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Kashmir Great Lakes Trek

Kashmir Great Lakes Trek - 13 Nights and 14 Days

Kashmir Great Lakes Trek

Day 1: Arrival Delhi

Upon landing, our representative receives you and assists you to transfer at your pre-booked Hotel in Delhi. After checking into the hotel, enjoy your leisurely refreshments and Relax. Enjoy your evening at Lodhi Gardens.

Overnight stay at Hotel in Delhi.

Day 2: Fly to Srinagar

Today you will be assisted to transfer at Delhi airport to connect flight for Srinagar. Upon, our chauffeur meets you and takes you at your pre-booked hotel. Check-in at the hotel upon reaching and Relax.

Evening is for market visit. Overnight in Srinagar.

Day 3: Srinagar

In the morning after sumptuous Breakfast, leave for local sightseeing. Start your day with a visit to Shankaracharya Temple. Thereafter, you can likewise go for a visit to Mughal Gardens, Cheshma Shahi, Pari Mahal, Shalimar Bagh, Nishat Garden, and Tulip Garden.

Overnight in Srinagar.

Day 4: Drive to Sonmarg

After having morning Breakfast, check-out from the hotel and proceed to Sonamarg. On reaching, check into the hotel and Relax. After refreshment, go for pony ride to Thajiwas Glacier. Thereafter, go for horse riding and capture these beautiful moments.

Overnight in Sonamarg.

Day 5: Trek to Nichnai

Get ready for the most exciting and adventurous trekking ever. Today will be first day of this enthralling Kashmir great lakes trek. After having breakfast at leisure, we proceed toward our first step of Kashmir great lakes trek from a nice roadside Dhabha. The trail follows the Sindh River through the forest full of Maple and Pine trees. A few hour of trekking then finally lead us at Shekdur. Rest a while and after lunch at Shekdur, continue trek to Nichnai. The view of entire Sonmarg valley from here is fascinating and spell bounded. The initial section of this walk is on an uneven and rocky terrain. After an hour, we reach another meadow with gentle gradient of slopes .The descent will end in bhoj forest or silver birch. After the Silver Birch trees, we will reach at Nichnai which will be our camping site for the day.

Dinner and overnight at the camp.

Day 6: Trek to Vishansar Lake

Today is another day of fascinating journey.  The trek today is moderate with gradual ascents and descents. After an early breakfast, begin trek to Vishansar Lake. The trek today will be divided into two parts. Unfold the first part which will lead at Nichnai Pass through lush green valley and after crossing the river we reach at Nichnai Pass. The views of snow capped mountain all around are truly beyond someone’s immagination.

Now, unfold second part which will lead us at Vishansar Lake. From Nichnai, the trek will undergo a steep descend and will lead you to a pictorial meadow of colourful flowers. Along the way, don’t miss the glimpses of a cascade that finally joins a river. The descent will end on flat meadows which brings us at Vishansar Lake. To the left of the track, we would observe astonishing Himalayan Mountains worth capturing in cameras.

Dinner and overnight at the camp

Day 7: Vishansar Lake

Today is a well deserved rest day!! Enjoy the picturesque beauty of Vishansar Lake and spend your day at leisure.

Dinner and overnight at the camp

Day 8: Trek to Gadsar

Our today’s goal is to reach at Gadsar. After Breakfast, we begin for Kishensar Lake in the begining which is situated underneath Gadsar Pass and above Vishensar Lake. Following a hour of steady climb we will be there at Kishnesar Lake. Next, we proceed toward Gadsar Pass which is the most astounding point of this trek. The view of both the Vishansar Lake and Kishansar Lake from here is mind blowing. From here, a continuous descent of 2-3 hours will lead us at Gadsar Lake. Surrounded by mountains and sharp peaks, a beautiful lake, it is embellished with the dazzling magnificence of exotic blossoms and snow on both the sides. We can either camp at Gadsar or at adjacent armed force camp.

Note: We need to report at the armed force camp along with our ID proofs in order to secure permission to pass Gadsar.

Dinner and overnight at the camp

Day 9: Trek to Satsar

After an early breakfast, begin trek towards Satsar, traversing through meadows, a ridge and a stream. En route, we stop at Maengandob for a short refreshment break. Achieve the first of Satsar lakes, which is a group of seven distinct lakes. The lake is huge and looks beautiful in its green setting with mountains in front.

Dinner and overnight at the camp.

Day 10: Trek to Gangabal Twin Lakes

Today, after some stretching exercise, we start trek towards Gangabal Twin Lakes and gradually we find the trek way very up and down.  This is the toughest part of our entire Kashmir Great Lakes Trek. Follow the trail through the rocky terrain full of boulders to reach the biggest Satsar Lake. After crossing the lake, a continuous ascent over the rocks which took a lot out of us, we reach the final ridge at an altitude of 13, 400ft. From the highest point of the edge, we will get charmed by the stunning view of Gangabal and Nundkol – Twin Lakes. From here ahead, proceed further to Gangabal Lake by following a steep rough descend. To reach at Gangabal Lake which is at a short distance from Nundkol Lake we need to cross the river by a man made bridge. These twin lakes of Nundkol and Gangabal are renowned for angling. Trout fishes are well known here.

Supper and overnight at the camp

Day 11: Trek to Naranag

The day includes a long climb and steep descend. After Breakfast, go for last descend to Naranag through wonderful pine forests.

Overnight in Camps.

Day 12: Drive to Srinagar

Today, you will be transferred at Houseboat in Srinagar. Check into the hotel and kill of tiredness wih some special treatments offered.

Overnight at Houseboat in Srinagar.

Day 13: Fly to Delhi

Today, you will be assisted to transfer at Srinagar Airport to catch flight to Delhi. Upon landing, our chauffeur will takes you at the hotel. Check into the hotel and Relax. After refreshments, leave for a day visit to Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Rajghat, and President House.

Overnight in Delhi.

Day 14: Departure

Today, you will be assisted to transfer to Delhi Aiport to catch your flight to next destination.

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Destination covered in this Tour:

Delhi
Srinagar
Sonmarg

 


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