Srinagar is well-connected to most major cities of the country via flights to Srinagar's Sheik ul-Alam International Airport (SXR).
Travel to the boundless, mountain valleys of Kashmir and trek to the twin lakes of Tarsar and Marsar. Over an itinerary of 7-days, you'll make your way across rolling meadows carpeted by soft and silky grass, clusters of huts populated by traditional shepherds and stay in tents pitched on the banks of sparkling lakes. Upon arriving at the twin lakes of Tarsar and Marsar, lose yourself in the luminous waters as they reflect the magnetic blues of the sky. Apart from the famous, twin lakes, you'll also camp besides the Sundarsar Lake.
The trek will take you over relatively easy trails with patches of strenuous climbing, making it ideal for fit beginners as well as experienced trekkers.
Located at 12,500 feet, the almond-shaped lake of Tarsar is the source of the Lidder River. Surrounded by green and brown mountains of the Kashmir Valley, the lake is frequented by trekkers and nature lovers exploring Kashmir. The lake of Marsar, situated inside the Dachigam National Park, attracts migratory birds like golden eagles and cinnamon sparrows as well as Himalayan fauna like musk deer and Kashmir stag.
The twin sister lakes of Tarsar and Marsar, highly renowned destinations for trekking enthusiasts, are inaccessible in winter since the sub-zero temperatures begin freezing the vast expanse of the lakes.
Explore the raw natural beauty of Kashmir on a trek to Tarsar Marsar. | Camp on the banks of Tarsar Lake and Sundarsar Lake. | Climb up to altitudes of 13,500 feet on a moderately challenging trek. | Spend 7 days in trekking and camping in Himalayan wilderness. | Explore the Dachigam National Park and the Overa Aru Wildlife Sanctuary.
Your trip begins as you board private, shared vehicles from Srinagar at 14:00 hrs and travel to the base camp of Aru. A short 4-hr drive later, you'll arrive at the village of Aru, located inside Overa Aru Wildlife Sanctuary. Travel to a small campsite on the banks of Lidder River and spend time exploring the little village. Overnight at Aru in tents.
Overnight at Aru in tents.
Your trip begins as you board private, shared vehicles from Srinagar at 14:00 hrs. You'll be accommodated at Aru in tents, equipped with sleeping bags and mattresses. No meals are provided today, so make sure to have breakfast and lunch before the drive to Aru. You may have dinner at any of the restaurants or eateries at Aru for an additional cost.
No meals are provided today.
For cancellations made more than 24 days from departure of the Tarsar Marsar trek: 95% refund.
For cancellations made 24-14 days before departure of the Tarsar Marsar trek: 70% refund.
For cancellations made 14-10 days before departure of the Tarsar Marsar trek: 50% refund.
For cancellation made less than 10 days before departure of the Tarsar Marsar trek: No refund.
No show: No refund.
All refunds will be processed after deducting any transaction charges.
Travellers are required to adhere to the instructions of the trek leader during the trek to Tarsar Marsar.
Travellers are requested to treat the local culture with respect and avoid littering, defacing property and monuments and causing general disturbance.
Consumption of alcohol, drugs, tobacco products and cigarettes is strictly prohibited during the trek to Tarsar Marsar.