Winter Marchoi Valley Trek

Marchoi Valley Snow Trek in Kashmir is a beginner-friendly winter adventure. Starting from Naranag village, it features snow-covered meadows, forests, and stunning views of Harmukh Peak.

Max Altitude

10500 ft


4 days

Difficulty Level


Total Distance

18 KM

Suitable for

10+ Years Old People

Experience Level

First Timers may Apply. This is a beginner's trek.

Fitness Level

Covers 5 Kms in 50 minutes without any stress


Package from and to



Jammu & Kashmir

Base Camp


Rail Head




Trail type

Round Trail starts and ends at Naranag. Snow walks in the valley.

Best Season

Winter : December to February

Snow Period

November to March


Veg + Egg

Accomodation type

Guest House + Camping

Package Price

₹ 8000/person

Available Batches
Currently no batch is available.

Winter Marchoi Valley Trek

Marchoi Valley Snow Trek in Kashmir is a beginner friendly winter trek in India. Winter in Kashmir is heaven. Those who wants to start their trekking journey and are not afraid of extreme cold can participate in this trek.

The trek starts and ends from Naranag village in Kashmir which is located nearly 50 kms from Srinagar of Jammu & kashmir state of India. The entire train passes through snow covered meadows and forest overlooking the mountain ranges. The summit view witnesses magnificient Harmukh Peak and surrounding valleys including gangabal Valley, Marchoi Valley, Salani Valley, Wangath Valley.

The best time to do Marchoi Valley Trek is November to January.

The temperature in this trek varies from 0 to 10 degree during day time and 0 to minus 10 degree at night.


The first day of the trek is acclimatization day. We shall pick you up from Srinagar TRC at 2 pm and head towards base camp Naranag which is approximately 50 kms from Srinagar and takes 2 hours of drive. The drive is quiet scenic, the view of surrounding mountains and the Sindh River beside it makes it more pleasurable. You will be welcomed at naranag Homestay with your trek leader, enjoy the Kahwa Tea along ith some snacks. Explore the local village and surroundings before the dinner . Spend the night in a cosy homestay overlooking the forest mountains.

Naranag (6980ft) to Sangri (8200 ft) (5 kms trek, 4 hours)

After a delicious breakfast, we head towards Sangri campsite via Dhumail. The trail starts from ancient temple ruins at naranag, marvel at the stone cut designs of this ancient temple that has a gushing spring alongside it. The trail then goes through medow and forest that gives a startling look of mountain peaks all white in snow. The trail runs beside the Wangath river. It has couple of bridges crossing that look in snow quiet other-worldly with the beauty.

Over night stay at camps.

Sangri (8200 ft) to Marchoi Top (10500 ft) and back to Sangri (8200 ft) ( 8 kms trek, 7 hours)

Today is the summit day. After a scrumptious breakfast, we leave the camps early morning and start ascending towards Marchoi Top. The top gives a panaromic view of enticing Himalayan mountains including Mt. Harmukh, Kotwal Peak, Salnai Valley, Gangabal valley, Wangath valley and Marchoi Valley. Spend some time at the top, live the moments in the snow covered mountains and valley that look astonishing all in white. Capture the moment in pictures and videos to relish in the future. Hear what the legends and the mysths say about these mountains and the valley. Head back to Sangri Campsite.

Overnight stay at camps.

Today is the last day of our trek. We head back to Naranag and leave for Srinagar with a bag full of memories to cherish. You will reach Srinagar by late afternoon around 5 pm. You can book your onward plan accordingly.

Inclusions in the package

Srinagar to Naranag and Naranag to Srinagar transportation in a shared Bolero/Sumo or similar kind of vehicle
* Guest House stay at Naranag on sharing basis (3/4 person sharing in a room)
* All meals from Day 1 evening snacks till Day 4 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, Microspikes, Gaiter, 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
* All meals during transit
* Any personal or group insurance
* Personal Backpack offloading charges ( INR 1000/Bag – your bag should not weigh more than 12 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)
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  • 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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