Tarsar Marsar Trek 2020, Jammu & Kashmir | Get 14% off
the Trek: Tarsar Marsar, The Prettiest Lakes in IndiaBase Camp: ARUDuration: 6N/7DDifficulty: ModerateHighest Altitude: 13,201ftAverage Temperature: Day time: 17°C-20°C; Nighttime: 3°C-4°CKashmir universally acknowledged as “paradise on earth”, is the host to most picturesque treks in the Himalayas and Tarsar Marsar Trek is among them.
Tarsar Marsar Trek is a stunning trek with three alpine lakes- Tarsar, Marsar and Sundarsar which mesmerize one with their beauty.
Apart from these three lakes, one will find it full of exquisite meadows of Kashmir, splendid Chinar tree forest and Lidder river, a glacial river that originates from the Kolahoi Glacier.
All the campsites on this trek are beside Lidder river or alpine lakes on meadows. An experience to camp in such settings is what makes this trek special.The trail hides in a thick blanket of snow and green valley. The lush verdant forests turn white making it a small wonderland! The Tarsar Marsar trek is not only for experienced trekkers but for amateurs and children too family, school groups
This trek is mostly close to the tree line with an easy trail, which makes it suitable for everyone. This trek presents a unique opportunity to camp beside two alpine lakes. This, by itself, is a rarity. Your tent flaps open to the view of glittering blue waters of the lakes. Throughout the day, you see the snow-fed lake change colours as the sun’s angle changes. The sunrises and sunsets over the lake, the precious silence of just sitting beside the lake — these are experiences you don’t get anywhere else.About the Base Camp :Aru is the base camp of Tarsar Marsar trek, it is a small idyllic village surrounded by lavish grasslands. The village is famous because of some cottages, poplar trees and a rivulet flowing through this village’s heart.
The Aru villagers so heartily welcome trekkers that they surely come again to do another trek. The nature of Kashmir – meadows, rivers, streams, birds, animals and flowers everything is attracting people to visit it. Really, Jammu and Kashmir valley is no less than a paradise which is also known as Taj of India.Only BSNL network works in ARU with no internet connectivity. Pahalgam is the last place where you will get the internet connectivity.There are no ATMs in ARU, So if you want to take out the cash its better you do it in Srinagar.About the Exotic Grasslands:Before, Sundersar campsite, pass through wide Jagmargi grasslands. Therefore, get amazed by its pulchritude because the wide grasslands are surrounded by mountains and a small rivulet flows through the pristine valley blooming with the colorful flowers in yellow, blue and pink shades.Why To Choose Tarsar Marsar Trek?Tarsar Marsar Trek is a high altitude mountain trek Altitudes is 13205 feetThe Starting trail is easy to moderate as compared to other treks this is a Moderate trek. So this trek is best for family and beginners, school tourYou got to see so many heavenly bodies at one place like the panoramic view of the Himalayan ranges, you can see pine forests, different variety of flora and fauna surpassing through bona fide Kashmiri culture.You got to see so many heavenly bodies at one place like the panoramic view of the Himalayan ranges, you can see pine forests, different variety of flora and fauna surpassing through bona fide Kashmiri culture.During the trek, get a chance to camp beside the serene bluish alpine lakes. And, all the way to Tarsar get multiple sights of the same Lake.How To Reach Base Camp:Take a shared cab from Srinagar to Anantnag, it costs Rs 80/- The distance is 58 kms and takes 1 ½ to 2 hours. Then from Anantnag stand to Pahalgam change to another shared cab, the cost is Rs 110/- distance covered is 45 kms in about 1:15 – 1:30 mins.
Change again from Pahalgam stand to Aru village, it takes about 30 mins to cover 13 kms. Cabs are frequent to Aru and easy to get, it costs Rs 20.
These shared cabs run throughout the day and are frequent but ensure you reach Pahalgam before 4 pm to catch the last cab to Aru Village.
Private taxis are also available from Srinagar to Aru but are costly and cost Rs 3000.