Location: Surinsar Lake is situated in vicinity of Jammu about 24 km away and at a distance of around 9 kilometers from Mansar Lake.
Description: Surinsar Lake is a well liked picnic spot in the Jammu region and the main reason for this is the scenic beauty that this lake is blessed with. The environment of Surinsar Lake is calm and peaceful and it is enclosed by thick jungles. A number of lotus flowers can be seen on this lake, which makes it appear like a lotus garden floating on water. According to Hindu mythology, Arjuna the warrior was responsible for the creation of this lake. It is a local belief that Arjuna shot an arrow to the land in Mansar which pierced the earth and the arrow came out through another place in Surinsar. This resulted in the formation of two beautiful lakes. Accommodation facility for the tourists in this place has been made available by JKTDC that is Jammu and Kashmir Tourism Development Department.
Activities: You can visit the beautiful Surinsar Lake and view lush surroundings of this place. Moreover, people who are interested in boating or swimming can enjoy these activities in the clean and refreshing water of this lake.