Srinagar Airport is a prominent landmark in the city.
However clichéd it may sound, Kashmir is heaven on earth and this trek proves it to the doubters. On the Great Lakes Trek, you will witness first-hand the beauty and magnificence of Kashmir. This moderate intensity trek will take you to the banks of some pristine high-altitude lakes that are nestled among alpine meadows.
The 8-day trek is not just for hard-core adventure or nature lovers, but should be on every trekker's and photographer's to-do list. After all, who would want to miss an opportunity to travel to the heart of Kashmir and admire nature in all its glory?
IMPORTANT: This is a private trip and requires a minimum pax size of 6 persons for booking confirmation.
Kashmir's beauty is unparalleled and this 8-day trek takes trekkers into the heart of Kashmir's gorgeous landscape. Particpants will trek and camp near 5 of Kashmir's Great Lakes - Vishansar, Krishnasar, Gadsar, the cascading lakes of Satsar and the twin lakes of Gangabal. They also trek through some high-altitude passes to get to these amazing lakes. While the route and journey sounds challenging, the trek can be completed easily by first-time trekkers too, making it an ideal destination for adventurers, photographers and nature lovers alike.
Enjoy fascinating views of the lakes present in the Kashmir region | Relax in meadows full of blooming flowers | Trek through high-altitude passes | Photograph the Himalayan range | Camp underneath a blanket of stars
Participants meet the supplier at Srinagar Airport. They are taken sightseeing to areas of interest like Nishat Bagh and Shalimar Bagh, which are Mughal gardens, and the Shankaracharya Temple. After the tour, participants will be driven to the base camp in Sonamarg, also known as the Gateway to Ladakh. At the base camp, an experienced guide conducts a briefing about what's in store on the trek and explains the do's and don'ts.
Overnight stay is in tents.
Stay in comfortable tents on a twin/triple sharing basis.
Cancellation 2 months before the trek - 25% of total cost
1 month before the trek - 50% of the total cost
The trip leader's decision is final.
Participants have to respect the local culture and should not litter or deface natural structures/monuments.