8D/7N Kashmir Great Lakes Trek

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8 Days

Age 16+

June-Sept

Availability 100+

INR 14500

The Great Lakes Trek of Kashmir

from INR 14500

The great lakes trek is undoubtable the the most beautiful trek in India. Come explore with Discover Gulmarg to experience the best safety and comfort. On our way we will explore 7 of the most gorgeous lakes in Kashmir and 5 valleys. Every day photo is a desktop wallpaper which will always be on your PC

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Day 1 - Pick up and Transfer to Sonamarg

Please reach Srinagar International Airport before 2PM. Your guide will be waiting outside to welcome you. The drive takes 4 hours and we will setup our base camp right at Shitkadi which is 4km away from Sonamarg. Make sure you get a good night of rest

Day 2 - Shitkadi - Shekdur - Nichnai

Altitude : 7800ft to 11500ft

We will be covering 11.6km in 6 hours. This inculdes 3 hours of ascent with 1 hour of descent and 2 hours of fairly simple ascent. There will be a single dhaba on the way and none til the end of our trek. be prepared to pack all the last minute food. We will come across the Sindh river on our trial, a lot of beautiful meadows and absolutely stunning valleys. At the end of the day we will stop by to camp at flat ground in Nichnai.

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Day 3 - Nichnai - Vishnusar Lake

Altitude : 11500ft to 13500ft to 12000ft

Distance to be covered: 13.5km, Time Taken: 6 hours. We will start at approx 8 AM to have ample time to explore everything today. We will be exploring twin lakes Vishnusar and Kishansar. The total trek will be moderate today with an hour long climb to 13500ft and then back to 12000ft of slow descents and minor ascents.

Day 4 - Vishnusar - Kishansar lake - Gadsar Pass - Gadsar via

Altitude - 12000ft to 13800ft to 12500ft

Distance to be covered: 16km, Time Taken: 5 hours. On our way we can view the twin lakes simultaneously from the ridge top known as Gadsar pass which is 13800ft in altitude. We will have a steep ascent for 1.5-2 hours and then by 1 hour of steep descent finally doing into moderately plane surface.

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Day 5 - Gadsar - Satsar

Altitude - 12500ft to 12000ft

Distance to be covered: 11.5km, Time Taken: 6 hours. Moderate Descent followed by easy ascent. On this way we will come across Isolated mountains and small streams of water along with an army camp. We will camp near the Satsar lakes

Day 6 - Satsar - Gangabal twin lakes

Altitude - 12000ft to 13500ft to 11500ft

Distance to be covered: 9km, Time Taken: 6 hours. Today will be the most difficult day of the trek with very steep ascents and descents. But on contrary it will also be the most gorgeous of all the days, you will be able to see the Gangabal twin lakes at the same time. They lakes will be 1500 feet below where you stand at around 13500 feet.

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Day 7 - Gangabal - Naranag

Altitude - 11500ft to 7500ft

Distance to be covered: 13km, Time Taken: 6 hours. Trek will include a combination of descents and minor ascents followed by a step descent all the way to Narang. Final day of the trek. Today the trek will test your knees and also toes, so be warmed up and go at your own pace. In no time we will reach Narang and will be heading on our way to Srinagar

Day 8 - Srinagar Airport Drop

We are happy to host you on the most beautiful trek in India. Be sure to keep a day of buffer in case of weather, but if you still book your flights on the same day we will drop you at Srinagar Airport.

Package Cost

Total package costs 14500. Package costs are applicable for 2020 only. Send us a query or call us to modify according to your needs. All our rates are per person and includes all taxes.

Trip starts from

Srinagar International Airport

Departure Time

Anytime before 2PM on day 1

Return Time

Anytime on Day 8 to Srinagar Airport

Included
  • Accomodation in Tents 3 per tent basis
  • All meals during the trek
  • Camping charges and permits
  • Transport from Airport to Hotel and return and to campsite
  • Professional Guide
  • Emergency safety equipment throughout the trip
  • Trekking equipment
  • Camping gear rental
Not Included
  • All personal expenses other than those mentioned above
  • Meals in Srinagar
  • Hotel in Srinagar
  • Backpack carrying fee if needed (INR 350 per day)
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