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Panikhar Trek

Inclusions of the trek

Overview of Warwan Panikhar

The Panikhar Warwan trek in Kashmir unveils a tapestry of awe-inspiring landscapes, weaving through verdant valleys, rugged mountain passes, and tranquil alpine lakes. Trekking from Panikhar to Warwan offers trekkers panoramic vistas of majestic snow-capped peaks, lush meadows dotted with vibrant wildflowers, and cascading waterfalls. The serene beauty of the landscape, coupled with the warm hospitality of local communities, creates an unforgettable experience for adventurers seeking solace in the lap of nature.

How to Reach Srinagar

Kashmir does have only one commercial Airport which we can reach by direct flights from Delhi (DEL) Airport, Bangalore, Jammu, And Hyderabad.  All the flights from other parts of India reach via Delhi to Srinagar (SXR), Kashmir.

Government and Private bus services to Jammu are available from from Delhi and from other parts of India. Jammu onwards you can again choose state government bus service or choose tourist taxi from Jammu to Srinagar. Tourist taxi, Public transport And UT Government Bus Service will be available easily from Jammu to Srinagar.

The train services can be used up to Jammu And Banihal only. Tourist taxi, Public transport And UT Government Bus Service will be available easily from Jammu to Srinagar. The distance of 270 Km from Jammu to Srinagar is usually been covered in 6 to 7 hours.

Short ITinerary Tarsar MArsar Trek

Note: Trekkers are advised to reach Srinagar a day before the trek will commence. Our itinerary doesn’t include any buffer day but trekkers must add a buffer day in order to secure their departure. Bad weather conditions sometimes take an extra day to reach back on road safe and sound.

Day 1: Drive from Srinagar to panikhar

During the first day, we will send the tourist taxi at a programmed time and we will be heading towards the trailhead by covering a distance of 185 km. This will be an acclimatization day with a few km walk around the  Panikhar valley.  Night stay will be at Panikhar Campsite at an elevation 3433 .

Day 2: Panikhar to Denora

Trek distance: 14 km 

Time Taken: 6 – 7 hours

Altitude gain: 3244m to 3740m

Trek type:  Easy + moderate trek through the rolling slopes and ridges.

Day 3: Denora to Pinji via Lomvilad Pass

Trek distance: 12 km 

Time Taken: 6 – 7 hours

Altitude gain: 3740m to 4204m via 4418m

Day 4: Pinji to Kaintal

Trek distance: 12 km 

Time Taken: 6 hours

Altitude gain: 4204m to 3439m

Day 5: Kaintal to Humpet

Trek distance: 15 km 

Time Taken: 5 hours

Altitude gain: 3439m to 3318m

Day 6: Humpet to Sukhnai

Trek distance: 16 km 

Time Taken: 8 hours

Elevation Loss: 3318m to 2794m


Day 7: Sukhnai to choudriman

Trek distance: 19 km 

Time Taken: 8 hours

Elevation Loss: 2794m to 2300m


Day 8: Choudriman to Srinagar

Trek distance: 119 km 

Time Taken: 8 hours

Elevation Loss: 2300 – 1600m


Best Time To Do Warwan Trek

The best time to embark on the Panikhar Warwan trek in Kashmir is during the summer months, from June to September. During this period, the weather is generally favorable, with clear skies and mild temperatures, making it ideal for trekking. However, it’s advisable to avoid the monsoon season (July-August) due to the risk of heavy rainfall and landslides.

Cancellation Policy

  • The cancellation of any trek or tour must be notified by sending an email to  Cancellation will be accepted only by receiving an email from our official email address.
  • If the cancellation is requested 40 days before the first day of the trek, 90 percent of that amount will be refunded.
  • Cancellation requested between 40 to 30 days prior to the trek only partial refund will be provided. 
  • If cancellation is requested 30 days before the first day of the trek, in such a situation there will be only 30 percent amount refunded.
  • The decided trek fee can be changed if group size is decreased from the client end.
  • In case of any untoward situation like a natural disaster, national emergency, terrorist activity, bad weather conditions take place, we will be fully responsible to take decisions. 

Physical Fitness

  • Getting a medical certificate from a registered medical officer is must before starting your trek. If you suffer from severe lung/heart/muscle disorders or any disease that can turn fatal, You cant take part in any trek with us.
  • In case you lack the required fitness or are suffering from any disease that can turn fatal in the mountains, Himalayan Bird reserves the right to bar your participation from doing the trek without any refund/compensation.
  • Trekkers are advised to focus on physical fitness inorder to remain fit during the trek and explore better. Following endurances can help beginners and experienced trekkers to remain fit and explore better during the trek.

       Endurance Exercises:

  • Brisk walking or jogging.
  • Yard work (mowing, raking)
  • Dancing.
  • Swimming.
  • Biking.
  • Climbing stairs or hills.
  • Playing tennis or basketbal

Travel Insurance

Having travel insurance is an important protocol all trekkers should follow. The cost of the trek doesn’t include any sort of insurance. Trekkers/Travelers travel insurance must cover accidents, injury, illness, and death medical expenses including any related to pre-existing medical conditions, emergency repatriation including helicopter rescue and air ambulance where applicable, and personal liability.

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  • New mountain Adventures reserves the right to take photographs/videos of participants and use them for any marketing/promotional activity. 
  • Indian Tourists must provide valid identity proof in order to get enrolled for the trek permissions. A valid passport and visa for all the tourists who are from outside India.
  • Objects should be some on our email address before starting the trek.