Nafran Valley Trek

Nafran Valley trek Overview: The Trek Starts  from Aru Valley Pahalgam North Conduct of Lidder river in very den pine forests and encounter with variety of nomadic settlements along the trail. Trout fishing beets are available in some spots. The trek is full with  different types of alpine wild flowers  and number of wild animals en route. Kashmir harbhagwan lake or Nafran valley trek is a standout amongst the most exceptional hiking encounters; the trek goes through thick pine forest and reaches 4000 meters elevation, wild flowers, snow bridges, and various kind of nomadic tribes encounters on this track.

Harbhagwan Lake Trek

The Kashmir Nafran Harbhagwan lake trek is high altitude alpine lake trek, Region north Indian Himalayas  jammu and Kashmir, Duration 6 nights 7 days  height 4000 and Images and photographs .The trek is very beautiful and stunning landscapes,nomads settlements streams on way makes it heaven for trekkers.

Nafran valley trekking
Girwar crossing

Detailed Itinerary for Nafran lake trek

The trek is 5 nights 6 days, Cost 17000 rupees per head including 10 kg offloading, mountain guide, cook, sleeping bags, tents, toilet tent, sleeping mats, three meals veg, non veg , Dinner, breakfast, pack lunch, after noon tea coffee. Transportation from Srinagar to Aru valley and back Srinagar is extra.

Book Nafran Valley trek 2023 fixed departures.

July Groups 2023 (1 July to 7 July)- (15 July to 21 July) – ( 29 July to 4 August ). August Groups 2023   (12 august to 18 august)    (26 august to 1 September )

Garwar nafran trekking
Garwar valley

Srinagar to Aru Valley

Day 1 :Start from Srinagar up to Aru valley Pahalgam ,The journey to Aru valley is very beautiful , You can view from plans to narrow mountain routes villages , Paddy Crops apple tress , walnut tress , pine forest . After reaching Aru valley a short hike up to Kotpather Over night camps.

Arampatri valley
Trekking to Arampatri valley

Aru Valley to Armpatari 4 hours trek 3400 mt. Height

Day 2.The Trail Starts from Kotpatri to Geirwar a nomadic settlement on bank of lidder river a trout fishing beet is avaible here. From Geriwar the trail goes in den forest up to river crossing to Danwat there are couple of crossing the same river in narrow valley up to Nafran valley over night in camps.

Harbhugwan Lake trek
Danwat lidder branch

Armpatari to Nafran valley

Day 3:The trail ascend up to gateway of Harbhagwan. From top a clear view of Harnag lake sight-seen around over night at Nafran valley.

Harinag Valley
Snow bridge crossing Danwat

Nafran valley to Harbhagwan Lake

Day 4. The trek ascends from Nafran valley up to Harbhagwan Lake after exploring the Harbhagwan Lake overnight Arampatri valley .

Arampatri to Bhaj Margi

Day 5:The Starts with ascending the ridge to Bhaj Margi after reaching the campsite you will enjoy the open views of Lidder mountain ranges over night Camping.

Arampatri valley

Bhaj Margi to Mandelan Pahalgam

Day 6: : The trek starts with descending to Mandelan Pahalgam after reaching on the road the car will drive to Srinagar.

Nomadic Shepherds
Harnag lake
Harnag lake

Best time for Harbhugwan lake trek :,June ,July ,August ,September ,October ,

Review: Difficult need basic fitness

Nafran valley trekking map
Nafran valley trekking map

Short Itinearary route from Aru to Pahalgam : 1 Srinagar to Aru valley 115 km Drive 4 hours. 2 :Aru Valley to Arampatri 4  Hours Trek . 3: Arampatri to Harinag Lake 3 hours trek . 4 :Harinag to Harbhugwan lake 7 hours trek. 5 : Harinag to Nafran valley , 6 Nafran to Bhaji patra , 7 Bhaji patri to Mandlon drive Srinagar 3 hours Drive.