Owing to the vast and varied landscape, India is endowed with a large number of magnificent lakes, spread throughout the nation stretching from Kashmir to the Malabar Coast & from the Rajasthan to Assam.
Pangong Tso, Ladakh:
One of the most sought and a must visit in Ladakh, is the Pangong Tso. Its serene, bright blue waters and rocky lakeshore remains etched in the memory of tourists. It creates a striking contrast against the white sand, and appears to change colors when seen from different angles in the sunlight and through various hours of the day.
Dal Lake, Jammu and Kashmir
Dal Lake, known as an icon of Kashmir tourism stands out as one of the best lakes in India. Apart from the natural beauty, Dal Lake attractions are the beautiful shikara and houseboats and floating gardens against the backdrop of beautiful mountain ranges.
Loktak Lake – Manipur
Loktak Lake also known as Jewel of East is one of the most pristine and unaltered water bodies.The floating islands exclusive to this water body, also calledPhumdis are inhabited and known to change shapes and locations at all times during the year.
Chilika Lake, Odisha
Chilika Lake also known as Swiss-Lake in the continent is the largest coastal seawater lake in India. Attractions of Chilika Lake are fishing boats, beautiful migratory birds.
Tamdil is about 6-8 hours away from the Aizawl and is a serene spot for frequent travellers. A popular fishing and picnic spot for the locals and tourists alike, Tam Dil is the definitely one of the most beautiful lakes in India.
Prashar Lake, Himachal Pradesh
Prashar resembles blue mirror fixed into the lush green expanse around it. With a decent amount of mysticism linked to it, and also an island floating in the middle of it, Prashar is the most beautiful lakes in India.
Changu Lake (Tsomgo), Sikkim
One of the most beautiful lakes in India, is a paradise in the middle of mist laden hills with just the right amount of sunshine shining through it and lands barren of fresh vegetation but filled with some slow creeping plants and dotted with the most hospitable people in the city.
Vembanad Lake, Kerala
Vembanad Lake is India’s longest lake and is the largest brackish lakes in Kerala. The houseboats and snake race are the major attraction on Vembanad Lake with a view of backwaters and coconut trees, houseboats drifting in the water and the sun setting into the horizon and lending a scarlet hue to the waters.