Sheshnag is a mesmerizing blue water lake & a valley located in Anantnag district of Kashmir. This lake is considered as sacred by the followers of Hinduism as it is believed that this lake was dug by Sheshnag himself. The legends claim that the enormous serpent rests in the deep waters of this lake till date.
The glacial lake of Sheshnag is hemmed amid the breathtaking hills and alpine meadows. Its tranquil ambiance provides an ethereal pleasure to its visitors. The water of this lake gushes down from the Himalayan glaciers. Such amazing location describes its climate as cold. Sheshnag valley experiences cool weather amid the year and the median temperatures range between below 0 degrees-20°C. During the monsoon season, Sheshnag valley receives an ample amount of rainfall.
The whole area of Sheshnag valley and the river is a beguiling destination. This sacred-cum-tourist site is swarmed by the hundreds of tourists. The navigation in the lake is prohibited but the people can enjoy the venture of trekking in the nearby hills.