There are regular flights to Leh from Mumbai and Delhi. You'll be picked up at the airport and transferred to the hotel.
A trek that goes by the name of 'the great lakes of Kashmir', is bound to be as legendary as it sounds. Set in an almost heavenly arena of the high mountains, endless pastures, and of course, the great lakes, this trek is all you need in a mid-year adventure. The Great Lakes of Kashmir trek will lead you through its blue-green lakes, climbs over high altitude passes and offer you one of the best trail experiences to remember for a lifetime.
This trip is designed for energetic and flexible people with a spirit of adventure. Previous experience in the outdoors helps, but is not necessary.
Arguably one of the best ways to witness the beauty of Kashmir, the trek rewards you with a palette of colours on every single day that you walk on this trail. The trek is moderate but goes to a height of 13,000 ft at the passes. The terrain however, is very scenic, with mountains and lakes and rolling meadows.
On this trek to the Great Lakes of Kashmir, you'll start in Leh, and will spend one morning visiting Shey Palace and Thiksey monastery, as well as Leh market. The next day, you'll be driven to Sonmarg, allowing you to take in the stunning landscape around. From Sonmarg, your trek begins. You end at Sonmarg, and will be driven back to Leh to catch your return flights. You can expect to experience the culture and cuisines of Leh and of Kashmir.
Sign up for a scenic trek to the Great Lakes of Kashmir. | Walk through maple trees, lush meadows and rivulets. | Camp on the banks of some of the most spectacular lakes of Kashmir. | Explore Shey Palace and Thiksey monastery in Leh.
You'll land at Leh airport in the morning, and will be picked up and transferred to the hotel. You'll be served welcome drinks and breakfast. After that, you'll spend the rest of the day in your room or in the garden, acclimatising to the altitude. Overnight in the hotel.
Overnight in hotel in Leh.
You'll be picked up at Leh airport and driven to your hotel, where you'll check in to twin-sharing rooms with an attached washroom. At the hotel, you'll be served a welcome drink and breakfast, and then will have the rest of the day to rest and acclimatize. Make sure you don't tire yourself today. Take a nap, read a book, stay hydrated, and go for a short walk in the evening. All meals are included in today's package.
Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
If cancellation takes place 45 days or more before departure of the trek to the Great Lakes of Kashmir: 75% of the total package cost will be refunded.
If cancellation takes place 30-44 days before departure of the trek to the Great Lakes of Kashmir: 50% of the total package cost will be refunded.
If cancellation takes place 0-29 days before departure of the trek to the Great Lakes of Kashmir: No refund.
All refunds will be processed after deducting transaction charges.
There will be a lean crew on this trip, but all participants will be expected to help setting up tents, cleaning dishes, and helping at camp.
The trip leader's decision will be final.