Kashmir Great Lakes trek is one of the biggest attractions in Indian trekking. This trek is created on a larger than life canvas.Initiating from Sonamarg the trekking route passes through several waterways like Gadsar, Kishansar, Vishnasar, Satsar, Gangabal, and Nundkol Lakes along with some unknown smaller lakes too which happens to only accentuate the beauty of the roads. The trekking trail concludes at the Naranag village. Sonamarg is based at an altitude of 7,800 feet at a distance of about 3 hours’ drive from Srinagar. The first campsite is based near Sindh River in Shitkadi Village. The next day the trek continues to Nichnai which is based at an elevation of 11,500 feet and covers a distance of 11kms. From Nichnai at 11,750 feet, the next destination is Nichnai Pass which is nestled at an elevation of 13,100 feet and from there it’s a descent to Vishansar Lake at an altitude of 12,000 feet. The campsite for the third day would be at the banks of Vishansar Lake. The next destination is Gadsar Pass at an altitude of 13,750 feet which is the highest point of the trek. The trail passes through Gadsar Lake on its way and can savour the beauty of Gadsar Glacier. From Gadsar it’s again a 9kms trek to Satsar where one can enjoy the sight colourful wild flowers marking the way with amazing and unique fragrance. The sight of Satsar Twin Lakes is truly beautiful here. From here it’s a trek of 11kms to reach Gangabal twin Lakes via Zaj Pass. It’s a rocky terrain of an hour to Zaj Pass from where one can enjoy the awe striking views of Lakes, Mt Harmukh and the glacier. The day ends after visiting the Gangbal Lake and camping on the banks of Nandkol. The last day of the trip is a sharp descent from 11,500 feet to 7,450 feet to Naranag crosses stretches of deep pine forests. From Naranag it’s a drive back to Srinagar for an onward journey.