Tarsar Marsar Lake Trek Overview: Traversing the pine covered mountains of Great Himalayanrange,The Lakes which passes through stunning beautiful elevated valleys and meadows. All along the way wild flowers, gigantic alpine tress, roaring waters of lidder and myriad wildlife invigorates the trekkers. The Tarsar Marsar Lakes are home of different species migratory birds, as well as bar headed geese , Himalayan golden eagles, Lammergeyers, high flying choughs, connamon sparrow along with black bulbuls. The trek passes next to Dachigam National park originate one of the most rare home of Kashmiri Hangul, Ibex , Musk deer, Himalayan brown bear ,and the golden marmot. Have look these best Pictures and videos of Tarsar Marsar trek.
Tarsar Marsar Trekking Route
Kashmir tarsar Marsar lake trek ,Region:North India Jammu and Kashmir District Anantnag,Himalayan Range,Duration: 7 days, Trekking Elevation 4000 meters, Grade cross country easy, trekking Distance: Aru valley to sumbal sonamarg 55 km,Temperature 15 (°C) to 25 (°C) in summers, Best time for trek June to October.Starting point Aru Valley Trek Ends Sumbal Sonamarg. video. Map Review Best treks Linked destination :Srinagar, Pahalgam, sumbal sonamarg.
Tarsar Marsar Lake
The Tarsar lake: is administered by the zeniths of Kolahoi mountain massif some place in the scope of 16 km toward the east. The lake is secluded by a mountain with a base apex ascent of 4000 meters from another lake of same nature known as Marsar lake. The Tarsar lake is drained by an outlet stream which falls into lidder conduit at lidderwat valley, 13 km toward the east , being the nearest intermittent settlement , lidderwat is arranged on the trek course to the lake from Aru Valley ,Pahalgam.
The Marsar Lake: on the other hand exhausts out and streams the other route to the tarsar lake, .which is in the locale of Dachigam wild life National park,Together these two lakes are implied the twin sisters .From tarsar lake it is day trek to marsar lake at stature of 4000 meters . Marsar lake is mysteries lake it is trusted that the lake is spooky in old say the lake had a runduk wild creature and was getting any one who goes close to the lake. Marsar Lake have couple of more routes to ascend, one famous routes is via Dachigam wild life national park to dara srinagar , other route is tral soutur. Marsar out let Daghwan stream has trout fishes. The Daghwan stream is source of Sarband water body.historical information about Tarsar and Marsar Lake. check Tarsar Marsar lake trek vs Great lakes trek blog.
Excursion to Tarsar Marsar Trek
Tarsar marsar trek, originally known Sumbal sonamous trekking is one of the best cross country trekking in Kashmir.The trek begins from aru by means of Pahalgam ranges to lidderwat valley in sanctum backwoods on banks of lidder River.You can take after lidder river up to kolahoi massif .Lidderwat the valley of yellow turns in autumn.
The valley is primary base campground for various treks.This valley is outwardly staggering it is loaded with pine forests,mountain crests streams and glades of blooming plants.From lidderwat the lofty edge takes after to hamwas over the stream after soak strolling the trail ranges to sekwas at the stature of 3400 meters, sekwas is high Altitude knoll and create huge number of wildflowers it is great campground.
From seikiwas There are twin lakes for a day trip Yamsar and Khemsar lakes ,and the lofty trail takes after to tarsar lake at the tallness of 3900 meters. tarsar lake is high Altitude snow capped lake, tarsar lake is well known and greatest lake in Pahalgam area ,other than number of little elevated lakes.the starting climb to the lake is very steep excellent outdoors up and down the lake side.
from tarsar lake the trail cross to zazmarg with wonderful open valleys and scopes sundersar lake, some little springs can been seen en route and reaches to sonamous pass stature 4000 meters.it is extremely steep plunge for two km and other two km to come to the sonamous valley a nomadic settlement .sonamous valley is exceptionally delightful the wigwams are so staggering and clean.
the valley has enormous campground it is worth to remain few days as you encounter some of popular Himalayan Wild life , flora and fauna , Himalayan monal and different wild birds too.in late seasons snow panthers ,mountain bear ,and other untamed life can be seen.from sonamous the lofty decend around six hours walk reachs to walnet trees other camping area or further one hour stroll to reach sumbal sonamarg.
