10 Stunning High Altitudes Lakes of India That Remain Frozen In Winters

High altitudes lakes of great Himalayas regions of India are remains frozen during winter months of December to March. Frozen lakes of India includes Cholamu Lake,Gurudongmar Lake of Sikkim,Pangong Lake of Leh Ladakh and Mystery Lake or high altitude glacial lake of Roopkund.

Changu Lake


Tsomgo glacial lake in Sikkim is located at an altitude of 12,310 feet remains frozen during the winter season. The lake is located in restricted area and all Indians visitor require In Line Permit.

Cholamu Lake


Tso Lhamo Lake is one of the highest lakes in the world situated in North Sikkim near to Gurudongmar Lake. India’s highest fresh water lake situated at an altitude of 5,330 metres remain frozen in winter.

Dal Lake


Dal Lake is named as Jewel in the crown of Kashmir and the lake is frozen during the severe winter. Water sports activities snow skiing and Snowskating are practised on the partially frozen Dal Lake.

Gurudongmar Lake


Gurudongmar Lake of Sikkim is one of the most beautiful and sacred lake in India,located at an altitude of 17800 feet. The high altitude lake and one of the highest lakes in the world which remains frozen during winter months is located in Sikkim.

Pangong Lake


Pangong Tso Lake is one of the most wonderful lake in the world and looks different in different seasons. From November-end to April during winter the lake freezes completely.

Roopkund Lake


The Mystery Lake of Roopkund also known as skeleton lake is a high altitude glacial lake situated in Uttarakhand state. Roopkund is a completely frozen lake full of skeletons during winter at 16,000 feet above sea level.

Prashar Lake


Prashar Lake is located at a height of 2730 m above sea level and surrounded by snow-capped peaks. The blue-water lake is surrounded by the Dhauladhar ranges in Kullu Valley and during winter the ground is covered with snow and the lake is frozen.

Sela Lake


The beautiful Sela Lake located next to the high-altitude mountain pass in Tawang at an elevation of 13,700 ft. Sela Lake sometimes called Paradise Lake which could be fully or partially frozen in winter.

Suraj Tal


Suraj Tal is located in the Lahaul and Spiti valley of Himachal Pradesh and is the third highest lake in India. The lake is fed by the Himalayan glaciers and the place is very much famous for trekking and motorcycling.

Tsomoriri Lake


Breathtakingly beautiful high-altitude Tso Moriri Lake is the largest of the high altitude lakes entirely within India. The lake is remains mostly frozen during the month of January to March with extremely cold conditions.

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