The Kashmir Great Lakes are a group of high-altitude alpine lakes located in the Indian-administered union territory of Jammu and Kashmir.
The lakes are situated in the Kashmir Valley region of the western Himalayas and are known for their stunning natural beauty, crystal-clear waters, and surrounding snow-capped mountains.
There are five main lakes in the Kashmir Great Lakes system: Gangbal Lake, Nundkol Lake, Tarsar Lake, Marsar Lake, and Vishansar Lake.
The trek to the Kashmir Great Lakes is a popular adventure activity among nature enthusiasts, trekkers, and backpackers.
The Kashmir Great Lakes are also home to a variety of flora and fauna, including several species of birds, wildflowers, and mammals such as musk deer and Himalayan black bear.
The region around the Kashmir Great Lakes is considered to be a fragile ecosystem and it is important for visitors to follow sustainable tourism practices and minimize their impact on the environment while exploring this pristine natural wonder.
Alpine lakes in Jammu and Kashmir; popular trekking destination.