Detailed Itinerary For Tarsar Marsar Lake Trek
Kashmir Tarsar Marsar Lake Trek, The Trekking is for 7 Days From Aru valley To sumbal Sonamarg if a day is added then there two more lakes to see yamsar khemsar lakes.
Day 1 (Aru Valley Pahalgam Altitude 2400 Meters)
Srinagar to Aru Valley:Drive from Srinagar up to Aru valley via Pahalgam 3 to 4 hours drive over night in camps.
Day 2 .(Lidderwat Valley Altitude 3000 Meters )
Aru valley to lidderwat :The trail follows the lidder river to the open meadows of lidderwat valley,excellent campsite over night camps (5 to 6 hours Trek)
Day 3 ( Hamwais Seikiwais Altitude 3500 meters )
Lidderwat to Seikwais: The ascent to seikiwas is very steep and from hamwais to cross river and again steep ascent to saikiwais. ( 4 to 5 hours trek)
Day 4 Tarsar lake height 3900 meters
Seikwais to Tarsar lake:The steep ascent to tarsar lake is very beautiful with variety of wild flowers and camping on the bank of the tarsar lake.(3 to 4 hours Trek)
Day 5 Marsar and Sundersar Lakes Altitude 4000 meters
Tarsar to Sundersar Marsar lake:A steep ascend over tarsar ridge to zachmarg and easy walking to sundersar lake a short trip to Marsar lake over night sundersar.
Day 6 (Sonmasti or Sonamous means golden aunty in Kashmiri Altitude 3500 meters)
Sonasar to Sonamous :The Track starts easy walking from sonasar to Sonamous top 4100 meters. Difficult descend down to Sonamous valley. over night .
Day7 Sumbal Sonamarg
The track starts from sonamous in den forests up to sumbal a lot wild life can be encounter. 6 hours descend . from sumbal two hours drive srinagar.
Package Details for Tarsar Marsar Group Treks
As a Group Rates no duty no additional charges ,The rates incorporate six evenings seven days trekking,from Aru valley to sumbal sonamarg Mountain Guide, Cook, Cooking Helpers, Back up Horse for any emergency ,Camps, Sleeping Bags, Sleeping Mats, Blankets , Toilet tent, Breakfast, Dry lunch, Dinner , Tea, Coffee , Veg and non veg meals, Chicken Some time , Baggage Horses . and your personal baggage up to ten kg carry by horse ,Transport Srinagar to Aru valley and back Sumbal to Srinagar trekking permit include .Cost 13000 Rupees per person with transport, contact us for queries.
Fixed Departure For Tarsar Marsar Lake 2019
Trekking in June Group 1 (15 June to 21 June) Group 2 (18 June to 24 June) Group 3(22 June to 28 June)
Trekking In July Group 4(6 July to 12 July) Group 5 (13 July to 19 July) Group 6 (20 July to 26 July) Group 7 (27 July to 2 August)
Trekking In August Group 8(3 August to 9 august) Group 9 (10 august to 16 august) Group 10 (17 august to 23 august) Group 11 (24 august to 30 August)
Trekking In September Group 12 (7 September to 13 September) Group 13 (14 September to 20 September )Group 14 (21 September to 27 September)
Trekking In October (28 September to 4 October )Group 16 (5 October to 11 October)Group 17 (12 October to 18 October),
Stages: Srinagar to aru valley 115 km drive ,aru valley to lidderwat valley 11 km trek, Lidderwat valley to sikiwais 9 km trek,sikiwais to tarsar lake 7 km trek ,Tarsar lake to sundersar lake 7 km trek ,sundersar to sunimous valley 8 km trek,sunimous to sumbal 13km trek ,and complete Kashmir tarsar marsar lake trek.