Kishansar Lake

  • imageSonmarg
  • Jammu & Kashmir

About Kishansar Lake, Sonmarg

Situated at almost 4,000 meters in close proximity to Sonamarg, Kishansar Lake is overlooked by snow capped mountains and surrounded by lush meadows, and a haven for nature lovers & photography enthusiasts. It is interesting to note that the colour of the lake depends on the time of day. Just adjacent to it lies the Gadsar Pass which is a popular trekking spot. Trout fishing and angling are also popular here. The lake is frozen during winters.

Top Things to Do in & around Kishansar Lake

  • Angling
  • Trout fishing
  • Photography
  • Trekking
  • Sightseeing

How to Reach Kishansar Lake?

Kishansar Lake is located less than 1 kilometer from Vishansar Lake. You can hire a taxi from Srinagar Airport up to a village called Shitkandi. From there, trek for about 35 kilometers, or hire a pony. The trek takes you past Nichnai Pass, located about 4,100 meters, right after which the lake is situated.

Best Time to Visit Kishansar Lake

June to August is the best time to visit Kishansar Lake, as the lush surroundings during this time are great for trekking & sightseeing. During the winters though, the lake remains frozen.

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