Kashmir Great Lakes Trek 2024
Kashmir Great Lakes Trek 2024
Kashmir Great Lakes Trek 2024
Kashmir Great Lakes Trek 2024
Kashmir Great Lakes Trek 2024

Kashmir Great Lakes Trek 2024

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6N/7DSrinagar,Jammu and Kashmir
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Kashmir Great Lakes Trek 2024

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  • Explore the "paradise on Earth", Kashmir and its picturesque lakes, known as the Great Lakes of Kashmir at the height of 13,713ft.
  • Pack your bags and get on to KGL Trek which allows you to soak in the renowned beauty of Kashmir with its snow-capped mountains.
  • Trek across 68 KM and be stunned by the colour changing Vishansar Lake and Gangabal Lake located in the most beautiful meadows.
  • Unleash your adventurous self and conquer your trekking dreams by crossing three mountain passes with an average height of 13,000ft.
  • Dive into this adventure that let us enjoy the beauty of Kashmir like no other trek on an inexpensive budget.


Quick Info:

  • KGL Trek Duration: 6 Nights & 7 Days
  • KGL Trek Distance: 68 KM
  • Maximum Altitude: 13,713.91ft
  • Difficulty Level: Moderate
  • Kashmir Great Lakes Trek Temperature: (10°C to 25°C) Summer or (-10°C to 5°C) Winter 
  • Best Time to go KGL: June to September
  • Nearby Railway Station: Jammu 
  • Nearby Airport: Srinagar Airport
  • Start or End Point: Srinagar or Sonmarg

About Kashmir Great Lake Trek:

  • Kashmir Great Lakes Trek leads us through beautiful Alpine forests, alluring snow-capped mountains and lush green meadows to take us to the majestic lakes of Kashmir. It is located amidst the massive mountains and is like every other secret jewel of Kashmir in that it confirms Kashmir's reputation as heaven on earth.
  • Every day is a 360-degree panorama of wild mountains, grassy meadows, and turquoise alpine lakes, with more than seven of these lakes and five distinct valleys to explore. One of the most beautiful and serene lakes available in Kashmir which not only gives us the wonders of nature with the most bewitching sights but allows us to be adventurous in the valleys of Kashmir.

About Kashmir Great Lakes Trek from Srinagar:

  • Our trek will start at a beautiful place called Srinagar from where we will kickstart our journey by getting on a scenic drive of about 3 hours covering 100 km to Sonamarg camp, our first destination.
  • The next day our trekking adventure begins around the beautiful Thajwas glacier and  Sonamarg town and takes us to the luscious and vast Nichnai meadow, after 7 hours we'll reach our destination at Nichnai.
  • An exciting day awaits us today as we trek through the Nichnai Pass(4080m) and trek towards the valley of medicinal plants or Vishansar Valley and soon visit the mesmerizing Vishansar Lake and our campsite will be near this lake with alluring views that will leave you speechless.
  • An adventurous day is before of us as we will cross the highest pass today, Gadsar Pass(4180m) from where we can see the twin lakes, Vishansar and Krishansar and trekking down the Gadsar Valley will take us to the splendid Gadsar Lake with even more beautiful surroundings.
  • The next day we will be leaving Gadsar Valley and from Rasbal we will trek through seven small lakes of Satsar before we reach Megandoab near Zajibal Pass, our destination for today.
  • Another exciting day is in store for us as we will be trekking through our last pass today Zajibal Pass (4080m) and be rewarded with the breathtaking view of Mount Haramukh (5300m) at the top and an even better view of twin beautiful alpine lakes of Gangabal and Nundkol at its foot. 
  • The last day of trekking is upon us as we make our way towards Naranag village, passing by the meadows of Trunkhol and Bodpathri. At Naranag village, our drive back to Srinagar will be waiting for us. With our arrival at Srinagar our beautiful trekking journey comes to an end.


  • Accommodation: (Guest House, Camping, Homestay)
  • Meals: (Starting 1st Day Dinner to Last Day Breakfast) (Veg Meal with Egg)
  • Equipment: (Sleeping Bag, Mattresses, Double/Triple Sharing Tent, Kitchen/Dining Tent, Toilet Tents, Utensils, Crampons)
  • Permissions: (All Necessary Permits and Entry Charges)
  • Safety Equipment: (First Aid Medical Kits, Stretcher, Oxygen Cylinder)
  • Professional Guide, Trek Leader, and Support Staff
  • Transport from Srinagar to Sonamarg and Return
  • Mules to Carry the Central Luggage 

Not Included

  • Anything not Mentioned on Inclusions
  • Meals on Transit
  • Any Kind of Personal Expenses
  • Unscheduled or Extended Stay due to Road Closures, Landslides
  • Emergency Evacuation Costs
  • Any Insurance  

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Things To Carry

  • Water Bottle
  • Snacks
  • Appropriate Clothing
  • Comfortable Footwear
  • Backpack
  • Flashlight
  • Sunscreen
  • UA Voucher

Additional Info

Know Before You Go for Kashmir Great Lakes Trek:

  • Children under the age of 15 should always have a supervisor with them at all times.
  • The instructor reserves the right to reject any participant deemed unfit to be part of the activity.
  • The activity might be delayed or postponed due to weather conditions. In such a scenario, please communicate with your trek coordinator.
  • Participants with Diabetic issues, heart problems, breathing problems, high blood pressure, epilepsy, etc should be extra cautious about their health.
  • Participants with liver or kidney issues should be careful.
  • Participants must pay attention to the guidelines given by the guide during the trek.
  • Avoid consuming heavy food or alcoholic beverages.
  • Drink efficient water and walk slowly, no need to rush.
  • Guidelines issued by the respective Government are to be followed. Social distancing is to be maintained. Frequent hand sanitization and the use of masks are recommended.
  • ID proof is mandatory for each guest at the time of booking and upon arrival. 
  • Carry enough winter garments as well as hiking gear such as hiking boots, backpacks, neck warmers, etc.
  • If participants feel unwell at any moment they should contact the guide and not avoid or push themselves. 
  • To protect the ecological stability of our travel places avoid plastic bags and do not pollute the campsites or nearby sites.
  • Mobile connection and computer charging points may or may not be available on all campsites at all times.
  • Bring enough water and snacks to keep yourself hydrated and full throughout the trek.
  • Carry minimum luggage, the more you have, the more trouble. 
  • An additional cost  to other locations is available on request. 

How To Reach

locationSrinagar,Jammu and Kashmir

By Air:Sheikh ul-Alam International Airport(SXR) is an international airport serving this city brilliantly. It is located at just 15 KM from the centre of the city.

By Road:Srinagar is well-connected by road to cities like Jammu, Delhi and Chandigarh. You can take JKSRTC buses to travel to and from the city.

By Train:To reach Srinagar by train, one has to deboard at Jammu Tawi Railway Station(JAT) or the Udhampur Railway Station(UHP). From here, you may take a taxi or a bus to reach this beautiful city.

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