Kashmir Kolahoi Glacier overview: At the height  4700 meters in northwestern Himalayan Range and around 11 km area the Kolahoi glacier is larges glacier in Kashmir valley. The water of glacier is main source to Lidder river and gives rise to river Jehlum. Deodsar Lake Gives Short passage to Kolahoi Summit.

Trekking to Kolahoi Glacier: and Basmai lake   discloses  the biggest glacier in kashmir valley and some hidden alpine lakes in kolahoi massif ,Region north Indian Himalayas   jammu and Kashmir  District Anantnag  Mount Kolahoi Height 5423 Meters Best Time June to October Distance 6o km  Starting And Ending Point-Aru valley Pahalgam,Hiking in Kashmir.
Duration 7 Days.

Basmai Lake Trek

Linked destination : Srinagar , Anatnag , Pahalgam ,

Pahalgam to kolahoi glacier

Pahalgam to Kolahoi Glacier Trek Details

To Discover Kolahoi Glacier and Mount Kolahoi peak, Pahalgam has main bazaar to buy any missing items in food or other important accessory. The main trekking spot is aru valley where the trek begins. From Aru valley    There are two ways to reach the peak one route goes via lidderwat valley it is a common route. and other route goes via gasran katernag lake this is difficult and short route to reach direct to kolahoi peak.The trek is for 6 days if you add few more days to explore some untouched high altitude lakes.Contact for queries

Day 1 Srinagar Aru Valley

pic up Srinagar up to Aru valley 115 km drive via Anatnag, Pahalgam over night Aru valley in camps.
 Day 2 Aru valley to lidderwat

Start after breakfast 12 km walk 6 hours reach lidderwat valley over night camps.

Day 3 Lidderwat to kolahoi base campStart after breakfast 4 to 5 hours walk over night kolahoi base Satlangen over night camps.

Rohil Basmai Trek

Day 4 Kolahoi base camp to kolahoi Glacier Start after breakfast to kolahoi glacier 8 hours full day trip over night Rohil.

Day 5 Rohil to Basmai lake 4000 meters

  Start from rohil campsite   up to basmai lake day trip 8 hours over night satlangen

 Day 6 Rohil to surmasar twin lakes 3700 meters 
Start early morning up to surmasar twin lakes 8 hours day trip over night satlangen
camps.
Day 7 Rohil to aru valley and Srinagar 
Start after breakfast 7 hours up to Aru valley and drive Srinagar.
Mount Kolahoi
Stages : Srinagar to Aru valley 115 km drive, Aru valley Lidderwat valley 12 km , Lidderwat to satlangen 7 km , Satlangen to kolahoi glacier 16 km trip, Rohil to Basmay lake trip 12 km, Rohil to surmasar lake trip 14 km , Rohil to Aru valley 19 km.

Note: guest houses, huts restaurants are available at Aru valley and tourism office are available at Pahalgam for information.

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