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Best season : May to October

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Overview

Exploring the Enchanting Beauty of Tulian Lake Trek Kashmir.

Nestled amidst the breathtaking landscapes of Jammu and Kashmir, Tulian Lake stands as a pristine jewel of natural beauty waiting to be discovered. Situated at an altitude of approximately 11,000 feet above sea level, this picturesque lake offers visitors a serene retreat amidst towering mountains and lush greenery. Let’s embark on a journey to explore the captivating allure of Tulian Lake and uncover the wonders it holds.

Tulian Lake, also known as Tulyan Lake Kashmir, is located in the Pir Panjal Range of the Himalayas, near the famous hill station of Pahalgam. Surrounded by snow-capped peaks and verdant meadows, the lake is a popular destination for trekking enthusiasts and nature lovers alike.

Tulian Lake Trek Kashmir is a moderate to challenging one, rewarding adventurers with breathtaking vistas and a sense of tranquility unmatched by any other.

As you ascend towards the lake, you’ll traverse through dense forests of pine and cedar, crossing gurgling streams and alpine meadows adorned with vibrant wildflowers. The journey itself is a testament to the untouched beauty of the region, offering glimpses of native flora and fauna along the way.

Upon reaching Tulian Lake, visitors are greeted by a mesmerizing sight – crystal-clear waters reflecting the surrounding peaks like a mirror. Surrounded by alpine vegetation and rocky outcrops, the lake exudes a sense of serenity and grandeur that is truly awe-inspiring. Whether you choose to sit by the shore and admire the panoramic views or take a leisurely stroll around the lake, every moment spent here is a testament to the wonders of nature.

Tulian Lake is not only a feast for the eyes but also a haven for birdwatchers and wildlife enthusiasts. The area surrounding the lake is home to a variety of avian species, including Himalayan Monal, Golden Eagle, and Himalayan Griffon. Lucky visitors may even catch a glimpse of the elusive Kashmiri stag or the playful marmot, adding to the allure of this natural paradise.

For those seeking adventure, Tulian Lake Trek Kashmir offers ample opportunities for camping, photography, and even trout fishing in nearby streams. Spending a night under the star-studded sky, surrounded by the majestic Himalayas, is an experience that is sure to leave a lasting impression on your soul.

In conclusion, Tulian Lake Trek Kashmir is more than just a destination – it’s a journey of discovery, a sanctuary of peace, and a tribute to the beauty of the natural world. Whether you’re an avid trekker, a nature enthusiast, or simply someone seeking solace amidst nature’s embrace, a visit to Tulian Lake promises an unforgettable experience that will stay with you long after you’ve returned home.

Itinerary

Day 1: Srinagar to Ganesh Bal

Your adventure begins with a drive from Srinagar to Ganesh Bal, covering a distance of 85 km in about 2.5 hours. During this drive, you'll witness the beautiful landscape as you ascend from 5,200 ft to 6,975 ft. Once you arrive at Ganesh Bal around 8:30 am, it's time to fuel up with breakfast before starting your trek. The trek from Ganesh Bal to Deno valley spans 4.3 km and takes roughly 3 hours, with an elevation gain from 6,975 ft to 8,254 ft. If you're joining Indiahikes, remember to meet at Sheikh Feroze Tours & Travels in Srinagar at 6:00 am.

Day 2: Deno valley to Kanimool

Prepare to lace up your sturdy hiking boots as you embark on an unforgettable journey from the enchanting Deno valley to the breathtaking heights of Kanimool. This awe-inspiring trek spans a distance of approximately 6.5 kilometers, winding through rugged terrain and majestic landscapes. Over the course of approximately 6 hours, you will traverse through untamed wilderness, immersing yourself in the raw beauty of nature. With each step, you'll ascend from the serene elevation of 8,254 feet to the lofty summit at 9,504 feet, witnessing spectacular vistas and panoramic views along the way. As you conquer this challenging ascent, allow yourself to be enveloped by the tranquility of the mountains and the exhilaration of the journey. Lace up your boots, embrace the adventure, and let the mountains beckon you to new heights.

Day 3: Kanimool to Tulian Valley

The expedition proceeds with a challenging trek from Kanimool to Tulian Valley, covering a distance of approximately 4 kilometers and consuming around 5 hours of traversing rugged terrain. Throughout this segment of the journey, you'll ascend from an altitude of 9,504 feet to 10,568 feet, experiencing a significant gain in elevation amidst breathtaking natural surroundings. The path ahead promises to test your endurance and resilience, rewarding you with awe-inspiring vistas and a profound sense of accomplishment upon reaching Tulian Valley. Prepare yourself for an adventure filled with discovery and personal triumph as you embark on this exhilarating leg of the trek.

