Kashmir Alpine Lakes Trek: The chain of mountains flanking the vale of Kashmir has produced a range of high altitude glacier fed alpine lakes surrounded by well-conserved mountains cloak. These are eminent alpine lakes of Kashmir. Which are lying on well recognized and admired Kashmir trekking destination? The Lidder valley of Pahalgam enjoys the maximum number of high altitude alpine lakes.on the other hand The Sind valley Sonmarg enjoys one of the Kashmir’s famous trek alpine great Lakes trek.
5 Best Alpine Lakes Trekking in Kahmir
1.Kashmir Great Lakes Trek
The most populartrek originating from Sonmarg is the Kashmir Lake Trek. It covers the lakes of Gangabal, Vishansar, Kishansar, and goes close to the Harrnukh peak. The trail first crosses the Nichinai Pass (13,387 ft) and then enters the alpine valleys that eventually lead to the Gangabal Lake. Vishansar (Vishnu’s Lake) is at just over 12,000 feet and slightly larger than the 12,500 feet Kishansar (Krishna’s Lake). Gangabal Lake is the highlight of this trip. Protected by the three peaks of Mount Harrnukh, Gangabal is 5 miles in circumference and offers the finest trout fishing anywhere in Kashmir, read more about Kashmir great lakes trek
2.Tarsar Marsar Lakes Trek
The famous alpine trek in Lidder valley Pahalgam is Tarsar Marsar Lake trek, The Trek presents ultimate mix of adventure and pleasure while being close to nature. The trek begins from Aru valley and entering dense forest on the right side of river Lidder makes the trek admirable.The trek Starts from Lidder course and ends Sind river, the trekking is cross country between two huge valleys Lidder and Sind valley read more tarsar marsar lake trek.