Trekking in Kashmir is one of the highlights of tourism in the Kashmir
valley. Some of the popular and famous routes for trekking in Kashmir
valley of India are:
Amarnath Yatra / Trekking
One of the most popular and most famous destinations of trekking tourism
in Kashmir is the trek to the holy cave of Amarnath. This trek is popular
not only amongst the pilgrims, but also amongst those interested in
trekking. The trek to Amarnath is completed in stages. The first stage is
up to Chandanwadi, the second up to Sheshnag and the third over the
Mahagunas Pass to Panchtami.
Gulmarg offers some exciting treks to the tourists, especially in the
northern Pir Panjal Range. Some of the popular treks from Gulmarg are:
* Gulmarg - Alpather Lake, 13 km from Gulmarg
* Gulmarg - Ferozepur Nala - Danwas - Tejjan - Samaidan
* Gulmarg - Tosamaidan
The hill station of Sonamarg offers the trekking options to several
mountain lakes namely Vishansar, Kishansar, Gadsar, Satsar and Gangabal.
Apart from this the other trekking options from Sonamarg in Kashmir Valley
Interested tourists may have the pleasure of trekking through the
woods and hills. It is an experience of a lifetime. Kashmir Online provides
all the information on trekking trips to visiting
The trekking trip to the Amarnath shrine is one of the most popular
trekking trails in Kashmir. The state government authorities due to
security reasons strictly regulate the different stops of this yatra.
Gulmarg is also an important trekking base for those interested in
trekking up the trails in the Pir Panjal ranges. The long trek from the
Ferozepur Nala to Danwas, Tejjan to Samaidan is one of the most enjoyable
The three-stage trek from Gulmarg to Tosamaidan is an experience that
tourists cannot forget. Sonamarg is a starting point of a trekking trail
that passes through several mountain lakes, viz. Vishansar, Kishansar,
Gadsar, Satsar and Gangabal. These trekking trips are extremely
fascinating for more reasons than one; the tourist gets the feel of the
natural beauty of the mountains and lakes.