Day 4: Tulian valley to Tulian Lake

Embark on a remarkable journey from the enchanting Tulian Valley to the pristine Tulian Lake and back again, spanning a distance of 4 kilometers that promises an adventure lasting 5 to 6 hours. Prepare to ascend to the majestic altitude of 12,087 feet, where the air is crisp and the vistas are awe-inspiring, before gracefully descending back to the serene elevation of 10,568 feet. This trek offers a profound exploration of nature's beauty, a test of endurance, and an unforgettable experience etched in the memory for a lifetime.

Day 5: Tulian Valley to Ganesh Bal

Embark on the journey back from the majestic Tulian Valley to the quaint Ganesh Bal, traversing a distance of 7 kilometers amidst the rugged terrain. Over the course of 5 to 6 hours, immerse yourself in the breathtaking scenery as you descend from the lofty altitude of 10,567 feet to the serene elevation of 7,017 feet. Reconnect with nature's raw beauty and embrace the challenges of the trail, forging unforgettable memories with each step taken. As you return to Ganesh Bal, let the invigorating spirit of adventure empower your soul, enriching your experience threefold

NOTE

You will be returning to Ganesh Bal around 3 p.m. Start your journey to Srinagar and aim to reach there by 6 p.m. The cab fare for the return trip to Srinagar is Rs 500 per person, payable directly to the driver.

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Things to Carry

If you are planning to go on the Tulian Lake Trek Kashmir, here are some essential items that you should carry with you:

  • Backpack: A sturdy backpack with a capacity of at least 40-50 liters to carry all your essentials.
  • Trekking Shoes: Good quality trekking shoes with a good grip and ankle support.
  • Warm Clothes: It is essential to carry warm clothes as the temperatures can drop significantly at night. Carry thermals, fleece jackets, down jackets, gloves, and woollen socks.
  • Rain Gear: Carry a raincoat or poncho to protect yourself from rain and wind.
  • Sun Protection: Carry sunglasses, sunscreen lotion, and a hat to protect yourself from the harsh sun.
  • Headlamp or Torch: A headlamp or torch with extra batteries is necessary as there will be no electricity on the trek.
  • Water Bottles: Carry at least two water bottles with a capacity of 1 litre each to stay hydrated throughout the trek.
  • First Aid Kit: Carry a basic first aid kit with medicines for headaches, stomach upsets, and other common ailments.
  • Trekking Poles: Trekking poles provide stability and support and reduce the strain on your knees while descending.
  • Miscellaneous: Carry a camera, power bank, and pocket knife for emergencies. 

Make sure to pack light and carry only the essentials to avoid unnecessary weight on the trek.

How to Reach

To reach Tulian Lake Trek Kashmir from Srinagar, Kashmir, first travel to Pahalgam, then proceed to Aru Valley, the starting point of the trek. The 11-12 km trek takes about 5-6 hours, winding through meadows and pine forests, offering stunning views. Ensure you have proper trekking gear and consider hiring a guide. Camping near the lake is an option for overnight stays. After enjoying the lake, trek back to Aru Valley or Pahalgam and make your way back to Srinagar. Prioritize safety, staying informed about weather conditions, and informing others about your plans for a memorable and safe trekking experience.

Nearest Rail Head: Panzgom (Approx 40 KM) 

Nearest Bus Stand: Pahalgam (Approx 10KM) 

Nearest Airport: Sheikh ul Alam International Airport Srinagar (Approx 60 KM) 

Srinagar is well connected by all three major modes of transportation. One can easily board Train, Bus, or Plane from most of the major cities of India.

Safety & Security

Here are some safety tips that you must keep in mind while on the  Tulian Lake Trek Kashmir

  • Always carry a first-aid kit with you, including medicines for altitude sickness
  • Stay hydrated by drinking plenty of water and fluids
  • Listen to your body and take breaks when needed
  • Follow the instructions of your trekking guide and do not venture out alone
  • Respect the local culture and traditions

Cancellation Policy

We understand that planning an outdoor trip brings a lot of excitement and joy. However, we also know that cancellations can be disappointing. While Hello Hikers rarely cancels treks due to our efficient ground operations, cancellations can happen due to unforeseen circumstances such as weather conditions, government regulations, or any other factors beyond our control. In such cases, the following cancellation policy will be applicable.

To ensure a hassle-free experience, we recommend making your booking at least two months in advance. If you do need to cancel your trek, please inform us in writing. Cancellation charges will be effective from the date we receive written advice.

Our cancellation policy is as follows:

We have designed a cancellation policy that is fair, feasible, and convenient for all our customers. The procedure is as follows:

  • If you cancel your trek 21 or more days before the start date, we will deduct 10% towards GST and transaction charges and refund 90% as a trek voucher valid for 1 year.
  • If you cancel your trek 15-20 days before the start date, we will deduct 30% towards GST, transaction, accommodation at base, ration, etc., and refund 70% as a trek voucher valid for 1 year.
  • If you cancel your trek 7-14 days before the start date, we will deduct 50% towards GST, transaction, accommodation at the base, ration, trek leaders, permits, equipment, etc., and refund 50% as a trek voucher that is valid for 1 year.
  • If you cancel your trek 1-6 days before the start date, we will deduct 100% as all arrangements have been made, and we are ready to take you on the trek.

