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Krishnasar Lake Sonamarg

Set at an altitude of 3801 m and located near Sonamarg, the lake is surrounded by dense forests. The snow-capped mountains set in the background add to the lake's charm. It is interesting to cite that the lake's color relies on the time of day. Also, Krishnasar Lake is located near Gadsar Pass, which is a famous trekking spot. Angling and Trout fishing are also popular here. If you come here in winters, you will find the lake to be frozen.

Fishing in Krishnasar Lake Sonamarg

Krishnasar Lake is one of the most popular tourist attractions of Sonamarg and people from all over the world visit this attraction to enjoy activities like trout fishing and angling. The lake is home to brown trout, which is one among the wide variety of salmonid fish.

Best Time To Visit Krishnasar Lake Sonamarg

The best time to visit the place is during the summer (June- September) when the weather remains cool and pleasant. During the winter season, the water of the lake freezes, and it forms a crystal-like layer. The place is a must-visit for nature lovers and photographers. There is so much to capture at this attraction, from those snow-capped peaks at the backdrop to the sparkling waters of the lake.

How to reach Krishnasar Lake Sonamarg?

Krishnasar Lake is located at a distance of 115 km from Srinagar It is easily accessible via Srinagar up to village Shitkadi. From Shitkadi, tourists can take ponies to reach the lake. On the way to the lake, you will pass through Nichnai Pass, which is 4100 meters above sea level.

Top Things to Do in & around Krishnasar Lake Sonamarg

  • Angling
  • Sightseeing
  • Trout fishing
  • Trekking
  • Camping
  • Hiking

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