Top 5 Lakes in India you Should Definitely Visit

Hussain lake

Natural beauty is not hard to find in India. Travel a few hundred kilometres away from any major city and you will witness the beautiful hill stations and small green towns of the country. This article talks about the top 5 lakes you can see in India. Take your pick!

India has a host of many pristine destinations where one can witness and be in the midst of beautiful landscapes. These spots which plays home to beautiful hills, forest, lakes and rivers make for not just a brilliant getaway but also a nice long relaxing vacation away from the busy city life. Mentioned below are the top 5 lakes in India you should definitely pay a visit to.

The Hussain Sagar lake, Hyderabad

One of the most pristine lakes in India is none other than the beautiful Hussain Sagar lake of Hyderabad. Attracting people from all over the country, the Hyderabad to Delhi flights carry the people visiting the city to check out this lake and experience the much loved cuisine of the city. There is a beautiful statue of Buddha in the lake which you can witness up close by getting on a boat. The laser show that takes place in the evening is the favorite place to be in Hyderabad.

Dal Lake, Srinagar

Dubbed as ‘Srinagar’s Jewel’, the Dal Lake is one of the most popular tourist attraction in the Northern region of India. The best way to grasp the beauty of the lake is by taking a Shikara ride (boat ride) along the beautiful lake. To take it up a notch, you can even spend your night at a houseboat and float under the stars of the beautiful night sky. The Mughal gardens visible from the lake and the beautiful mosques and shrines you pass by makes the lake an even more beautiful ordeal.

Nakki Lake, Mount Abu

If you want to witness a beautiful lake while in Rajasthan, visit Mount Abu. The Nakki lake found here is regarded as one of the most pristine in the whole country. The nearby Dilwara Jain Temples, the Raghunath temple, and the Maharaja Jaipur palace are a bonus plus point visit if you visit this lake. The disturbing myth surrounding this lake is that it is believed to have been dugged out of human nails. Uncertain how far that claim is from the truth, that shouldn’t bother you and once you reach the lake, you will be blown away by its sheer beauty.

Tsomgo Lake, East Sikkim

Set in the beautiful small state of Sikkim, the Tsomgo lake is in the middle of lush hills and with ample of lush vegetations. The people are hospitable and mostly dressed in their traditional attire. You can also wear their traditional attire, get on a yak and have a photo taken. The most beautiful thing about this lake is that, because it lies between two hills, the misty top of the hills and the little rays of sunshine that squeezes themselves between that gap that adds an even better touch to the whole landscape.

Loktak Lake, Moirang

If you like exploring the unexplored places and like backpacking to places where no one else has been and discovering hidden gems, then Loktak in Moirang is the place you should head to! Set in the state of Manipur, the Loktak lake found here is considered to be one of the most beautiful lakes not in India alone but the whole of Asia. In this lake, you will see small Phumbis (floating islands) creating a scene that is unseen anywhere in India! These Phumbis change their shapes and locations all throughout the year. Loktak makes for a great refreshing visit.


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