Corona infection is slowly decreasing. People’s life is getting normal now. For those who like to travel, this period must have been quite stressful. Now they too will get a chance to roam. Today we will tell about those beautiful lakes of North East India, where all your stress will go away. Those seven states of North East India form a beautiful part of the country. These states are the most tribal areas of India. Also, it has a variety of flora and fauna which attracts tourists from all over the world. Today we will talk about the beautiful lakes that are here.
Umiam Lake Meghalaya
This lake is known by the name of Bara Pani or Big water. This Umiam Lake is one of the largest artificial lakes in Meghalaya. This lake is a wonderful lake situated in the hills. It is situated at a distance of about 15 km from Shillong. It is spread over an area of about 220 km. This lake is formed by the Umiam river itself. Also, Sylvan hills and green Khasi pine trees add to its beauty. Although it was established as a dam, it has now become a popular tourist destination. There are also facilities for kayaking, water cycling, scooting, and boating for the tourists.
Chandubi Lake, Assam
This is one of the delightful natural lakes of Assam. This beautiful lake is situated at the foothills of the Garo hills. It is located in the Kamrup district, about 64 km from Guwahati. Chandubi Lake is also rich in major flora and fauna. It also has dense forests and tea plantations. It is a good picnic spot as well as famous for boating and swimming. There is also a facility for water sports for children. In winter it becomes home to many migratory birds. Thus Chandubi Lake is a place of beauty and idyllic.
Sangeetsar Lake, Arunachal Pradesh
It is situated amidst mighty mountains at Sangeetsar in Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh at 15200 feet above sea level. This lake is formed naturally due to earthquakes. It is one of the very beautiful and attractive lakes. It is also surrounded by deodar trees from all sides. Nestled in the lap of the Himalayas, the views of the mountains spread far and wide all around in this lake are quite picturesque. Due to its beauty, it was shot for a song from the film Koyla which was performed by Madhuri Dixit and Shah Rukh Khan. Due to this performance by Madhuri Dixit, the name of this lake was Madhuri Lake.
Shiloi Lake, Nagaland
It is situated on the lower slopes of the hills in a valley of Kohima, Nagaland. It is located in Phulungri area village under Meluri sub-division in Phek district. This is also a very beautiful and natural lake. It falls in a valley surrounded by deodar forests, due to which it presents a very beautiful and delightful landscape. It was given the name of Shiloh by the British but later it came to be known as Shiloi. The views from here are very beautiful. In addition, from above, this lake looks like a human footprint. The migratory birds here also attract tourists in large numbers.
Loktak Lake, Manipur
It is the most amazing and beautiful lake not only in India but in the world. The total area of this lake is 280 square kilometers. Loktak Lake is famous all over the world for its floating vegetation and mud islands on its surface. The largest island of this lake is named Keibul Lamjao, and it covers an area of about 40 square kilometers. In addition, the government has given it the status of a national park. Keibul Lamjao National Park is the only floating national park in the world. The lake is the only home to the endangered Sangai or Manipur Brow-Antlered Deer. Foreign tourists also come in large numbers to see this lake.
Palak Lake, Mizoram
It is also known as Palak Dil Lake. It is the largest lake in Mizoram. This lake is situated at a distance of about 390 km from Aizawl near a village named Fura. This lake looks like a gem embedded in the sea. That’s because it looks like the shape of an egg, and its beauty adorns it like a gem. This lake gets the water of two mountain rivers, which adds to its beauty. A large number of migratory birds come here in winter. Also, it is believed that the migratory pintail duck makes its stop at this lake. Various species of animals live here. The region comes under the Indo-Burma Biodiversity Hotspot and is rich in animal and plant species and forms the major part of Palak Wildlife Sanctuary.
Rudrasagar Lake, Tripura
It is located at a distance of about 52 km from Agartala, the capital of the state of Tripura. It is a natural lake that receives water from three rivers Noachery, Durlavannarayara, and Kemtali Cheri. Also, this beautiful lake is full of biodiversity and hence has national importance. In the year 2005, it was declared a wetland under Ramsar land. There is a palace on the banks of this lake by the name of Neermahal which is a special attraction for tourists.