Kashmir Backpacking

Kashmir Backpacking

Embark on a mesmerizing journey with Wandering Souls to the heart of Kashmir during the vibrant months of summer, when the valley is in full bloom and the weather is at its most inviting.

Our carefully curated trip takes you through the enchanting landscapes of Srinagar, Gulmarg, Pahalgam, and Sonmarg, offering a blend of adventure, relaxation, and cultural immersion. Experience the warmth of summer as Srinagar’s gardens burst into color, Gulmarg’s meadows turn a lush green, Pahalgam’s rivers glisten under the sun, and Sonmarg’s landscapes come alive with floral splendor.

This season provides the perfect backdrop for unforgettable shikara rides on Dal Lake, and leisurely picnics amidst the breathtaking beauty of Kashmir. With Wandering Souls, you’re not just visiting Kashmir; you’re experiencing its soul during the most lively and picturesque time of the year. Join us for a summer sojourn in paradise, where each day unfolds into an enchanting story of nature’s beauty and cultural heritage.

Travel suggestions:

  • Ensure that you land/arrive at Srinagar latest by 11.30 am on Day 1

Please Note:

  • The trip is designed for individuals aged 16 to 40 years, given the dynamic nature of our itinerary. However, we offer customized journeys for travelers outside this age range.
Mystic Valleys of Kashmir Road Trip

Mystic Valleys of Kashmir Road Trip

Journey through the heart of Kashmir, a trip designed to immerse you in the unspoiled beauty and serene landscapes of one of India’s most enchanting regions. Join us as we explore the hidden gems of Kashmir: the Gurez Valley, Keran Valley, and Bangus Valley. Each of these destinations offers a unique blend of natural splendor, cultural richness, and peaceful tranquility, providing an unforgettable experience for every traveler.

Discover Gurez Valley: Nestled near the Line of Control, the Gurez Valley is a pristine paradise, known for its scenic beauty, towering peaks, and the vibrant culture of the Dard Shin people. Away from the hustle and bustle of city life, Gurez offers an unparalleled opportunity to connect with nature and experience the traditional Kashmiri lifestyle.

Explore Keran Valley: Located along the Neelum River, Keran Valley is a picture-perfect destination, featuring lush green meadows, crystal-clear waters, and a backdrop of majestic mountains. It’s an ideal spot for nature lovers, photographers, and anyone seeking a tranquil retreat in the lap of nature.

Venture into Bangus Valley: One of Kashmir’s lesser-known treasures, Bangus Valley boasts rolling grasslands, dense forests, and a diverse range of flora and fauna. Its untouched beauty makes it a perfect destination for those looking to escape the tourist trail and enjoy an off-the-beaten-path adventure.

Our carefully curated trip to Kashmir is more than just a tour; it’s an experience that will touch your soul, offering peace, adventure, and a chance to connect with the natural world in one of its most beautiful forms. Whether you’re seeking solitude, adventure, or just a break from your daily routine, Kashmir’s valleys await to enchant you with their timeless beauty. Join us for an unforgettable journey and let the magic of Kashmir captivate your heart.

Ultimate Ladakh Road Trip

Are you ready to embark on a journey to the mystical land of Ladakh? This region is a perfect blend of adventure, spirituality, and stunning natural beauty. Known for its rugged terrain, ancient monasteries, serene lakes, and traditional culture, Ladakh promises an unforgettable experience for every traveler.

On this adventurous Ladakh trip, you’ll explore some of the most remote and stunning locations in the region. Your journey will start in Leh, where you’ll discover the unique cultural heritage and stunning architecture of this ancient city. From here, you’ll embark on a thrilling drive through the world’s highest motorable road to the Nubra Valley, where you’ll be greeted by the mesmerizing sand dunes and the rare double-humped camels.

Next, you’ll visit Pangong Lake, one of the highest saltwater lakes in the world, and marvel at its ever-changing hues of blue. You’ll also visit Hanle, a hidden gem known for its observatory and stunning night sky. And finally, you’ll head to Umling La, one of the highest motorable roads in the world, where you’ll witness the awe-inspiring Himalayan peaks and rugged terrain.

This Ladakh trip promises to be a journey of a lifetime, full of adventure, culture, and stunning natural beauty. So pack your bags, grab your camera, and get ready to explore the hidden gems of Ladakh.

Travel suggestions:

  • Group transfers scheduled at 12pm from Srinagar on Day 1
  • Take a flight/train post 2pm on Day 12

Please Note:

  • Extra mattress will be provided for triple sharing occupancy.
  • The trip is designed for individuals aged 16 to 40 years, given the dynamic nature of our itinerary. However, we offer customized journeys for travelers outside this age range.
  • You’re headed to the high-altitude cold desert regions of India, where medical facilities are scarce. We strongly recommend consulting your doctor for health advice before your trip. Wandering Souls cannot be held responsible for medical emergencies due to the limited healthcare services in these remote areas. Should you require logistical support for medical reasons, we will assist, but please note that the costs will be your responsibility. Ensure you’re in good physical health before embarking on this journey, and inform us of any pre-existing health conditions so we can provide appropriate guidance.

Kashmir with Gurez Valley

Kashmir, a land of enchanting natural beauty and rich cultural heritage. Located in the northernmost region of India, Kashmir is a paradise on earth that beckons travelers with its snow-capped mountains, serene lakes, picturesque valleys, and vibrant culture. In this trip, we will explore two of the most stunning destinations in Kashmir – Gurez Valley and Pahalgam.

Gurez Valley, situated in the high-altitude region of the Himalayas, is a hidden gem that offers breathtaking views of the snow-capped peaks and verdant forests. This pristine valley is known for its unspoiled natural beauty, ancient forts, and picturesque villages, making it a perfect destination for nature lovers and adventure enthusiasts alike.

Pahalgam, on the other hand, is a popular hill station nestled amidst the mighty Himalayas. Surrounded by lush greenery, gurgling rivers, and towering peaks, this charming town is a paradise for trekking, hiking, and camping. Pahalgam is also famous for its scenic beauty and serene environment, making it an ideal spot for relaxation and rejuvenation.

So, get ready to embark on a journey of a lifetime and experience the magic of Kashmir with us as we explore the stunning Gurez Valley and Pahalgam.

Highlights:

  • Scenic beauty of snow-capped mountains, lush green forests, serene lakes, and gurgling rivers.
  • Cultural experiences with ancient forts, temples, local interactions, and delicious cuisine.
  • Pristine Gurez Valley with unspoiled natural beauty, ancient forts, and picturesque villages.
  • Charming town of Pahalgam surrounded by lush greenery, gurgling rivers, and towering peaks.

Travel suggestions:

  • Group transfers scheduled at 12pm from Srinagar on Day 1
  • Group transfer to Srinagar Airport at 5pm on Day 7