Amarnath Sheshnag Lake Trek

Sheshnag Lake Trek. The following treks are merely popular suggestions. All treks are customizable to suit time frames and levels of ability.
Pahalgam is the staging point for one of Kashmir’s oldest and most popular overnight treks. The Shri Amarnath Yatra is  undertaken by more than 30,000 pilgrims every year. And has been a  continuing tradition for the last 300 years. This spectacular 5 day, 92  km trek is usually done in the full moon of Sawan (July-August). The  most auspicious time to visit the holy Cave at the Amarnath cave.Trek Kashmir is a family run company that can take you trekking in Kashmir Himalayas and show you the best that beautiful Kashmir has to offer.

Sheshnag trek

Sheshnag Lake Trek

Although trekkers who are not pilgrims may wish to go in the second half  of June. As horse prices are lower and the trail not crowded with  singing and chanting devotees. Of course, these colorful folk can be  quite an attraction in themselves. 
The trail begins at Pahalgam,  though it is possible to drive till Chandanwari. And ascends to the  exquisite glacial lake at Sheshnag. From Sheshnag the trail climbs  steeply to the Mahgunas pass at 4,580 meters and then descends to  Panchtarni. Crossing the Sheshnag stream over several points. Along this  route are many places to admire the spectacular mountain ranges behind  Sheshnag. From Panchtarni, the final stage to the Amarnath cave crosses a  snow bridge and follows the Amravati stream. Once at Amarnath, the  trekker has the option of returning to Pahalgam or backtracking till  Panchtarni to take the trail to Baltal, close to the town of Sonmarg.

Amarnath Sheshnag trek

Itinerary Sheshnag Lake Trek 2 nights 3 Days

The trekkers who wish to trek up to Sheshnag Glacier Lake it could be done in Two night 3 Days. Day 1. Pick up Srinagar Airport up to Chandanwari over night Camping Day 2. Chandanwari to Sheshnag Lake over night camping. Day 3. Sheshnag lake to Chandwari and drive Pahalgam or Srinagar.

Best time and Short Itinerary for Amarnath Yatra

Season: June to October. 
Duration: 5 days. 
Grade: Moderate.
Stages:  Pahalgam to Chandanwari (13 km), Chandanwari to Sheshnag (11 km),  Sheshnag to Panchtarni (11 km), Panchtarni to Amarnath and Baltal (21  km).
Note: Camping sites are available on the route. Pack ponies will  be hired at Pahalgam. A cook will travel with you. Hotels, guesthouses  and campsites are available at Pahalgam and Sonmarg.