Alpine Lakes Adventure in Kashmir :Kashmir Valley is very famous for its mountain region and alpine lakes in Indian subcontinent. Kashmir offers some of the best alpine lakes in India. Great lakes are five top most alpine lakes in Sonamarg Kashmir and Tarsar Marsar are twin lakes of Lidder Valley pahalgam.Kashmir has large number of alpine lakes beside these seven famous alpine lakes.
Seven Great Lakes Trek
Kashmir great lakes trek Solo orienteering.: is one of the best treks available in Jammu and Kashmir. The trek involves passing through a multitude of high altitude alpine lakes of Kashmir. The magnificent early morning views of the alpine lakes and mountains.journey to Kashmir Great lakes is wonderful looks of paradise.the day travel are extremely delightful as the trekkers come a cross the open high valley ,wild blossom gardens,glacier lakes,nomadic shepherds ,snow secured mountains ,ice sheet streams,rugged passes,and part more for profound emotions ,The nights at camp sites are more beautiful the stars are so close you can feel that your are in sky full moon and falling stars make it unforgettable dream of life. Book Kashmir Great Lakes Trek 2021..
Sonamarg to Naranag Trek Itinerary for Solo trekkers
The trek starts from Sonamarg but it can be done the other way round from Naranag too.The Natural route is from Sonamarg to Naranag. The next destination after sutkadi is Nichnai valley below the Nichnai pass.
The next day Involves crossing Nichanni Pass before descending gradually to the lake of Vishansar and Krishnasar. After resting for some time, and crossing the two striking lakes , the trail leads upwards to gadsar lake. There is an option to either camp at Vishansar or near Gadsar it depends on your trekking speed and preferences but the views around Vishansar are Majestic.
Next phase involves camping around satsar lake, which is enough to captivate your senses for a day, from satsar you can either take the left flank of the mountains over the ridge line towards Gangabal or take the lower right valley after the satsar lake to reach Zaji Gali. The route is over rocky terrain but the hard trail is quickly forgotten . the zaji trail offers superior views of both Gangabal and Nundkol lakes with Harmukh mountain in background.
Camping along the banks of the gangabal or the Nundkol lake is highly recommended before the last stage which includes a steep descent through the coniferous forests to the ruins of an ancient temple at Naranag. Best time recommended for trek: June, July ,August ,September , Weather , Days are warmer , Cold Nights ,Hazards unpredicable Rains.
Solo trekkers and self trekkers information
The trekking trail is well marked from Sonamarg to Naranag. There are many nomadic shepherds who can give you directions to the trail. All you need tent and food to carry. You can obtain Trekking permit from srinagar Tourism office recreation and Sonamarg Tourism office. read some tips about great lakes Itinerary. or join more budget plan with YHAI.
Tarsar Marsar Alpine Lake Trek
Kashmir Tarsar Marsar Lakes Trek are the twin sister Glacier lakes of colossal loftiness and excellence. On the off chance that Kashmir is the heaven on earth then Tarsar Marsar is the spring of heaven. It is an almond shape lake overwhelmed by the pinnacles of Kolahoi mountains about 12 Miles toward the East. The lake is isolated by a mountain with the base pinnacle height of 4000 meters from another lake of a similar sort known as Marsar lake, Book Tarsar Marsar Trek 2022