check out list of top 10 Lakes in India. Some of the Indian cities are famous for for lakes and some of these lakes are beautiful which force us to visit them at least once. We have created list of such natural beautiful top 10 lakes in India.
1.Dal Lake, Srinagar:
Dal Lake is definitely a place worth a visit. Do it your way, either hire a house boat or be on a Shikara. This lake is the 2nd largest in Kashmir and is surrounded by the beautiful Mughal gardens which will make your ride an affair to remember. There are stunning shikaras which are loaded with fresh flowers and reminds you about the gondolas of Venice.
2.Loktak lake, Manipur:
Also known as floating paradise due to the floating phumdis (heterogeneous mass of vegetation, soil, and organic matters at various stages of decomposition) on it, is situated in Manipur. All rivers and rivulets, except for handful in Manipur converge and meet at Loktak Lake. Like faithful, on pilgrimage; they run the length of the coarse mountain beds, collecting along the way- sediments and fertile soil before laying it at the altar of the largest freshwater lake in Northeast.
3.Chilika Lake, Odisha:
Chilika is a brakish water lake covering more than 1100 sq m. The lake, which is also known as Chilka, is heaven for migratory birds and home to several threatened species of animals and plants. You must visit the lake for its scenic natural flora and fauna.
4. Venna Lake, Maharashtra:
Venna Lake located in Mahabaleshwar, Maharashtra, is an important part of the landscape of this beautiful hill station. You can indulge in fishing or boating here. The lake is one of the major attractions on Mahabaleshwar. The lake was built in 1842 by the king of Satara, Appasaheb Maharaj.
5.Gurudongmar lake, Sikkim:
Gurudongamar is considered as the largest lake in the world located in Sikkim. Sikkim is the land for lakes and the main source of tourism is it’s natural lakes. Gurondongmar lake is the beautiful lake and the biggest lake in Sikkim.
6.Wular Lake, Jammu and Kashmir:
Wular Lake is not only an ecstatic and a beautiful lake but it is also one of the largest fresh water lakes in Asia. It is in Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir. One of the biggest lakes in India, Wular Lake is encompassed with grandiose mountains from all sides. The beautiful green water of the lake provides life to the fishes and the other winged animals in and around it. The lake also works as a means of livelihood for a large number of people living around it.
7.Pangong TSo Lake, Leh Ladakh:
Pangong TSo Lake is beautiful lake in India. This lake famous for its huge monasteries that cover an entire mountain range and vast expanse of extreme mountain ranges. You can spend your entire day on the bank of this quaint lake and observe the beautiful mirages as well. This astonishing salt water lake seems like a huge ocean and is about 5 kms wide.
8.Nakki Lake, Rajasthan:
Mount Abu is a very pleasing tourist destination in the Aravalli Hills of Rajasthan. It is here that Nakki Lake is located. This lake is all the more famous because of the fact that the ashes of Mahatma Gandhi were immersed in its holy waters.
9.Vembanad lake, Kerala:
Vembanad lake is the longest lake in Kerala. Vembanad is famous for houseboat races & snake races,(Vallam Kali) held in August. Vembannad lake is located in Kumarakom, Kottayam district. Kumarakom bird life sanctuary is located on the eastern bank of Vemaband lake and is famous attraction for tourists.
10.Upper Lake, Bhopal:
Upper Lake, Bhopal is one of the best known tourist spot in India, also called as Bhojtal. This lake lies on the western side of the capital city of Madhya Pradesh, Bhopal. This is an important source of drinking water. According to sources, the lake has been built by the ParmaraRaja Bhoj.