Srinagar, the land of beautiful valleys, refreshing gardens and lakes is not known for sightseeing but also for trekking. Embark on the best trekking tours in Srinagar to witness the scenic valleys, snow-clad peaks and towering mountain ranges and picturesque tourist destinations along the way.
Nature lovers can trek to heavenly lakes in Kashmir region such as Dal Lake to heavenly lakes in the Kashmir region such as Dal Lake, Vishansar Lake or Gangabal Twin Lakes. Head to Sonmarg and trek through Nichnai, Vishansar Lake, Gadsar, Satsar, Gangabal and conclude your trek in the beautiful city of Naranag. Wildlife lovers can consider trekking through the famous Hemis National Park, Ladakh. Start your trek from Leh, drive to Zingchen and trek along cascading gorges. If lucky, you can spot a blue sheep which are considered as the prime source of prey for the big cats. Capture these wild moments on the lens and treasure them for the rest of your life. When in Srinagar, tourists can also embark on an enthralling Tarsar Marsar trek, Trek to the highest peak in the region and revel in the stunning beauty enveloping the entire region.
Not just trekkers, the place is also a paradise for wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers. The presence of rare species like Bar Headed geese, Choughs, Golden eagles, black bulbuls, musk deer, snow leopard, brown bear and the golden marmot along the trek make the trip enticing. To watch snow leopards up and close, visiting Rumbak Valley is suggested. The best trekking tours in Srinagar to the valley not only gives you a chance to spot them but also serves an opportunity to visit monasteries, villages laden with rich culture and gorgeous landscapes. The Rumbak Valley trek when started from Leh takes you through a number of ancient monasteries in Hemis, Shey Palace and Thiksey. The ideal time to trek in and around Srinagar is September to October and January – March. The weather in the months of July and August is said to be unpredictable with uninterrupted rainfall lashing in sometimes.