Most Enchanting Treks in Kashmir

Trek in Kashmir

Kashmir is famously called ‘heaven or paradise on Earth. And the beauty of Kashmir does not fail to justify the statement. Each and every corner of Kashmir will take your breath away. There are many things that can be done in Kashmir. Trekking is one of the most popular activities to do in Kashmir. Kashmir guarantees a sense of peace and tranquillity to everyone who visits it. 

If you are a lover of nature then Kashmir is the best place to get nestled in. trekking is one of the best ways to feel close and personal to nature and Kashmir is known for its beautiful trekking experiences. In Kashmir, you will find all types of trekking trails, from short treks to long ones and from easy-level treks to difficult ones.

If you wish to rejuvenate yourself then, go on a trek in Kashmir and you will see the magic Kashmir does in helping you with the same. For people who are adventure junkies and find solace in the adrenaline rush, the various treks are satisfying. But the people who want peace and tranquillity as well as are nature lovers, Kashmir serves as heaven on Earth. 

Kashmir Great Lakes Trek

Kashmir Great Lakes Trek is considered to be the most beautiful trek in Kashmir. The Kashmir Great Lakes Trek is a combination of five alpine lakes spread over various valleys. The entire trek is located at a height of 13,850 feet from sea level. The trek is considered to be a moderate-level trek because of the challenges that the trekkers have to face. This trek is a packaged deal of kinds of natural experiences like the snow-capped mountains, lakes, meadows, plains, glaciers, small waterfalls, streams, etc. The trek starts from Sonamarg valley and ends at the Narang Valley. 

Tarsar Marsar Trek

The Tarsar Marsar Trek in Kashmir is known to be a moderate-level lake and covers the base camp of Aru. The trek goes through grasslands and consists of three snow-covered lakes, Tarsar Lake, Marsar Lake, and Sundarsar Lake. The Tarsar and Marsar lakes are located in Aru in the Anantnag district of Kashmir. The Marsar and Tarsar lakes are separated by a small hill that is around 4000 meters high. The two lakes are known to be twin lakes due to their similar characteristics and the beauty they offer. The Sundarsar lake offers beautiful sunsets and sunrise and you can witness the lake changing colors as the sunlight reflects in the water.

Tulian Lake Trek

Tullian Lake is located in Pahalgam in the Anantnag district of Kashmir. The lake is at a height of 3684 meters. The trek is leveled at difficult because even though the trail is green and grasslands, the slopes are very steep. The Tullian Lake is situated between the Pir Panjal and Zanskar ranges. It is a beautiful lake shaped in the English number 8 and is mostly turquoise in color. It is surrounded by three mountains and is famous for the snow slabs floating in the water. The weather is unpredictable and navigation is very difficult. It is recommended to take the help of good local guides for this trek.

Thajiwas Glacier Trek

The Thajiwas Glacier has situated three km from Sonamarg in Kashmir. The glacier is at a height of 3000 meters above sea level. The trek to the glacier is an easy level. The landscape remains frozen throughout the year which is why it is a popular trekking spot. This easily accessible place is the perfect paradise for nature lovers and adventure junkies. The trail from Sonamarg to Thajiwas to the glacier is very beautiful and consists of many streams, lush grasslands, pine forests, waterfalls, and sparkling lakes. Don’t forget your camera for this trek and click pictures which you will keep forever and have the memories of a lifetime. 

Kolahoi Glacier Lake

Kolahoi is a glacier which is located 26 km from the Pahalgam district and 16 km south of Sonamarg in Kashmir. It is a valley glacier that is famously known as the “Goddess of Light” by the people of the Anantnag district. The glacier supplies water all through the year and the freshwater is used for drinking and agricultural purposes. The trek goes from easy to a moderate level and the trail goes through beautiful meadows and flower beds. The snow-covered mountains act as a beautiful backdrop to the already breathtaking natural view. This is the best trek to take in the beauty of Kashmir and feel closest to nature.

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