Wular Lake

Also known as Wolar in Kashmiri, Wular Lake is the second largest freshwater lake in Asia. Revered for its avian population, Wular Lake is a paradise for bird lovers as the place houses a wide variety of birds. It lies between Bandipore and Baramulla. For centuries, it has sustained communities, inspired artists, and woven tales of love and adventure into Kashmir's folklore. According to legend, its creation stems from the tears of a lovelorn princess, adding to its mystique and allure. Beyond its mythic origins, Wular Lake plays a vital role in the region's ecology and economy, supporting diverse flora and fauna while providing livelihoods through fishing and agriculture. Its tranquil waters invite visitors to explore its shores by boat, indulge in birdwatching, or simply soak in the serene ambiance. With its timeless allure and cultural importance, Wular Lake stands as a shimmering jewel of Kashmir's heritage, beckoning travelers to discover its secrets and stories.

  • Best Time to Visit: April to October
  • Ideal Duration: 1 to 2 hours
  • Distance From Airport: The nearest airport is in Srinagar which is 70 kms away from Gulmarg.
  • Distance From Railway Station: The nearest railway station is in Sopore which is 21 kms away from Gulmarg.
  • Distance From Road: The distance between Srinagar and Wular Lake is 62 kms.
  • Travel Tips: Boating, water skiing, picnic, watching sunsets and strolling.
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