Gurez-Tulail Gangabal Trek journey may live a crossover journey from Tulail in Gurez Valley to Naranag in Sind Valley crossing Zajibal Pass (4080 m). Kashmir Treks is that the only original agency that lead a demoiselle and successful Trek-Expedition of Levison Wood’s Walking the Himalayas through this retired vale of Kashmir in 2015 summer.
Being the organizers of the journey, acquiring journey-permits was the foremost challenging a part of the journey; because the base camp lies on the point of the road of Control. Kashmir Treks started an period opening this journey for several to return.
Gurez Valley is that the beautiful admixture of mountains, a valley, and a river. it’s a valley deep located within the high Himalayas, about 86 km from Bandipora near Wular Lake and 133 km from Srinagar within the northern a part of Jammu and Kashmir.
Gurez was a part of ancient Dardistan, stretching from Sharada Peeth within the west, Minimarg over Burzil Pass within the north, Drass within the east, and Baghtor within the south. The Gurez Valley falls along the section of the traditional Silk Route, which connected the Kashmir Valley with Gilgit continuing further to Kashgar. at the present, the vale is resolve by the road of Control between India and Pakistan, Minimarg along side the Burzil Pass lies within the Pakistani side, and Dawar and Tulail lie on the Indian side.
Arrival. Reception at Srinagar airport/bus station. On arrival at Srinagar airport or bus terminal , our representative will receive you and transfer you to the hotel or houseboat at Dal Lake, Srinagar for an overnight stay.
Srinagar – Tulail (6 hrs drive). We leave early within the morning take a car drive to Tulail Gurez. The drive itself is an adventure. We drive along side Jehlum River and Wular Lake and arrive Bandipora. From there we drive through a Hill station of Tragbal and cross Razdan Pass to enter Gurez Valley. Driving through the remote villages we arrive Badogam in Tulail. We camp at the river bank at alittle hamlet of Wazrithal village for an overnight stay.
Wazrithal – Joginai (6 hours trek). We pack our load on horses and begin our trek. Our trail a rather steep passes through a pine/ birch forest and meadows. At Butimali a gradual descend we again start ascending to Joginai for an overnight stay.
Joginai – Satsar Lakes – Megandoab (6 hrs trek). We leave Joginai and immediately start ascending one among the very best passes of the trek the Joginai Pass (3950m). We ascend it right down to reach Jawdara. After crossing a stream we enter into the Rasbal Valley where a flowing river disappears underground. We continue our trek through seven small lakes of Satsar and camp at Megandoab at the foothills of the second pass of Zajibal for an overnight stay.
Satsar – Gangabal lake (6 hrs trek). We ascend the last and therefore the highest pass of our trek ‘Zajibal Pass (4180m)’. We forget all our tiredness when reaching atop, the views and therefore the refore the scenery of the Mount Haramukh (5300m) and the twin beautiful alpine lakes of Gangabal and Nundkol. We descend the pass to succeed in Gangabal Lake for an overnight stay.
Day at leisure. Explore twin lakes of Gangabal and Nundkol or take a brief walk to a close-by lake of Kolesar.
Gangabal – Naranag. (6 hrs trek). We leave Gangabal and Nundkol Lakes and trek through the meadows of Trunkol and descend to Naranag village through the pine forest of Bodpathri. Here ends our walking. We take our car and repel to Srinagar hotel or houseboat for an overnight stay.
Our representative will drop you at the airport or bus terminal . Departure.