Our exotic country is one such nation where you will find almost every type of landforms- valleys, mountains, plains, plateaus, and even beaches. From breath-taking hilly areas to flowery valleys to green plains to picture-perfect beaches, India does have it all. India is home to some of the most beautiful water bodies in the world, be it oceans, lakes, streams, seas, and even rivers, when it comes to water based destinations, India is the place to be.
Among all these natural landforms, India’s water bodies are famous across globe because of its diversities. From freshwater lakes to commercial lakes to man-made water bodies to dams, our nation can never disappoint the traveller in you, with these alluring water bodies.
Below are some of the water bodies that will definitely give you life and fulfil all your wanderlust cravings. Get your DSLR camera ready and visit these places ASAP.
1. Dal Lake, Jammu and Kashmir.
Scenic beauty at its best, the stunning Dal Lake lies in the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, aka Srinagar. Known as the Jewel in the crown of Kashmir for all the right reasons, it is a must visit lake if you ever plan to visit Kashmir. Houseboats, floating vegetable and fruit boats, fishing, and even water plant harvesting, this place has a lot to offer. If you love nature, flowers and everything pretty, add Dal Lake to your travel list.
2. Gurudongmar Lake, Sikkim.
This beautiful lake is among the highest lakes in the world. Apart from being a famous tourist attraction, this lake is considered to be sacred by both Sikhs and Buddhists and it known to be abodes of some local guardian deities. Such captivating looks, crystal clear waters, you have to visit this place atleast once in your lifetime. There are a lot of magical and surreal stories behind this lake, but you visit this lake, you will realise that the place is a story in itself.
3. Backwaters, Kerala.
To the parallel to the Arabian Sea lies the Kerala backwaters. The backwaters are a network of interconnected rivers, canals, inlets and lakes. The unique thing about the Kerala backwaters is that it has a different yet cool ecosystem where the sea water from Arabian Sea mixes with the freshwater from the rivers.
4. Agatti Island, Lakshadweep.
Breath- taking shores, turquoise water meeting the golden beaches, beautiful sunsets, finger licking seafood, hammocks for relaxing, cool breeze flowing, water activities, etc. are just some of the thousand reasons why you should just take a break from life and visit the Agatti Island today.
5. Pangong Tso Lake, Ladakh
This unique lake in Ladakh has created quite a stir with its rare location and azure blue waters. Also known as the high grassland lake, this lake is a perfect combination of nature’s craftsmanship and serenity.
Did you know that in winters, it freezes completely, despite being saline in nature?
To evoke the traveller in you, visit this place and enjoy the views in complete awe.
Get up, take a stretch and plan out a holiday to the above-mentioned places today as no one can never get enough of the Vitamin SEA!
Get, set, besotted!