The fact that it’s winter has many of us wanting to bath in the sunlight for it’s one of the most comforting things one can do right now.
Now imagine yourself sitting by a river on a winter morning with sunlight smearing your skin and the sound of the water feeling like music into your ears. That, sometimes, is all you might need to comfort yourself from within and vent out the chaos.
Thankfully, we have an abundance of famous lakes in India that we can rely on for that one peaceful day in life that we all deserve.
1. Pangong Tso, Ladakh
The first to make it to the famous lakes in India list would invariably be Pangong Tso in Ladakh for its magnificent beauty and vicinity.
2. Tarsar Lake, Jammu & Kashmir
Stay, and you would want to stay for longer by this beautiful lake in the paradise on Earth – Jammu & Kashmir.
3. Dal Lake, Kashmir
Another beautiful lake crowning India is Dal lake also called the Jewel of Srinagar.
4. Sattal Lake, Uttarakhand
Amidst the greens and echos, Sattal lake in Uttarakhand is a boating paradise.
5. Haflong Lake, Assam
Haflong, a town in Assam, is also the only hill station in Assam to find these majestic views of nature.
6. Wular Lake, Kashmir
Wular lake is the source of fresh water for many. The lake is surrounded by vegetation and is famous for boating and swimming activities.
7. Hussain Sagar, Hyderabad
Another freshwater but artificial lake is Hussain Sagar Lake in Hyderabad, which is a prominent tourist site.
8. Pichola Lake, Rajasthan
Yet another tourist location and a Bollywood-approved shooting location is Pichola lake in Udaipur. Flanked by lofty hills, heritage buildings and bathing ghats, it is a dream come true for peace and nature lovers.
9. Chilika Lake, Orissa
Chilika Lake in Orissa is a bird sighting location besides being famous for its blue crystal clear waters.
10. Tamdil Lake, Mizoram
One of the largest lakes in India in terms of area, it’s vacation even if all you are doing in Mizoram is sitting by Tamdil Lake and enjoying the sound of water flowing.
11. Loktak Lake, Manipur
One of the largest freshwater lakes in India, Loktak is famous for its floating vegetation i.e. phumdis.
12. Gurudongmar Lake, Sikkim
You can literally see your soul smiling back at you in the reflection of the clear water of Gurudongmar Lake.
13. Umiam Lake, Meghalaya
The Umiam Lake is an artificial lake entertaining grand natural scenic beauty tucked somewhere in the mystical state of Meghalaya.
14. Chandratal Lake, Spiti
Out of reach right now, but during summers, you won’t want to come back from Spiti and the Chandratal lake that it homes.