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Kolohia Glacier Trekking Tour

Kolohia Glacier Trekking Tour

Duration : 7Nights / 8Days
Highlights : Srinagar, Pahalgam, Lidderwat,
Kolohia Galicer, Srinagar

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Kolohia Glacier trek is favored and trendy well liked trek in the western Himalayas beginning destination is from Kashmir. The route followed is Srinagar, Pahalgam, Aru village, Lidderwat, and finally reaching Kolohia Glacier. Till Aru village the journey is covered by road and henceforth it is done through pony ride or by foot. The tourists are received at the Srinagar airport and driven by vehicle to Pahalgam, and then to Anu village.

Anu village is very picturesque 11km upstream with tall pine trees lush green meadows and snow peaked mountains all around. The trekking track begins from behind the village. The steep rise of track cumulates into a tiny pasture and meadow. Henceforth the walk crosses forest of alpine trees. The sight is very pleasing and air fresh. The place is the habitat of Gujar and shepherds. The local people are helpful and very familiar with the trek route. On the way tourists will cross Lidder and Tarsar River through difficult mountain path. Lidder River becomes unseen at Gur Khumb and appears again after 27 m. The other side of the bridge terminates into Lidderwat it is here the overnight tents are put up. The height here is 2730 m. It takes 6 hours of trekking to reach Kolohia Glacier. The twin peak of Kolohia is at 17827 ft. It is a hanging glacier. The shape has changed because of global warming and floating brown clouds. The mountain hydrology has changed. Camping paraphernalia is available at rent. Ponies can also be easily arranged. The return journey is trek and taxi-drive till Srinagar. The mesmerizing scenery and trekking adventure keep tourist engrossed in travel and help travel difficult terrain.

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Tour Program

Day 1 : Arrival Srinagar & transfer to Hotel/ House boat.

On arrival at Srinagar Airport/bus stand, A Friends Travel Services representative will be waiting for you with a sign bearing your name and you will then be transferred to your hotel/ House boat. Upon arrival check into your hotel/ house boat. Rest of the day is at your leisure. Overnight in Srinagar.

Day 2 : Srinagar city tour & Dallake tour

This morning after breakfast you will visit The City Of Srinagar. The world famous Mughal Gardens visiting the Nishat Garden known as ‘Garden of pleasure’ built in 16PthP century (1633) by Mughal Emperor Asif Khan. Then visiting Shalimar Garden known as ‘Garden of love’ built in 16PthP century (1619) by Mughal Emperor Jahangir for his beloved wife Noor Jehan or (Mehr-un-Nissa) The Chasm Shahi Garden and then pay visit to famous Shankaracharya Temple situated on top of Hill where you can have a look of whole Srinagar City. In the Evening Shikara ride on The Dal Lake to enjoy the beauty of the Floating Gardens & The God has graced this city with, which is often compared to Venice. You will get view of some very interesting places around the Lake . Overnight at house Boat/ Hotel.

Day 3 : Srinagar to Pahalgam

This morning after breakfast drive to Pahalgam 2440 Mtrs (Vale of Kashmir) on the way visit Saffron field and Avantipur ruins, which is eleven hundred years old temple. Finally by the lunchtime you will reach Pahalgam, which is the most famous palace for Indian Film Industry. After lunch enjoy the nature charm of the valley. Overnight in Pahalgam.

Day 4 : Pahalgam - Aru drive - Lidderwat trek

This morning after breakfast drive to Pahalgam which will took 30 minutes. From Aru, the trail ascends the bridle track behind the village. The climb is quite steep in places until the trail reaches a small meadow. From here the track levels out as we trek through a forest, before reaching an alpine meadow that forms one of the most picturesque settings in Kashmir. The meadow is populated by gujar and Kashmiri spepherds who are fully aquainted with trekkers. We continue our trek until we passed the confluence of Lidder River and Tarsar River, origianatting from Tarsar Lake. We than cross the bridge which leads to Liddereat. Overnight in Tent/ huts.

Day 5 : Lidderwat - Kolohia Galicer base trek

This morning after breakfast proceed to Kolohia Galicer which will took 6 hrs walking. This is the head of the Lidder valley and the base of a glacier of the same name. The glacier has twin peaks at 17,827 ft. It is a spectacular sight and there are camp sights around 14,000 ft. From Kolahia. Overnight at Tents.

Day 6 : Kolohia - Aru trek - drive to Pahalgam.

This morning after breakfast trek to Aru via Lidderwat and reach Aru village where our car is waiting and drive to Pahalgam. On arrival in Pahalgam check into your hotel. Rest of the day is at your leisure. Overnight in Pahalgam.

Day 7 : Pahalgam to Srinagar.

This morning after breakfast proceed to Srinagar. Upon arrival check into your hotel/ house boat. Rest of the day is at free for personal activities. Overnight at Hotel/ House boat.

Day 8 : Transfer to Airport/ bus stand for onwards Journey.

Today you will transfer to Srinagar Airport/ bus stand for onwards Journey.

Tour Inclusions


Your Tour Includes :
  • Warm welcome at Srinagar Airport/ Bus Stand.
  • 03 Nights accommodation in Houseboat/Hotel with Breakfast & Dinner in Srinagar.
  • 02 Nights accommodation in Hotel with Breakfast & dinner in Pahalgam.
  • 02 Nights accommodation in tents with breakfast & dinner.
  • All transportation and sight seeing pick up and transfer by Separate car/Tavera/ xylo/ Quails/ somu Jeep/ Tempo Traveler Depends of the No of persons for travel.

Your Tour Does Not Includes :
  • Expenses of personal nature such as tips, telephone, calls, laundry, liquor etc.
  • Entrance fees during sightseeing.
  • Any other item not specified.

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