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Kashmir Great Lakes Trek

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Kashmir Great Lakes Trek Highlights

  • Get your expectations as a trekker fulfilled by experiencing the 'Kashmir Great Lakes Trek' as this trek will provide a perfect flavour of all hues of terrain- innumerable meadows, snow clad glaciers, passes, rocky barren lands, struggling streams.

  • Make your experience international as you would be questioning your own existence in India while on this trek as you will be bound to feel that the sights are photoshopped pictures from some Scandinavian country.

  • Get mesmerized by the the views of Vishansar Lake which is referred as the colour changing lake while witnessing the out of the world sight of reflection of 4 valleys in the lake

  • Camp near the most alluring - Gangabal Lake where one side of the lake opens out to lush meadows while the other is overlooked by mountains covered by playful clouds

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Kashmir Great Lakes Trek Overview

About Kashmir Great Lakes Trek:

Explore the awe-inspiring beauty of the Kashmir Great Lakes Trek on an indelible 7-day, 6-night journey. Travelling through lush meadows, shimmering lakes, and snow-capped mountains in the heart of the Himalayas. See the diverse wildlife and immerse yourself in the rich culture, cuisine & hospitality of the Kashmiri people. Experience breathtaking panoramas of Gangbal, Nundkol, and Vishansar Lakes as you journey through remote villages learning about local customs. The expert guides will ensure your safety and comfort throughout the trek, making it suitable for both newbies and experienced trekkers. Book the amazing trek package to Kashmir Great lakes and immerse yourself in the natural splendor of Kashmir creating a lot of memories that will last a lifetime.

Kashmir Great Lakes Trek Quick Facts:

Duration: 7D/6N

Trekking distance: 72km

Maximum Altitude: 13,800ft

Difficulty Level: Moderate

Kashmir Great Lakes TrekTemperature: 17°C-20°C (Max. During Day Time) to 3°C-4°C ( Min. During Night Time)

Best Time to do Kashmir Great Lake Treks: July to September

Railway Station: Jammu is the nearest railway station 

Airport: Srinagar Airport

Start Point: Sonmarg

End Point: Naranag

About the Activity:

  • Get ready to admire the beauty of the Himalayan mountains and see the many picturesque landscapes of Kashmir.
  • Immerse yourself in the rich culture and cuisine of the Kashmiri people and experience their warm hospitality.
  • Explore remote villages along the trekking route and experience the customs and traditions of the welcoming Kashmiri people.
  • Pass through lush meadows popping with wildflowers, providing all hikers with a breathtaking fantastic experience.
  • Watch the breathtaking panoramic views of snow-covered mountains, alpine meadows, and sparkling lakes that will astound you.
  • Encounter the shimmering beauty of Gangbal, Nundkol, and Vishansar Lakes, each offering a unique and captivating experience.
  • See the diverse range of wildlife, including the Himalayan black bear, musk deer, and the elusive snow leopard.
  • Book the Kashmir Great Lakes Trek and, escape the hustle & bustle of the city & reconnect with the beauty of Kashmir.

Kashmir Great Lake Trek Inclusions:

Accommodation – 06 Nights Tented Accommodation on a triple sharing basis.

Meals – All Veg Meals from Dinner on Day 1st to breakfast on Day 7th.

Morning and Evening Tea/ Coffee is served with light snacks during the trek.

Camping charges – All necessary fees and permits for Indian residents are included.

Safety equipment – Basic First aid medical kits with Oxygen Cylinder and Oxi Meter.

Expert trek Leaders – Qualified and experienced Trek leaders and support staff.

How to Reach:

By Air: Most major air carriers like Indian Airlines, Jet Airways and Indigo operate daily flights to Srinagar. Reaching Srinagar by flight from New Delhi is the most convenient way.

By Train: Jammu railway station is well connected to all major cities in India by rail. Direct train services are available from Delhi, Chennai, Bangalore and Trivandrum.

By Bus: Srinagar is linked by National Highway 1A to the rest of the country. J & K state road transport operates comfortable buses from Jammu.

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Kashmir Great Lakes Trek Itinerary
Srinagar to Sonmarg | Welcome to the 'Meadow of Gold'
Sonmarg to Nichnai via Shekdur | Walk beside the Over-looking Waterfalls
Nichnai to Vishansar Lake | The Colour Changing Lake
Vishansar to Gadsar | The Mysterious Lake of Demon
Gadsar to Satsar | Cross the First Glacier of your Trek
Satsar to Gangabal Twin Lakes | The Serene Nature's Delight
Gangabal to Naranag | Descend with the Tradiotional Nomadic Hamlets

Kashmir Great Lakes Trek Package Options

Sonmarg to Naranag

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Sonmarg to Naranag

On Kashmir great lakes trek, we explore the most pristine combination of alpine lakes, far-reaching meadows, high altitude passes and the vast unexplored vistas of Kashmir Himalayas.

