Sonamarg-Vishansar-Bandipora Trek

Sonamarg - Vishansar - Bandipora trek is well known among trekkers as it presents journey to the unexplored Kashmir. It provides an enthralling trekking experience to the trekkers. The trekking actually starts from Sonamarg. Sonamarg is also acknowledged as the Meadows of Gold. Sonamarg - Vishansar - Bandipora trek offers a perfect adventure for trekkers who wish to explore the beauty of nature. The trekking offers nature lovers seep into nature’s beauty. Sonamarg to Bandipora trek move across some tall mountain passes and also offers the view of marvelous Vishansar Lake. Trekkers can observe over 50 small and large alpine lakes during their Sonamarg - Vishansar - Bandipora trek. You can also walk through the large and green meadows, the flower - scattered paths, enjoy trout fishing and camping. You can find the complete schedule of the Sonamarg - Vishansar - Bandipora Trek here:

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12 Days
12 Places

Destination Covered

Srinagar , Sonamarg , Nichnai , Vishnasar , Krishansar Lake , Gadsar , Gangabal Lake , Gangabal , Kundsar Lake , Sarbal , Poshpatri 2nd , Arin

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Day 01: Arrival at Srinagar

On arrival at Srinagar, you can meet our representative at the airport. He will guide you to the houseboat. Then, enjoy an overnight stay at the houseboat.

Day 02: Srinagar - Sonamarg - 85 Kms. (by Car)

Today, we will depart from Srinagar early in the morning. We will get through the Sind River and reach Sonamarg. After a short rest, we will proceed to Thajiwas glacier. Then, enjoy an overnight stay in the hotel in Sonamarg.

Day 03: Sonamarg - Nichnai

On the 3rd day, we will start our trekking. We will begin trekking by moving across Shitkadi village. We will climb to Shokhdari from the village. You can enjoy the gorgeous view of the glaciers and the valley of Sonamarg from Shokhdari. Then, we will move down to Nichnai. We will arrange tent near to the Shepherds Valley for an overnight stay.

Day 04: Nichnai - Vishnasar - Krishansar Lake 15 Kms.

Today, we will climb to Nichnai pass (above 4000 mtrs). Then, we will move down to Vishnasar and Krishnasar Lake. It will take at least 5/6 hours journey to Vishnasar and Krishnasar Lake. Then, enjoy an overnight stay in tents in Krishansar.

Day 05: Krishansar - Gadsar 16 Kms.

We have got to leave early in the morning for Gadsar Lake. The lake is also known as the Lake of Flowers and it’s an elegant lake. We will then go over to Gadsar pass (4080 mtrs) and slide down through Yamsar Lake. We will finally get to Gadsar Lake. You can have an overnight stay at tents in Gadsar.

Day 06: Gadsar - Gangabal Lake 19 Kms.

Today, we will leave Gadsar early in the morning and climb to Poshpatri. Poshpatri is considered as the valley of flowers. We will traverse Megandub, Dupta pani and the seven lakes of Satsar. Then, we will climb to Zagibal pass (4180 mtrs) and go across a glacier. Zagibal is the premier pass of this trek and the trekkers can observe the splendid Mount Haramukh lakes of Gangabal and Nundkol from here. You can enjoy a peaceful overnight stay in Tents.

Day 07: Stay at Gangabal.

Today, the trekkers can have leisure activities like trout fishing, sightseeing or a stride to the Kolsar Lake. Have an overnight stay at Gangabal Lake.

Day 08: Gangabal - Kundsar Lake

On the 8th day, we will trek to the right side of Gangbal Lake. Then, we will climb 9 kms to get to Kundsar Lake. Enjoy overnight stay near Kundsar.

Day 09: Kundsar - Sarbal Lake

Today, we will leave Kundsar passing through Shirsar and will walk to Minimarg and Sarbal. Then, enjoy an overnight stay.

Day 10: Sarbal - Poshpatri 2nd

Today, after breakfast, we will move across meadows of Kundara village and will get to Poshpatri. The trekkers will get a chance to meet the shepherds and tribal Bakerwals on the way. Enjoy an overnight stay at Poshpatri.

Day 11: Poshpatri - Arin - Srinagar

Today, we will walk to Arin from Poshpatri. We will move across the stream of Arin on the way and then move down. Then we will drive back to Srinagar. You can get to the houseboat. Then, have an overnight stay in the houseboat in Srinagar.

Day 12: Departure Day

Today, you can move to the airport together with our representatives. We can arrange sightseeing in Srinagar if you get ample spare time.


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