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. Crystal clear water lakes both small and big are dotted throughout the Uttarakhand  with lavish surroundings. Uttarakhand concludes a priceless treasure of lakes glittering in eyes of the tourists. 

Some of the lakes are so beautiful added by surrounding natural charm that it should be captured as a photographic memory ever. 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 Artificial Lake

Auli Artificial Lake
Viewed 4,410 times

Baraadsar Lake

Baraadsar Lake
Viewed 170 times

Bedni Kund

Bedni Kund
Viewed 74 times

Bhalu Dam

Bhalu Dam
Viewed 1,779 times

Bhimtal Lake

Bhimtal Lake
Viewed 716 times

Bisurital

Bisurital
Viewed 166 times

Brahmatal

Brahmatal
Viewed 548 times

Chattrakund

Chattrakund
Viewed 2,557 times

Chenab Lake

Chenab Lake
Viewed 4,157 times

Chipla Kedar Trek

Chipla Kedar Trek
Viewed 51 times

Deo Tal - Mana Pass

Deo Tal - Mana Pass
Viewed 264 times

Devariya Tal Lake

Devariya Tal Lake
Viewed 75 times

Dodi Tal Lake

Dodi Tal Lake
Viewed 73 times

Dodital Trek

Dodital Trek
Viewed 18,145 times

Gandhi Sarovar

Gandhi Sarovar
Viewed 12,820 times

Hemkund Lake

Hemkund Lake
Viewed 71 times

Homkund Lake

Homkund Lake
Viewed 73 times

Juda Ka Talab

Juda Ka Talab
Viewed 212 times

Kagbhusandi Tal

Kagbhusandi Tal
Viewed 83 times

Kanchani Tal

Kanchani Tal
Viewed 1,599 times

Kedartal

Kedartal
Viewed 6,941 times

Kedartal Lake

Kedartal Lake
Viewed 73 times

Khurpa Tal Lake

Khurpa Tal Lake
Viewed 75 times

Kyarkoti Lake

Kyarkoti Lake
Viewed 159 times

Lake Mist

Lake Mist
Viewed 208 times

Macchi Tal

Macchi Tal
Viewed 306 times

Maheshwari Kund

Maheshwari Kund
Viewed 1,591 times

Marinda Tal

Marinda Tal
Viewed 940 times

Masar Tal Lake

Masar Tal Lake
Viewed 74 times

Nachiketa Tal Lake

Nachiketa Tal Lake
Viewed 73 times

Naini Lake

Naini Lake
Viewed 11,428 times

Nal Damyanti Tal

Nal Damyanti Tal
Viewed 674 times

Nandi Kund Lake

Nandi Kund Lake
Viewed 72 times

Naukuchiatal Lake

Naukuchiatal Lake
Viewed 72 times

Painya Tal Lake

Painya Tal Lake
Viewed 73 times

Rani Jheel

Rani Jheel
Viewed 186 times

Roopkund Lake

Roopkund Lake
Viewed 74 times

Roopkund Trek

Roopkund Trek
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Ruinsara Tal Trek

Ruinsara Tal Trek
Viewed 280 times

Sahastra Tal

Sahastra Tal
Viewed 78 times

Sapt Kund Trek

Sapt Kund Trek
Viewed 21 times

Saptrishi Kund Trek

Saptrishi Kund Trek
Viewed 27 times

Satopanth Tal Lake

Satopanth Tal Lake
Viewed 18 times

Satopanth Trek

Satopanth Trek
Viewed 834 times

Sattal

Sattal
Viewed 17,403 times

Sukha Tal Lake

Sukha Tal Lake
Viewed 71 times

Tara Kund Lake

Tara Kund Lake
Viewed 71 times

Taragtal Lake

Taragtal Lake
Viewed 298 times

Tehri Lake

Tehri Lake
Viewed 299 times

Thamri Kund

Thamri Kund
Viewed 201 times

Vasuki Tal Lake

Vasuki Tal Lake
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The munificence of nature is bestowed on Uttarakhand in abundance in the form of pristine glacial lakes. These lakes are formed by the glaciers which drain into the mountain gorges, forming the perennial and non-perennial source of water. 

One cannot resist the bountiful beauty of the emerald green lakes of Uttarakhand, which is a home to varied aquatic life. These placid lakes not only attract the attention of the visitors by its spellbinding beauty but also for its religious significance. Many of the lakes adorned in Uttarakhand are associated with local legends and mythological tales which are believed by the local people.

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 Delhi NCR. 

Kedartal, Brahmatal, Dodital, Deoriatal 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.