Mansar Lake, Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir

Mansar Lake is a holy lake located 62 kilometres away from Jammu, in Jammu and Kashmir (a state in India). This lake is located in the middle of the hills and is covered with forests. Devotees from various states and countries visit this holy lake as it is located beside the National Highway which leads people from Udhampur to Pathankot.

There are various temples located within the vicinity of the lake, therefore, the lake is considered as a holy lake. Two ancient temples of Umapati Mahadev and Lord Narsimha are located beside the Mansar Lake. Temple of Goddess Durga is also located at the bank of the Mansar Lake and various festivals are also organized at the banks of the Mansar Lake. Sheshnag Shrine, a snake with six heads is also located beside the Mansar Lake, where many newly married couples come for their blessings. It is said that the Sheshnag shrine helps in eliminating the negative energy from the couple's life and blesses them with a happy life.

Although the Mansar Lake is considered as an auspicious area with the temples present beside the lake, various school excursions and adventure programs like camping, rafting, and kayaking are organized at the lake. Therefore people can devote themselves to god and can enjoy the thrill and nature at the same time. This program helps people in exploring the spiritual site within the forest and helps them connect with nature. The Mansar Lake has a holiness attached to it courtesy of quite a few temples being located in close proximity to the lake.


Jammu Mansar Lake open at 07:00 PM to 06:00 PM

Entry Fees

Free | No Tickets

Boating Fees

100 - 150 INR (Negotiable) per Paddle or Row boats

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