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All You Need To Know About The Kashmir Great Lakes Trek

From the difficulty level to distance and attractions along the route, find out all you need to know about the Kashmir Great Lakes Trek

A trekker take photo at past Gadsar Lake and a meadow at Kashmir Great Lakes Trek in Kashmir. Photo: Shutterstock
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The Kashmir Great Lakes Trek is a challenging 6-day hike spanning 75 kilometres in the Western Himalayas of Kashmir. On an average, the trek involves more than 12 kilometres of hiking per day. It begins at Sonmarg and ends at Naranag, suitable for individuals aged 15 and above. Considering the terrain, it is advisable for trekkers to have prior experience on this climb. The Kashmir Great Lakes Trek is amidst peaceful valleys and towering peaks of the Himalayas, attracting adventurers from across the globe. This journey takes hikers through some of the most arresting landscapes imaginable, offering a glimpse into the Kashmir region's rich history, diverse biodiversity and unparalleled beauty. It is a true treat for the senses, from stunning azure lakes to lush green meadows, snow-capped peaks, and ancient villages. Here’s all you need to know about the Kashmir Great Lakes Trek before you embark with your friends on this adventurous journey.

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