List of Beautiful Lakes in Himalayas – India is the land where nature bestows with Gods blessings. India is a land of diversity even for the natural beauty – mountains, plateaus, seas, lakes, various water bodies, slope, terrains, deserts etc. India has some beautiful lakes in Himalayan range. Here is the List of Beautiful Lakes in Himalayas. Check them out..
List of Beautiful Lakes in Himalayas
Nagin Lake- Srinagar
Nagin Lake being a part of Dal Lake is completely separate lake and is less explored by tourist. But it is one of the most beautiful lakes of Srinagar, Kashmir. This lake is located at the foot of the Zabarwan hills and bounded by the Shankaracharya hill and Hari Parbat.
Pangong Tso -Ladakh
Pangong Lake flows through the disputed territory under the line of control between India and China. It falls between territories of India and Tibet but still the lake attracts lot of tourists and is often captured by many Bollywood films. It is a salt water lake located on high altitude and is 134kms long. The water of the lake changes its color- sapphire, topaz, emerald and tanzanite the exceptional beauty of the place attracts tourists again and again.
Mansar Lake – Jammu
Mansar is one of the holy lakes in India for Hindus. This famous lake of Jammu has a shrine of Shehnag and sanctity of sacred Lake Mansarovar. Jammu is famous for one of the most sacred temples of Vaishnodevi and Mansar Lake.
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Renuka Lake, Srimaur
Renuka Lake lies in Himachal Pradesh and is again considered as sacred lake and is named after Godess Renuka. This lake is consist of Renuka reserve forest and is a part of Renuka sanctuary. Each year the place celebrates 5 day long state level Sri Renuka ji fair. Another lake is famous in Himachal Pradesh in low altitude is Macchial Lake in Mandi named after Matsya Avatar of Lord Vishnu and is considered holy.
Rewalsar Lake, Mandi
Rewalsar Lake is situated in Mandi district, Himachal Pradesh. It is sacred for Hindus, Sikhs and Buddhists. This lake is situated at high altitude of 1360 meters. This lake has dark waters and a small floating island.
Tsongmo Lake, Sikkim
Tsongmo Lake or Changu Lake is one of the famous tourist attractions of Sikkim for its flora and fauna. This lake lies in high altitude near Nathula Pass in Eat Skim.
Suraj Tal, Himachal Padesh
Suraj Tal is a devotional lake. This lake is among the highest lakes of the world. This lake is located in Lahaul and Spiti Valley of Himachal Pradesh. The name of the lake means Lake of Sun God and is one of sacred lakes of India.
Sattal Lake, Uttarakhand
Sattal Lake lies in the lower range of Himalaya in Mehrgaon valley in Bhimtal, Uttarakhand. This lake is a fresh water lake. This lake attracts photographers for its scenic beauty. This place is famous for trekking, hiking in Kumaon hills and is home of migrated birds.
Sela Lake, Tawang
Sela Lake is located at Sela Pass in north east Arunachal Pradesh. This lake is famous as frozen lake but in summers it is famous for its crystal blue water.
Sumendu Lake, Darjeeling
Sumendu Lake is a famous tourist spot. It lies in central Mirik. This is famous picnic pot. It is famous for its natural tea gardens and valley.
Wular Lake- Kashmir
This beautiful lake in Kashmir is credited to be Asia’s largest fresh water lake.
Dal Lake- Srinagar
The second largest lake in the state is credited to be the Jewel in the Crown of Kashmir.
Tso Moriri Lake, Ladakh
This picturesque lake is the second highest lake in all of Ladakh.
Roopkund Lake, Uttarakhand
This Lake in Garhwal Himalayas is famous for trekking and adventures.
Gurudongmar Lake, Sikkim
This Lake lies in Lachen and is in high altitude.
Vasuki Tal, Uttarakhand
This pristine lake attracts many pilgrims and trekkers.
Tso Kar Lake, Ladakh
This Lake is the highest lake in Ladakh is famous for campaigning.
This Lake is the moon lake and the most sacred one lying in the Lahaul and Spiti Valley of Himachal Pradesh.
This Lake feeds the Teesta River and is holy lake for Sikhs.
This Lake is located close to Sonmarg in Kashmir and is the restful lake which gives away to Neelam River.
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