Kolahoi Glacier Trek

Kolahoi Glacier Trek


The Kolahoi Glacier Trek is a very famous trek that gives people the experience to encounter a glacier first hand and at close proximity. The glacier Trekking is one of the best treks done in the region of the Himalayas. Pahalgam – Kolohai glacier is a very renowned and famous trekking route and is considered one of the best glacier trekking destinations that exist in the world. For those that are not aware of what the Kolahoi Glacier Trek is all about there are a few things that they can keep in mind. Although glaciers can be walked upon, there is a certain amount of care that needs to be taken while dealing with the glaciers. When you are on the Kolahoi Glacier Trek we will give you all the guidance that you need to make sure that you stay safe.

There are a number of different features that the Kolahoi Glacier Trek possesses for the interested trekker and among these are the view and the scenery that it provides. Most of the trek revolves around the glacier, and glaciers are massive rivers of solid ice that move slowly to a lower altitude and gradually melt and other source of the mountain streams that originate here.The ice and glaciers stays packed for thousands of years, and the movement of the glacier is extremely slow, considering that it takes thousands of years for a piece of ice to move from the mountain till it gradually reaches an altitude where it melts and joins the river.

This makes the Kolahoi Glacier Trek a relatively safe trek, and there is nothing to worry about when you walk on the glacier. We have ample experience to touring and trekking on these glaciers, and there are countless people that have visited these areas before. However, certain safety precautions still need to be maintained and the individual needs to respect nature at all times.

    The basic itinerary for the Kolahoi Glacier Trek is as follows
  • On the first day we pass Pahalgam, Aru pasture, a forest, River Lidder. These are some of the destinations of the first day.
  • On the second day we head toward Lidderwatt, this is the actual destination off the glacier.
  • On the third day we head towards the Kolohoi glacier, other destinations that we will encounter are a pine forest and Satlanjan.
  • On the fourth day we will back track our steps to Aru.
  • On the fifth day we backtrack further to Pahalgam and Srinagar.

This was a brief outline of the Kolahoi Glacier Trek, this trek is designed to be one of the most beautiful and fascinating treks available. Another feature of the trek is its functionality in showcasing the glaciers at close range.





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