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Pahalgam-Tarsar-Marsar Trek, Kashmir

tarsar-marsar-trekKashmir is the land of unmatched beauty; it is indeed the paradise for nature lovers and adventurists. At Kashmir, trekkers can enjoy expeditions to places that are far off from the confines of tourist interference. Apart from the famed Great Lakes trek, there are plenty of other treks that wait to surprise one and its best example can be Pahalgam-Tarsar-Marsar Trek. Beginning from the beautiful Pahalgam Valley that is situated along the Lidder River, the Tarsar Marsar trek covers places that are impeccable in beauty. The trekkers have the opportunity to witness the diversity of the region as the trail crosses through wide plains, lush meadows, flower-decked valleys and grassy knolls. The small streams cascading in the natural pools and the lofty snow-clad mountains are also the highlights of this unforgettable trek. Here is the detailed itinerary of Pahalgam-Tarsar-Marsar Trek:

Day 01: Arrival at Srinagar.

On arrival at Srinagar, meet our representative at the airport and transfer to your houseboat. Overnight stay at the houseboat.

Day 02: Srinagar - Pahalgam - Aru

Today, we shall drive to Pahalgam, which is 90 kms from Srinagar. From Pahalgam, we shall drive to Aru valley and stay overnight here.

Day 03: Aru – Lidderwat

We shall start trekking after the breakfast. The trek will be from Aru Valley to Lidderwat via pine forests and lush meadows along the stream known as Right Lidder River. Overnight stay at Lidderwat.

Day 04: Lidderwat - Tarsar
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Early in the morning, we shall trek to Tarsar Lake and en route shall cross a pass of 4000 mtrs continuing trekking under the towering heights of Kolahoi Mountain to finally reach Tarsar Lake. Tarsar is an almond shaped crystal clear lake that is surrounded by variety of alpine. Overnight stay in the camps at Tarsar.

Day 05: Tarsar - Marsar

Today, we will trek towards the sister lake of Tarsar that lies on the opposite side of the mountain on the west. A steep ascend taking about 3 hours and a gradual descend leads to another stunning lake called Marsar. Overnight stay in the tents at Marsar.

Day 06: Marsar - Sumbal

We will be heading to Sumbal today. A steady climb to a mountain pass (4100m) towards north and a gradual descend will bring us to Sumbal in the Sind valley. Overnight Stay in Sumbal.

Day 07: Sumbal - Srinagar

We shall drive through Sind Valley to reach Srinagar, which will take around 3 hours. Overnight stay at the houseboat.

Day 08: Departure day.

Our representative shall assist you to the airport. If there are few hours to spare (depending upon the time of the flight), we can organize a sightseeing trip in Srinagar.