Kashmir Mountain Adventures

Aharbal Kounsarnag Trek

  • Overview
  • Region :- Kashmir, J & K
  • Duration :- 7N/8D
  • Grade :- Easy
  • Max Altitude :- 3760 Meters.
  • Approx Trekking Km :- 35 Kms.

Aharbal Kounsarnag Trek expedition is the solely major trek in the Pir-Panjal mountain range, a sub-mountain range of Himalaya Mountains. The trek starts from Aharbal waterfall the main tourist attraction in Shopian known as the Apple Bowl of Jammu and Kashmir. Kounsarnag Lake is considered a sacred lake by the Hindus.

Though trekking in Jammu and Kashmir isn’t newest still this expedition isn’t any walk in the park. Strenuous days, steep and rocky passes and altitudes approaching 4200m all collide to create a challenging trek in one of the most stunning and serene Himalaya Mountains of Jammu and Kashmir.

Day 01: Arrival reception at Srinagar airport. On arrival at Srinagar airport, you will be met by our representative who will transfer you to the houseboat. during which you will have the opportunity to see around Srinagar. Overnight stay.

Day 02: Srinagar – Aharbal (75 km drive). Left Srinagar for Aharbal 65 km by road in a car through the apple town of Shopian. See around Aharbal waterfalls or have a brief trek to Nilnag, a small lake covered in pine forests. Overnight stay.

Day 03: Aharbal – Kungwattan (9 km trek). Pack your load on the horses and start trekking ascend through pine forests and reach to the upper meadows of Kungwattan covered in by wildflowers and broad pastures therein are camped the local shepherds. Overnight stay.

Day 04: Kungwattan – Mahinag (7 km trek). Again early in the morning we pack up and proceed to ascend through the colorful meadows and trek through some treks of boulders and reach Mahinag Lake. Overnight stay.

Day 05: Mahinag – Kounsarnag (8 km trek). Start trekking towards the last destination of Kounsarnag again it passes through the clear atmosphere of these high altitude meadows and streams and along with us is flowing down the Vishu river with its roaring sound enough for one to get lost, forget everything of the past. Finally, we reach to the highlight of our trek the Kounsarnag Lake. Overnight stay.

Day 06: Kounsarnag – Kungwattan (11 km trek). On our return, we descend through Mahinag to Kungwattan. Overnight stay.

Day 07: Kungwattan – Aharbal – Srinagar. Start descending to Aharbal and 3 hours drive will take us to Srinagar. Overnight stay houseboat.

Day 08: Departure. Drop at the Srinagar airport. Our representative will drop you at the airport. If you have time you’ll be able to see around Srinagar.

Cost Terms


  • 1.Transport Srinagar to Aru Base and Sumbal to Srinagar
  • 2.Accommodation. (Camping)
  • 3. Meals while on trek (Veg & Egg)
  • 4. Trek equipment like sleeping bag, mattress, tent, kitchen tent, toilet tent
  • 5. Trekking Permits
  • 6. first aid medical kits and oxygen cylinder
  • 7. Qualified & experienced Trek Leader, Guide, and Support staff


  • 1. Hotel stays in Srinagar.
  • 2. Food during the transit.
  • 3. Insurance.
  • 4. Mules or porter to carry personal luggage.
  • 5. Something not specifically mentioned under the pinnacle

Srinagar Accommodation: The stay at Srinagar on the last day isn’t included within the trek fee. However we will assist you in booking a hotel or a houseboat for the same, please allow us to know a minimum of 15 days in advance to the start of the trek. Intimation is by email only at info@kashmirmountains.com

Note: normally Kashmir Mountains expect to carry your personal luggage on your own if you do not wish to carry your backpack so you can give it to the porter, but you have to inform us earlier and have to pay Rs. 300/- extra per day per bag.

To book a Trek/ adventure program please use our online booking form or, as an alternative, you can call us on the given for confirmation of tour you have to wire a deposit and initial deposit.