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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Bedni Kund

Bedni Kund
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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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Bisudi Tal

Bisudi Tal
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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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Deo Tal - Mana Pass

Deo Tal - Mana Pass
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Deoria Tal

Deoria Tal
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Devariya Tal Lake

Devariya Tal Lake
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Dodi Tal Lake

Dodi Tal Lake
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Dodital Trek

Dodital Trek
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Gandhi Sarovar

Gandhi Sarovar
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Gauri Kund Lake

Gauri Kund Lake
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Hemkund Lake

Hemkund Lake
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Hemkund Sahib

Hemkund Sahib
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Homkund Lake

Homkund Lake
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Juda Ka Talab

Juda Ka Talab
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Kagbhusandi Tal

Kagbhusandi Tal
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Kanchani Tal

Kanchani Tal
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Kedartal

Kedartal
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Kedartal Lake

Kedartal Lake
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Khurpa Tal Lake

Khurpa Tal Lake
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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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Masar Tal Lake

Masar Tal Lake
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Nachiketa Tal Lake

Nachiketa Tal Lake
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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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Nandi Kund Lake

Nandi Kund Lake
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Naukuchiatal

Naukuchiatal
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Naukuchiatal Lake

Naukuchiatal Lake
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Painya Tal Lake

Painya Tal Lake
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Rani Jheel

Rani Jheel
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Roopkund

Roopkund
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Ruinsara Tal Trek

Ruinsara Tal Trek
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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.