Manasbal Lake, Srinagar

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#5 of 7 in Nature in Srinagar
A great day trip idea from Srinagar, Manasbal Lake mostly appeals to bird-watchers, as the area surrounding the body of water attracts many different aquatic birds. The rootstocks of the lotus plant, which grows in the lake, are harvested and marketed from here, as well as eaten by the local people. For Manasbal Lake and beyond, use our Srinagar trip itinerary planning website to get the most from your Srinagar vacation.
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  • August 29, 2017
    no crowd at all .take shikara and visit Mughal garden inside lake . eat fish pakoda from nearby restaurant and njoy calmness and beauty of this lake  more »
  • June 23, 2017
    Manasbal Lake is just one of the another beautiful lake. It was very beautiful and location is also good. Water was very clearm  more »
  • May 14, 2017
    Nothing worth visiting. Place has very bad approach road. Nothing for tourists. It is waste of time.  more »

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The moderate climate of Srinagar has made it a popular destination for locals during the summer, hence its good range of accommodations. Hotels basic and luxury, great and small, jostle for position alongside the main waterways, and across from the city's many historic gardens. However, staying on a houseboat on Dal Lake remains the most iconic way to ejoy your Srinagar holiday, with options ranging from budget to high-end. If you don't fancy spending your nights on the water, the palatial scale of the main tourist area makes it one of the more relaxing and popular areas to stay in. More cost-effective accommodations sit on the side streets of the residential districts further to the north.
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