The Kashmir Great Lakes Trek is known as the “Gateway to Eden” because of its grandeur.
The natural beauty is so diverse and one-of-a-kind that it dwarfs any other breathtaking location on the planet. They’re still vying for the title of “Most Endearing One.”
GO THROUGH FOUR PASSES IN A SINGLE TRIP
It’s not unusual to come across both beauty and adventure on the same trip.
The trek to the Kashmir Great Lakes is also unusual. The eight-day, the eight-night journey includes four passes. Although it may appear strange, it is correct.
THE TRAIL HAS MANY ROMANTIC VIEWPOINTS
The entire trail offers breathtaking views. This means that all mental impediments have been removed. At such a height, there are no human settlements, forest chains, or other impediments in your path.
EXPERIENCE THE PLEASURE OF HIKING CLOSE TO THE POK BORDER
This Kashmir trek includes both an exciting stretch and breathtaking views.
How should I go hiking near the POK border? The journey takes you through Pakistan-occupied Kashmir. Is it appealing or terrifying? You make the call.
SNOW CLADES AND MANY CLEAR BLUE LAKES
One thing to remember about KGL is that it is always about the journey, not the destination.
Six flower-filled meadows and seven ancient Kashmir Great Lakes await you.
TAKE A LOOK AT NANGA PARBAT, THE HIGHEST FACE ELEVATION IN THE WORLD
The translation is ‘Naked Mountain.’ Nanga Parbat has the highest mountain face in the world. Because of the extreme vertical relief, the ascent to Nanga Parbat is perilous. Isn’t it thrilling? The Kashmir Great Lakes Trek is abbreviated as KGL. This is one of the most elaborate treks in this beautiful country. Explore vast meadows, sparkling lakes, breathtaking scenery, and much more with us.
TABLETOP SUNRISE VIEWS FROM SHEKDUR CAMPSITE
Shekdur Campsite is the first stop on the Kashmir Great Lakes trek (also known as Tabletop). It is made up of a large grassland with flat meadows that is surrounded by forest and mountains. From a distance, the Sonmarg valley can be seen. The sunrise is truly spectacular from here. There is also a shepherd’s hut where refreshments such as tea and kahwa can be obtained.
THE CHANGING LANDSCAPES
The trek begins in Sitakari, a small village near Sonmarg. The trail starts by ascending and descending through dense forests and crossing rivers and streams. You will see endless meadows and landscapes in various shades of green and brown as you travel. You will also travel through high-altitude passes like Gadsar.
EXPERIENCE A ONE-OF-A-KIND TREKKING AND TREK OBJECTIVES
Trekking through the Great Lakes of Kashmir is a once-in-a-lifetime experience for a variety of reasons. The trek route takes you through a variety of landscapes and offers views of spectacular snow-capped mountains like Mount Harmukh. It is distinguished from other trekking destinations in the Indian Himalayas by its geography and changing seasons. This remote location’s untouched beauty has its charm that you won’t find anywhere else in the Indian Himalayas.
CAMPING OPTIONS ON THE LAKESHORE AND IN THE LARGE MEADOWS
You’ll spend every day sleeping in the beautiful meadows that line the shores of alpine lakes.
Our campsite near Krishnasar Lake was one of the most beautiful on the Great Lakes Trek.
At night, if the moonlight is weak, you can see millions of stars and the Milky Way.
The views of the sunrise and sunset from the camps were breathtaking. As a buffer day, a day or two should be added to the itinerary. That you can spend an extra day enjoying the natural and beautiful surroundings at one of the camping areas.
ALPINE LAKES AT HIGH ALTITUDES
As the name implies, the Kashmir Great Lakes Trek takes you through more than 12 alpine lakes. Where each lake is more beautiful than the one before it. It’s an intriguing feature that some of these lakes are named after Hindu deities. Because of their immense beauty and turquoise-colored water, these lakes are a visual delight for hikers.
KASHMIR’S PEOPLE AND THEIR WARM HOSPITALITY
You will trek and hike in a country where life is simple and the air is thin during your seven-day visit to this stunning location. Kashmir The Great Lakes Trek gives visitors a close-up look at Kashmiri culture. Along the trail, nomadic Gurjar and Bakharwal tribesmen live in shepherd’s huts with their cattle. These people are very polite and charming.
TAKE A LOOK AT NANGA PARBAT, THE WORLD’S HIGHEST FACE ELEVATION
Nanga Parbat, also known as the “naked mountain,” has the highest mountain face in the world. Because of the extreme vertical relief, the ascent to Nanga Parbat is perilous. Isn’t it exciting?
The KGL trek is another name for the Kashmir Great Lakes trek. One of the most exciting treks in this stunning country. Explore vast meadows, sparkling lakes, breathtaking scenery, and much more with us.