Gangbal Lake, Kashmir

Also known as Gangabal Lake, it is one of the high altitude lakes in Kashmir. The lake is considered to be the original source of Ganga. Gangbal trek is considered the most important and sacred pilgrimage and this place are referred to as ‘Haridwar of Kashmir’.

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It is also the most enchanting destination for trekking in the whole of Kashmir. If you love trekking, you need to visit this place between July and October, as during the remaining months the area is inaccessible. While on trekking, you pass four lakes of high altitudes. You will love the spectacular views as you trek. Rainbow trout fishing is very popular here.

About Rohit

An architect by profession, Rohit Agarwal is a curious traveller, seeking out the minutest detail about the places he travels to, and that’s what one will find in his writings. His writings have appeared in various blogs, he’s currently trying to bring forth as many different places a traveller who shares the same level of curiosity like him would like to visit through his writings.

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