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Tarsar Marsar Trek

Jammu & Kashmir,Jammu & Kashmir
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Overview

The Tarsar Marsar trek is a beautiful trek located in the Kashmir region of India. It's known for its stunning alpine scenery, pristine lakes, and diverse landscapes. The trek has tremendous variety. It shows you Kashmir for what heavenly it can be. Plus three beautiful lakes, where you camp next to two of them.So what are you waiting for join Himalayan Daredevils India's safest trekking organisation.

Trek Info

Trail Type : One way. The trek starts and ends at Aru

Rail Head : Jammu is the nearest rail head to the base camp

Airport :Srinagar Airport

Base Camp :Aru

Best Season :Monsoon Trek ( July - August)

Service From :Aru to Aru

Meals :Meals while on trek ( Veg and Egg)

Stay :Homestay/ Camping

Region :Jammu and Kashmir

Duration :7 days

Grade :Easy to Moderate

Maximum Altitude :13500 Ft

Approx Trekking KM :48 Km

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Itinerary

(Jammu & Kashmir To Jammu & Kashmir)
1
Day :1 Drive from Srinagar to Aru and overnight stay at Aru
    After breakfast, drive to Aru Valley, which is the starting point of the trek. The drive takes around 3 hours, and you will pass through beautiful meadows, pine forests, and streams. On arrival in Aru Valley, check-in to your tented accommodation and relax. Overnight stay in tents.
2
Day :2 Trek from Aru to Lidderwat
    After breakfast, start your trek to Lidderwat. The trek is a gradual ascent through beautiful meadows and dense pine forests. The trail passes through the Aru Wildlife Sanctuary and offers stunning views of the Lidder Valley. On arrival in Lidderwat, set up your campsite and explore the area. Overnight stay in tents.
3
Day :3 Trek from Lidderwat to Shekwas
    After breakfast, start your trek to Shekwas. The trek is a gradual ascent through beautiful meadows and streams. You will cross the famous Hamwais Pass (4,000 m) on the way, which offers panoramic views of the surrounding mountains. On arrival in Shekwas, set up your campsite and relax. Overnight stay in tents.
4
Day :4 Trek from Shekwas to Tarsar Lake
    After breakfast, start your trek to Tarsar Lake. The trek is a steep ascent through rocky terrain and narrow ridges. On the way, you will pass through beautiful alpine meadows and streams. On arrival at Tarsar Lake, set up your campsite and relax. Overnight stay in tents.
5
Day :5 Trek form Tarsar to Sundarsar
    After breakfast, start your trek to Sundarsar
6
Day :6 Visit Marsar Lake and Trek to Homwas
    After breakfast, start your trek to Homwas. The trek is a gradual descent through beautiful meadows and streams. On arrival in Homwas, set up your campsite and explore the area. Overnight stay in tents.
7
Day :7 Trek from Homwas to Aru; Drive to Srinagar
    After breakfast, start your trek to Aru. On arrival in Aru, you will be picked up by a vehicle and driven back to Srinagar.

Inclusions

1. Meals while on trek (Veg).

2. All necessary entry fees and permits.

3. Accommodation:- Guest house, Home stay, camping during Trek.

4. Mountaineering qualified & professional trek Leader, guide, cook, and Support staff.

5. First aid medical kits, stretcher, and oxygen cylinder.

6.Trek equipment: Sleeping bag, mattress, tent , kitchen & dining tent, toilet tent, utensils, and crampon (if required)

7. Staff Insurance.

8. Porters/mules to carry central equipment.

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Exclusions

1. Any kind of personal expenses.

2. Food during transit.

3. Mules or porter to carry personal luggage.

4. Insurance.

5. Transport

6. Any kind of emergency evacuation charges

7. Anything not specifically mentioned under the head.

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What to carry

  1. Trekking shoes: A good pair of trekking shoes is essential for a comfortable and safe trek. Look for shoes that are sturdy, provide good ankle support, and have a good grip on different types of terrain.
  2. Backpack with rain cover (50-60 ltr): A backpack is necessary to carry all your gear. Make sure it's the right size for your trek, and comes with a rain cover to keep your belongings dry in case of rain.
  3. Thermals (upper and lower): Thermals are lightweight and comfortable base layers that help regulate your body temperature in cold weather. Bring both upper and lower thermals to keep warm.
  4. 3 T-shirts (advisable quick dry): Choose quick-drying T-shirts made from breathable and moisture-wicking materials. This will help keep you cool and dry during your trek.
  5. 2 trek pants: Choose lightweight and comfortable trek pants that are easy to move in and can dry quickly if wet.
  6. Jacket (-10 degrees): A warm jacket is essential for cold weather. Choose a jacket that is waterproof and windproof, and provides good insulation.
  7. Fleece or hood (2): Fleece jackets or hoodies are great mid-layer options to keep warm. Bring at least two, as they can also be used as an extra layer at night.
  8. Sunglasses (UV protected): Protect your eyes from the sun's harmful UV rays with sunglasses that are designed for outdoor activities.
  9. Sun cap: A sun cap or hat with a brim will protect your face and neck from the sun.
  10. Hand gloves: Bring a pair of lightweight gloves to keep your hands warm and protected from wind and sunburn.
  11. Woolen cap: A woolen cap will keep your head and ears warm at night or in cold weather.
  12. Socks (3 pairs min): Bring at least three pairs of good quality socks that are moisture-wicking and provide good cushioning and support for your feet.
  13. Headlamp: A headlamp will come in handy if you're hiking in low-light conditions or need to find your way in the dark.
  14. Trekking pole (if needed): Trekking poles can help reduce strain on your legs and provide additional support on steep terrain.
  15. Rain cover\poncho: A rain cover or poncho will keep you and your gear dry during unexpected rain showers.
  16. Day pack (if you plan to offload your bag): If you plan to offload your backpack during the trek, bring a smaller day pack to carry essentials like water, snacks, and a first aid kit.
  17. A toiletry kit: Bring a small kit with personal hygiene items, such as a toothbrush and toothpaste, wet wipes, hand sanitizer, and toilet paper.
  18. Lunchbox, cup, spoon: If you plan to bring your own food, bring a lunchbox, cup, and spoon to carry and eat your meals.
  19. 2 one-liter bottles: Staying hydrated is crucial, so bring at least two one-liter bottles to carry water.
  20. 2-3 plastic covers to keep your wet or used clothes: Plastic bags are useful for keeping wet or dirty clothes separate from the rest of your belongings. They can also be used to pack out any trash or waste you generate during the trek.

