Kashmir Mountain Adventures

Kashmir Short Treks

Things You Need To Know About Short Treks In Kashmir

A stunning clean water, with hills rising above 300 m round it’s far a dream scenery to any trekker who has blanketed miles in a hard terrain to attain the height. Tulian lake presents that actually enjoy to the tired tourists. This lake includes bluish pure water to drink. journey until the lake is a quite difficult mission but the surroundings of the lake offer the trekkers a peaceful and wonderful increase.

gangabal lake trek

Gangabal Lake Trek

Naranag-Gangabal-Trek expedition is the only trek in Kashmir which remains open most of the year. The trek passes through pine forests, meadows and reaches its destination at the twin alpine lakes situated at the foothills of mount Haramukh (5300M). Though trekking in Kashmir is not newest but still this expedition is no walk in the park. .

tarsar marsar lake trek

Tarsar Marsar lake trek

Tarsar Marsar Lake Trek is one among the highly opted treks of the Kashmir valley. It is a trek encompassing a journey to the two beautiful twin lakes, Tarsar and Marsar, encircled by the peaks of Kolhai Mountain.

Kolahoi Glacier Trek

Kolahoi Glacier Trek

Kolahoi glacier is one of the longest glaciers in Jammu and Kashmir and in the past it extended for at least 35 km. in the Pleistocene there have been three advances of Kolahoi glacier and the last one of them was a major advance when the glacier extended as far as Pahalgam.

Kashmir mountains

Aharbal Kounsarnag Trek

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.

Pahalgam short Trek

pahalgam means “a village of shepherds“ is situated at the banks of the Lidder River, Pahalgam at an altitude of 7,000 feet is a picturesque township. Pahalgam is likewise the staging point for one in every of Kashmir’s oldest and most popular Kolahoi glacier trek.

  • Aru – Greentop
  • Lidderwat
  • Katarnag lake trek
  • Kolahoi glesier

Tulian Lake Trek

For those who have limited time, the overnight 3-day trek to peaceful Tulian Lake (4000m) from Pahalgam is a good way to get a taste the Kashmir mountains. The route winds up through meadows, pine forests and past welcoming gipsy tents, where you may well be offered refreshments. The best place to spend the night is at the Kanimarg base camp.

Kolahoi glacier trek

The 3-day trek from Pahalgam to the impressive but receding Kolahoi glacier (3400m) can be shortened by a day if you take a jeep to the first overnight stop at picturesque Aru (2414m). The next day the ascent is via alpine meadows and streams to Lidderwat (3049m), before a gentler stage to Satlanjan (3150m), which allows you to conserve energy for the steep climb to the glacier and back to Lidderwat on the following day. You can then walk back down to Aru or Pahalgam itself on the fifth day.

Sonamarg short trek

Sonamarg is top class trekking place and offers some of the best high altitude short treks,  the short trek to Vishansar and Tajwais glacier is one of the easy and beautiful hikes, some other brief trek is Sonamarg, Nichniya 2 nights 3 days, stages Srinagar to Sonamarg,  Nichniya.

Yousmarg short trek

Yousmarg is unexplored trekking notion and has some of the unique meadows in Kashmir, Yousmarg has some of the unexplored routes, Nilnag lake treks a short trek 1 night 2 days, levels Srinagar to Yousmarg, Yousmarg Nilnag and back to Srinagar.