Mesmeric Wular

Wular Lake is blessed with nature’s heavenly beauty, which makes it an ideal destination for outdoor lovers. its sparkling waters, beautiful island, snowcapped mountains and green surroundings form a panoramic scenery that compels visitors to capture through the lens. Nasir Kachroo of TheTravellore’ recently visited this beautiful lake and captured some breathtaking scenes.

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Wular Lake another peaceful and beautiful part of Kashmir is a perfect scenic getaway. Sparkling waters of this lake offer plenty of opportunities for boating, fishing and water skiing. (Nasir Kachroo/TheTravellore)
Wular is tucked within Kashmir’s Himalayan foothills. The magnificence of mountains in the background and the lush green surroundings around this lake make it a place worth going to. (Nasir Kachroo/TheTravellore)
Kashmir is rich in lakes, mountain tarns and swampy lagoons. These waterbodies attract people from far and near to seek tranquillity and peace. (Nasir Kachroo/TheTravellore)
Water-chestnuts is a produce of this freshwater lake. People who eke out their livelihoods harvesting chestnuts believe that produce is diminishing due to encroachments and pollution. (Nasir Kachroo/TheTravellore)
A sizeable population of fishermen around this lake earns their livelihood from the lake, primarily fishing for the endemic Schizothorax species and the non-native carp. (Nasir Kachroo/TheTravellore)
Water sports and other outdoor activities make Wular Lake a must-visit destination for trekkers, picnic lovers and backpackers. (Nasir Kachroo/TheTravellore)
Wular Lake is calm and placid across most seasons of the year. Thousands of migratory birds throng this lake every year thus making it a perfect place for Bird watchers to spot a rich collection of avian species in and around the vicinity of Wular Lake. (Nasir Kachroo/TheTravellore)
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Wular Lake is Asia’s largest freshwater lake, but due to official apathy and negligence of the government, this lake is losing its sheen rapidly. (Nasir Kachroo/TheTravellore)
Fayaz Najar

Fayaz Najar

Fayaz Najar is a freelance journalist. He has contributed to various news organisations across India Such as Indian Express, Bureaucracy Today and Rising Kashmir. Fayaz also has expertise in social media marketing.

One thought on “Mesmeric Wular

  • November 10, 2017 at 10:04 am

    Hi, Really great effort. Everyone must read this article. Thanks for sharing.


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