Doodal Glacier Day Hike

Trip Overview

A short day hike to the Doodal Glacier is a great way to step into the real natural beauty of Pahalgam valley.


  • A trek or call it a day hike of 7 KM from Pahalgam.
  • Easy trek perfect for even newbies of trekking.
  • Company of a trek leader during the course of the trek.

Detailed Overview

Chandanwari is the starting point for the annual Amarnath Yatra. It has a snow bridge over the river. One can sledge over the snow bridge or can go up to Doodal Glacier in a day’s return trek. Along with special significance, this pristine valley is also known for its snow bridge and serves as an excellent hiking destination among the troves of Jammu and Kashmir tourism. Overlooking the majestic snow-capped peaks of Himalayan Range, Doodal Glacier is a pristine scenic place situated in the region of Trans-Himalaya. Clear blue canopy over the head, misty surroundings, whispers of the native pines and conifer forests and beautiful meadows create a captivating diorama for travellers thronging the place.


  • Your guide for the day trek will come and meet you at your hotel address in Pahalgam by 10:00 AM.
  • You will begin your day with a meet and greet and a hike from Pahalgam to Doodal Glacier.
  • Your hike will be of 7 KM one way, on the way you will witness mesmerizing sights of the Pahalgam Valley.
  • Once you reach the Doodal Glacier, you will have enough time to explore the area and sit back, relax and enjoy the beautiful views.
  • You will be given packed lunch for the hike and you may have it once on the top OR somewhere else you prefer during the trek.
  • 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.

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