Top 8 Incredible and Picturesque Lakes of North East India

North East India region is made up of seven separate states,Sikkim and parts of North Bengal. These states are the most tribal region of India and has some of the Indian sub-continent’s last remaining rain forest, diverse flora and fauna and number of beautiful lakes. Image Source-wikipedia,musicmalt and India North East.

Sangetsar Lake, Arunachal Pradesh

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Sangetsar Lake is famous as Madhuri Lake, nestles between huge mountains and beautiful hundred bamboo poles. Apart from the grand mountains, Sangetsar Lake is extremely beautiful and one of the most impressive lakes at Tawang.

Loktak Lake, Manipur

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The largest freshwater lake of North-East India is famous for floating islands called phumdis and the only floating national park in the world. Loktak Lake is designated as a wetland of international importance under the Ramsar Convention and the only home to endangered sangai or Manipur brow-antlered deer.

Umiam Lake, Meghalaya

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Barapani or Umiam Lake is located in the hills created by damming the Umiam river. The lake serves as a major tourist attraction for the state of Meghalaya and also a popular destination for water sport and adventure facilities kayaking, water cycling, scooting and boating.

Palak Lake, Mizoram

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Palak Dil or Palak Lake is the biggest lake in Mizoram,situated inside the Palak Wildlife Sanctuary. This region is falls under the Indo-Burma biodiversity hotspot and rich in animal and plant species and major part of the Palak Wildlife Sanctuary.

Shilloi Lake, Nagaland

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Shilloi Lake is a beautiful Natural lake located on the lower slopes of the hills in a valley. The lake is connected with one of the very important early Naga feature.

Chandubi Lake, Assam

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Chandubi Lake is located 64 kilometers from the city of Guwahati at the foot of Garo hills surrounded by Assam and Meghalaya. This lake attracts migratory birds during winter and its surroundings deep forest, tea garden attracts tourist for natural sight seeing and one day picnic.

Rudrasagar Lake, Tripura

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Rudrasagar Lake is located in Melaghar Tripura and identified as one of the wetlands of National Importance for conservation and bio-diversity. Ramsar site has declared Rudrasagar Lake as wetland,A palace known as Neermahal is situated near the north-east bank of the lake.

Gurudongmar Lake, Sikkim

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Gurudongmar Lake is one of the high altitude lakes in the world,located at 17,800 ft northeast of the kanchenjunga range in Sikkim. Along with Tso Lhamo Lake,The Gurudongmar Lake is one of the source streams of the Teesta River and remains completely frozen during the winter months.