Event Details


(Jul 31, 2022 to Aug 06, 2022)

Kausar Nag or Kausarnag, is a high-altitude oligotrophic lake located at an elevation of 3,962.4 metres above sea level. Kausar Nag is located in the Pir Panjal mountain range in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, India. The lake is roughly 3 km long and .75 km at the widest point. Nestled in the lap of Pir Panjal peaks on three sides, this snow fed lake in Kulgam, the source of River Veshav,. Aharbal to Kousarnag, via Kungwattan and Mahinag is a major trek route. Once at the lake, trekkers are met with the breathtaking views of striking hues of blue against the rugged terrain. Its tranquil, crystal clear water and the serene summits above make for the perfect nature spot to reinvigorate the senses. Join to enjoy the unparallel beauty of Kashmir.

This event is for registered STEP members only. If you're not a STEP member, you can become one by applying online here.

Date & Day Particulars
Sun, 31 Jul Reporting at Srinagar (Exact boarding place shall be intimated to enrolled participants well in time). Afternoon free for local sightseeing (own cost).
Mon, 01 Aug Srinagar – Aharbal (75 km drive)to Aharbal to Kungwattan trek 75 kms motorable/9 kms trek
Tue, 02 Aug Kungwattan – Mahinag 7 kms
Wed, 03 Aug Mahinag – Kounsarnag Lake 8 kms
Thu, 04 Aug Kaunsarnag to Kungwattan Trek 11 kms trek
Fri, 05 Aug Kungwattan to Aharbal - Trek/Transfer to Srinagar 9 kms/75 kms
Sat, 06 Aug Camp breaks after breakfast

Other Details
Participation Fee Rs.17500.00
Difficulty Level Moderate
No. of Participants Minimum-15, Maximum-20
Registration Closes on 15 July, 2022
Group Management by Shri Som Nath Pal
For Queries Contact Mr. Som Nath Pal (Mob.9891996441)
Inclusions inclusive of travel ex-Srinagar. Accidental group insurance, simple/tented accommodation and vegetarian meals.
Exclusions Doesnot include personal porterage or anything not included in inclusions.
Cancellations Charges
Other Important Instructions STEP takes every care for the safety of the participants during the trekking expeditions. However, it should not be held responsible in the event of any mishap and accident. Schedule is tentative and subject to change without prior notice. Cancellations Charges: 10% if notice of cancellation is received 30 days, 25% on a notice between 15-29 days, 40% on a notice between 7-14 days before the commencement of programme. No fee is refundable on a notice of less than 7 days.
NOTE: Schedule is tentative and subject to change without any notice.

Important Instructions
  • The participation is open to the members of “SOCIETY FOR TREKKING AND ENVIRONMENTAL PRESERVATION”. To learn more about how to become a member of our society, please click here.
  • Fee is payable by cash/cheque/DD in favour of “SOCIETY FOR TREKKING AND ENVIRONMENTAL PRESERVATION” payable at New Delhi. Rs.250/- will be charged extra for dishonoured cheque and such members will have to pay fee by cash or DD only.
  • The members can also deposit fee in our Saving Bank A/c No. 012900 0100526284 with Punjab National Bank, Minto Road Branch, New Delhi and send us the scan/photo copy of deposit slip.
  • The desirous participants shall apply in prescribed participation form along with necessary risk certificate/medical certificate.
  • Please note that dates, schedule, duration, fee of any programme is subject to change without any notice.
  • The Management Committee reserves the right to reject any application for Membership/Participation without assigning any reasons thereof.