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Pahalgam trek

The Pahalgam to Sonamarg trek is one of the most beautiful and renowned treks in Kashmir for a number of reasons. There are a number of features in this trek which are considered to be outstanding and as a result attract huge numbers of enthusiasts and trekkers to this route. The Pahalgam to Sonamarg trek is one that provides the trekker a lot of good views and scenic beauty along the way. This is one of the routes which take the trekker through mountains, Meadows and across mountain streams. This particular route also shows people the best places in Kashmir.

Other features that are outstanding in The Pahalgam Sonamarg trek is the duration which is five days, and yet the route despite being beautiful is also among those which are considered tough. This means that the trekker needs to be in good physical condition or physically fit to undergo the challenges that The Pahalgam Sonamarg trek provides.

8 Days
18+ Age
  • Destination

  • Departure

    Pahalgam, Kashmir
  • Departure Time

    Any time
  • Return Time

    Approximately 8:30 PM.
  • Dress Code

    Trekking ecuipment
  • Included

    All taxes and official expenses
    Basic guesthouse accommodation
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    City tour
    Departure Taxes
    Domestic flights
    Local staff and porters
    Permits and TIMS permit
    Personal Guide
  • Not Included

    Alcohol and cold drinks
    Entry visa
    International flights
    Mandatory travel insurance
    Personal trekking equipment
    Tips for trekking staff and driver

Day 1: Arrive in Srinagar

Upon your arrival in Srinagar, our representative will pick up you from the airport and take you to your houseboat. In the afternoon, we may take a rest.

Day 2: Srinagar City Tour

Today after breakfast we start a guided tour to several of the most historical and spiritual attractions in Srinagar. Some of these landmarks are considered World Heritage Sites including the historic Mughal Gardens - Chashme Shahi Garden, Pari Mahal, Nishat Bagh, Shalimar Bagh , Hazratbal Shrine.

Day 3: Drive to Pahalgam

Drive to Pahalgam

Day 4: Trek to Aru valley

The trek goes through a forest following River Lidder and takes around four to five hours. Various view-points offer breathtaking view of pine groves and the Tulian peak above Pahalagam. At Aru the Lidder river vanishes underground at Gukhumb, to reappear a while later. Aru is a little village overlooking a meadow. A stream coming down from Armiun side of the Kolohoi glacier traverses the meadow.

Day 5: Trek to Nafran

Short uphill trek mostly above the Nafran River. Find a place in Nafran meadow for camping.

Day 6: Trek to Harnag

A steep ascent to Harbhagwan Pass, followed by a short downhill track to Harnag Lake. Try to camp closest to Baltal.

Day 7: Trek to Baltal

Mostly a downhill track to Baltal. Just before Baltal, a sideway leads to Amarnath Cave.

Day 8: Trek to Sonamarg.

The day’s trek is mostly easy.

Day 9: Drive to Srinagar


Day 10: Departure day

Our journey in Kashmir comes to end today! Our representative will drop you off at the airport approximately 3 hours before our scheduled flight.

Tour Location


Pahalgam is a place that is famous for its meadows and mountain streams. In the backdrop you’ll see snow capped peaks of mountains, and at the same time the meadows are traversed by beautiful mountain streams which make the overall scenery of Pahalgam most captivating.
The beauty of the region is extremely renowned and attracts countless numbers of people who come here each year to see this paradise. There are few places on earth which offer such freshness of nature and the beauty of this region.
Sonamarg also is famous for its beauty and very similar to Pahalgam it also offers the viewer and visitor beauty which they do not expect to see. Similarly, this place also has Meadows and streams, there are hills covered in forests and also various other features which make it another place worth visiting.
The Pahalgam Sonamarg trek has a lot of interesting features and as a trek that is most enjoyed by trekkers. Although it is considered to be a slightly challenging trek, there are a number of reasons why people choose this route. The most outstanding of these reasons is the natural beauty along the way.

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