Himalayan Lakes Trek 10 Days 09 Nights

Destinations Covered: Sonmarg,Vishnosar Gadsar ,Satsar,Gangbal lake, Naranag .

This Trek is referred as “GREAT LAKES TREK”. It covers Vishansar, Krishansar, Gadsar, Satsar, Gangabal and Nundkol Lakes and three mountain passes of 4000 mt of average height. The Himalayan lake Trek is one of the most beautiful trek in Kashmir Himalayas. It is one of the best combination of Kashmir Holiday Packages & Leh Ladakh Tour . The week long trek passes Alpine lakes, Wild Flowers animals like Marmots ,flower filled meadows that highlight the magnificent beauty of this part of the Himalaya. You will see Nomads, Shepherds grazing their Sheep and Goats in the high pastures. The scenes all round are breath taking and spectacular. You can see Nanga Parbat Peak in close proximity.

Region: Kashmir
Best Time: June – September.
Grade: Moderate:
Altitude Max:4000 Meters.
Srinagar : 1750 Meters.

Himalayan Lakes Trek – Kashmir Holiday Packages

 

Day 01: Delhi/ Srinagar. (1750 Meter)
On arrival at Srinagar , you will be met by our representative at the airport and transfer you to the houseboat After noon: Shikara ride to world famous Dal Lake, Dinner & Over night stay at premium Deluxe Houseboat.
Day 02: Srinagar
After breakfast visit old Srinagar city Jammia Masjid built during 1394 A.D by Sultan Sikander with its four Pagoda minarets central Asian and Chinese architect pay a visit to local spice bazaar, proceed to Mughal Gardens. Nishat Bagh ( Garden of Pleasure ) and Shalimar Bagh (Abode of Love) built during 16th century by Mughals, pay a visit to Kashmir Handicraft centre for hand made hand knotted silk carpets and Pashmina shawls. Dinner & overnight stay in Houseboat.
Day 03: Srinagar – SONAMARG ( 2980 Meter )
After breakfast drive to Sonamarg 86 kms Meadow of Gold, drive goes along the Sindh river,enroute stop at Kangan town to witness the mountain people Where doing their trade.have some wonderful pic of bazaar.on reaching sonamarg check in Camp. Later take a short easy trek to Thajawas Glacier Dinner & over night stay in Camp.
Day 04: Sonamarg - Nichnai 13 Km ( 3620 Mts )
After breakfast start trek from Shitkari to Nichnai base for overnight stay. The trail is well defined, and leads to a number of Gujar settlements ( Hill People) halfway up the hill side. Once you reach Shokadri meadow you will discover the real delights of trekking, with views back to the mountains behind the Thajwas Glacier, and across to the main Himalaya and east to the mountains beyond the Zoji La. From the meadow the trail leads along a small ridge through birch groves.The trail descends to the valley floor and the campsite is 2 and half km away. There are number of excellent camp sites amid flowered meadows and bubbling streams. Nichnai is surrounded by Glaciers. Over night camp.
Day 05: Nichnai To Vishanusar
Leaving in the morning and immediately start ascending to Nichnai pass (above 4000 mt) takes 2 hours trek then .The pass is just under 4000 meters, and is normally under snow until early July. After crossing the Pass a descent is steep at first then across a series of grassy plateaus with the trail leading down the right hand side of the valley, from here shepherds trails over to Vishansar Lake at 3850 metres. Vishensar area is surrounded by lofty mountains, enjoy the Alpine beauty and see lots of Alpine flowers all around, crossing a stream at the end In Vishensar you will see lot of shepherds and Nomad families with their herds of Goats and Sheep, the scenes are spectacular all around. if lucky have Trout Fish for Dinner. Over night camp.
Day 06: Krishansar - Gadsar 16 Km 6 hours ( 3280 mts).
Leaving early towards Gadsar lake known as Botanist paradise steep ascending up to Krishansar Pass the lake of flowers through Krishansar lake and steep ascend the Gadsar pass (4080 mtrs) and descend through Yamsar lake to Gadsar. Overnight in Camp.
Day 07: Gadsar - Satsar Lakes 16 Km.
Leaving Gadsar and easy ascending up to Poshpatri (The valley of flowers) then a gradual walking up to Megandub, Dupta Pani where a stream disappears and through the seven lakes of Satsar all set in cascade form connected to one another. Camp at the base of Zagibal mountain. Overnight stay in tents.
Day 08: Satsar - Gangabal Lake 8 Km
Ascend Zajibal Pass (4180 mt) slowly and cross a small glacier atop. This is the highest pass of our trek, all your tiredness will vanish when reaching on the top when you see Mount Haramukh just standing at your face and at its footsteps the twin beautiful lakes of Gangabal and Nundkol. Descend gradually to reach Gangabal. You may catch trour for dinner here in this lake Over night in Tents.
Day 09: Gangabal – Naranag ( 16 Kms ).
Leave Gangabal and trek through the meadows of Bodpathri, Trunkol and descend through a pine forest to reach Naranag, visit Vishnu Temple at the site is said to be constructed by emperor Lalityaditya. Leave by car to Srinagar 2 hrs drive . Overnight houseboat
Day 10: Srinagar- Delhi:
After breakfast enjoy some time on the deck of Houseboat, later transfer to Srinagar airport flight to Delhi.

 

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