Winter Treks in Kashmir

Winter in Kashmir Himalayas -Snowshoeing and Winter Hiking

Winter treks in Kashmir: Wild atmosphere, freezing temperatures and snow coated landscapes. Living in the mountains when the Environment is more extremely. Winter Trekking in Kashmir is not expected simple holiday. The majority of populace sees the mountains in winter only as a site for Skiing, but winter hiking tours is in fact a very pleasant activity.  If you come across for winter hiking in Kashmir, join us we will show the right place for winter trekking: here in Srinagar we organize variety of winter hikes. We can organize quite easy one day snowshoes hike to wild tour in the core of the mountains.

winter trekking Kashmir

Kashmir winter tours

Winter trekking tours can be ruthless, shady, freezing. In a expression: rough. on the other hand the Himalayas in winter are charming and exquisite and perhaps present the best scenes of  the year. Mountain is a ruthless natural environment usually speaking: it is exhausting to move, can be hazardous and you are under the nature directive, repeatedly outside the comfort zone. But this is why you experience so active when you are hiking in the Himalayan series: you experience that life can be so hard.

Snowshoeing and Winter Hiking in the Kashmir Himalayas

In the winter mountain hiking this is even correct: you can feel the exploration even more than in the other seasons. When the snow is solid, walking and hiking is really exhausting and sometimes to reach the goal becomes difficult.pp. The Mountains passes of Kashmir are covered by snow and it is very hard to arrange a continuous long hike, sleeping in the mountains. even so it is also possible to arrange easy winter hiking in this place of Himalayas. If you want to encounter the ruthlessness of the mountains, a winter hike in Kashmir will be just memorable.

Winter hiking Kashmir

Hiking in winter in the Himalayas can be a momentous thing. But it is also incredible and appropriate for all. The motive why you should come hiking in winter is the following:

•    Snow Landscape The exceptional fascinating landscape of winter is unique

•    Existent Mountain environment the best and tremendous mountain environment is in winter!

Srinagar in winter

Winter being off- season in Srinagar the life stops and natural plays its part, the weather changes slowly so does the environment. It is a best time of the year to enjoy cold and quite time in Srinagar. The clean and crisp air in a luxury house boat on open Dal Lake. The clear view of Zabarwan ranges coated with blanket of snow makes it dream land. The world looks different here bare Chinar tress, blue skies, the feeling on paddling shikara over the Dal Lake in cold is a best experience to explore Srinagar in winter.

Pahalgam in winter

Pahalgam is the famous hill station of Kashmir, which receives heavy snow fall in winter. Pahalgam valley is surrounded by high altitude mountain ranges. It is a vast valley lays both sides of Lidder River as it flow down from its sources in the deep Himalayan ranges. In winter when snow is thick it provides best routes for day snowshoes hiking trips to Baisaran and adjoining area.


Aru Valley Pahalgam in winter

Aru valley in winter: Aru is a isolated valley of Pahalgam, the valley is well-hidden in mountains surrounded by large forests, in winter Aru gets heavy snow fall. The freezing cold and terrible weather makes it top for winter treks in Kashmir. It is a best place for hut to hut snowshoes trekking, ski mountaineering. Aru valley has lodges available in winter for day treks and long hikes in different location.

Naranag valley in winter

Nranag is being fore most tourist destination in recent years, it is a base camp for different treks. The valley is famous for its landscape and calm climate. The Naranag valley receives heavy snow fall during winter and offers number of snowshoes and winter treks in Kashmir Himalaya. It is idle place for hut to hut winter treks and day snow hiking trips.

Snow Treks in Kashmir

Kashmir has number of snow treks, a snow trek can be from  one day up to 5 days. in these folowing alpine regions (Pahalgam to Baisaran,) (Naranag marchoi) , or (Aru Kotpather) Snow treks are very different and interesting from the normal treks in Kashmir. All the trekking gears, catering are carried by porters. The following is itinerary for Aru valley snow trekking, Aru valley winter trek Review.

Aru Lidderwat snow trek

Aru valley offers variety of Snow trekking and adventure in winter. It is best place for short hikes and long treks. The Aru lidderwat trek is famous and beautiful in winter months.

The Trekking Itinerary 4 nights 5 Days for Aru, Lidderwat winter trek.

Aru Valley

Day 1: Srinagar to Aru valley: Pick up from Srinagar airport and drive to aru valley via Pahalgam check in guest house. Short hike around Aru over night guest house.

Lidderwat Valley

Day 2: Aru to Lidderwat: Start very early morning from Aru it is long day difficult day to cover 12 km in snow after reaching Lidderwat  over night hut.

Satlangen sightseeing

Day 3: Lidderwat Sightseeing: Here you have couple options you can hike up to satlangen or sightseeing around Lidderwat over night hut.

Day 4: Lidderwat to Aru valley

After breakfast start trek back to aru valley and drive back to Srinagar check in house boat evening shikara tour.

Day 5: House boat to airport

After breakfast a short sightseeing in old city and drop back airport.

Kashmir winter Holiday tours

Winter season start from December to march. winter tours are easy way to explore some of the best alpine valleys of Kashmir.

(5 nights 6 days) Gulmarg, Sonamarg , Pahalgam, Srinagar,

Best time 15 December to mid march

Day 1 Srinagar Airport to Gulmarg 56 km 2 hours Drive

Pick up Srinagar airport up to Gulmarg and check in hotel, local sightseeing around Gulmarg, overnight hotel.

Day 2 Gulmarg Gondola

Start after breakfast to Gulmarg Gondola ride sightseeing Apperwat 4000 meters, and evening drive back to Srinagar overnight house boat.

Day 3 Srinagar to Ganganger Sonamarg

Drive from srinagar to Gangangar sonamarg sightseeing around Ganganger Sonamarg , up to hang park  snow sledge,  snow biking and walking around and drive back to Srinagar overnight house boat.

Da4 Srinagar Pahalgam

The day Starts after breakfast and long drive to pahalgam after reaching pahalgam check in hotel. A beautiful hike up to baisaran and back pahalgam over night hotel.

Day 5 Pahalgam to Srinagar

After having early breakfast a tour around pahalgam town and drive from Pahalgam to Srinagar after noon local sight seen in Srinagar  overnight house boat.

Day 6 Srinagar to airport

The day starts after breakfast and shikara tour around Dal lake and drive back to Srinagar airport.

Kashmir Alpine Ski Package

Srinagar, Gulmarg, ( 6 nights 7 days )

Day 1: Srinagar to Gulmarg

 Pick up from airport up to Gulmarg and check in hotel, sightseeing around Gulmarg market overnight hotel.

Day 2:  Apperwat Gulmarg

Start after breakfast the Gondola ride up to Apperwat and ski down to Gulmarg, you can repeat it according to your stamina overnight hotel.  

Day 3: Gulmarg to Sunrise peak

The day starts with early morning breakfast and takes gondola ride up to Apperwat the ski guide will take you to off the beaten tracks to ski down to Gulmarg over night hotel.

Sunrise Peak Aperwat Gulmarg

Sunrise Peak

Start in morning to Gondola ride and reach apperwat and ski mountaineering on your skin up to sunrise peak and ski down to Darang, ferozpur nalla, the car will pick you up and drive back to Gulmarg hotel.

Day 5: Gulmarg Srinagar

Drive morning back to Srinagar and after noon shikara tour in Dal lake overnight House boat.

Day 6: Srinagar to Airport

Start from Srinagar and visit some historical sites in old city and drop back airport.