 11,500 ft (6 hours/ 11.6 km)

The trek begins with a 3-4 km hike from Sonmarg, passing through maple and pine forests alongside the Sindh River. You'll gradually make your way to Shekdur Range, offering captivating views of the Sonmarg Valley. The trail then descends to the snow-covered Shekdur Range before you head to Nichnai at 11,500 ft above sea level. Relax at the campsite, have dinner, and enjoy an overnight stay.

Day 3
Nichnai to Vishansar Lake - The Colour Changing Lake Altitude: 12,000 ft (6 hours/ 13.5 km)

Start your day early and trek toward the Nichnai Pass, enjoying the lush valleys and the pristine beauty of the region. Cross the river and proceed along its banks to reach the Nichnai Pass, also known as the Vishansar Berry, situated at 13,500 ft above sea level. After descending, you'll encounter a meadow adorned with colorful flowers and a cascading waterfall. Continue the hike to Vishansar Lake, capturing views of the Himalayan Range and Vishansar Lake along the way. Enjoy an overnight camp stay by the lake.

Day 4
Vishansar to Gadsar - The Mysterious Lake of Demon Altitude - 13,800 ft (5 hours/ 16 km)

Witness the Kishansar Peak casting its reflection on the azure lake waters. Hike to Kishansar Peak, ascend to the Gadsar Pass at 13,800 ft (the highest point of the trek), and descend through a flowery meadow to reach Gadsar Lake, adorned with exotic flowers and snow. Register at the nearest Army Camp to pass Gadsar and overnight by the lake.

Day 5
Gadsar to Satsar - Cross the First Glacier of your Trek Altitude: 12,000 ft (6 hours/ 11.3 km)

Your day features varied terrains, including steep, flat, and uneven land. Reach the first of the Satsar lakes, a group of seven. Overnight by the first lake of Satsar.

Day 6
Satsar to Gangabal Twin Lakes - The Serene Nature's Delight Altitude - 11,500 ft (6 hours/ 9 km)

Test your limits on this challenging day. Hike through rocky and boulder-strewn terrain, cross the Satsar lakes, and reach the Gangabal and Nundkol twin lakes, known for trout fishing. Pass through sharp, rocky trails, reach the Gadsar Lake, and complete formalities with the Army Camp. Overnight at Gadsar Lake.

Day 7
Gangabal to Naranag - Descend with the Traditional Nomadic Hamlets Altitude - 7,450 ft (6 hours/ 13 km)

The final day involves a trek from Gangabal through grassy land, pine forests, and a visit to Naranag Village in Ganderbal District. Consider a visit to Naranag Temple. Conclude your memorable journey with a drive back to Srinagar for your departure.

Package Inclusions

  • Accommodation in tents and guesthouses.
  • All meals during the trek.
  • Services of experienced trekking guides and support staff.
  • Camping and kitchen equipment.
  • Permits and entry fees.
  • All transfers as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • First-aid medical kit.

Package Exclusions

  • Airfare or train tickets to and from Srinagar.
  • Personal expenses and optional activities.
  • Any additional tours or services not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Expenses incurred due to unforeseen circumstances like natural disasters or political unrest.
  • Any additional costs incurred if the trek is extended or shortened due to natural calamities.

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