Sale!

Kashmir Great Lakes Trek 2024

Original price was: ₹20,500.Current price is: ₹15,500.

Selected Value: 1

Whatsapp Us
Pay Now
Download Itinerary

Description

Experience the Majesty: Kashmir Great Lakes Trek

Begin an amazing journey with International Youth Club Adventures to experience the beauty of the Kashmir Great Lakes Trek. Walk through stunning scenery, find peaceful lakes, and enjoy the natural wonders of Kashmir.

Our 6-night, 7-day adventure is perfect for everyone. With expert guides, undoubtedly we’ll keep you safe and comfortable as you explore. Whether you’re new to trekking or a pro, this trip guarantees incredible views and memories.

Nestled in the northern part of India, Kashmir is renowned for its breathtaking landscapes, including majestic mountains, lush green valleys, and crystal-clear lakes. It’s a paradise for adventure enthusiasts, offering a wide range of activities such as trekking, skiing, and boating.

Even more Kashmir is not just about its natural beauty; it’s also rich in culture and heritage, with a history that dates back centuries. From the vibrant markets of Srinagar to the tranquil meadows of Gulmarg, every part of Kashmir has its own story to tell.

Whether you’re seeking adventure or simply want to immerse yourself in the serenity of nature, Kashmir never fails to captivate the hearts of its visitors.

Route Description:

1: Start your adventure with a scenic drive from Srinagar to Sonamarg, covering 76 km in approximately 4 hours, reaching an altitude of 9,100 ft.

2: Begin your trek from Shitkadi to Nichnai, a distance of 11 km, taking around 6 hours as you ascend to an altitude of 11,500 ft.

3: Continue your journey from Nichnai to Vishansar Lake, trekking 13 km over 6 hours, reaching an altitude of 12,000 ft amidst stunning views.

4: Trek from Vishnusar Lake to Gadsar Lake, covering 16 km in about 5 hours, ascending to 13,750 ft, and witnessing the beauty of high-altitude landscapes.

5: Explore the path from Gadsar Lake to Satsar Lake, trekking 12 km in 6 hours at an altitude of 12,000 ft, surrounded by pristine wilderness.

6: Trek 9 km from Satsar Lake to Gangbal Twin Lakes, a journey of 6 hours at an altitude of 11,500 ft, enjoying the tranquility of this remote region.

7: Conclude your trek by hiking 13 km from Gangbal to Naranaag, followed by a drive back to Srinagar, descending to an altitude of 7,450 ft, marking the end of your unforgettable journey through the Kashmir Great Lakes.

Duration:

Embark on a 7-day, 6-night adventure through the Kashmir Great Lakes Trek.

Fixed Departure Dates:

Our guided expeditions on the Kashmir Great Lakes Trek, will depart on below fixed dates for a hassle-free adventure.

July

  • Friday – 5th ,12th ,19th ,26th
  • Saturday – 6th ,13th ,20th ,27th
  • Sunday – 7th ,14th ,21st, 28th

August

  • Friday – 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th
  • Saturday – 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st,
  • Sunday – 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th
  • Monday – 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th

September

  • Friday – 06th, 13th, 20th ,27th
  • Saturday – 07th, 14th, 21st, 28th
  • Sunday – 08th, 15th, 22nd, 29th
  • Monday – 09th, 16th, 23rd, 30th

Highlights of Kashmir great lakes trek:

  • Immerse in Nature: Experience cozy alpine and dome camps on a triple sharing basis, providing secure shelter amidst Kashmir’s stunning landscapes with our Kashmir great lakes packages.
  • Savor Delicious Meals: Indulge in wholesome vegetarian cuisine from dinner on Day 1 to breakfast on the last day, including breakfast, lunch, evening tea with both snacks, and dinner, ensuring you’re energized throughout the trek at the lowest price with IYC’s Kashmir great lakes packages.
  • Benefit from Expert Guidance: Trek confidently with a certified trek guide offering professional insights into local terrain and culture, ensuring your safety and enriching your experience throughout the Kashmir great lakes trek.
  • Enjoy Hassle-Free Travel: Relax with transportation arranged from Srinagar to Srinagar, including airport pickup and drop-off, allowing you to focus solely on the adventure ahead without logistical worries.

Itinerary of Kashmir trek

Day 1 - Drive From Srinagar To Sonamarg (Drive : 76 km, Duration: 4 hrs, Altitude: 9,100 ft)

Begin your adventure of Kashmir Great Lakes trek with a convenient pickup time of 12 PM at Srinagar Airport. Meet our representative for a smooth transfer.

