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Wadwan Pahalgam Trek : Best Budget Trek of Kashmir

Wadwan is a beautiful valley resting in the land of Kashmir adding a charm to the state


Wadwan is a beautiful valley resting in the land of Kashmir adding a charm to the state. The Wadwan Pahalgam trek is another trek best budget trek of Kashmir. which will give a peak to the isolated villages situated amidst the valleys. This 6-day trek from Wadwan to Pahalgam will take you to explore the lifestyle of nomads and witness the village life in the mountain areas.This place has been a famous location for shooting of Bollywood movies since a long time. Pahalgam is another gem located in the lap of the northern Himalayan region. It is the basecamp for the famous Amarnath pilgrimage trek. The valley also attracts a lot of adventure enthusiasts as this place is a landmark for major treks in Kashmir.

Trek Itinerary

Day 1 : Drive from Srinagar to Wadwan Valley

As you will arrive at Srinagar, we will start our journey towards Wadwan valley from Srinagar. After a 7 hour drive we will reach amidst the beautiful landscape of Wadwan valley. En-route the valley we will cross the Margan pass which is a beautiful enclosed valley resting at an altitude of 3700m. The overnight stay will be at a local hut or tents in the vicinity of the Inshan Village.

Day 2 : A day at Inshan village

Today we will spend the entire day in Inshan village to explore the lifestyle of the nomads. You can take a round around the village and enjoy a peaceful day amidst the nature and away from the hustle bustle.

Day 3 : Inshan to Basmen Village

As the day starts we will start our trek towards Basmen village. Passing through the rough roads and trek trails we will reach the isolated village. For the night, we will stay at the tents or huts which are spread across the area for travelers.

Day 4 : Trek to Sukhnai Village

On the 4th day we will witness the main attraction of the trek. After a 4 hours’ trek from the Basmen village we will reach at the Sukhnai village passing through the Gumbar and Rekniwas village. This picturesque village offers a beautiful land for camping. This village is also the destination from where one route connects to Sonsar pass while the other route connects the village to the Brankthang glaciers which rests at the peaks of Nun Kun. Overnight stay in the tents.

Day 5 : Sukhnai to Sonsar Lake

We will leave for the Sonsar pass today to view the magnificent beauty of the Sonsar Lake. You can also gaze at the scenic view of the Nun Kun and Kolahoi Mountain. Walk down from the other side of the pass and move along the banks of the Sonsar Lake. Enjoy a night at the banks of the lake amidst the gigantic mountains and greenery. Overnight stay at the tent.

Day 6 : Sonsar to Pahalgam

On the last day of this Budget Trek of Kashmir, we will start our journey early in the morning to walk towards the Pissu top. After enjoying the sight from the top, we will descend towards Chandanwari from where we will drive towards Pahalgam which is also known as the valley of Shepherds. With the arrival at Pahalgam our trek ends.

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