Kashmir Naranag Gangabal Lakes Trekking

Naranag to Gangabal Trek : Gangabal is the biggest and famous alpine lake in Kashmir, In the foothills of  craggy mount Harmukh.  The lake has a placid beauty uniquely its own. All through the summer the wild flowers bloom in profusion on its shores. And it is home to a variety of trout fishes and aquatic birds ,making it a naturalist”s delight and wonderful trekking in Kashmir.

Kashmir Gangabal Lake Trek

Kashmir Gangabal Trek begins from a remote Village naranag valley separate from Srinagar to naranag is 77 km. Naranag is base  camp for Harmukh peak trekking (5100 meters). Gangabal lake is prime lake in Kashmir locale and extremely acclaimed  alpine lake. These are twin lakes  Gangabal and nundkhol. The Lakes are high elevation oligotrophic and create trout angles fly fishing.  Best time June to October  High lights of trek Naranag Buddhist sanctuary eighth century AD Naranag town. Gangabal twin lakes,Best treks in Kashmir.

Kashmir Gangabal Lake Trek

Naranag to Gangabal Trek Distance :32 km to and fro

Linked destinations  Srinagar,Kangan,  Sonamarg

Short trek Duration 4 nights 5 days elevation 3500 meters  reviews . contact Us 

 Naranag to Gangabal  trek Details

Day 1  Srinagar to Naranag valley

Start from Srinagar up to naranag 2 hours drive over night on the bank of Naranag river trout fishing can be don campfire .

short trek to gangabal

Day 2 Naranag to trundkhol

Start in morning after breakfast ascend to budshire mountain 6 hours walk over night in turndkhol in camps. campfire in evening

Day 3 Trundkhol to Gangabal Lake

Harmukh peak kashmir

Start in morning after breakfast 2 hours easy walk up to twin lakes over night in Gangabal. Sight seen to Harmukh glacier and  trout fishing can be done.

Day 4 Sightseen and trout angling in Gangabal lakes over night in camps.

Day 5  Gangabal Lake to naranag valley

start after breakfast 7 to 8 hours  walk via koulsar lake descend Naranag valley visit Naranag temple and drive to Srinagar  ,

turndkhol gangabal

Stages : Srinagar to Naranag 77 km, Naranag to Turndkhull 12 KM, Turndkhull to Gangabal Twin Lakes 6 km, Gangabal to Naranag 18 km.

Note : Guest houses home stays are avaible at Naranag ,all the trekking  provision will carry by ponies.

complete trekking  from sonamarg to gangabal lakes


  1. what is the total cost of gangbal trek

  2. Hi all…just want to know is it possible to do Gangbal trek via naranag in June 15
    Dates will be 12 June 2015???
    Waiting for your reply.

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