We also have some terms and conditions for the trek voucher:

  • The voucher will be valid for 12 months from the date of issuance.
  • The voucher can be used for any trek with Hello Hikers.

Thank you for choosing Hello Hikers, and we hope to see you on our treks soon!

FAQS

Where is Tulian Lake located?

Tulian Lake, also known as Tulyan Lake, is situated in the Pir Panjal Range of the Himalayas, near the famous hill station of Pahalgam in Jammu and Kashmir, India.

What is the altitude of Tulian Lake?

Tulian Lake is located at an altitude of approximately 11,000 feet above sea level, offering visitors breathtaking views of the surrounding landscapes.

What makes Tulian Lake a popular destination?

Tulian Lake is renowned for its picturesque beauty, serene surroundings, and moderate to challenging trekking trails, making it a favorite destination for nature lovers and adventure enthusiasts.

What can visitors expect during the trek to Tulian Lake

Tulian Lake Trek Kashmir involves traversing through dense forests of pine and cedar, crossing gurgling streams, and meandering through alpine meadows adorned with vibrant wildflowers. The journey offers glimpses of native flora and fauna along the way.

What activities can visitors enjoy at Tulian Lake?

Visitors to Tulian Lake Trek Kashmir can indulge in a variety of activities, including camping by the shore, photography, birdwatching, and even trout fishing in nearby streams. The area surrounding the lake is also ideal for wildlife spotting.

Is Tulian Lake suitable for camping?

Yes, Tulian Lake Trek Kashmir offers ample opportunities for camping amidst the serene Himalayan landscape. Spending a night under the star-studded sky, surrounded by the majestic peaks, is an experience that visitors cherish.

What wildlife can be spotted around Tulian Lake?

The area surrounding Tulian Lake is home to a variety of avian species, including the Himalayan Monal, Golden Eagle, and Himalayan Griffon. Lucky visitors may also catch a glimpse of the elusive Kashmiri stag or playful marmot.

Is Tulian Lake accessible year-round?

The best time to visit Tulian Lake is during the summer months, from May to September, when the weather is pleasant and the trails are open for trekking. It is advisable to check local weather conditions and trail accessibility before planning a visit.

What makes Tulian Lake a must-visit destination in Jammu and Kashmir?

Tulian Lake offers visitors a unique opportunity to immerse themselves in the serene beauty of the Himalayas, away from the hustle and bustle of city life. Whether you're an avid trekker, a nature enthusiast, or simply seeking solace amidst nature's embrace, a visit to Tulian Lake promises an unforgettable experience.

How can visitors reach Tulian Lake?

Visitors can reach Tulian Lake by trekking from the base camp near Pahalgam. It is advisable to hire a local guide or join a trekking group for a safe and enjoyable experience.

Are there any accommodations available near Tulian Lake?

Accommodations near Tulian Lake are limited as it is primarily a trekking destination. However, visitors can find lodging options in nearby towns like Pahalgam, where hotels, guesthouses, and camping facilities are available.

What is the difficulty level of the trek to Tulian Lake?

The trek to Tulian Lake is considered moderate to challenging, depending on the route chosen. It involves steep ascents, rocky terrain, and varying weather conditions. It is recommended for experienced trekkers or those with a good level of fitness.

Are permits required to visit Tulian Lake?

As of the latest information available, permits are not required for Tulian Lake Trek Kashmir. However, it is essential to check with local authorities or tour operators for any updated regulations or entry requirements before planning your trip.

Can Tulian Lake be visited as a day trip from Pahalgam?

While it is possible to trek to Tulian Lake and return to Pahalgam in a day, it is a strenuous journey that may require an early start and proper planning. Most visitors choose to camp overnight near the lake to fully experience its beauty and tranquility.

What should visitors bring while trekking to Tulian Lake?

Visitors trekking to Tulian Lake should pack essentials such as sturdy hiking boots, warm clothing, rain gear, sunscreen, insect repellent, a first aid kit, plenty of water, snacks, and a camera to capture the stunning scenery. It is also advisable to carry any necessary permits and identification documents

 

Opening Dates

  • Oct
  • Nov

01/Oct/2023

07/Oct/2023

08/Oct/2023

14/Oct/2023

15/Oct/2023

21/Oct/2023

22/Oct/2023

28/Oct/2023

29/Oct/2023

04/Nov/2023

05/Nov/2023

11/Nov/2023

12/Nov/2023

18/Nov/2023

19/Nov/2023

25/Nov/2023

26/Nov/2023

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