About Us

Let us introduce ourselves

A few words about us

Kashmir Treks is based in Srinagar, Kashmir. Owned and operated by a group of trekkers who are born and raised in the vale of Kashmir. “We would like others to feel the same joy that we do. We love being trekkers so much that we made it our job. Let us help you get the most from your trekking experiences. Let us help you arrange and operate trekking expeditions that suit you the most”.

Kashmir Treks is a fun and easy way to travel around Kashmir in both style and comfort. Everything is arranged for you and throughout your journey, be it Great Lakes or Tarsar Marsar; you will receive service with a smile and professional commentary which will enhance your trekking experience. We have a range of tours available for people of any age. It doesn’t matter if you are looking for a sightseeing tour or an adventure tour, a large group tour or a small group tour, we can recommend the best tour for you.

Rafi Mir
Kashmir Travel Specialist


Mehraj Mir


Mehraj Mir (right) with Levison Wood

Mehraj Mir as a founder and Operator of Kashmir Treks is a travel entrepreneur and a presenter of Kashmir Tourism. Being a mountain lover has made adventure tourism his profession. Guided many mountain expeditions through the rough terrain and high altitudes of the Himalayas. Works hard to promote Tourism in the peace-loving Kashmir.

Our Team


Habib Mir (Mountain Guide)

Habib is an experienced Expedition Leader, Mountain Guide, and a Trekking Guide. Originally and based in Sonamarg “the base camp of Great Lakes“. He is the most senior member of our team. Habib spends his life crisscrossing the Vale of Kashmir leading teams in the most remote and far-flung regions. Habib has climbed, trekked, and traveled on all sub-valleys of Kashmir. His highlights include leading the first traverse trek from Sind through Lidder into Warwan Valley.


Liyakath Ahmad (Expedition Leader)

Liyakat is our main trek guide of Kashmir Valley (organizer of Tulail Trek, Mahlish and Gangabal Treks) He is skilled at conveying the message and making sure that you not only get the lesson but that you also retain the information. Liyakat does his best to make sure that every trekker that comes through us, leaves with a mountain of knowledge.


Mustafa Hussain (Mountain Guide)

Mustafa is our resident clown from Tulail Gurez. No matter how tough the situation he will always bring a light-hearted approach to the outdoors and always prepared to overcome the demanding situations. He will never let you down even when the temperatures are below freezing he will have a smile on his face.


Shakeel Ahmad (Coordinator)

As a member of the Kashmir Treks team, Shakeel ensures our team expeditions and treks run smoothly. With a background in environmental science, he’s always had a passion for wild landscapes and mountains. Shakeel keeps track of every expedition and liaises with the local administration.

Rigzin Guide

Rigzin Wangdu (Trek Guide)

Rigzin is our senior outdoors-man. Hails from Nubra Ladakh, he has spent most of his life outdoors and has found himself in almost every possible situation. He has taught himself how to survive off the land, high altitudes, and has been the basis of some survival movies.


Mohammad Ali (Expedition Guide)

Ali has been leading Kashmir Treks expeditions for years. He works as a full-time climbing instructor and leader in Kashmir and holds the Winter Mountain Leader Award.  His work and personal expeditions have taken him to every corner of the Himalayas. When not leading expeditions or instructing he is planning his climbing trips.