Kashmir Great Lakes Trek | Himalaya Shelter

The Kashmir Great Lakes Trek, also known as the KGL Trek, is a must-have experience for most adventure enthusiasts visiting India. This trek is approximately 75 km long and takes you through some of the most magnificent landscapes in India. The route includes mountain lakes and vast meadows in the Himalayas in West Kashmir, including the famous Sonamarg hill station and Harmukh mountain. The trek starts from Srinagar and takes a scenic drive of 3 to 4 hours to Sonamarg. The route becomes gradual as you pass Pir Panjal, Karakoram, Zanskar ranges and see some of the most magnificent landscapes in India. The KGL route takes you to major places of interest like Zaj Pass, Nichinai Pass, and Gadsar Pass. One of the highlights of the Kashmir Great Lakes Trek is the exploration of more than six alpine lakes. Each day includes a differently beautiful, picture-perfect view. The trek is a moderate one with some difficulty, but people also say that this place is truly a paradise. Himalaya Shelter takes great care to preserve the natural water resources in the Himalayas. They are well concerned about climate change and try to avoid the use of plastic as much as possible. Moreover, they always maintain cleanliness in and around their campsite.