Hotel Heevan Pahalgam
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... were hung on our day packs for drying as we started day 4 with sore legs and not much sleep.
Day 4: Vishansar (12,000ft) to Gadsar(12,000ft) via Kishansar lake and Gadsar Pass (13,750ft) -10km
We got up early and headed off first thing for morning views of Kishansar lake which lies about 0.5km away from the campsite, in the shadow of Kishansar Peak. Kishansar Lake has a big meadow stretching on its right, bordered on the farther side by a ridge line that ...
Most of us started to walk towards Pahalgan whilst the bus was loading up. It eventually caught up with us half way there. The walk was easy and most enjoyable with great views. The bus trip back to Srinegar was rather long. The highlight was going past an area with many cricket bat manufacturing plants with big stockpiles of clefts. ...
... sheer delight. We could see the peaks of the Pir Panjal range (part of the Himalayas) with all its full family, the white clouds floating around like big fields of cotton. Then suddenly the jolt -my camcorder wasn't working. I took a lot of pictures on my digi cam but my handycam would not work at all. I tried my best but no way. I was very upset to face such a situation at the very beginning of our tour.Anyway we landed at the Srinagar air port ...
... a two way street apparently.
We were left nearby the river at the house of Moin’s best friend. There we joined him at the tv to watch some Jackie Chan influenced Bollywood movie whilst having lunch. We went out, dropped by some neighbors that offered us more tea and eventually went towards the river. Climbing up a dam some fifteen minutes later we got a look at the river. It’s shallow but ...
... on the side of the road, the petrol stations were closed for a transport strike, and the military were outfitted with bamboo shields and riot gear. Stone throwers (young Srinagar men protesting) were out and about in the streets, ****** off at the current situation that gave them nothing in return. We just wanted to get to a safe haven.
We had left a bag of clothes we didn't need while trekking at a family's guest house ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet