Our representative will drop you at Srinagar airport for departure.
All road transport by private ac cars (airport transfers/ from Srinagar to base camp and back).
Arrival/ departure 2 nights Deluxe Houseboat or Hotel accommodation in Srinagar (full board), unless specified.
4 nights tented accommodation (full-board) mountain camps.
All trekking gear including tents, sleeping bags, mats, blankets, trekking poles.
English Speaking Kashmiri Local Guide and a Cook.
All cooking utensils including cooking LPG stove.
Horses to carry backpack (except day sack), group equipment (tents/ stoves/ fuel) to the higher camps
Meal plan: All meals included (vegetarian meals including eggs and cheese, unless specified.
Trek/ Wildlife Permits.
International or domestic flights
Personal clothing and equipment.
Any medical costs incurred by you, or costs associated with a medical incident, such as your evacuation from the mountain and/ or hospitalization (for which you should have travel insurance
Optional trips or excursions.
Tips for local staff and guides.
What To Carry
The trek is supported by horses. You will need to carry only a light sack, weighing about 4-6kg for your personal items like passport, money and camera gear. The following is a list of the items you should carry on the trek. If you have items which can not be used on the trek, you can store them at our houseboat or at our office and take them back after returning from the trek.
Duffel Bag 60 liters
One Pair Trekking Shoes
One Pair Trail Approach Shoes
Hooded Rain Jacket
One Pair Sunglasses
One Pair Liner Gloves
Small Size Day-Pack
Two Pair Trekking Socks
One Pair Sandals
Extra Warm Clothes
Warm Hooded Down Jacket
Any Personal Medication
Kashmir Treks are achievable by anyone with a healthy lifestyle and a good level of general fitness. Team members should be willing to be part of a team working together to achieve the goal of the expedition. As a team member, you should have an adventurous and robust spirit. The biggest challenge on this expedition will be the many consecutive days of challenging trekking across alpine terrain, much of which at altitudes of above 3000m.
Minimum fitness requirements
Trek: up to 20km per day.
Daily activity: up to 7 hours’ trekking per day.
Carry: up to 5kg in a day sack.
Terrain: remote, uneven, snowy, icy, rocky, sometimes exposed terrain at up to 4200m
Climate: Can be sunny in valleys and cold and windy at altitude. Averages are 3000m, 5 to 25C; and 4000m.
Swim: not required though there will be river crossings to make.