Popularly known as the “Paradise on Earth”, Jammu and Kashmir is world famous for its scenic splendour, snow-capped mountains, plentiful wildlife, exquisite monuments, hospitable people and local handicrafts. Nestled in the Himalayan, Pir Panjal and Karakoram mountain ranges are renowned for their natural beauty and gentle people. Jammu and Kashmir is dotted with the most beautiful mountain peaks, massive glaciers, splendid monasteries, blue lakes, rivers, forests, verdant meadows and tall pine trees.
Along with the undaunted beauty of nature, the valley of Kashmir has also emerged as a complete alley of adventurous activities like trekking, hiking and river rafting. With time as the mountain trails has been acclaimed as a safe destination, there has been a gradual increase in the number of adventurous tourists in the valley
For enjoying the real beauty of Kashmir and walking amidst the crystal clear lakes and dense forests, Pahalgam Sonamarg trek is also known as Kashmir Harbhagwan Lake Trek. Pahalgam is a small hill station resting at a height of 7200ft located 95km away from Srinagar. This place is popularly known as the “valley of shepherds” in Jammu and Kashmir. This beautiful place stands at the confluence of the Lidder River and Sheshnag Lake. Surrounded by the lush green pine forests and snow clad mountains, But despite of being a short trek, the route is very challenging which is suitable for people with a good physical health and stamina to walk through the tough terrains.