India Lakes by Region
India Lakes and Reservoirs
India Lakes A-Z
Lakes in India
|Lake Name||Lake Summary|
Also known as: Chandrataal, Chandra Tal, Chandratal
Chandra Taal. The name evokes visions of a distant and wondrous place, of exotic vistas and a difficult journey. Located high in the Himalayas in the ...
|Dal Lake||Dal Lake is located in the heart of Srinagar, the capital of the northernmost Indian administered State of Jammu and Kashmir. At 2700 acres, breath-taking ...|
|Fateh Sagar||A shining jewel in the crown of lakes surrounding the Rajasthan city of Udaipur is Fateh Sagar. This 988-acre artificial lake serves as a water supply ...|
|Gurudongmar Lake||One of the highest elevation lakes in the world and the second-highest in Sikkim province, Gurudongmar Lake is nearly inaccessible to the average Indian ...|
|Holy Lakes of India||
Also known as: Panch-Sarovar, Pushkar Sarovar, Narayan Sarovar, Pampa Sarovar, Nainital Sarovar, Bindu Sarovar, Manasarovar
India is filled with holy places to the pious Hindu. Many of the most important are holy lakes to which pilgrimages are made to cleanse the sins of believers ...
|Hussain Sagar Lake||
Also known as: Hussainsagar
Defining the borders of the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad, Hussain Sagar Lake forms a direct link between South India's past and present. ...
Also known as: Dhebar Lake, Dhevar Lake
One of India's largest artificial lakes, Jaisamand Lake was created in 1685 when Rana Jai Singh of Udaipur built a marble dam across the Gomati River. ...
|Lake Pichola||A watery surprise awaits visitors to Udaipur in India's semi-arid Rajasthan region: beautiful Lake Pichola. The first of a series of man-made lakes, Lake ...|
|Lonar Crater Lake||Lonar Crater Lake is one of those mysteries of ancient India that is little-known among the country's burgeoning tourism crowd. The saline crater lake ...|
|Man Sagar Lake||One of the modern wonders of lake restoration, Man Sagar Lake has been rejuvenated. The ongoing question is, will the newly-refurbished lake remain pristine ...|
|Mansar Lake & Surinsar Lake||Two of the most beautiful lakes in the hills east of the City of Jammu are Mansar Lake and Surinsar Lake. Linked by Hindu mythology, the lakes are about ...|
Also known as: Pangong Lake
Sprawled along the border between North India and Southwest China, Pangong Tso is one of the most spectacular sights in the Himalayan region of Ladakh, ...
Also known as: Periyar Reservoir, Thekkady Lake
Periyar Lake in India's State of Kerala is one of the few places you can view Asian elephants and tigers in their natural habitat from the water. The ...
Also known as: Pushkar Sarovar
Pushkar Lake is one of the most sacred lakes in India. Located in the Rajasthan state of western India, Pushkar Lake has been declared a heritage monument ...
Also known as: Rajsamudra Lake
One of the famed 'Lakes of Udaipur', Rajsamand Lake lies 40 miles north of the City of Udaipur. The Udaipur region of Rajasthan was once known as Mewar, ...
Also known as: Changu Lake, Tsomgo Lake
Remote and beautiful describes India's Tsongmo Lake. The high-altitude glacial lake is fed by melting snows from the surrounding mountains and is shrouded ...
|Udai Sagar||One of beautiful Udaipur's famous man-made lakes, Udai Sagar is likely one of the least visited by tourists. Udaipur, in the Mewar region of the Indian ...|
|Vembanad Lake||Stretching 60 miles in length along the southern tip of India, scenic 373,622-acre Vembanad Lake is India's longest lake and the largest lake in the state ...|
Also known as: Wullar Lake
Wular Lake, located in the Jammu and Kashmir region of northern India, is something of a mystery. The name Wular is believed to be a corruption of the ...