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