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About Shyamlatal

Near TanakpurSarada valley in Champawat
30 kms / 49 mins
From Pilibhit Chowk, Tanakpur, Uttarakhand
1 hr

Shyamlatal in Tanakpur

Shyamlatal is a natural lake located in a beautiful hamlet at 30 kms from Tanakpur town. As the name indicates, the lake is known by the word Shyaam which means little dark complex color used to describe Lord Krishna in Hindu religion. The blackish color of lake is due to its muddy water and surrounded hills.

Situated at an astounding height of 1500 meters above the sea level, the lake Shyamala Tal is located at 22.6 kms from Tanakpur main market and about 56 kms from Champawat Bus station. Shyamlatal Lake covers an area of more than 1.5 sq km area. There is a famous Swami Vivekananda Ashram located on the banks of lake visited by many people round the year.

Lake Shyamlatal - A Pristine Dark Beauty in Champawat

Shyamlataal is a beautiful place with peaceful environment covered with green mountains. Beauty of the lake is often compared to the heaven by tourist and visitors. Tourist are attracted to see the black water of the lake. Fishing is a popular activity in the lake.

The Ashram situated at the bank of Lake which was established in year 1913 by Swami Vivekananda ji. Now there are two bodies - Swami Vivekananda Ashram and Sri Ramakrishna Seva Ashram working as a medical facility centre to needy people living in nearby places. Main Motive of Swami Vivekananda ji was to be pure and to do well for others. The surrounded area is also famous for the ruins dated back of the early Chand rulers. Some epic and big stones are believed to be the playing balls of Pandavas of Mahabharatha.

The climate in Shyamlatal is very pleasant in summer but very cold in winter. Carry heavy woolens if you are planning to visit Shyamlatal in winters.

How To Reach Shyamlatal Tanakpur

Tourist can avail a Car/taxi to reach Shyamlatal from Tanakpur (27 kms) via Shukhidhang. This place is universal destination and well connected through motor road. Railway Station near to Shyamlatal is Tanakpur (27) and nearest airport is at Pantnagar (141 Kms) and IGI Delhi International Airport (369 kms).

Location of Shyamlatal

Shyamlatal is located in Near Tanakpur ( Sarada valley in Champawat).

What is Shyamlatal famous for?

Shyamlatal is popular place for following activities/ interests - Lakes.

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