(Last Updated on : 27/07/2016)
Krishnasar Lake is one of the popular attractions in Sonamarg
region of Jammu and Kashmir
Krishnasar Lake is a must visit for nature lovers and photographers. The picture perfect location and scenery of the lake allures photographers from all over. There is so much to capture at this beautiful attraction, right from those snow-capped peaks at the backdrop to the sparkling waters of Krishnasar Lake.
Location of Krishnasar Lake
Krishnasar Lake is located at a distance of 115 km from Srinagar
, the capital city of Jammu and Kashmir of Srinagar District
of Jammu and Kashmir. It is easily accessible via Srinagar up to village Shitkadi. From Shitkadi, the tourists can take ponies to reach Krishnasar Lake. On the way to the lake, one will pass through Nichnai Pass, which is set at an altitude of 4100 meters above sea level. Nichnai Pass is a destination for all trek lovers and is located at 4139m above sea level. This pass is accessible from June to September and it is best to enjoy the beauty of this untouched place by trekking around. The trek starts at Sonamarg, which is about 3 hour drive from Srinagar. Krishnasar Lake is located at about 3801 meters from sea level.
Geography of Krishnasar Lake
Krishnasar Lake is one of the most beautiful lakes in Kashmir. It is located near Sonamarg. Krishnasar Lake is all around surrounded by dense forests.
Attraction in Krishnasar Lake
Krishnasar Lake is dset in the foothills of Greater Himalayan Mountain Range in India. The snow-capped mountains set at the background of the lake add to its charm and beauty. Krishnasar Lake is one of the most popular tourist attractions of Sonmarg and people from all over the world visit this attraction to enjoy activities like trout fishing and angling. Krishnasar Lake is home to brown trout, which is one among the wide variety of salmon fish.
The best time to visit Krishnasar Lake is during the summer season that is from June- September when the weather remains cool and pleasant. During winter season, the water of the lake freezes and it forms a crystal like layer.
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