Kashmir Great Lakes Trek.

7 nights, 8 days.
Trek Distance - 65 km.
Moderate trek | Highest Elevation 4200 m.
BASE Camp - Sonamarg And Naranag.
Two alpine of Kashmir.

All Inclusive Trekking Package.

  • Trek Cost INR 18000 or $USD 244.
  • Transportation - Airport/Srinagar to Trail head and Return.
  • 3 time delicious meals, Tea/Coffee and Refreshments.
  • Ponies to carry rucksack's and other belongings.
  • Pup Tents and Dome Tents.
  • Guest House Stay during start of the trek.
  • Dinning Tents.
  • First Aid + Oxygen.
  • Hiking poles/rods.
  • Sleeping bags (-8) and Sleeping Pads.
  • Trekking and fishing permits.
  • Includes a buffer day.
  • Experienced Trek Leader and guides.
  • Dal Lake Sightseeing.

Overview of Kashmir Great Lakes.

Himalayan landscapes reflect a luminosity that is not present on the plains.  Kashmir great lakes trek is full of psychedelic scenes of mountains peaks, meadows, and feelings of distant planet emerges from the heart while witnessing the sunrise and dawn breaking over the alpine lakes. After crossing the tree line at an elevation of 2000 meters the route of the great lakes trek provide amazing views of cliff valleys, glaciers views with sweet flowing water streams, and the meadows which are full of wildflowers. Great lakes trek is listed among the 5 best treks of India and is permitted for trekking purposes during the right season only by the Department of Tourism Jammu and Kashmir. The popular trails heads for great lakes trek are Naranag and Sonamarg. If you are gonna start trek from Naranag (closest village to this trekking trail), it will end up at Sonamarg and vice versa. We the team of Himalayan Bird offer you an amazing all-inclusive trekking deal for this trek with fixed group departures apart from that we operate private treks on the trail throughout the season.

Kashmir is fascinating trekkers and mountaineers from all over the world and has got the title of  “ Paradise on earth ”. Kashmir great lakes trek is the most beautiful trek of the Indian Himalayas due to its vast green meadows, snow-covered mountain peaks, and amazing alpine lakes.

 There are more than 2000 Alpine lakes in the state of Jammu and Kashmir and the majority of them reside in the Kashmir valley but all of them are not meant for trekking purposes due to a number of reasons.

 This awesome adventure starts from an elevation of 2700 m ASL and provides spectacular views of the alpine landscape from the start.  The Kashmir great lakes trek will take you through the recurring views of pine forests, meadows covered with wildflowers, snow-capped mountains in the background, and witnessing the 7 breathtaking alpine lakes is the tag for Kashmir great lakes trek.  

Trek Itinerary.

Day 1: Srinagar to Sonmarg Base Camp (Shitkadi).

  The beautiful trek to Kashmir great lakes starts from Srinagar, where you arrive on your own.  We have made things easier for guests, we are ready to pick you up from the Srinagar airport or  Srinagar (Tourist Reception Centre). The pick and drop facility is included in the package for the fixed group departure dates and for private treks too. Getting to the basecamp of the trek through the banks of Dal Lake Srinagar and through the banks of River Sindh. It usually takes up to 4 hours to cover the distance of 80kms (50 Miles). The elevation of the basecamp at Sonamarg is 2700 m ASL. The landscape of the first camping site is full of wilderness and helps for acclimatization too. Enjoying the mesmerizing views of Thajwas Glacier and Sonamarg meadow reminds the fact that, Kashmir is fully photogenic. The day will end up with delicious meals and trekkers are advised to sleep before 10 PM. Taking proper sleep and getting up fresh for another day of adventure.