Tour 7 - Special Trekking Tour (Gangabal & Himalayas Golden Trek)
LON 701: (09D/08N)
Imagine a privileged spot, apparently endowed by Nature with all she has to give. For nowhere else can you find more brilliant contrasts gathered together in such a confined space. Surround on all sides by a majestic belt of mountains the perks of which are covered in eternal snows, the Happy Valley spreads out under a limpid sky its smiling countryside, its wooded slopes, its fine plains and its charming vales through which run a multitude of streams and torrents, babbling along peacefully or dashing from boulder to boulder, its transparent lakes, its villages and its roads lined with the tall silhouettes of silver poplars
On arrival in Srinagar, you will meet our representative at the Airport and transfer to Houseboat Lily of Nageen . In the evening, enjoy a lake trip, floating gardens and interesting Lake Trip, Floating Gardens and interesting Canals in a luxurious Shikara. Overnight at Houseboat.
Leave Srinagar by Jeep and drive through picturesque village and arrive Sonmarg. Three Kilometres walk to Glacier. Camp at the foot of the Glacier which is 3000 Mtrs. Overnight in Alpine Hut/Tents.
Start trekking steep ascending upto Shokhdari where from you can enjoy the beautiful view of the Glaciers and Sonmarg descend towards Nichnai (Shepherds Valley). Overnight in Tents.
Leaving in the morning and immediately start ascending to Nichnai pass (13579 Ft) then descend towards Vishnasar and Krishnasar Lake 5/6 hours walking through the beautiful natural garden with many different wild flowers and crossing a stream at the end. Overnight in Tents.
Full day trek 6/7 hours walk towards Gadsar known as Botanist paradise steep ascending up to Krishansar pass which is 4080 Mtrs. Overnight in tents.
Leaving Gadsar and easy ascending upto Poshpatri (The valley of flowers) than a gradual walking upto Megandub. From here steep and difficult trek to Zagibal peak 4180 Mtrs. This is the highest and tiring pass on this trek where you can see beautiful view of the Gangabal lakes and Harmukh peak. Overnight in tents.
Day for leisure or Rainbow Trout Fishing at Gangabal lakes or full day visit to Lul Gul pass where from you can see beautiful view of Nanga Parbat. Overnight in Tents.
Leaving Gangabal on the way see Trunkol and Nunkol two small Gypsies villages than a steep descend towards Naranag. At Naranag visit Buddhist monastery. It is said that 3rd world Conference of Buddhist was held some where around this place. Leave by Jeep to Srinagar 2 hours drive. Fresh up on arrival in Houseboat Lily of Nageen.