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The World’s Best Lakes

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Lakes have a surreal quality that can enrapture and mesmerise. A picnic by the lake can truly let you relax and unwind, and the fresh air can do wonders for the soul. There’s so much about a beautiful lake that has the power to captivate your mind. The soft ripples over it, the inscrutable depth of it, the shimmering quality of the water… everything about lakes is an enigma. There are countless lovely lakes in the world, several of them in our country itself, that one can visit for a peaceful and relaxing holiday. Here’s a quick guide to the world’s best lakes to help you plan your trip

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Pangong Tso, India

Pangong Tso

After 3 Idiots, Pangong Tso became the most popular holiday destination for the youth of the country. How can anything beat the mystery and majesty of this lake that freezes over in winter despite being saline? Not to forget the watercolour mountains that envelope this lake!

Tsomgo Lake, India

Tsomgo Lake

Another one of India’s jewels, Tsomgo Lake in Sikkim is a glacial lake that changes colours with a change in seasons. Surrounded by mighty snow-capped mountains, this lake gets its water from the melting snow of these peaks during summer.

Lake Lucerne, Switzerland

Lake Lucerne

The grand city in which this lake is located adds a rustic charm to the whole scene. This lake passes beneath the ancient Chapel Bridge making for a picturesque setting. The icing on the cake is the range of snowy Alps and the charming steamboats cruising on the lake.

Lake Tahoe, USA

Lake Tahoe

This clear alpine lake is just like a picture straight out of a travel magazine, only one which doesn’t require photoshop! Apart from the bountiful natural beauty this lake also has some other grand pastimes like casinos, skiing and much more.

Lakes of Killarney, Ireland

Lakes of Killarney

The best and most scenic way to get to the Lakes of Killarney in south-west Ireland is by passing through the Gap of Dunloe, a narrow mountain pass formed by glacial rocks. You can choose to boat, bike, hike or ride in a horse-drawn carriage to this gorgeous site.

A lake holiday is the perfect way to cool off during summer vacations. This list of the world’s best lakes should help you decide where to go next!

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Nikita is a total and complete bookworm. She’s also a writer and a dreamer who dreams of travelling far and wide. Her other very important dream is to one day, very soon, write books for children.

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