Lakes, Uttarakhand

Famous Lakes in Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand is home to some of the beautiful and enchanting natural lakes in India attracts large number of tourists. These sapphire-hued lakes perfectly complement the scenic landscape of verdant hills, floral meadows and snow clad Himalayan peaks. At higher elevation, glacial lakes are common sight for trekkers and mountaineers.

Browse through the List of Lakes in Uttarakhand

Auli

Auli
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Auli Artificial Lake

Auli Artificial Lake
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Bhalu Dam

Bhalu Dam
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Bhimtal

Bhimtal
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Bhimtal Lake

Bhimtal Lake
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Bisurital

Bisurital
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Brahmatal

Brahmatal
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Chattrakund

Chattrakund
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Chenab Lake

Chenab Lake
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Devariyatal

Devariyatal
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Dodital

Dodital
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Gandhi Sarovar

Gandhi Sarovar
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Hemkund Sahib

Hemkund Sahib
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Juda Ka Talab

Juda Ka Talab
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Kanchani Tal

Kanchani Tal
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Kedartal

Kedartal
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Khurpatal

Khurpatal
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Kyarkoti Lake

Kyarkoti Lake
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Lake Mist

Lake Mist
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Macchi Tal

Macchi Tal
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Maheshwari Kund

Maheshwari Kund
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Marinda Tal

Marinda Tal
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Naini Lake

Naini Lake
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Nainital

Nainital
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Nal Damyanti Tal

Nal Damyanti Tal
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Naukuchiatal

Naukuchiatal
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Rani Jheel

Rani Jheel
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Roopkund

Roopkund
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Ruinsara Tal

Ruinsara Tal
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Satopanth Lake

Satopanth Lake
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Sattal

Sattal
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Taragtal Lake

Taragtal Lake
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Tehri Lake

Tehri Lake
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Thamri Kund

Thamri Kund
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While Naini Lake is the most popular tourist attraction in Uttarakhand, then there is Mystery Lake Roopkund which perched at an elevation of 5000 metres, is one of the highest lakes in India and only accessible via arduous trekking. The cluster of lakes near Nainital is a popular weekend destination in Uttarakhand for Delhiites. 

Kedartal, Brahmatal, Dodital, Deoriyatal and Satopanth are some of the most beautiful high altitude glacial lakes in Uttarakhand. These are only accessible or a limited period every year and is rewarding and soothing after an exhausting trek. It comes as a no surprise when Uttarakhand is called ‘Land of the lakes and waterfalls’.

There are many easily accessible lakes such as Bhimtal, Sattal, Naukuchiatal, Bhulla Lake and many more in Uttarakhand.

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