is situated in the Gandarbal district of Kashmir Valley. It is also known as
. Nundkol Lake
is situated at the foothills of
People visit here during
trekking to Sonamarg that starts from the base camp of Naranag. Some visitors take a horse-ride to reach upper parts of this valley where Nundkol Lake is located. In winters the lake gets frozen due to the low temperature and is not accessible during this season. The best time to visit Nundkol Lake is in the months of summer.
People who come here for trekking usually do fishing here, but it requires a license. The weather of this place remains pleasant during summers.
The lake is surrounded by the huge and magnificent mountains of Harmukh. The lake is fed by the melting glaciers of mountains and Gangbal lake. The area near the lake is sheeted with the wild alpine flowers of blue poppy, potentilla, gentian, and Hedysarum.
If you are an adventure junkie and you want to explore the mounatin peaks of the Kashmir Valley, then on your trekk to Sonamarg, you will find this beautiful lake awaiting on your way. The area near the lake is the best place to pitch a camping tent. It could provide you the best picture-perfect views that will make your Kashmir trip more memorable, specially when you book your
Kashmir package with Duke Kashmir Travels.
How to reach:-
From the Srinagar international airport, this route will take you almost 1 hour and 30 minutes that is a distance of 65 km.
Traveling from Jammu will take you 10 hours to reach here.