If you are nature lovers and love the winters at its very best, then India has got a series of frozen lakes that will leave you baffled. Almost everybody here tries to escape the scorching heat, and believe me, there is no best alternative than these frozen lakes. Right from the Himalayas to the high altitude lakes of Sikkim; these frozen lakes are not only cool, but they are exquisitely beautiful, serene and scenic too! Here is a list of 7 exquisitely beautiful frozen lakes of India that will leave you amazed:
Frozen lakes of India!
1. Dal Lake!
There is absolutely no doubt with Dal Lake getting the first place in this list. During winters, Dal Lake is absolutely chilling, and remains frozen. Snow skiing and snow-skating are some of the winter sports that one can witness here. It truly adds beauty to the heavenly place ‘Kashmir’, and that’s the only reason why it is also renowned as the Jewel in the crown of Kashmir!
2. Tsomoriri Lake!
If you are a romantic person and want to witness the immense magic of Mother India; then this is the perfect destination for you. The lake here reflects multi-shade colored water, which lures and attracts nature lovers from all around the world. Tsomoriri Lake is located in the Rupshu Valley, Ladakh, and is surrounded by exquisitely beautiful mountains, steep valleys and serene lakes.
3. Roopkund Lake!
Also renowned as Mystery Lake or the Skeleton Lake; Roopkund Lake offers a breathtaking and picturesque view in the Uttarakhand state. Virgin forests, beautiful snow and campsites are the major activities that attract tourists from all over the world.
4. Cholamu Lake!
Cholamu Lake in Sikkim is India’s highest fresh water lake, and even world’s 14th highest fresh water lake. The reflection of the surrounding mountains and the flock of birds make this place a majestic wonder.
5. Pangong Lake!
If you want to witness 7 different colors of the blue water while standing at a single place; then this is the perfect destination for you. Pangong Lake, situated 160 kms from Leh Ladakh is renowned for mesmerizing views of water when viewed from different angles.
6. Gurudongmar Lake!
Gurudongmar Lake in Sikkim is yet another fascinating place for the nature lovers. This lake holds a sacred place in the hearts of the Hindus and Buddhists. This lake is named after Guru Dongmar. Also, it is the second highest lake in India after Cholamu Lake.
7. Prashar Lake!
Prashar Lake is surrounded by majestic snow-capped peaks in the Kullu Valley. During winter, the ground around this lake is snow covered and the lake becomes frozen!
Even the Sela Lake, renowned as Paradise Lake is also one of the magnificent lakes of India that remained partially or fully frozen during winters.