Kashmir Great Lakes Trek

Kashmir Great Lakes trek, reserved for experienced trekkers, unveils stunning alpine lakes, valleys, and challenges with three high passes. Spectacular views include Nanga Parbat on clear days.

Max Altitude

13750 ft

Duration

8 days

Difficulty Level

Moderate-Difficult

Total Distance

72 KM

Suitable for

15+ Years Old People

Experience Level

One high altitude trek of 12000 feet is preferred. Trekker should have good fitness level.

Fitness Level

Covers 5 Kms of distance in 30 mins without any stress

Overview

Package from and to

Srinagar

Region

Jammu & Kashmir / India

Base Camp

Srinagar

Rail Head

Jammu

Airport

Srinagar

Trail type

The trek starts from Shitkadi and ends at Naranag

Best Season

Monsoon : July, August, September

Snow Period

October to May

Meals

Veg + Egg

Accomodation type

Camping

Package Price

₹ 14000/person

Available Batches

July

6 – 13

13 – 20

20 – 27

27 – August 3

August

3 – 10

10 – 17

17 – 24

24 – 31

September

August 31 – September 7

7 – 14

 

Informations

Kashmir Great Lakes Trek

Kashmir great lakes trek is one of the most beautiful treks of India. Its is not ideal for the beginners and suggested for experienced trekkers. The trail offers numerous blue alpine lakes and beautiful valleys with crossing 3 high altitude passes. You can also see Nanga Parvat, one of the highest and dangerous peak in the world from the trail on a clear day.

Itinenary

Pick up from Srinagar TRC at 1 pm and drive to Sitkadi (2,378 mtr / 7,800 ft).
85 Km, 3 hrs by a shared sumo/bolero/similar kind of vehicle.

The drive from Srinagar to Shitkadi is a scenic journey through the beautiful landscapes of Kashmir in northern India. We start from Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, head towards Ganderbal, passing through suburban areas and enjoying the views of the Dal Lake. Then Continue towards Kangan, a town along the Srinagar-Leh Highway. After Kangan, you’ll pass through Mammar, a small settlement en route to Sonamarg. Just before reaching Sonamarg, our route bifurctes towards left to reach our camping site Shitkadi.

The drive offers breathtaking views of the Himalayas and is particularly beautiful during the spring and summer months when the meadows are in full bloom.

Shitkadi (2,378 mtr / 7,800 ft) to Nichnai (3,538 mtr / 11,607 ft) trek. Approx 11.5 Km, 6/7 hrs

 

Nichnai (3,538 mtr / 11,607 ft) to Vishansar Lake (3,661 mtr / 12,011 ft) via Nichnai Pass (4,032 m / 13,229 ft) trek. Approx 13.5 Km, 7/8 hrs

Vishansar Lake (3,661 mtr / 12,011 ft) to Gadsar Camp (3,263 mtr / 10,706 ft) via Gadsar Pass (4,180 mtr / 13,715 ft) trek. Approx 16 Km, 8/9 hrs

Gadsar Camp (3,263 mtr / 10,706 ft) to Satsar Lake (3,653 mtr / 11,985 ft) trek. Approx 11.5 Km, 4/5 hrs

This day will be used on the trail as and when necessary.

Satsar Lake (3,653 mtr / 11,985 ft) to Gangabal (3,501 mtr / 11,486 ft) via Zaj Pass (4,047 mtr / 13,276 ft) trek. Approx 9 Km, 6/7 hrs

Gangabal (3,501 mtr / 11,486 ft) to Naranag (2,378 mtr / 7,800 ft) trek. Approx 13 km 6/7 hrs.
Drive back to Srinagar by car (3 hours journey). You will reach Srinagar by 5 pm. You may book your onward journey accordingly.

Inclusions in the package

* Srinagar to Sitkadi and Naranag to Srinagar transportation in a shared Bolero/Sumo or similar kind of vehicle
* All meals from Day 1 evening till Day 8 Breakfast ( veg + egg). Meals during trek ( Breakfast, Lunch, Evening snacks, Dinner ).
* Stay during trek on twin sharing basis in good quality tents
* Tent, Sleeping bag, Mattress, Kitchen tent, Dining Tent, Toilet tent, Kitchen utensils
* Mules / Porters to carry central luggage
* Medical kit for common health issues
* All necessary permits and entry fees
* Experienced trek leader and guide

Excluded from the package

* Transportation to and from Srinagar, Stay at Srinagar
* All meals during transit
* Any personal or group insurance (Adventure cover insurance is mandatory for this trek)
* Personal Backpack offloading charges ( INR 3000/Bag – your bag should not weigh more than 11 kgs )
* Additional accommodation and food expenses if trek gets delayed due to weather, health or any other reason.
* Expenses for evacuation and rescue operations due to natural calamity, mishaps, injury or any health issues.
* Tips for guide and kitchen staff.
*Anything that is NOT mentioned under Inclusions

Payment, cancellation & refund policy
Payment Policy 
 
50% advance during booking time & balance on or before 15 days to trek start date.
 
 
 Cancellations and refund policy
 
1. Cancellations prior to 30 days from the trek start date : 100% money refund
2. Cancellations prior to 15 days from the trek start date : 70% money refund or 100% voucher refund for any of our treks till one year
3. Cancellations prior to 7 days from the trek start date : No cash refund. Transfer your trek (same trek, same batch) to your friend or 100% voucher refund for any of our treks till one year
4. Cancellation within less than 7 days from trek start date, no cash refund or voucher refund.
 
**In case due to any unforeseen circumstances, if our company cancels the trek before starting, we would refund you your full cash paid amount.
Health Awareness
  • Pulse rate at rest must be in between (60 to 90 beats per minute)
  • Blood Pressure Reading must be in between (DIASTOLIC 75 – 85, SYSTOLIC 100 – 130 mm Hg)
  • Respiratory rate at rest must be in between (12 to 20 breaths per minute)
  • Should not have Liver and kidney issues
  • Should not have Diabetes Mellitus, Bronchial Asthma, Epilepsy, Heart problems, Hypertension etc
  • No pacemaker implant
  • People with the Sinus issues please contact to trek coordinator before booking the trek
  • If your BMI is not normal, Please contact our Trek coordinator before Trek booking.
Please Note
  • Junior trekkers (below 15 years) should have a company of parent/guardian.
  • Trekkers between 15 to 18 years can come solo with the disclaimer form signed by parent/guardian.
  • Medical & Disclaimer Form (Mandatory Documents)
    Click here to download the form”
Fitness
  • If your BMI is normal, you can plan your fitness regime as mentioned.
  • If your BMI is not normal, consult your trusted physician before you plan your fitness regime.
  • If you’re suffering from any chronic illnesses consult a medical practitioner.
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