Trekking the Great Lakes of Kashmir

The Kashmir Great Lakes Trek is a spectacular high-altitude trek in the Indian Himalayas, renowned for its breathtaking beauty and pristine alpine landscapes. Spanning approximately 72 kilometers over 6 to 8 days, this trek takes adventurers through a diverse terrain of lush green meadows, dense pine forests, gushing streams, and snow-clad mountain passes. The trek is named after the series of stunning alpine lakes it traverses, including Vishansar Lake, Krishansar Lake, Gadsar Lake, Satsar Lake, and Gangbal Lake, each with its own unique charm.

Trekkers encounter stunning views of towering peaks like Harmukh and experience the rich biodiversity of the region, spotting wildlife like marmots and Himalayan birds. The trail is challenging yet rewarding, with steep ascents to mountain passes like Gadsar Pass and Nichnai Pass, offering panoramic vistas of the surrounding valleys and peaks. Camping beside the crystal-clear lakes under a star-studded sky is a magical experience. The Kashmir Great Lakes Trek is a must-do for outdoor enthusiasts seeking an unforgettable adventure amidst the unparalleled beauty of the Kashmir Himalayas.