mansar-lake-jammu is a gorgeous lake, which is placed with hills engulfed in forest, which is a mile long and half-a-mile wide.Being at a distance of 62 kilometers from Jammu.
is a renowned and a popular expedition destination in Jammu, and is a religious site as well. The lake also shares the prodigy and holiness of Lake Mansarovar. This lake is famous for its boating expeditions and the visitors here find a lot of solace and tranquility by just squatting by the lakeside.
The government of Jammu and Kashmir has invested a good number of resources in maintaining this place, as it has served as a tourist garnering spot. There are beautiful walkways made for the visitors with great illumination techniques and there are also pedestals or view stands from where a visitor could appreciate the boons of nature and watches the variety of seasonal birds, fishes and tortoise of different species which are regular habitants of the lake.
History of mansar-lake-jammu
Mansar boasts of well planned road connectivity from different parts of Jammu. Mansar can be arrived at via the National Highway while travelling from Jammu to the neighbouring state of Punjab. There is also a way to reach from Udhampur , which is the District Headquarters and is a town at a distance of approximately 60 Kilometers from Jammu on the National Highway while travelling from Jammu to Srinagar via National Highway 1A.
Therefore, it is evident that the Mansar lake road joins to another important road that directly links Pathankot (Punjab) to Udhampur (Jammu & Kashmir, Jammu Province, thereby, making Udhampur a town of strategic importance which is on the periphery of National Highway No. 1A. There is also a shortcut route from Mansar or Samba to Udhampur, by dint of which the interior town of Jammu can be bypassed. Also, a smaller lake named the Surinsar Lake is linked to the < Mansar Lake which is at a distance of 24 kilometres from Jammu. All in all, it is a beautiful place to visit and your travel to Jammu should include this place in the list of places that you would want to visit for sure.