Embark on a picturesque drive from Srinagar to Sonamarg (Shitkadi), covering a distance of 76 km. Expect a journey of approximately 4 hours.

En route, take the opportunity to explore some of Srinagar’s renowned attractions like Dal Lake and Mughal Gardens, enhancing your experience.

Upon reaching Sonamarg in the evening, at first settle into camps situated just outside the town, marking the starting point of your Kashmir great lakes trek.

Relish in the scenic beauty of Sonamarg overnight, immersing yourself in nature and preparing for the exciting adventure ahead.

Day 2 - -Trek from Shitkadi To Nichnai (Trek : 11 km, Duration: 6 hrs, Altitude: 11,500 ft)

Commence your great lakes trek from Shitkadi, located just a short distance outside of Sonamarg.

Kick off your journey at a roadside Dhaba, where you can grab packed meals to fuel your adventure.

Follow the trail alongside the picturesque Sindh River, meandering through Maple and Pine tree groves.

After a few hours of walking, pause to admire the breathtaking view of the Sonamarg valley behind you.

Cover a trekking distance of 11 km over , reaching an altitude of 11,500 ft, as you immerse yourself in the beauty of the surroundings.

Day 3 - Trek From Nichnai To Vishansar Lake (Trek : 13 km, Duration: 6 hrs, Altitude: 12,000 ft)

Embark on your trek from Nichnai, following the renowned Kashmir Great Lakes route.

Delight in the journey as you traverse through lush green meadows, immersing yourself in the natural beauty surrounding you.

Ascend to the majestic Nichnai Pass, a standout feature of the trek, offering awe-inspiring views of snow-capped peaks in the distance.

Descend from Nichnai Pass to reach the breathtaking Vishansar Lake, a serene destination awaiting your exploration.

Cover a trekking distance of 13 km over approximately 6 hours, reaching an altitude of 12,000 ft, as you revel in the wonders of the Kashmir Great Lakes trek.

Day 4 - Trek From Vishnusar Lake To Gadsar Lake (Trek : 16 km, Duration: 5 hrs, Altitude: 13,750 ft

Start your day with a hearty breakfast before beginning the trek from Vishnusar Lake to Gadsar Lake.

As you make your way, you’ll pass through Kishansar Lake on your route towards Gadsar Pass, an essential part of the journey.

Anticipate spending approximately 2 to 3 hours reaching the summit, depending on your pace.

Upon reaching the summit, prepare to be amazed by the breathtaking vistas, offering panoramic views of both Vishnusar Lake and Kishansar Lake below.

Gadsar Lake, a highlight of the Kashmir Great Lakes trek, awaits your arrival. It stands as one of the most stunning and pure lakes in the region.

Surrounded by snow-capped cliffs on one side and vast, lush green meadows on the other, Gadsar Lake provides a picturesque and tranquil setting.

Cover a trekking distance of 16 km over approximately 5 hours, reaching an altitude of 13,750 ft, as you immerse yourself.

Day 5 - Trek From Gadsar Lake To Satsar Lake (Trek : 12 km, Duration: 6 hrs, Altitude: 12,000 ft)

Day 5 begins with rejuvenating deep breathing exercises followed by a hearty breakfast at the campsite.

Cross the river to embark on your trek towards Satsar, feeling the excitement as you dip your toes into the refreshing waters.

Satsar comprises seven interconnected lakes, each reflecting its unique beauty depending on the season.

Select a campground near the first lake to enjoy a picturesque and comfortable camping experience amidst nature’s tranquility.

Explore the beauty of each lake at Satsar, immersing yourself in the serenity of the surroundings and marveling at the pristine wilderness.

Unwind in the tranquility of the wilderness, surrounded by breathtaking landscapes and stunning vistas that will leave you mesmerized throughout your journey.

Day 6 - Trek From Satsar Lake To Gangbal Twin Lakes (Trek : 9 km, Duration: 6 hrs, Altitude: 11,500 ft)

Before we leave prepare yourself for a challenging day ahead as we gear up for a lengthy and demanding hike across rocky terrain scattered with stones.

Our goal for today is Gangbal, and we’ll start our descent towards it after crossing the final Lake of Satsar.

Be ready for rugged trails and uneven footing, requiring concentration and endurance as we navigate through the landscape.

Despite the demanding nature of the hike, the promise of stunning scenery and a sense of achievement awaits us at Gangbal.

Stay focused and pace yourself as we take on this challenging stretch of the journey.

