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Manasbal Lake near Srinagar

Manasbal Lake
This is another beautiful lake in Kashmir valley. Here Shikara ( boating facility ) is available . There is a park by the side of the lake. Inside the park you can see a small replica pond of the same shape showing the layout of the Manasbal Lake. Walkway is developed around the lake for a long walk. You can get a better view of Lake by climbing up the nearby hills. The lake is full with lotus plants throughout. The flower blooms during July and August period. The root of this plant is also used as local food.

Here all facilities like restaurant, toilet and shops are available. JK tourism hotel is also there by the side the lake.

J&K Tourism have a hotel Alpine Resort by the side of the lake, you can get full view of the lake from the hotel. Booking of this hotel can be done online from J&K tourism website.

Usually tourist visit Mansabal lake as a day trip and return to Shrinagar. After visiting Mansabal Lake tourist can visit Kheer Bhawani temple.

Mansabal Lake is well maintained and has better facility compared to Wullar Lake.

Mansabal Lake is 19 KM from Wular lake and it will take 30 minutes by road to reach Mansabal from Wular lake. From Srinagar it is at a distance of 30 KM and will take one hour maximum depending on the traffic.

The weather at Manasabal remains same as Srinagar weather. No need to carry heavy woollen dresses during summer seasons. In winter carry heavy woollen dress.

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