Vishansar Lake, Sonamarg

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Vishansar Lake, Sonamarg - Address

Address: Ganderbal, Jammu&Kashmir;, India

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Time Required: 02:00 Hrs

Timings: 24-hrs Details

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Vishansar Lake is a high altitude mountain lake with beautiful valley flowers and shrubs adding to its panorama. The water of this lake eventually merges into Neelum River. The Lake receives its water from the adjacent Krishansar Lake and glaciers and remains frozen in winters. During summers, the lake is surrounded by beautiful flowers swaying gently to the breeze and one can see shepherds grazing their flocks there. It is an abode for many species of fish mainly the brown trout and fishing is the main activity done here.

Vishansar Lake Information

  • Carry your necessary things, eatables and camping stuff and have a one day camp near the lake.
  • Prior permission for fishing in the lake is required.
  • Sit alongside the lake and enjoy the perfect country side image which is a feast to the eyes!  

How To reach Vishansar Lake by Public Transport

  • You can find taxis and private cars on hire in nearby taxi stands which go till Shitkadi village in Sonamarg. From there a one day trek is needed to reach the lake.
  • Ponies are also available in Shitkadi to reach up to the place crossing Nichnai Pass, which is another trek.

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