The Mansar Lake is a beautiful lake lies in Jammu region at a distance of 60 km from the city of Jammu and 40 km from Udhampur. The lake is surrounded by wooded forest and hilly terrains. The length of the lake is more than 1 mile and half mile wide. This picturesque lake is renowned as the excursion destination for the tourists. Besides being a popular excursion spot or sightseeing destination, the lake has substantial religious significance and considered as a sacred site by the Hindu people. It is believed that circumambulating the lake can bring good fortune to the newly wedded couples. The temple of Sheshnag (snake god) is located on the eastern bank of the lake. The snake god has six heads and is flanked by small snakes. Two ancient temple of Umapti Mahadev and Narasimha and a temple of Durga is also located in the close vicinity of the lake. There is also a wildlife sanctuary that is home to numbers of wildlife species like neelgai, spotted deer and water birds, etc. J&K tourism department has provided the facility of boating in the lake. Every year during Baisakhi festival, J&K tourism department organized a food and craft fair in this lake. It also hosts the cultural festival of Dogra people in the month of May.