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About Surinsar Lake

The Surinsar Lake is located at a distance of 45 kilometers from Jammu city. Visitors often compare it to the beauty of Dal Lake and Nagin Lake of Srinagar. Now you want rush to this location to see for yourself. Mountain ranges surround the Lake and forms for a picture perfect view. This view will make for a perfect camera shot or a beautiful backdrop for all your selfies. Many birds are also seen over the lake and their continuous chirping is like music to the ears. Boating facility is also available. Other water activities are in developmental stages. Imagine boating with your loved ones in a shimmering water body with cool breeze floating and birds singing- mini heaven isn’t it? There is a piece of mythology with this lake. It is said that Arjuna from Mahabharata shot an arrow into the Mansar. A bubbling spring gushed its way out of the earth, the present day Surinsar Lake. The Surinsar Mansar Wildlife Sanctuary is located in between the Surinsar and Mansar Lake. Both these lake twin in structure and natural splendor. After the Lake visit, try visiting the sanctuary as well. It will impress you will 15 avifauna species and 3 mammalian ones.

Historical Context: According to Hindu Mythology.It is believed that Arjun shot an arrow in Mansar Lake and a spring gushed from the earth it is now Surinsar Lake

Highlights

  • Best Time to Visit Morning, Afternoon, Evening
  • Facilities Food Stalls, Washrooms
  • Recommended Hours Min. 2 hours
  • Best Visited With Group, Couple, Solo, Family
  • Allowed Footwear, Camera, Video

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