India is a land of diverse climatic conditions and physical features. One can witness mountains, rivers, lakes, deserts, seas all of it. Today I wanted to share the best & beautiful lakes of the Himalayas. Lets have a look a them.
Pangong Tso – Ladakh
This is a beautiful lake of the Himalayan region and lies between the territories of India & Tibet. This lake basically comes under a disputed territory over the Line of Actual Control between India & China but this doesn’t change the fact that it attracts a number of tourists to visit this place.
There is a special permit to visit this beautiful lake. Bollywood movies have captured the essence & beauty of these place numerous times and more and more people visit this place to witness the exceptional view of this lake.
Suraj Tal Lake – Lahaul Spiti
Literally, the name means the lake of Sun God lies in the Lahaul & Spiti valley of Himachal Pradesh. This is attributed to be the third highest lake in India.
Lahaul Spiti Valley is one of those places which attracts equal number of foreign & Indian tourists due to the exotic location & unmatched panoramic landscape.
Wular Lake – Kashmir
This lake is credited to be Asia’s largest fresh water lake. The lake is include in the list of Indian wetland of inter-national importance. This lake is a must visit place in the state of Jammu & Kashmir and most of the tourists visiting the state come over to witness the beauty of this place.
The recent government has launched various water activities like boating, water skiing etc in collaboration with Kerala Tourism which will in turn benefit the tourism industry in Kashmir.
Dal Lake – Srinagar
The second largest lake in the state is a famous spot for the tourists visiting India every year. The extensive beauty of this lake is recognized and is credited to be the “Jewel in the Crown of Kashmir”.
The Mughal Gardens in Kashmir are located at the periphery of this lake itself. Once can see numerous Shikara boats & house boats which are specially designed for the purpose of entertaining the tourists by giving a ride in the beautiful lake.
So, this was my choice of the beautiful lakes in the Himalayan region. I hope you liked all these places!
Have you been to these beautiful lakes in Himalayas?
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