There is millions of lake in the world but here we will write about the most beautiful lakes in the world. They can vary from tiny ponds to flooding freshwater extensions. There are many lakes which are so massive that you can even call them oceans. The lakes are even varying in color so they can be easily distinguished from the normal color of the water. The humans are using the lakes for drinking water, irrigation, and transportations since decades.
So, here we are listing the 10 beautiful lakes around the world that are worth a visit.
Beautiful Lakes Around the World
1. Lake Como, Italy
The lake is located in the Northern Italy. It has been spread in an area of 50 Km. It is so beautiful that it has been popular since the days of Roman Empire. The blue color of the water and the peaceful environment around the lake will make your visit a lifetime experience. The lake is not only famous in tourist even it is admired by walkers, cyclists, and swimmers. Also, read about incredible natural swimming pools in the world.
2. Lake Plitvice, Central Croatia
It is one of the main tourist attractions in Croatia. There are around 20 lakes that have been located on the border of Bosnia and Herzegovina. They vary in the color of water and also in size. There are around 20 beautiful lakes in the whole area of 300 square kilometers out of which 16 are interconnected by the series of waterfalls. The difference is the color of lakes is due to the different minerals that are found in the freshwater. Read about some of the beautiful waterfalls in India.
3. Lake Maligne, Canada
There are many beautiful lakes in Canada namely Lake Louise, Moraine Lake, and Peyto Lake. These lakes are beautiful but the landscape beauty of Maligne Lake makes it the most beautiful lake in Canada. It is situated in Jasper National Park. The Lake is surrounded by beautiful mountains which make it even more beautiful and amazing. Nature has gifted us many beautiful waterfalls around the world.
4. Lake Baikal, Russia
It has been believed that the lake is formed about 25 million years ago making it the oldest lake in the world. It has a depth of 1.6 kilometers making it the deepest lake in the world. The lake is also home to 2500 species of different flora and fauna. It has been declared as the world heritage by UNESCO. The lake is also surrounded by beautiful mountains, forests, and islands. We also recommend you to read about largest island in the world.
5. Lake Manasarovar, Tibet
The lake is situated at the Western Tibet. The lake is at a height of 4590 meters from the sea level making it the highest lake in the world. Hindu tradition has a belief that the water of the lake a power to bring salvation. It is also important pilgrimage center for both Hindu and the Buddhists. The uniqueness of the lake is that the water along the corners is of blue color but if go to the center the water changes the color to green. The Lake is situated near to the Mount Kailash. The reflection of the mountain as seen in the lake is just amazing.
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6. Lake Pukaki, New Zealand
The island is situated on New Zealand’s South Island. It is one of the most beautiful lakes in the world due to its landscape. It is believed that the lake is created by the receding glaciers. The lake is also the second largest Alpine lake in Mackenzie Basin. We also want you to know about longest rivers in the world.
7. Dal Lake, India
The lake is situated in the Srinagar city of India. The Lake is surrounded by mountains on the three sides making the landscape view very beautiful. The lake has floating gardens of lotus flowers. The lake is surrounded in an area of 22 square kilometers making it the second largest lake in the State of Jammu and Kashmir. There were built gardens that also add beauty to the lake. The gardens were built in the Mughal era.
8. Lake Lucerne, Switzerland
Switzerland has many beautiful lakes. The lake is situated in central Switzerland. The lake is fourth largest in the country. The Lake has much scenic variety since it passes through many different places like bridges and mountains. The place is a must if you are in a relaxing mode. The lake takes many large crosses and the scenery changes everywhere that make your trip more adventurous.
9. Five-flower Lake, Sichuan, China
The lake is situated in the Jiuzhaigou national park in Northern Sichuan of China. There are around 108 lakes with different colors that add beauty to the Jiuzhaigou national park. Jiuzhaigou Valley has been declared as the world heritage site by the UNESCO in 1997.The Five-Flower Lake has an amazing view because the lake is surrounded by mountains on three sides. Tourism in this area is very popular but the area is rural. The lake is also called Wuhua Hai or Wuhua Lake. The water is so clear that the depth of the lake can be easily seen. Along with Five flowers Lake you will find 17 beautiful waterfalls in the National park.
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10. Lake Derwentwater, England
The lake is located in the England’s Cumbria countryside. The place is also called The Lake District.Views along the lake are just stunning. The most popular way to enjoy the beauty of the lake is by walking on the shores. It is also called ‘Queen of the Lakes’. There is everything here that makes you trip worth a lifetime experience like fitness, great viewpoints, fabulous scenery, water activities and heritage museums.
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