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Kashmir Great Lakes

One of the most beautiful treks in the Himalayan Kashmir.

Hiking Moderate

78 km
4.8 km
5.2 km
1 day +
Low Point
2.3 km
High Point
4.2 km
Kashmir Great Lakes Map

Kashmir Great Lakes is a trek to remember for lifetime. The gorgeous mountains, beautiful landscapes and pristine lakes will definitely touch your soul and sooth your eyes. The trek starts from Shitkari area of Sonamarg via Lashpathri, Nichnai Lakes, Hirampathri, vishansar, Kishansar, Gadsar and its adjacent lakes, Doobtapani, Watalsar, Satsar Lakes, Mehgandob Lakes, Gangbal, Nundkol and culminates at Naranag covering a distance of more than 70 kms. The maximum elevation to be gained during the trek is 4238 meters ASL.


Nichnai Lakes, Hirampathri, Vishansar, Unknown Lakes near Vishansar pass, Kishansar, Gadsar and its adjacent lakes, Doobtapani, Watalsar, Satsar lakes, Mehgandob Lakes, Gangbal, Nundkol, Naranag



Hiking along trails with some uneven terrain and small hills. Small rocks and roots may be present.

Medium Exposure

2 out of 4

The trail contains some obstacles such as outcroppings and rock which could cause injury.


3 out of 4

Little chance of being seen or helped in case of an accident.

Best time to visit

between June and September


  • Alpine
  • Wildlife
  • Historical
  • Picturesque
  • Summit Hike
  • Wild flowers
  • Water features
  • Forestry or heavy vegetation