The Chattargul Mahlish Gangabal Trek is a hidden gem in the pristine landscapes of Jammu and Kashmir. This trek offers a unique opportunity to explore the unexplored Kashmir region. Starting from the tranquil village of Chattargul, the trail leads through mesmerizing destinations like Mahlish, Kolsar, and Trunkul. This trek is a perfect blend of adventure and tranquility, making it a must-visit for nature enthusiasts and avid trekkers alike. Book your tour with Tour My Himalaya today.
The Chattargul Mahlish Gangabal Trek is a hidden gem nestled in the breathtaking landscapes of Jammu and Kashmir. This trek offers a unique opportunity to explore the untouched beauty of the Kashmir region. Starting from the serene village of Chattargul, the trail winds through picturesque destinations like Mahlish, Kolsar, and Trunkul. Trekkers are treated to enchanting alpine meadows adorned with vibrant wildflowers, pristine lakes, and awe-inspiring vistas of snow-capped peaks.
Fishing in the oligotrophic lakes, camping beneath the star-studded sky, and experiencing the warm hospitality of Srinagar’s renowned houseboats are some of the captivating highlights of this trek. As you navigate through the scenic byways and charming villages, you’ll uncover the true essence of Kashmir’s natural splendor and cultural richness. The Chattargul Mahlish Gangabal Trek is an ideal blend of adventure and serenity, making it a must-visit for nature enthusiasts and avid trekkers seeking an unforgettable experience.
Trip Highlights for Chattargul Mahlish Gangabal Trek:
Scenic Landscapes: The Chattargul Mahlish Gangabal Trek unfolds amidst stunning natural beauty, featuring alpine meadows, pristine lakes, and captivating vistas of snow-capped mountains.
Fishing in Oligotrophic Lakes: Enjoy the unique experience of fishing in the oligotrophic lakes along the trekking route, adding an exciting dimension to your journey.
Camping under the Stars: Spend your nights camping beneath the starry Kashmiri sky, surrounded by the serenity of the Himalayan wilderness.
Cultural Experience: Experience the warm hospitality of Srinagar by staying in renowned houseboats and exploring the local culture and traditions.
Picturesque Villages: Trek through charming villages, including Chattargul, Mahlish, Kolsar, and Trunkul, where you can interact with the friendly locals and immerse yourself in their way of life.
Breathtaking Photography: Capture the breathtaking landscapes, vibrant wildflowers, and crystal-clear lakes with your camera to create lasting memories of this incredible journey.
Day 1: Arrival in Srinagar
Meet our representative at Srinagar airport.
Check-in at the hotel in Srinagar.
Sightseeing in Srinagar.
Day 2: Srinagar to Chattargul to Mahlish (By Car – 65 Kms)
Drive through Ganderbal villages in the Sind valley to reach Chattargul.
Begin trekking from Chattargul to Mahlish.
Overnight stay in Mahlish.
Day 3: Mahlish to Kolsar to Gangabal
Trek through the picturesque meadows of Mahlish.
Pass by Kolsar Lake.
Reach Gangabal and enjoy the serene surroundings.
Overnight stay near Gangabal Lake.
Day 4: Gangabal Lake to Trunkul
Trek to Trunkul from Gangabal.
Try your hand at fishing in the beautiful surroundings.
Overnight stay in Trunkul.
Day 5: Trunkhul to Naranag to Srinagar
Trek through Bodpathri and Trunkhol meadows.
Descend to Butsheri and reach Naranag.
Drive for two hours to return to Srinagar.
Overnight stay in a houseboat in Srinagar.
Day 6: Departure Day
Transfer to Srinagar airport.
Depending on the flight schedule, a short sightseeing trip in Srinagar can be organized.
Things to Carry to Chattargul Mahlish Gangabal Trek
Lightweight, warm clothes
Waterproof and windproof outer shell jacket and pants.
Thermal socks and extra pairs of regular socks
Sturdy, comfortable trekking boots with good ankle support
Warm hat, gloves, and a sun hat
Sunglasses with UV protection
Water bottles, snacks, and energy bars
Basic first aid kit, insect repellent
Identification (passport, ID card, or driver’s license)
Why choose Tour My Himalaya for Chattargul Mahlish Gangabal Trek
Expertise and Experience: Tour My Himalaya has a wealth of experience in organizing treks and tours in the Himalayan region, including Kashmir. Our team comprises seasoned trekking guides and local experts who ensure your safety and provide valuable insights into the region.
Customized Itineraries: We tailor our trek itineraries to suit your preferences and needs. Whether you’re an adventure seeker or a nature enthusiast, we can customize the trek to make it a perfect fit for you.
Safety First: Your safety is our top priority. We follow strict safety protocols during the trek, including well-trained staff, emergency response plans, and proper equipment to ensure a secure journey.
Quality Accommodation: We provide comfortable and quality accommodation, including star hotels and houseboats in Srinagar, to ensure you have a relaxing stay before and after the trek.
Local Insight: Our local guides have an in-depth understanding of the region’s culture, traditions, and geography. They can enhance your experience by sharing fascinating stories and local knowledge.
Ethical and Responsible Tourism: Tour My Himalaya is committed to responsible tourism practices. We strive to minimize our environmental impact, support local communities, and promote sustainable trekking.
Competitive Pricing: We offer competitive pricing without compromising on the quality of service. You can enjoy a fantastic trekking experience without breaking the bank.
Convenient Departures: Our trekking itineraries are designed to accommodate various departure dates, making it convenient for you to choose the timing that suits your schedule.