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Bandiopra Gangabal Naranag Trek, Kashmir

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The lesser known, tranquil and greenery clad region of Bandipora waits to receive the trekkers with its unsurpassed views. A must embark trekking trail in Kashmir, the Bandipora – Gangabal - Narang trek commences from placid village of Arin where one can reach by car. The drive from Srinagar to Bandipora offers you the scenic views of Jhelum River and the hamlets of Bandipora Village. The play of multihued flowers on the green grassy fields creates a charismatic charm and soaks all exhaustions of trekking. The crystal clear lakes of Sarbal and Kundsar engulf the minds of trekkers with immense joy. Easy ascends lined with pine trees and comfortable descends passing close to the dark green forests let the trekkers get overwhelmed every time they step on this trail. Let us have a look at the detailed itinerary:

Day 01: Arrival Srinagar.

Upon arrival at Srinagar you will be received by our representative at the airport. Transfer to the houseboat. Overnight stay in houseboat.

Day 02: Srinagar - Bandipora – Arin (85 Kms/by car) - Kundara

Today we will leave early from Srinagar by car and drive along scenic Jhelum River and villages of Bandipora. On arrival at Arin pack your load on mules. The trekking starts from here. You will come across the trails with steep ascend and lined with pine trees. Reach Kundara. Overnight stay in tents.

Day 03: Kundara – Poshpathri – Sarbal
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Start trekking in the morning. Today's route will take you through the meadows of Poshpatri where a dance coating of wild flowers will greet you. Reach Sarbal Lake. Overnight stay in tents.

Day 04: Sarbal - Kundsar Lake 15 Kms.

Today we will leave early morning and starts ascending a mountain pass (above 4000 mtrs). Further descend towards Kundsar lake. Overnight stay.

Day 05: Kundsar - Gangabal lake 16 Kms.

Leave early to reach Gangabal Lake passing through the meadows with steep ascend. Have a glimpse of the twin lakes of Gangabal and Nundkol. Walk down slowly. Overnight stay at Gangabal Lake.

Day 06: Gangabal – Naranag - Srinagar

Today we will leave Gangabal and trek past the meadows of Bodpathri and Trunkol. Descend through a dense forest to reach Naranag. In Narang we board the car and within 2 hours we will reach Srinagar. Overnight stay in houseboat.

Day 07: Srinagar Departure

You will be accompanied by our representative till Srinagar airport. In case you have time we can take you for seeing around Srinagar.