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 4,386 times

Baraadsar Lake

Baraadsar Lake
Viewed 137 times

Bedni Kund

Bedni Kund
Viewed 50 times

Bhalu Dam

Bhalu Dam
Viewed 1,755 times

Bhimtal Lake

Bhimtal Lake
Viewed 692 times

Bisurital

Bisurital
Viewed 142 times

Brahmatal

Brahmatal
Viewed 505 times

Chattrakund

Chattrakund
Viewed 2,533 times

Chenab Lake

Chenab Lake
Viewed 4,133 times

Deo Tal - Mana Pass

Deo Tal - Mana Pass
Viewed 227 times

Devariya Tal Lake

Devariya Tal Lake
Viewed 51 times

Dodi Tal Lake

Dodi Tal Lake
Viewed 49 times

Dodital Trek

Dodital Trek
Viewed 18,108 times

Gandhi Sarovar

Gandhi Sarovar
Viewed 12,796 times

Hemkund Lake

Hemkund Lake
Viewed 47 times

Homkund Lake

Homkund Lake
Viewed 49 times

Juda Ka Talab

Juda Ka Talab
Viewed 188 times

Kagbhusandi Tal

Kagbhusandi Tal
Viewed 58 times

Kanchani Tal

Kanchani Tal
Viewed 1,575 times

Kedartal

Kedartal
Viewed 6,903 times

Kedartal Lake

Kedartal Lake
Viewed 49 times

Khurpa Tal Lake

Khurpa Tal Lake
Viewed 51 times

Kyarkoti Lake

Kyarkoti Lake
Viewed 135 times

Lake Mist

Lake Mist
Viewed 184 times

Macchi Tal

Macchi Tal
Viewed 282 times

Maheshwari Kund

Maheshwari Kund
Viewed 1,567 times

Marinda Tal

Marinda Tal
Viewed 916 times

Masar Tal Lake

Masar Tal Lake
Viewed 49 times

Nachiketa Tal Lake

Nachiketa Tal Lake
Viewed 49 times

Naini Lake

Naini Lake
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Nal Damyanti Tal

Nal Damyanti Tal
Viewed 650 times

Nandi Kund Lake

Nandi Kund Lake
Viewed 48 times

Naukuchiatal Lake

Naukuchiatal Lake
Viewed 48 times

Painya Tal Lake

Painya Tal Lake
Viewed 49 times

Rani Jheel

Rani Jheel
Viewed 162 times

Roopkund Lake

Roopkund Lake
Viewed 49 times

Roopkund Trek

Roopkund Trek
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Ruinsara Tal Trek

Ruinsara Tal Trek
Viewed 243 times

Sahastra Tal

Sahastra Tal
Viewed 47 times

Satopanth Tal Lake

Satopanth Tal Lake
Viewed 18 times

Satopanth Trek

Satopanth Trek
Viewed 796 times

Sattal

Sattal
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Sukha Tal Lake

Sukha Tal Lake
Viewed 47 times

Tara Kund Lake

Tara Kund Lake
Viewed 47 times

Taragtal Lake

Taragtal Lake
Viewed 274 times

Tehri Lake

Tehri Lake
Viewed 275 times

Thamri Kund

Thamri Kund
Viewed 177 times

Vasuki Tal Lake

Vasuki Tal Lake
Viewed 980 times

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.

Some of the best hotels in Nainital are the ones with the lake view and everyone would agree to that. Nainital tour packages are the preferred choices of newly weds and honeymoon couples. Tourists usually travel from Delhi to Nainital in the weekends to relax and rejuvenate by the lakeside.