Lakes showcase some of water’s most alluring qualities, from mesmerizing ripples and mirror-like reflections to crystalline clarity. There are millions of lakes around the globe and we used them as one of the greatest sources for irrigation and drinking water. Apart from that lakes are home to plenty of aquatic plants and animals. Here we listed the top 10 most beautiful lakes in the world.
10. Lake Pehoe, Magallanes, Chile:
It is one of the most beautiful lakes that attracts so many tourists in Patagonia of Chile. Pehoe lake is known for its turquoise water and beautiful surrounded nature. The site also has abundant wildlife, world-class trekking routes with magnificent glaciers and forests.
9. Lake Manasarovar, Western Tibet:
This holy lake is located in western Tibet and known as the highest freshwater lake in the world. Lake Manasarovar is also one of the important pilgrimage centers of Buddhists and Hindus.
8. Maligne Lake, Alberta, Canada:
This peaceful lake is situated in Jasper national park of Alberta. The 22 kilometers long Maligne lake is famous for vivid blue water covered water. The tiny spirit Island surrounded by the glossy colored waters of Maligne Lake make pure photogenic nature.
7. Lake Matheson, South Westland, New Zealand:
Matheson lake is known for its most scenic location that makes this lake more glamorous. Lake Matheson offers a stunning mirror view of the two highest peaks of New Zealand called Mount Cook and Mount Tasman.
6. Dal Lake, Jammu and Kashmir, India:
The pleasing and attractive Dal Lake in Srinagar city is referred as ‘Jewel in the crown of Kashmir’. The three sides of this Himalayan urban lake is covered by ice-capped mountains with attractive gardens. The iconic lake also includes a floating garden, especially lotus flowers.
5. Five-flower Lake, Sichuan, China:
The five-flower lake is regarded as the pride of Jiuzhaigou national park in Northern Sichuan of China. The five-flower lake looks even more beautiful and colourful with the speciality of multicoloured shadow.
4. Lake Baikal, Siberia, Russia:
The beautiful Baikal lake is located in the South-eastern Siberia is one of the oldest and deepest freshwater lakes in the world. This lake is also a home for 2500 species of animals and 100 species of plants.
3. Peyto Lake, Alberta, Canada:
The breathtakingly beautiful Peyto lake is situated in the Canadian Rockies. The water of this lake displays a bright turquoise colour. The visitors came in the summer to enjoy the view of this memorizing lake.
2. Plitvice Lakes, Central Croatia:
This lake is surrounded by majestic mountains with a touch of deep valleys and beautiful flowers. The Plitvice Lakes is ranked as the most popular tourist attractions in Croatia.
1. Melissani Cave Lake, Cephalonia, Greece:
The Melissani cave lake is one of the natural wonders of Greece, situated in Cephalonia Island. This pretty lake contains a rooftop when the sunlight direct striking in the water, it turns the colour and creates a magical illumination in the whole cave.