The proximity of India to a few oceans also means that there are many rivers, the lakes and the other water bodies criss-cross the subcontinent. Anywhere in India, from Kashmir to Kerala and Rajasthan to Assam, you will find a beautiful water body. Many of them are picturesque beauties and worth exploring. If you love to explore the scenic water bodies in India, here are a few suggestions that you must explore.
Wular Lake, Jammu and Kashmir
Wular Lake is Asia’s one of the largest freshwater lakes and also the biggest lake in India. Being situated in the northern state of Jammu and Kashmir, huge majestic mountains form a scenic backdrop of the lake that serves as a habitat for fish, wildlife and birds. It is a great lake for fishing; you must check it out and also see the famous Dal Lake. Dal Lake is also considered amongst India’s most beautiful lake. People come here to the lake not only for its attractive beauty, but also for its floating gardens, houseboats, ‘shikaras’ and houseboats. If your are planing a trip for Jammu then you must visit EaseMyTrip.
Loktak Lake, Manipur
Loktak Lake is considered as Northeastern India’s largest freshwater lake. It is also famous as the only floating lake in the world (reason being the floating islands that are found only on this lake). This lake serves as a significant tourist destination and also, essential for hydropower. With its fresh water is used for drinking purpose, it’s water is also used for local irrigation. The endangered species of Sangai is found today only in the Keibul Lamjao National Park in Manipur, which is located on the shore of this lake.
Damdama Lake, Haryana
Damdama Lake is known amongst the biggest natural lakes in the state of Haryana. For many locals living in the National Capital Region, Damdama Lake is a popular weekend getaway. You can enjoy a variety of activities like boating and outdoor activities such as rock climbing, trekking and bungee jumping. One can also pay visit to another famous attraction, the Sohna Lake while being here.
Gurudongmar Lake, Sikkim
One of the highest lakes in the world, Gurudongmar Lake is a freshwater body located northeast to the Kangchenjunga range. One of the biggest lakes in the area, for the locals, Gurudongmar is a sacred spot. If you get time, you must also visit the Khecheopalri Lake (also called the ‘wishing lake’) and the Tsomgo Lake (also called the ‘frozen lake’). spa and wellness centre