Kashmir Great Lakes Grandeur of Kashmir Valley
Kashmir Ghati has always been compared to heaven because of its exotic beauty and fascinating places; untouched and serene. The Kashmir Great Lakes is an extremely beautiful trek because of “Five Alpine Lakes” in a series attitude is 13850 feet.
Their beauty is incomparable! During the trek, go through the lavish meadows, get panorama views of the mountains and explore the aqua-green alpine lakes. Certainly, each day on this trek is perfect!
Yes Kashmir great lakes are one of the more beautiful Treks in INDIA.
The bliss is the heavenly meadows of Kashmir. A number of pine and maple trees grow here. Further, below Gadsar pass wildflowers grow in abundance and ahead the fields of Satsar are plain.
Moreover, the lakes are fed by snow patches.
So, experience the grandeur of Kashmir Great Lakes Trek and add it in Diary of your Himalayan Journey!
.On the trek every day you can see 70-degree views, beautiful meadows alpine lakes.
The view of Gadsar pass trek in Kashmir Great Lakes Trek
Get Amazed On Kashmir Great Lakes Trek
All of the lakes are amazing but Gadsar amongst all is untouched because of its high altitude (13800 feet above.
It lies against a glacier and surrounded by a meadow where wildflowers grow in abundance.
Therefore, it perfectly adds beauty to the picturesque valley.
The high Gadsar Pass offers lovely valley views and offers the sight of Kishansar and Vishansar– The two Lakes.
On the other hand lies lavish grasslands of Gadsar valley.
Unusual Attractions of KGL Satsar Lake in Kashmir Great Lakes Trek
The meadows of Satsar are surreal and a stream flows through them. Satsar Lake is an addition to the beauty of the valley.
In addition, another attraction of this trek is the descent from Gangabal.
During the downhill, the trek gets the most surpassing views. Look backward and spot lofty Harmukh peak.
Further witness yellow flowers growing together and a single hut, this setting is idyllic. These settings can only be found in Kashmir.
Also, The Satsar Lake and green Bugyal are more beautiful Greenland in Kashmir valley; this is beautiful place stands in between high snow-covered peaks which together make an excellent sight.
On the other hand, the meadows remain covered in snow.
So, consequently, it turns out to be the most fantastic Monsoon trek in Kashmir valley. And, also an excellent Skiing destination.
Why to choose Kashmir Great Lakes Trek?
Before heading towards the itinerary, it is really essential to perceive the reason behind choosing Kashmir great lakes trek.
See firstly, the trekking distance is a total of by taxi 125 Km Srinagar to Srinagar and on foot 34 km which is to be covered into 6 nights 7 days. From Srinagar to Srinagar
Kashmir Great Lakes trek is a low altitude mountain trek Altitudes is 13850 feet
The Starting trail is easy to moderate as compared to other treks this is a Moderate trek. So this trek is best for family and beginners.
Need proper gear & clothing for sub-zero temperature?
Probably, You got to see so many heavenly bodies at one place like the panoramic view of the Himalayan ranges in Kashmir Ghati, you can see pine forests, different variety of flora and fauna beautiful twins lakes surpassing through bona fide Kashmiri culture.
Also, Do spare time in Interaction with our local’s team, and you will get to know about some of the ancient tales of Indian mythology and our local cultures, this is good ideas for trekkers
Beautiful landscapes so carry proper photo gear & Extra battery backup.
The backpack should not exceed 12 kg only
Trekker carry your Photo ID, Adhar Card, Passport, Visa, for entry at forest check posts on the trek it is very important
Altitude we are going to cover in Kashmir Great Lakes Trek
Srinagar – 1585 Meter
Shirked – 7780 feet)
Nichnai – 11888 feet)
Vishnusar Lake -12055 feet)
Gadsar Lake – 13850 feet)
Satsar Lake – 12100 feet)
Gangabal – 11655 feet
Getting to the base camp of Shitkadi Camp in Kashmir Great Lakes Trek
By Air Delhi to Srinagar Best Option
Note: – Delhi to Srinagar direct flight available by Indian Airlines and Jet Airways is the most convenient
Also, You can reach Srinagar airport around 1:30 pm to 2:00 Pm, vehicles will be arranged and there you can meet our office members.
Note: – Himalayan Hikers arrange vehicles for you from Srinagar airport Pickup and Drop Tempo traveler and taxi
ATM Point & Mobile connectivity in Kashmir Great Lakes Trek
ATM POINT: Withdraw money before your journey; Srinagar and Pahalgam is the last point where you will find ATM.
Mobile Connectivity: There will be no networks during the trek, inSonamarg your device will receive the networks. So make sure you finish all your important work and calls before starting the trek.
Key Points of Kashmir Great Lakes Trek
Duration: – 6 Nights 7 Days
Base camp: – Shitkadi- Sonamarg
Monsoon Temperature: – Day (5°C to 15°C) Night (2° C to 5° C)
Altitude- Kashmir Great lakes Trek – 13850 Feet
Best Time: – June, July August, September
Trek Level: – Moderate
Trek distance: – On foot 23 Km – By taxi 125 km
Group Size: – 5 to 15 people
Short Itinerary of Kashmir Great Lakes Trek
Day 1- Pickup to you from Srinagar Airport – Drive to Shitkadi via Sonamarg – 112 Km (4/5 Hours (7780 feet) overnight stay base camp in tents.
Day 2- Trek from Shitkadi camp to Nichnai Camp – (11 km) (6/7 Hours) (11888 feet) overnight stay in tents.
Day 3- Trek from Nichnai camp to Vishnusar Lake (13.5 km) (6/7 Hours) (12055 feet) overnight stay in tents
Day 4- Trek from Vishnusar Lake to Gadsar Lake (16 km) (7/8 Hours) (13850 feet) overnight stay in tents
Day 5- Trek from Gadsar lake to Satsar lake (11 km) (4/5 Hours) (12100 feet) overnight stay in tents.
Day 6- Trek from Satsar lake to Gangabal camp (09 Km) (5/6 Hours) (11655 feet) overnight stay in tents
Day 7- Trek from Gangabal to Naranag Road head same day Drive to Srinagar (13 km) (5/6) you will reach Srinagar by 6:00 to 07:00 pm.