Kashmir Great Lakes Trek

8 Days & 7 Nights

Starts at INR 11500 Per Person

INR 15000(23% OFF)

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Overview

Destination:

 Kashmir

Trip:

Kashmir Great Lakes Trek

Duration:

8 Days / 7 Nights

Group Size:

 1 to 10

Grade:

Moderate

Trip type:

Fixed Day Departure

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Reporting Place:

 Sonmarg

Start Point:

 Sonmarg

End Point:

 Sonmarg

Best For:

Solo Travelers, Couples, Group of Friends & Families

Best Season:

Jul/Aug/Sep


Short Itinerary

DAY 1:

Drive from Srinagar to Sonmarg (9,100 ft, 4 hrs)

DAY 2:

Trek from Sonmarg to Nichnai (11,500 ft) (9 km, 6 hrs)

DAY 3:

Trek from Nichnai to Vishansar Lake (12,000 ft) (12 km, 6 hrs) via Nichnai Pass (13,100 ft)

DAY 4:

Exploration Day (12,000 ft, 6 hrs)

DAY 5:

Trek from Vishansar Lake to Gadsar (12,500 ft) (10 km, 5 hrs) via Gadsar Pass (13,800 ft)

DAY 6:

Trek from Gadsar to Satsar (12,000 ft) (12 km, 6 hrs)

DAY 7:

Trek from Satsar to Gangabal Twin Lakes (11,500 ft) (9 km, 6 hrs)

DAY 8:

Trek from Gangabal to Naranag (7,450 ft) (11 km, 6 hrs)


Detailed Itinerary

Kashmir Great Lakes Trek is a wonderful trek for first time trekkers in the Himalayas and considered as beginner’s delight. Kashmir Great Lakes Trek is considered as the best way to see the true beauty of Kashmir lies in the hidden valleys which are not accessible by road.

  • DAY 1

    Drive from Srinagar to Sonmarg (9,100 ft, 4 hrs)

    We will arrange your transport from TRC Srinagar to Sonmarg which is a short drive of around 2 hours. Its picturesque drive from Srinagar to Sonmarg which takes around 2 hrs but prior to that you can make a short trip to famous places of Srinagar like Dal Lake, Mughal Gardens etc. Reach Sonmarg by evening and stay in tents ahead of Sonmarg our trek starting point and enjoy the beauty of Sonmarg at its best. Pickup Cost is Rs 500 one side extra

  • DAY 2

    Trek from Sonmarg to Nichnai (11,500 ft) (9 km, 6 hrs)

    Today is the actual start of the Kashmir Great Lakes Trek just few kilometers ahead of Sonmarg. The trekking tail starting point is marked by a nice roadside Dhabha where one can buy packed food items for the trek. The trekking tail follows the Sindh River through the forest full of Maple and Pine trees. After trekking for few hours turn around to see the superb panorama of Sonmarg valley.

  • DAY 3

    Trek from Nichnai to Vishansar Lake (12,000 ft) (12 km, 6 hrs) via Nichnai Pass (13,100 ft)

    Trek from Nichnai to Vishansar Lake is long but a scenic one , it passes through beautiful lush green meadows then small ascent to Nichnai Pass and from small descent to Vishansar Lake. The best part of Kashmir Great Lakes trek is that views it offered to trekkers. We cross Nichnai pass which is quite wide open and offer great views of white snow clad peaks.

  • DAY 4

    Exploration Day (12,000 ft, 6 hrs)
    The day is free to explore the Vishansar Lake and its surroundings which just few minutes away from our campsite. The must things to do in Kashmir Great Lakes Trek are to capture the reflections of mountain peaks in the lake. We will conduct a basic photography workshop “Stop Shooting Auto”. Also explore the nearby Kishansar Lake which is also big and deep blue in color.

  • DAY 5

    Trek from Vishansar Lake to Gadsar (12,500 ft) (10 km, 5 hrs) via Gadsar Pass (13,800 ft)
    After breakfast we will start our trek passing by Kishansar Lake towards Gadsar Pass and to reach there it takes around 2 to 3 hours depending upon your pace and once you reach the top, be ready to absorb the views which you can never imagine both the Vishansar Lake and Kishansar Lake are in full view together. Gadsar is one of the most beautiful and most pristine lake of the Kashmir great lakes trek. On one side of the Gadsar lake lies the snow clad cliffs and on the other side open lush green meadows.

  • DAY 6

    Trek from Gadsar to Satsar (12,000 ft) (12 km, 6 hrs)
    Start the trek with breathing exercise and nice breakfast beside the army camp. The best way to reach Satsar is after crossing the river and enjoys the dipping of your feet in ice cold water. Satsar is basically a collection of 7 lakes and you can actually find water in various lakes depending upon the season of your trek and all of them are interconnected. Camp at the beautiful campsite near the first lake..

  • DAY 7

    Trek from Satsar to Gangabal Twin Lakes (11,500 ft) (9 km, 6 hrs)
    Today is a tough day and be prepared for a long arduous trek through the rocky terrain full of boulders. Crossing last Lake of Satsar we will start descending towards Gangabal our today’s destination.

  • DAY 8

    Trek from Gangabal to Naranag (7,450 ft) (11 km, 6 hrs)
    Today is the last and final day of Kashmir Great Lakes trek, you must be tired and exhausted. Start trekking towards the tree line alongside the stream and then through Pine forest and grassy land to reach our final destination of Naranag where our jeeps would be waiting for us.



Things to Know

Inclusions:
  • 07 Nights Tented Accommodation on triple sharing basis.
  • All Veg Meals from Dinner on Day 1st Dinner to Lunch on Day 8th.
  • Morning, evening Tea/ Coffee served with light snacks during the trek.
  • All necessary fees and permits for Indian residence are included.
  • Basic First aid medical kits with Oxygen Cylinder and Oxi Meter.
  • Qualified and experienced Trek Leader and support staff.
Exclusions:
  • Any Meals During Transit.
  • Any Surface transfer.
  • All fees and permit for Non Indian Residence are excluded.
  • Porter/mule charges to carry your personal bag.
  • Anything not mentioned explicitly in the above program.
  • Any expenses of personal nature.
  • Cost Escalation due to “Force Majeure” and evacuation charges.

How to Join

Join Now Our participation process is very simple. You may book online to reserve your seat or call us at 8010 22 44 22 between 10:00 AM to 06:00 PM on any working day. Alternatively, you may email us at info@internationalyouthclub.org for booking and assistance.

You may Book Offline through NEFT or Direct Transfer by making the payment in below bank account: 

  • Bank Name: YES Bank 
  • Account Name: International Youth Club 
  • Account Number: 006188700000308 
  • IFSC Code: YESB0000061 
  • Branch: Saket, New Delhi 
  • PayTM @ 8010224422

You need to email NEFT/Transfer/Proof of deposit details at info@internationalyouthclub.org along with Expedition Name, Date of Reporting, Participant’s- Name, Mobile, Email, DOB, City and Gender in order to send youthe confirmation within 48 working hours from our side.


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Refund and Cancellation

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 refunds. 

  • Cancellation made before 30 Days – 70% Refund 
  • Cancellation made within 30 to 15 Days – 50% Refund 
  • Cancellation made after within 15 Days – No Refund 
  • Rescheduling dates within the same trek – 20% of trek charges subject to availability 
  • The applicable refund amount will be credited to you within 30 days after trek completion date

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