As they say it, once you visit Kashmir, your heart stays there forever.


Stay in Tent on sharing basis.






Permits required for the trek


Qualified trek leader, guide, and support staff


Transfers can be availed at an extra cost

Must Know Before You Go for Kashmir Great Lakes Trek

  • Do not bring non-bio gradable materials.
  • Pay heed to the instructions given by the trek leader and guide.
  • Do check with your doctor if you are medically fit for the trek.
  • Though transportation from Srinagar-Sonamarg and Naranag to Srinagar is not included in the package, it can be arranged at an additional cost on prior notice.
  • In case you do not want the Srinagar-Sonamarg pick-up, inform us at least 15 days prior to the starting date as there are fix transportation timings in Srinagar.
  • If you wish to offload your luggage kindly inform the guide on Day 1 itself. The offloading charges has to be paid in cash to guide itself.
  • Itineraries are based on information available at the time of planning and are subject to change. "Thrillophilia'' reserves the right to change expedition dates, people or itineraries as conditions warrant If a trip must be delayed or the itinerary changed due to bad weather, road conditions, transportation delays, government intervention, airline schedules, sickness, or other contingency for which Thrilllophilia or its agents cannot make provision, the cost of delays and/or other changes are the responsibility of the participant. Thrillophilia reserves the right to decline, or accept, any individual as a trip member for any reason whatsoever.
  • Liability for change in itinerary due to reasons beyond our control like a change in flight and train schedule, cancellation of flights/1trains, political disturbances, natural phenomenon, roadblocks, etc. will not be accommodated in the package cost. No bill will be reimbursed for any missed service/facility.
  • During a trip, in case the roads are blocked due to landslides or a reason that is beyond control, Thrillophilia will rearrange the itinerary for the travellers real-time, however, the cost of alternative accommodation will be borne by the customer as the hotels pre-booked execute their cancellation policies and are nonrefundable.
  • Because of any reason natural or personal, if the Trek or a particular activity is not completed, no refund will be processed.
  • The difference in the cost shall be borne by the client in case of any amendment in the package due to change in the number of guests, hotel change, itinerary change, etc.
  • If in case any traveller wants to or decides to leave the trip in the middle, all the expenses from that point onwards will be borne by the traveller. Neither the operator nor Thrillophilia will be held responsible for such decisions or for any refund.
  • The refund or compensation is also not issued if for any reason you have to come down from the trek. The trek leader may send you down from the trek, owing to reasons like lack of fitness, AMS, blood pressure, turn-around-time, health issues, or if you are found smoking/ drinking, or breaking the rules of the trek. refund or compensation are issued only when the whole trek is cancelled or called off on behalf of Thrillophilia.
  • At Thrillophilia, we almost never call off or cancel our treks. But in the rare event we might have to call off or cancel a trek due to any unforeseen natural catastrophes like continuous rain or snow, thunderstorms, snowstorms, landslides, floods, earthquakes, or any other natural calamity or other issues like local riots, curfews, pandemics, lockdowns, government orders, or any such situations that might prevent a safe trekking experience. In such cases, Thrillophilia will issue a Credit note summing up to the same amount as your trek fee that can be redeemed on any of the treks over a period of the next year.
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Back pack (50-60l)
Head torch
Walking stick
Hiking shoes
Day pack (20-30l)
Rain cover
Extra pair of socks
Water bottle
Warm clothes

Kashmir Great Lakes Trek Map

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Srinagar map

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Kashmir Great Lakes Trek Policies

Confirmation Policy

The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking.

In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.

Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking before confirmation and a full refund will be processed.

Refund Policy

The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days.

All applicable refunds will be done in the traveler's Thrillophilia wallet as Thrillcash.

Cancellation Policy

  • If cancellation are made 30 days before the date of travel then 25.0% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
  • If cancellation are made 15 days to 30 days before the date of travel then 50.0% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
  • If cancellation are made 0 days to 15 days before the date of travel then 100.0% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
  • Payment Terms Policy

  • 100.0% of total tour cost will have to be paid 0 days before the date of booking