Situated on the banks on River Basantar is Samba in Jammu and Kashmir with the majestic Shivalik Hills to crown it. With misty look of the Shivalik Range, tranquil beauty of the lakes and natural abandonment of its flora, Samba is a hot destination of tourist activities.
A very important tourist destination, Samba boasts of beautiful lakes and magnificent temples. The picturesque Mansar Lake with many hills dotted with temples is a pilgrimage in itself. Lush green gardens, clear blue water, and colorful floral display of the Mansar Lake surroundings are breathtaking and ensure a delightful holiday. Baba Chamlyal is amazement in itself as it attracts pilgrims from both side of the border, as it is located on the Zero line of Indo-Pak border.
Bow your head in reverence at Choota Kashi or Purmandal dedicated to Lord Shiva with its natural scenic beauty of Shivalik Hills, Utterbehani on the banks of River Devika with its monumental ancient temples, Chichi Mata Temple with its white beauty and Baba Sidh Goria Shrine famous for its religious harmony with deities of many religions under one roof. This place can be visited in the months of Apr-Sep.