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Here are the 15 lakes we have listed within India - compared by Largest Lakes - Acres.

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Lake Name Area in acres Lake Description
Vembanad Lake
(Kerala, India)
373,622 Vembanad Lake Pictures Vembanad Lake Message Forums 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 of Kerala. Although the majority of the lake is shallow and marshy, the Vembanad wetland system is ecologically important due to its lush mangrove ...
Pangong Tso
(Southwest China, China / Jammu and Kashmir, India)
172,800 Pangong Tso Pictures Pangong Tso Message Forums 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, India and the Chinese area of Tibet. Occupying a basin between tall peaks, the 172,800-acre lake is located at 14,270 feet elevation and usually appears ...
Wular Lake
(Jammu and Kashmir, India)
64,000 Wular Lake Message Forums 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 Sanskrit word Ullola, meaning turbulent. Formed by tectonic activity, Wular Lake is one of the largest freshwater lakes in Asia. The exact size is unrecorded ...
Jaisamand Lake
(Rajasthan, India)
21,499 Jaisamand Lake Pictures Jaisamand Lake Message Forums 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. The reservoir, originally called Jai Samand, is second only in size to the Upper Lake of Bhopal, India when the latter is full. The large lake covers ...
Periyar Lake
(Kerala, India)
6,425 Periyar Lake Pictures Periyar Lake Message Forums 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 6425-acre reservoir is home to the Periyar Tiger Reserve, located within the Periyar National Park. The tiger reserve was created soon after the dam was ...
Tso Kar
(Jammu and Kashmir, India)
5,436 Tso Kar Pictures Tso Kar Message Forums Also known as: White Lake
One of the three saltwater lakes in Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir, Tso Kar requires a bit of work to visit. The lake is very picturesque, its shores covered in salt which gives it the nickname of White Lake. Located over 100 miles from the nearest city with lodgings, Tso Kar is nonetheless quite ...
Dal Lake
(Jammu and Kashmir, India)
2,718 Dal Lake Pictures Dal Lake Message Forums 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 Dal Lake is the second largest lake in the Kashmir valley. Surrounded on three sides by the majestic snow-capped Pir Panjal and Himalayan Mountains, ...
Udai Sagar
(Rajasthan, India)
2,595 Udai Sagar Message Forums 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 state of Rajasthan, is well-known for the many lakes built by the former ruling class. Udai Sager was one of the first built in the area for water storage ...
Lake Pichola
(Rajasthan, India)
1,720 Lake Pichola Pictures Lake Pichola Message Forums 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 Pichola is the foundation on which the city itself was founded. Udaipur is now surrounded by man-made lakes connected by rivers and canals spanned ...
Fateh Sagar
(Rajasthan, India)
988 Fateh Sagar Pictures Fateh Sagar Message Forums 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 to the city but represents so much more. For Udaipur is known as the Venice of the East; it is surrounded by lakes and canals in the midst of a near-desert ...
Hussain Sagar Lake
(Andhra Pradesh, India)
862 Hussain Sagar Lake Pictures Hussain Sagar Lake Message Forums 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. The largest artificial lake in Asia, Hussain Sagar was built by Hazrat Hussain Shah Wali in 1562 to serve as a water supply for the two cities. A levee, ...
Man Sagar Lake
(Rajasthan, India)
300 Man Sagar Lake Pictures Man Sagar Lake Message Forums 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 or will it again be allowed to degrade? The man-made reservoir located in the Indian state of Rajasthan originated in the 16th century when, after ...
Lonar Crater Lake
(Maharashtra, India)
275 Lonar Crater Lake Pictures Lonar Crater Lake Message Forums 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 is highly unusual from a scientific standpoint, being the only discovered crater lake in basaltic rock (a type of volcanic rock) in the world. Although ...
Mansar Lake & Surinsar Lake
(Jammu and Kashmir, India)
146 Mansar Lake & Surinsar Lake Pictures Mansar Lake & Surinsar Lake Message Forums 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 10 miles apart yet tightly connected to the religious beliefs in the snake-god with six heads, Sheshnag. The mythology sounds somewhat convoluted ...
Pushkar Lake
(Rajasthan, India)
54 Pushkar Lake Pictures Pushkar Lake Message Forums 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 by the Indian government and is the site of an annual holy pilgrimage dating back many hundreds of years. Also called Pushkar Sarovar, the origins ...


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