India is a land of wonders and most beautiful lakes. And this is the land of the mighty himalayas. Apart from the many mesmerizing places in the himalayas like shimla and manali, palampur,dalhousie. There are many beautiful high-view lake treks in India. Some of which provide a glimpse of heaven. You can enjoy the picturesque beauty of lakes and tall mountain ranges in the Himalayas. While most tourists indulge themselves in Shimla,Or head to Manali during the snowy season,or take a ride on the Kalka Shimla Toy Train,or trek to Naldehra. And in fact, even the tours of Tibet do!
There is much more to be discovered in the Upper Himalayas. (You must have realized by now that I have fallen in love with the Himalayan region!Yes, since the first trip of my life where I spent most of my time trekking.The beautiful and enigmatic perception of these lakes is indeed an exuberant realism. For travelers and photographers. These high altitude lakes act as a medium of satisfaction. These high altitude lakes are mostly located in the most beautiful areas of India. And they are absolutely worth exploring for any traveler,trekker or photographer. Since many of these are unexplain. We highly recommend renting a bike and cycling when you visit some of these lakes,Or go car camping for a one-of-a-kind experience.Since,there is hardly any habitat around these lakes.
Gurudongmar Lake is one of the most sacred lakes considere by Buddhists and Hindus alike.This mesmerizing and majestic lake is 200 kms away from the city of Gangtok. And it is the second highest lake in India, so this lake deserves the highest category of applause.Thus, this high attitude lake trek in India is one of the highest in the world.
PANGONG TSO, JAMMU AND KASHMIR:-
Pangong Tso Lake is the most beautiful high altitude lake in India. The area of the lake is also very large. Because it is spread over 29000 hectares. Also,this lake passes through the Indo-China border.Therefore, there is a dispute between the two countries regarding this lake. Still, this does not stop the nature lovers from visiting this lake. This lake is situated in the middle of the Himalayas at an altitude of 13900 feet. Also this lake is 134 km long. Overall, its large area and immense height make this lake outstanding and amazing.Must visit Jammu and Kashmir. And when going there,one must not miss the high viewpoint lake trek along Pangong Tso Lake in India.
TSO MORIRI,JAMMU AND KASHMIR:-
Tso Moriri Lake is one of the highest altitude lakes in India,situated at an altitude of 15000 feet. Which is more than Pangong.This gorgeous lake is situated in the secluded,breathtakingly beautiful Roopshu Valley. Passengers can travel only with a permit Because the ban has been imposed by the Government of India. Actually this Tso Moriri Lake and its surrounding area have been protected by the Government of India as Tso Moriri Wetland Conservation Reserve.
Chandratal is the most visited high altitude lake in Himachal Pradesh. As it is situated at an altitude of 4270 m. Where it can be reached. Which is more this lake,easily accessible from ‘Batal’. Which is 120 km away from Manali on the Manali-Kaza state highway which connects Spiti Valley to Lahaul Valley.Many travel agencies offer guided and organized treks to Chandratal Lake. The best time to visit is in the summer months.
GANGABAL,JAMMU AND KASHMIR:-
The highest altitude lakes in India are in the Ladakh region. Ladakh offers a variety of treks and sightseeing.The ones you should never leave. Gangabal Lake is one of the largest lakes in the rest of the Himalayan states. As such,this lake is situated at the foot of the Harmukh mountain, north of Srinagar. Situated at an altitude of 3500 m. The lake is home to several species of fish as well as brown trout. The sources of water in the lake include rainfall, glaciers and springs. One has to travel 45 km from Srinagar by road. And then there is a 15 km trek on foot.