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5 Amazing and Enchanting Lake of Himachal Pradesh That You Must Visit

The paradise is here at Himachal Pradesh. What do you think Himachal Pradesh is amazing? It has mountains, snow, the freezing weather, and of course the lakes. You must have heard about the lakes of Himachal Pradesh right?

Yes! Apart from the mountains and fabulous shopping destinations, Himachal Pradesh has a number of beautiful and enchanting lakes. There are so many lakes at this high altitude from Chandra Tal to Suraj Tal that might amaze you. We know you want to know more about it.

Check out the following list. Not just look at it but also go to these amazing lakes. We are sure, you’re gonna get lots of Instagram-worthy pictures.

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Vicky Thakur

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Chandra Tal

Well! Let’s dig down to some basic fact first, Chandra Tal is on the Samudra Tapu plateau. You might amaze to know this that the name lake originated from its crescent shape. As a matter of that, the lake is about 2.5 km wide and it also changes colors according to the moody sky (isn’t it amazing?). This is also surrounded by beautiful Himalayan vistas and is popular among campers. If you are a roadie like a person, then the motorable route to Batal is also accessible.

It is also said that the underground water replenishes this crescent-shaped lake as it doesn’t have a water source.

Suraj Tal

This lake is in the Lahaul Valley which is quite close to the Chandra Tal. This is also considered holy as it’s the lake of the Sun God. This lies at the heels of the Baralacha-la Pass which connects Lahaul to Ladakh. You might don’t know that the Suraj Tal is the source of the Bagha River which is a tributary of the Chenab River. This is also considered that this is a sacred lake that is situated at an altitude of 4950 meters. This lake attracts a lot of devotees as campers. If you are photographer, then this place is a paradise.

Rewalsar Lake

Rewalsar Lake is popularly known as Tso Pema which is 1360 meters above the sea level. This lake will about 25 km fro the Mandi and which makes this the best place to visit in Mandi. This is another sacred lake of Himachal Pradesh which is worshiped by Hindu, Sikhs, and Buddhists. As a matter of fact, there are 3 temples, a Gurudwara, and 4 Buddhist monasteries in its vicinity (which is pretty amazing for all devotees).

Rewalsar Lake in Himachal Pradesh is surrounded by the beautiful and surrounded bt natural wonders. You can visit during Sisu fair which is held here in and the festival of Baisakhi is celebrated here very lavishly with gusto.

Manimahesh Lake

This lake is known as Dal lake of Himachal Pradesh and is considered one of the holiest lakes in India. This is situated near the Manimahesh Kailash Peak in the Pir Panjal Range of the mighty Himalayas in the Chamba district. You might know about the Manimahesh Yatra which starts around the month of August and September for the religious Pilgrimage. How you are going to reach this place? There are three routes to the Manimahesh Lake via Kugti pass, Karwasi pass or Jalsu pasS, and via Bharmour.

According to mythology, Lord Shiva performed penance for about 100 years here and it is said that the waterfall gushed out of his tangled hair and formed this lake.

Khajjiar Lake

This lake is situated in the small town called Khajjar in the Chamba district. This lake is also located in the heart of the vast evergreen meadow that is cupped by the dense cedar tree. This place got its name from the deity Khajji Nag. this place is situated between Dalhousie and Chamba which is the frequently visited hill station of Himachal Pradesh. The sad part is, the Khajjar lake is now drying up and steps are being taken to conserve it.

Khajjar is also known as “Mini Switzerland” because of its extravagant beauty. Planning to visit lakes anytime soon after the lockdown is completed? Do visit these amazing places and share your pictures. We would be very happy to see you happy.

Vicky Thakur

Travel Blogger

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