Day 7 - Trek From Gangbal To Naranaag And Drive To Srinagar (Trek: 13 km, Duration: 6 hrs, Altitude: 7,450 ft)

Today signifies the end of our trekking adventure, marking the final leg of our journey.

Commence the trek by tracing the creek until reaching the tree line, then continue through pine forests and grassy areas.

At last our ultimate destination is Naranaag, where our SUVs will be ready to transport us back.

Savor the last moments of the journey, soaking in the sights and sounds of the surrounding nature.

Finally the trip ends here.

Price Per Person

Rs.15,500/-

*plus 5% GST

Other Information

Accommodation: Rest in cozy alpine and dome camps on a triple sharing basis, offering secure shelter throughout the trek.

Meals: Indulge in nourishing vegetarian meals from dinner on the first night to breakfast on the last morning, coupled with breakfast, lunch, evening tea with both snacks, and dinner, replenishing your energy after each day’s adventure.

Trek Guide: Rely on the expertise of a professional and experienced certified trek guide who will lead the way, ensuring your safety and providing valuable insights into the trekking route and surroundings.

Transportation: Especially enjoy hassle-free transportation from Srinagar to Srinagar, including airport pickup and drop-off, for a smooth and convenient journey for all participants.

Personal Expenses: Any costs not mentioned in the inclusions, like personal purchases, souvenirs, or unforeseen emergency expenses, are not covered during the trip.

Personal Trekking Gear: Moreover participants must bring their own trekking gear, including trekking poles, shoes, ponchos, gloves, warm caps, bags, and jackets, to ensure comfort and safety throughout the trek.

Mules or Porters: Furthermore if needed, mules or porters can be arranged at an extra cost to assist with carrying personal luggage. However, this service is not included in the package and must be arranged separately.

For Ground Package

  • Booking Amount: Rs.2,500/-
  • 20 Days before date of departure: 50% of Total Cost
  • 10 Days before date of departure: 100% of Total Cost

Important: The booking stands liable to be canceled if 100% payment is not received less than 10 days before the Date of Travel. Furthermore the received amount will be forfeited.

For Flight Tickets

  • 100% Amount of flight tickets at the time of flight booking.
  • Another key point any rescheduling, cancellation, and refunds of flight tickets shall be as per respective airlines rules.
Pay Now

We would love to host you, but in case you are unable to travel as planned and need to cancel your booking, do not worry. Our simple cancellation process makes sure you receive a quick confirmation and fast Credit Voucher.

  • Cancellation made within 30 to 15 Days from the Date of Travel – Credit Voucher worth 50% of Paid Amount
  • Cancellation made within 15 Days from the Date of Travel – No Refund on the Paid Amount

FAQs

What are the available dates for the Kashmir Great Lakes Trek?

July

  • Friday – 5th ,12th ,19th ,26th
  • Saturday – 6th ,13th ,20th ,27th
  • Sunday – 7th ,14th ,21st, 28th

August

  • Friday – 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th
  • Saturday – 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st,
  • Sunday – 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th
  • Monday – 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th

September

  • Friday – 06th, 13th, 20th ,27th
  • Saturday – 07th, 14th, 21st, 28th
  • Sunday – 08th, 15th, 22nd, 29th
  • Monday – 09th, 16th, 23rd, 30th

What are the Booking and Cancellation policies?

Cancellation made within 30 to 15 Days from the Date of Travel – Credit Voucher worth 50% of Paid Amount

In addition cancellation made within 15 Days from the Date of Travel – No Refund on the Paid Amount

What if some natural calamities happen in between the treks?

International Youth Club takes utmost care to ensure the safety of its members during the trekking expeditions. However, in the case of any unforeseen mishaps, International Youth Club will not be liable for any injuries caused or for loss of life. All disputes arising due to the above are subject to the jurisdiction of the courts in New Delhi/Delhi only. All participants would be required to sign an Indemnity Form before the start of the program, without which they would not be allowed to take part in the trekking and expeditions.

To and Fro transportation details?

Transportation from Srinagar Airport to Sonamarg is included in the package as per the itinerary.  

Food: What and how will it be provided?

Meals will be provided while on the trek. Our cooks will be serving simple vegetarian nutritious veg hot meals for both breakfast and dinner during the camping. Hot lunch will be provided during the trek. (Rice pulao, potato, dal, local dishes, hot soups, eggs, bread, poha, sweet, tea, milk, high energy bars, dry fruits, juices, etc. is the regular menu)

Medication

Oxygen cylinders and first aid will be there during the trek. The rescue and medical team will be available on call in case of any exigencies from the insurance company.

There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “Kashmir Great Lakes Trek 2024”

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may also like…