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Churus Lake Dake Hike from Pahalgam

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Trip Overview

A 6-hour hike to the turquoise blue Churus Lake from Pahalgam in the upper Kashmir valley. The beautiful trail goes through the pine forest and scattered with wildflowers


  • A trek or call it a day hike of 15 km from Pahalgam.
  • Easy trek perfect for even newbies of trekking.
  • Company of a trek leader during the course of the trek.


Detailed overview

From the upper Kashmir Valley, the journey to Churus Lake begins. The path magically transforms itself into a hi-fantasy movie; the sun shines bright, peeping through the pine trees. The narrow brown path had different shades of green grass covered with white, yellow and light purple flowers. The lake is a stunning display of nature’s capabilities. The waters are turquoise blue and in a cauldron surrounded by snow patches feeding the waters of the lake. If ever there was a place that could come close to paradise.



  • Your guide for the day trek will come and meet you at your hotel address in Pahalgam by 07:30 AM.
  • You will begin your day with a meet and greet and a hike from Pahalgam to Churus Lake.
  • First up you will be trekking to Baisarn, which is an upland lush green pasture.
  • After a quick break, continue your journey to Dabyan, all along the way from Baisarn to Dabyan you will see Gujjar families (shepherd) residing in their mud houses.
  • Dabyan is home to many Gujjar families (shepherd) during warmer months of the year.
  • Post Dabyan, you will be hiking to the upper Kashmir valley which is the gateway to the Churus Lake. You will have your lunch in the valley.
  • Post lunch, continue on the path from Kashmir Valley to Churus lake which is mesmerizingly beautiful and will enchant you.
  • After spending a good part of the afternoon amongst the nature in the beautiful Pahalgam valley, start your journey back to Pahalgam town and end your adventurous day.

Basic Details

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7:30 am
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  • Packed lunch for the hike.
  • Service of a knowledgeable trek guide.
  • Rain Jackets in case of rains.


  • Pony rides for trekkers.
  • Any expenses of personal nature.
  • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions above.

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Things to Carry

  • T-shirts, comfortable trekking pants (avoid cotton), jackets - windproof with hood preferable to keep you warm from the cold wind.
  • Sweaters must be full sleeves and woollen plus, dry socks 3 or 4 pairs. A muffler is optional.
  • Trekking shoes with thick soles and most importantly, it should be comfortable.
  • A weightless towel, a water bottle.
  • Lip balm, sunblock.
  • Avoid bringing expensive watches or jewellery for the trek. Note that we are not responsible if it is misplaced.

Cancellation Policy

  • Full refund if cancelled before* 7 days
  • 50% refund if cancelled before 3 days
  • No refund after that


Meet-up Information/Reporting Point

  • Hotel in Pahalgam, Jammu and Kashmir.
  • The local contact person details and phone number will be sent to you in the booking voucher, sent to you via email after booking.
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