Lidder Valley 7N8D

Srinagar – Aru – Lidderwat –Satlanjan – (Kolahoi – Lidderwat) – Sekiwas – (Tarsar –Sekiwas) – Surfarauz – Sumbul.

Day 01: Srinagar: On arrival to Srinagar meet our representative at Srinagar Airport Night stay Houseboat / Hotel. Day free for personal activities.

Day 02: Srinagar to Aru to Lidderwat (2730 Mtrs): After early breakfast transfer from Srinagar to Aru by car (2 ½ – 3 hrs). Camp overnight in Aru and explore nearby places. In Aru, you can go for Angling until evening if you are lucky to have a good catch you can enjoy to roast it on the camp fire.

Day 03: Aru to Lidderwat (2730 Mtrs): After breakfast at Aru start the trek towards Lidderwat (2 – 3hrs trek). The main trail is through the Pine trees for two to three kilometers. The trail opens onto a veritable Arcadian setting with Gujar Shepherds tending their buffalo and local Kashmiri shepherds grazing their flocks of sheep on the undulating meadows. Lidderwat is a plateau where 2 rivers meet. Camp overnight at Lidderwat.

Day 04: Lidderwat to Satlanjan: From Lidderwat, the trail follows the west bank of the Lidder river towards Satlanjan (2 – 3hrs trek). Satlanjan is the largest Gujjar village in the Lidder Valley. Camp overnight at Satlanjan.

Day 05: Satlanjan to Kolahoi Glacier to Lidderwat: After early breakfast and packing of the camp we will proceed to the day trek towards Kolahoi Mountain (5734 Mtrs) which looms above the upper valley. The peak tends to cloud over by mid-morning, so an early start is essential. Return to Lidderwat after enjoying your trek for the day (6-7hrs Return). Camp overnight at Lidderwat

Day 06: Lidderwat to Sekiwas: From Lidderwat, the trail follows the east bank of the Lidder River towards Sekiwas. From Lidderwat you have to climb a steep slope to descend towards Sekiwas, in Sekiwas the river flowing from Tarsar is divided into 7 small streams.

Day 07: Sekiwas to Tarsar to Sekiwas: From Sekiwas the trek towards Tarsar starts with a gradual steep climb. After reaching Tarsar return back to the base camp in Sekiwas for overnight stay (6 – 7hrs Return).

Day 08. Sekiwas to Sarfarauz: After breakfast pack up your belongings and proceed towards Sarfarauz village in the Sindh Valley.

Day 09: Departure from Srinagar Airport. (You can extend one more day in Srinagar for local sightseeing/rest)

Inclusions:
Srinagar Stay in Houseboats with Breakfast & Dinner
Transfers from Srinagar to Trekking Start Point and return
Guide Services
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner while on the trek
Evening snack if time permits
Ponies for the trek
Tents
First Aid
Cookware & Serveware