Pir Panjal 4N5D

Srinagar – Aharbal – Kongwattan – Kausarnag – Aharbal. 4N5D

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 Aharbal to Kongwattan: After early breakfast transfer from Srinagar to Ahrabal by car (2 – 3hrs). From Aharbal you will start your trek towards Kongwattan (2 – 3hrs). Leave after early breakfast to Kongwattan, it is a beautiful big meadow in the Pir Panjal range; it oversees the Aharbal river and has some small streams flowing through it.  On the way to Kongwattan, you will have to cross traditional bridges made by the Gujjars (Nomads / Gypsies), the first bridge will be at Sangam (it is a place where two rivers meet.)The campsite is surrounded by Deodar and Pine trees. There are some hutments of the Gujjar & Bakarwals at Kongwattan. Camp overnight at Kongwattan

Day 03: Kongwattan to Kausarnag Lake (4460 Mtrs): Leave early for the one day trek to Kausarnag Lake (5 – 6hrs Trek). The lake is a famous trekking spot, with a one-day climb from the base camp in Kongwattan; it’s a high altitude meadow from the month of June to August. Famed for its natural beauty, you can experience enchanting valleys, limpid lakes, cascading rivers and a wide variety of animals and plants. On the way, you will cross 2 -5 glaciers and visit Meinag Valley having many small ponds. From Meinag the trek involves a steep climb to the Lake. Overnight stay in Kausarnag / Meinag. (Night stay camping spot will be decided upon the weather conditions)

Day 04: Kausarnag Lake to Sekijjan to Aharbal to Srinagar: Start trekking early in the morning and reach Aharbal by noon (6 – 7 hrs).  This time you will trek from Kausarnag to Meinag and from Meinag you will trek through some beautiful meadow towards Sekijjan. Enjoy your lunch at Sekkijan by the side of the river and in the meadows. After lunch, the last part of the trek will be completed towards Aharbal. From Aharbal you will be transferred to Srinagar by car (2-3hrs). Night stay in Srinagar at Hotel / Houseboat.

Day 05: Departure: After breakfast, you will be transferred to Srinagar Airport for onwards journey. (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 Service
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner while on the trek
Evening snack if time permits
Ponies for the trek
Tents
First Aid
Cookware & Serve-ware