Kashmir is a paradise. One should definitely take out some time from their lives and plan a trip to Kashmir. The rich flora and fauna and the beautiful mountains and valleys is something one can never see in some other place.
There are a lot of lakes which are famous in Kashmir. One of the beautiful lakes is the Dal lake which is present in Srinagar. There are other lakes like the Vishansar Lake or Gangabal Twin lakes are one of the rare sights.
You will be witnessing one of the best alpine lakes and some beautiful rare scenes of meadows, some high altitude climbs and also some rarely explored places in Kashmir. All in all it will be a mesmerizing experience for the travelers.
The total trip is of 8 days and 7 nights. We will be covering a lot of places in these eight days. One will get a good look of heaven on earth. We will be taking a look on the mountains, valleys and lakes.
Almost everything is included in the package. Special discount offers are given to people who book tickets in huge group. Various inclusions and exclusions are mentioned in the end of the article.
To explore Kashmir we start from Sonamarg. Travelers come to Sonamarg and then our trip begins. For reaching Sonamarg there are a lot of options.
Kashmir is always pleasant throughout the year. If you plan a trip in winters then all the lakes will be frozen and the mountains will be covered with snow. Though the scenery is very beautiful but it is really cold in winters and people don’t prefer travelling.
In the months of May to August the trees are filled with newly grown leaves and the ice from the lake is also melted. The view is epic and is spectacular. So these are the perfect months to plan a trip to Kashmir if you want to witness heaven on earth.
Day 1-Arrive at Sonamarg
Day 2-Sonamarg to Nichnai
Day 3-Nichnai to Vishansar Lake
Day 5-Vishansar Lake to Gadsar Lake
Day 6-Gadsar Lake to Satsar Lake
Day 7-Satsar Lake to Gangabal Lake
Day 8-Gangabal to Naranag
This trek is ideal for beginners. Not much strength and efforts are needed as the trails are just a gradual walk.
The weather becomes really cold at night. Trekkers should carry warm clothes with themselves.
The accommodation is as such not there in some hotel or guest houses. But all the equipments for camping are taken care in the package only. Travelers need not to carry their own camping equipments.
ATM points and connectivity
You should draw cash from Srinagar only as you go high up the altitude there are no ATM.
Things to carry
Although most of the things are included in the package but still one needs to carry their own things like Rucksack, cotton clothes, good trekking shoes, a warm jacket, Gloves, warmer, woolen or monkey cap covering head and ears, UV rays protected sunglasses, raincoat, extra socks, water bottle, torch, cold cream, sunscreen, toilet soap, towel, Walking Stick medicines that you usually use.