Wular Lake is the 2nd largest fresh-water lake of Asia, situated on the foothills of Haramuk Mountain. It is spread in a total area of 200 square km covering almost 24 km in length while its breadth is 10 km. The lake lies between the towns of Sopur and Bandippore, in Sangrama, near Baramula Road.
Main source of water for Wular Lake is River Jhelum. This lake also has a small island in its centre called the ‘Zaina Lank’. This island was constructed by King Zainul-Abi-Din. Wular Lake is also said to be a remnant of Satisar Lake that existed in ancient times. The premises of this lake also form a popular sunset point.
How to Reach:
The nearest airport is Sheikh-ul-Alam International Airport Srinagar. It takes 2hrs and 10mins and near about 62.3 kms
The nearest railway station is in Sopore Railways Station. It takes 40 mins to reach.
To reach at this destination, buses or cabs can be hired from Srinagar or from Tourist Reception centre