10 Most Beautiful Lakes in the World
Nature has many surprises for mankind, among them are the beautiful lakes in different parts of the world. Some of them have been attracting tourists because of their beauty and activities they offer to families. These lakes soothe our eyes and provide relaxation and comfort to our soul and mind. You can feel peace and serenity by visiting these lakes. You can forget about the hustle and bustle of daily life and enjoy the beauty of nature. Here are ten unique lakes of the world which offer spectacular scenery.
Loch Lomond, Scotland
This is the largest freshwater loch or lake in Scotland. This lake separates the lowlands from the highland areas of Central Scotland. It is a famous tourist destination and offers different water sports. This lake is the 5th greatest natural wonder in Britain.
Dal Lake, Kashmir
Dal Lake is a lake in Kashmir, it is one of India’s famous tourist destinations. There are beautifully decorated boathouses, called ‘shikaras’ which offer an exquisite boating experience. The lake has floating gardens with lotuses that make the lake bloom in summer.
Lake Baikal, Russia
Lake Baikal is the largest and oldest lake in the world. It has unique flora and fauna hence known as “Galápagos of Russia. This lake is surrounded by forests and snow-covered peaks. Lake Baikal is known for its supreme beauty.
Lake Bled, Slovenia
Lake Bled is in Slovenia it was named asfter Bled castle. This is a well known tourist attraction because of the mystic and royal appearance of the castle. The lake offers various sports activities. World Rowing Championships are conducted here.
Plitvice Lakes, Croatia
Situated in the major National Park of Croatia. Plitvice Lakes are surrounded by three mountains namely; Dinaric Alps, Plejesvica and Mala Kapela. These lakes are surrounded by caves and waterfalls. The Lakes here have distinct colors and offer amazing and breathtaking natural beauty.
Peyto Lake, Canada
Peyto Lake is located in Baniff National Park, Canada. This lake gets its supply of water from the Peyto Glacier. Rock granules flowing into the lake in summers; give the lake a turquoise color. The lake is easily accessible from the Icefields Parkway.
Lake Como, Bellagio, Italy
Lake Como is in Lombardy, Italy. It is the 3rd largest and the most beautiful lake in Italy.Como lake known as ‘the looking glass of Venus’ is surrounded by beautiful villas and resorts. In the aerial view the lake Como appears as letter ‘Y’.
Lake Geneva, Switzerland and France
Lake Geneva is a spectacular lake and 60% of it is in Switzerland and the rest lies in France. It is the largest lake in Western Europe. This crescent shaped lake offers yacht racing. If you are that way inclined, you can find catamarans developed specifically for the lake.
Lake Victoria is one among the African great lakes. This lake is mainly lies in Uganda and Tanzania but borders Kenya. There are more than 200 species of fish in this lake of which Talipia is most important from economical point of view.
Masyuko Lake, Hokkaido, Japan
Masyuko Lake is a magnificent lake formed in the caldera of an active volcano. This lake is in the Akan National Park on the Hokkaido Island. The lake is covered by a 200 m high crater wall.