Nafran Valley Trek: The New Classic Trek in Kashmir

7 Days

The Nafran Valley Trek is a captivating adventure nestled amidst the breathtaking landscapes of Kashmir, offering trekkers an unparalleled journey through pristine wilderness. Situated in the heart of Kashmir, this trek stands out as one of the most pristine and scenic trails in the region.

The Nafran Valley Trek stands out as Kashmir’s most sought-after trekking destination, offering a unique blend of pristine landscapes and captivating trails. Starting from the village of Aru, this trek takes you on a journey through lush meadows, dense jungles, and serene alpine lakes, providing an unforgettable experience for adventure enthusiasts. the trek starts from the picturesque village of Aru, located approximately 12 kilometers from Pahalgam and around 112 kilometers from Srinagar. Known for its offbeat charm, the Nafran Valley Trek takes trekkers on a mesmerizing journey through serene meadows, enchanting jungle walks, and the tranquil beauty of alpine lakes.

Key Highlights:

  • Unique Landscape: The Nafran Valley Trek exposes trekkers to a diverse landscape, featuring meadows, jungles, alpine lakes, and glaciers, creating a perfect blend for trekking enthusiasts.
  • Serenity of Meadows: The trek boasts of vast, wavy meadows that offer unparalleled serenity and beauty, setting it apart from other treks like the Kashmir Great Lakes Trek.
  • Tranquil Trails: Wander through enchanting jungle trails and meandering pathways, surrounded by the lush greenery of the Kashmiri wilderness.
  • Enchanting Alpine Lake: Discover the pristine beauty of an alpine lake nestled amidst the mountains, offering a serene retreat for trekkers seeking tranquility.
  • Breathtaking Views: Marvel at the distant vistas of snow-capped peaks and glaciers, adding a touch of grandeur to your trekking experience.
  • Harnag Lake: Situated at an elevation of 3500m, Harnag Lake is a major draw for trekkers, offering pristine camping spots and breathtaking views.
  • Legendary Harnag Pass: Trekkers cross the famous Harnag Pass, historically used by shepherds and highlanders to access other valleys and the Kolahoi Glacier.
  • Majestic Kolahoi Peak: The trek offers a distant view of the lofty Kolahoi peak and glacier, a sight that captivates trekkers with its sheer beauty and complex formation.
  • Serene Harbaghwan Lake: Nestled amidst tranquil surroundings, Harbaghwan Lake offers trekkers a soothing retreat, far from tourist crowds and human impact.

Quick Trip Info
– Nafran Valley Trek

  • Duration: 7 days
  • Age Range: 12 to 62 years
  • Difficulty: Moderate to Difficult
  • Highest Altitude: 13,789 ft
  • Best Time to Visit: April to June, September to November

Itinerary : Nafran Valley Trek

  • DAY 1: Drive from Srinagar to Aru
  • DAY 2: Drive from Aru to Mondlan. Trek from Mondlan to Bhaj Margi
  • DAY 3: Trek from Bhaj Margi to Nafran Valley via Arram Pathri Ridge
  • DAY 4: Trek from Nafran Valley to Harnag Lake via Harnag Pass
  • DAY 5: Trek from Harnag Lake to Harbhagwan Lake and back to Harnag Lake
  • DAY 6: Trek from Harnag Lake to Arram Pathri
  • DAY 7: Trek from Arram Pathri to Aru. Drive to Srinagar

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Inclusions/Exclusions - Nafran Valley Trek


  • Accommodation. (Camping)
  • Meals while on trek (Veg & Egg) Bed tea, Breakfast, Lunch, and dinner.
  • Trek equipment’s like Sleeping bag, liner, mattress, tent, kitchen tent, toilet tent
  • Trekking Permits
  • First aid medical kits
  • Qualified & experienced trek Leader, Guide Support staff, and Mules.


  • Transport
  • Mules or porter to carry personal luggage.
  • Hotel Stay in Srinagar.
  • Food during the transit
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From ₹16,900 ₹14,500
/ Adult
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  • Professional Local Guide
  • Customized itineraries to suit your preferences
  • Constant hand-holding prior, during, and post-trek
  • 13800 Ft | 4200 m
  • 40 Kms
  • Treking
  • Day : 15°-20°C | Night : 4°-8°C
  • July to September
  • Included
  • Tent
  • Veg & Eggs

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