Naranag Gangabal Trek the perfect Combination of Nature’s Charm and Beauty
Naranag Gangabal trek is the most beautiful one in Jammu and Kashmir region. Gangabal, s pristine lake is located on Mt. Haramukh’s foothill in the Ganderbal district at an altitude of 3575 m. It is home to brown trout fishes and rainbows. This trek is the perfect combination of nature’s charm and beauty of ancient gems.
Naranag Gangabal Trek a Short trek with Beautiful Trails
Naranag lies on the other side in Ganderbal famous for its lavish meadows and temple of Lord Shiva. Naranag – Gangabal is a short trek with beautiful trails passing through lush wide meadows, brooks, bridges and gorges. Enjoy the invigorating climate and nature at its best.
Highlights of Naranag Gangabal Trek
Naranag ancient Buddhist monastery
Picturesque Naranag town
Gangabal Lake, home to brown trout fishes and rainbows.
Key Points of Naranag Gangabal Trek
Proper conditioning & training of body required
Need proper gear & clothing for sub-zero temperature
Shoes are the single most important equipment.
High Altitude requires proper acclimatization.
Winter & Post monsoon or pre-monsoon is the best time. During rains the region is prone to landslides.
Beautiful landscapes so carry good photo gear & Extra battery backup.
The backpack should not exceed 10 kgs.
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Duration: 4 days (Srinagar to Srinagar)
Best Time: June to Oct
Highest Points: 3575 m
Weather: Nights are cold and day temperature is pleasant during the season.
Temperature: Day (17°C to 20°C) Night (3°C to 4°C)
Starting Point: Srinagar
Short Itinerary of Naranag Gangabal Trek
Day 1 – Drive from Srinagar to Naranag and trek to Trunkhol via Butsheri.
Day 2 – Trunkhol to Gangabal Lake via Bodpathri
Day 3 – Exploration Day
Day 4 – Gangabal to Srinagar via Naranag