The twin lakes Tarsar Marsar are known from 16th Century during the period of ruler of Kashmir, Yusuf Shah Chak. The lakes are notable for its almond shape separated by a mountain, identical in nature and is situated in the Aru - Pahalgam District of Jammu and Kashmir. Both the lakes, Tarsar Marsar flow into opposite directions, The trek's highest Peak that is achievable is 13, 000 ft. The lakes are surrounded by stunning alpine trees and the experience is even more commendable during the summer when the alpine flowers forms a radiant sheet reflecting on the water. Right from the naturally manicured grasslands at Aru to the aquamarine blue waters of Tarsar Marsar lakes, the landscape is an unending feast for the eyes. What makes the Tarsar Marsar trek truly unique is that you get to camp right next to high altitude alpine lakes. Not once but twice! This is an experience that no other Himalayan trek in Kashmir offers. It needs to be experienced and cannot be explained. And this is why it must be on your bucket list.
The tarsar marsar lake trek in kashmir includes a adventure of stunning lakes encircled by the peaks of the kolahi mountains. the dual lakes, that go with the flow in opposite directions, are separated by a mountain and best-known for their almond form. what makes this trek special is its breathtaking splendor and serenity.
Day 1: Getting to base camp - Aru from Srinagar.
Day 2: Trek from Aru to Lidderwat, 10 km, 6 hours
Day 3: Lidderwat to Shekwas, 5.6 km, 5 hours
Day 4: Shekwas to Tarsar, 5 km, 4 hours
Day 5: Tarsar to Sundersar, 5 km, 5 hours
Day 6: Visit Marsar, go to Homwas, 9 km, 7 hours
Day 7: Homwas to Aru, 13 km, 6 hours. Drive to Srinagar.