Do Not Miss the 8 Spectacular Lakes of India

India is a place that speaks of magnificence in terms of natural beauties. In fact, it has some of the most stunning lakes surrounded by awe-inspiring beauty. Visit Indian Lakes and feel the essence of nature playing its part to spellbind the visitors. Certainly, it is the perfect getaway in summers to explore peace. As the summers start, people plan for foreign destination; but, Indian Lakes beauty is no less than the abroad because the nature looks gorgeous beyond imagination.

List of India Famous Lakes

  1. Chandra Tal Lake:
    Also famous as the Moon Lake and located at a height of 4300 meter above sea level, this natural magnificence is located between the Lahaul and Spiti range. The well-known fact about this lake is that it was discovered by the traders of Ladakh and Tibet who stayed here sometime while moving forward on Kullu-Spiti journey. Moreover, it is shaped like crescent moon and the water flows-in from Chandra River. Adding to the beauty of this lake is its crystal clear water that creates serene and peaceful environment. Plan to visit Chandra Tal lake in summer because its water freezes rest of the time. This lake is 6 km from Kumjum paas. Legends say that Lord Indra visited the place to take eldest Pandava, Yudhishter in his chariot. Locals say one can see fairies descending on earth here in the night, which makes the lake look more startling.Best time to visit: June to September
Chandra Tal Lake

Chandra Tal Lake

  • Suraj Tal Lake:
    Known as the Lake of Sun God, it is located near one of the world’s highest lake, Baralacha La Pass and surrounded by spectacular mountains and glaciers. Its natural beauty and serenity attract tourists. Being the source of Bhaga River, it flows towards Jammu & Kashmir to meet Chandra River. In this state, Bhaga River is also called as Chenab River. Mostly the lake is covered with snow. The ice melts in summer, and water becomes little warm which is adequate for swimming. Stunning, picturesque and exotic are the words rightly describing the authentic beauty of Suraj Tal Lake. The lake is also considered pious.Best time to visit: May to October

    Suraj Tal Lake

    Suraj Tal Lake

  • Dal Lake:
    Located in Kashmir and world-famous as heart of Kashmir Valley, it has been the destination of shooting for numerous Bollywood movies; like ‘Jab-Jab Phool Khile’, ‘Junglee’, ‘Mission Kashmir, ‘Rockstar’ and ‘Kabhi-Kabhi’. The awe-inspiring view of Mughal garden can be enjoyed from Dal. Spectacularly majestic, the lake is surrounded by lush green valley. The travelers can enjoy a smooth sail in the lake on houseboats and “Shikara” boats to experience the tranquility unearthed. The lake has numerous fishes, that is why fisheries is the second biggest industry of the state. Dal Lake has snow covered mountains on its three sides.Best time to visit: May to November

    Dal Lake

    Dal Lake

  • Pangong Lake:
    Sighting the beauty of Pangong Lake included in the list of India’s beautiful places is a different experience. Being shared by India, China and many countries alike, this lake spreads in 600sq km area. What add to the exquisiteness of this lake are its surroundings that are simply majestic and serene. It has been the shooting location of “3 Idiots” movie by Aamir Khan and Kareen Kapoor. It is the same place where the end of movie was shot with lead actors. The lake is situated 13,900 feet above sea level. ‘Pangong’ is a Tibetian word, meaning long and deep lake. Its water completely freezes in winter. Many water birds like Brahamani Ducks, Black neck Crane and Seagulls can be seen.Best time to visit: June to September

    Pangong Lake

    Pangong Lake

  • Tsomorori Lake:
    Sedate by its appeal and splendid by its surrounding, the Tsomorori Lake is positioned in Ladakh. Also known as the Mountain Lake, it is laced by rugged beauty in the form of Rock Mountains. The salty water of the lake lends the name Tsomorori to it. Lake is good option to do meditation. It is a part of some of the most beautiful looking lakes in India and holds attention for inviting various migratory water birds.This lake is situated on Indo-China border that is why not everyone is permitted to go there. The water is clear blue. This lake is mainly recognized for salt production.Best time to visit: April to October

    Tsomoriri Lake

    Tsomoriri Lake

  • Roop Kund Lake:
    Beautiful for its picturesque scenes and strange for the collection of skeletons, this exotic lake is positioned in the Himalayan Mountains. It is 5000 meter above the sea level and has been home to the skeletons of people died in mishap from 12th century. The ice begins to melt in summer. Not many knows truth behind the lake, the travelers will not see such a collection of skeletons elsewhere. Indeed, the natural scenery spread around the lake makes it an ultimate place to experience communion with nature.Best time to visit: June to November

    Roopkund Lake

    Roopkund Lake

  • Dodi Tal Lake:
    Situated at a height of 3000 meter above sea level, Dodi Tal Lake is considered as the abode of Lord Ganesha (Hindu Deity). The beautiful lake is surrounded by Oak and Pine trees, which augments the charm of its authentic beauty. Moreover, the Dodi Tal Lake can be reached via Varanasi. Though one need to do trekking but indeed will feel fresh here. Get delighted to see various species of birds around in soulful atmosphere.Best time to visit: April to September

    Dodital Lake

    Dodital Lake

  • Guru Dongmar Lake:
    The natural beauty reigns supreme at the Guru Dongmar Lake in Sikkim. Its beauty cannot be described in words, it can be only felt. However, its crystal clear water in summers is considered apt to enjoy fishing and swimming in summer as the water freezes during severe winter. And not to forget the surrounding beauty that reminds of being in heaven.Best time to visit: May to September

    Gurudongmar Lake

    Gurudongmar Lake