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How to reach

The nearest airport is the Srinagar airport and after your arrival at the airport, you need to board a vehicle that takes you on a 2-hour drive to Aru. The winding road trip takes you through one of Kashmir's famous tourist destinations of Pahalgam. Aru would be the base camp for the Tarsar Marsar trek which is spotted at a distance of another 12 km ahead of Pahalgam.

If you are traveling via train then Jammu is the nearest railway station which is at a distance of 260 km and has a direct service from Delhi, Chennai, Bangalore, and Trivandrum. If you opt to travel by bus Jammu & Kashmir road transport operates comfortable buses and the journey takes about 10 hours to reach Srinagar.

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FAQs

Ques: 1 What is the best time to go for Tarsar Marsar trek?

Ans: 1 The ideal time to go for Tarsar Marsar trek is from July to September. During the month of July when the snow has just melted and you will find snow patches at the crossings. August months because of less rain and when wildflowers really bloom. During the month of September, the entire trail takes on different hues, one will face the clearest weather.

Ques: 2 How to reach to Tarsar Marsar trek?

Ans: 2 The nearest airport is the Srinagar airport and after your arrival at the airport, you need to board a vehicle that takes you on a 2-hour drive to Aru. The winding road trip takes you through one of Kashmir's famous tourist destinations of Pahalgam. Aru would be the base camp for the Tarsar Marsar trek which is spotted at a distance of another 12 kms ahead of Pahalgam. If you are traveling via train then Jammu is the nearest railway station which is at a distance of 260 km and has a direct service from Delhi, Chennai, Bangalore, and Trivandrum. If you opt travel by bus Jammu & Kashmir road transport operates comfortable buses and the journey takes about 10 hours to reach Srinagar.

Ques: 3 What is the difficulty level of Tarsar Marsar Trek?

Ans: 3 The difficulty level of Tarsar Marsar Trek is moderate. Spread over 7 days the ascends are of moderate grading with few difficult patches

Ques: 4 Can a beginner do Tarsar Marsar Trek?

Ans: 4 Yes a beginner can do Tarsar Marsar trek. If you are a beginner and planning this trek you should have three things in mind. Physical fitness : You don’t have to be a fitness freak to do a trek it is just that basic fitness should be maintained. You should not be obese and should not have any medical ailments. Mental fitness : You should come with an open mindset and be ready for the harsh conditions winters have to offer. Gear : Being a Monsoon trek good gear is extremely essential.

Ques: 5 Is there mobile signals available on Tarsar Marsar trek?

Ans: 5 If you are going on a trek don’t expect mobile signals. There are few spots on the trails of few treks where you might find a single tower or something but it always depends if that is enough to make a call or not.

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Cancellation policy

Life is unpredictable and we understand sometimes you have to cancel or change your trip dates and it is our endeavour to make it as easy possible for you. However, please understand we plan everything including guide fees, permits, accommodation and ration in advance. Therefore any cancellation means inconvenience and certain losses to the people involved in various stages of programme. Keeping that in mind, our cancellation charges are as below-

Cancellation prior to 30 days from start of the event: Get monetary refund with 15% of cancellation charges on trek fee.

Cancellation between 30 days and 15 days to the start of event: 50% on trek fee is non refundable and the remaining 50 % will be given as cash voucher which is valid for 1 year.

Cancellation less than 15 days to the start of event: No refund.

Please note cancellation will be only accepted by email.

Note: The Himalayan Daredevils reserves the right to cancel a programme before departure in the event of logistical problems arriving due to natural calamities, strikes, wars on any other circumstances that makes the event inadvisable. In this case, we will refund 50% of the event fees.

Itinerary changes & trip delays:

We plan itineraries based on the information at the time of planning and in rare circumstances, there are subject to change. In the event that the itinerary is changes or delayed due to unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather conditions, transportation delays, government intervention, landslides etc. We will always aim to give you the best experience possible. However The Himalayan Daredevils are not be held responsible for the cost of delay or changes.

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Reviews

Anil Sharma

Embarked on Tarsar Marsar trek with Himalayan Daredevils - an awe-inspiring adventure! Stunning landscapes, expert guides, and personalized service made it unforgettable. Kudos to Anil Sharma for the recommendation! #HimalayanDaredevils #AdventureBliss

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