Tag Archives: Sonmarg Tourism

Planning for Kashmir Great Lakes Trek

Kashmir Great Lakes Trek is a wonderful way to explore paradise. As you trek from one lake to another through green meadows, birches and pine and sometimes scaling up steep mountain sides, you will surely count your blessings for being … Continue reading

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Around a bonfire in the Hills of Kashmir, India

I have been writing about my trek in the hills of Kashmir which left me longing for more. After a grueling trek for 6 days when we would retire early into our evening, the last evening on the banks of … Continue reading

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Descending to Earth- A Journey through Infinite Mist, Kashmir

After a 6 day trek through breath taking locales finally it was time to descend to Earth :). We had enjoyed excellent weather through the days and what we experienced while descending the 4000 feet through steep, slippery, muddy pathways … Continue reading

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Rocky Paths lead to Heaven, Kashmir, India

Day 4 ended on a rocky note with some mild boulder hopping to get a glimpse of a limpid lake. Sleeping between mountains under the protective gaze of the milky way, I knew we were knocking on the inner doors … Continue reading

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Icy Stream,Limpid Lakes & an Elusive Mountain, Kashmir, India

3 days into the trek the body was slowly getting accustomed to the ways of the mountains. To my surprise, the mind was happy to look inward and remain disconnected from the virtual world. The long days in the open … Continue reading

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Upside Down Good Morning with Yoga

My mornings begin with Yoga which sets the tone for the day. Every morning is a good morning with a little bit of Yoga thrown in. My anytime, anywhere moments are defined by Shirshasana which instantly recharges my batteries. During … Continue reading

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Date with the Alpine Lakes, Kashmir, India

The Trek was designed around the Great Lakes of Kashmir which can be only reached on foot or by pony. Having already experienced the walk through the meadows on Day 1 and the beauty of the Vishansar Lake on Day … Continue reading

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Lush Meadows, Rocky Patches & a Crystal Lake, Kashmir, India

At the end of Trek Day 1 we camped at the base of Nichnai Pass for the night, battling wind and rain. With lady luck by our side we woke up to a clear blue sky dotted with fluffy white … Continue reading

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Walking in Green Meadows, Kashmir, India

I was always dreamy eyed about Kashmir, thanks to the onscreen Bollywood romance that periodically boosted my teenage desire but geo- political disturbances had other plans. As they say, steps to paradise reveal themselves after much hard work and more … Continue reading

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