Manasbal Lake

Resting among the stunning landscapes of Kashmir, Manasbal Lake is not just a sight to behold but also holds deep historical and cultural significance. It is the deepest freshwater lake of Kashmir. Known as the region's deepest lake, it's often called the 'Jar of the Lake'. What adds to the beauty of the lake is the Mughal Garden built by Nur Jahan, called Jaroka Bagh. Its calm waters, adorned with floating gardens and colorful lotus flowers, create a captivating scene that attracts visitors from all over. Besides its natural charm, Manasbal Lake offers various activities for tourists. Boating on its tranquil waters is a favorite pastime, allowing visitors to enjoy the beauty of the surrounding mountains and valleys. Birdwatchers also flock here to spot a diverse range of avian species, including migratory birds that arrive in the winter months.

  • Best Time to Visit: April to September(for casual trips), October to February (for bird watching)
  • Ideal Duration: 1 day
  • Distance From Airport: The nearest airport is in Srinagar which is 43 kms away.
  • Distance From Railway Station: The nearest railway station is in Mazhom which is 27 kms away.
  • Distance From Road: It is 30 kms away from Srinagar by road. Regular bus services are available.
  • Travel Tips: Boat rides, bird watching, picnicking and photography.
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