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Tarsar Marsar Sundersar Trek via Sonamas Trail

Tarsar is an alpine lake changing its colours throughout the day while Marsar lake is being called a mysterious lake. The sixteenth-century Kashmiri ruler Yusuf Shah Chak is said to have known about these beautiful and pleasant looking lakes and has mentioned them in his poetry. "When I remember the two tresses of the comely beloved, Tears begin to flow from my eyes like streams from Tarsar and Marsar". Tarsar Marsar is a stunning trek with three alpine lakes- Tarsar, Marsar, and Sundarsar which mesmerize one with their beauty.

Hiking Moderate

19 km
2.3 km
578 m
7-8 hrs
Low Point
2 km
High Point
4 km
Tarsar Marsar Sundersar Trek via Sonamas Trail Map

This is a popular hiking route which is generally considered to be moderate. It's remote, it features medium exposure and is typically done between June and September. From a low point of 2 km to the maximum altitude of 4 km, the route covers 19 km, 2319 vertical metres of ascent and 578 vertical metres of descent.


Tarsar, Marsar, Sundersar Lakes



Hiking along trails with some uneven terrain and small hills. Small rocks and roots may be present.

Medium Exposure

2 out of 4

The trail contains some obstacles such as outcroppings and rock which could cause injury.


2 out of 4

Away from help but easily accessed.

Best time to visit

between June and September


  • Alpine
  • Wildlife
  • Picturesque
  • Summit Hike
  • Water features
  • Forestry or heavy vegetation

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