Tulian Lake Trek an “8” Shaped Lake in Kashmir
Tulian Lake trek lies in the Pahalgam town in Anantnag district of Kashmir between towering Pir Panjal and Zanskar ranges at an altitude of 3684 meters. This glacial Lake has a unique appearance because it resembles digit 8 and its greenish blue water attracts the visitor’s eye.
Witness the beauty of Kashmir
Tulian Lake lies amidst snow covered mountains and the trail goes through dense forests and wide meadows. The valley is home to Bakkarwal community and they can be seen all along the way to this pristine Lake.
Highlights of Tulian Lake trek
Explore Pahalgam which is located on the banks of Lidder River and is a well- known tourist town.
Witness the “8” Shaped Lake.
Go through rich vegetation and area.
Get to know about the Bakkarwals “shepherd community”.
Key Points of Tulian Lake 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 10kgs
Must Read about Tulian Lake Trek
Duration:6 days (Srinagar to Srinagar)
Best Time: March to October
Highest Point: 3,684 m
Weather:Nights are cold and day temperature is pleasant during the season.
Temperature:(17°C to 20°C) (3°C to 4°C)
Starting point: Srinagar
Short Itinerary Tulian Lake Trek
Day 1 – Srinagar to Pahalgam (100 km) (2/3 hours)
Day 2 –Pahalgam to Baisaran (5 km) (3/4 hours)
Day 3 – Baisaran to Tulian Marag (11 km) (6/7 hours)
Day 4 – Tulian Marag to Tulian Lake and back (10 km) (6/7 hours)
Day 5 – Tulian Marag to Kanimool (8 km) (4/5 hours)
Day 6 – Kanimool to Pahalgam (8 km) (4/5 hours) and Drive to Srinagar (2/3 hours)