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SEE THE UNMATCHED BEAUTY OF THESE LAKES AROUND THE WORLD

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“We have nothing to lose and a world to explore.” This beautiful quotation encourages travel and adventure and injects energy to set off on a long journey.

The world is surrounded by enchanting places includes beautiful lakes, majestic mountains, green plains, sandy deserts, pleasant beaches, splendid waterfalls, lush-green hills, immense oceans, and thick forests.

There are lots of beautiful lakes around the globe and people used them as the finest source for drinking water, irrigation, fishing, and transportation. Apart from these benefits lakes are home to plenty of aquatic plants and animals. At the same time, the appealing colors & clarity of the water and wildlife support by them makes lakes to one of the wonders of nature.

While there are plenty of pleasant beaches around, this summer why don’t slip the beach and see the unmatched beauty of enchanting lakes?

Here is our pick of 5 most beautiful lakes around the world:

  • MORAINE LAKE
  • LAKE LOUISE
  • MALIGNE LAKE
  • FIVE FLOWER LAKE
  • PANGONG TSO

Without any delay, let’s explore the unmatched beauty of these enchanting lakes below.

  • MORAINE LAKE

Moraine Lake is a glacial natural lake situated in Banff National Park, approximately 14 km from Lake Louise village, Alberta, Canada. It is particularly situated in the Valley of Ten Peaks, at an elevation of 6,183 feet. The rocky peaks serve as a backdrop for what probably the prettiest lake you will ever witness.

The area around the lakes has multiple hiking trails, while The Rock-pile trail is the most popular among the tourists. This hiking trail is along the actual moraine, has approximately 300 meters long with an elevation change of 24 meters.

The view of the lake from the top of rock-pile is one of the most photographed locations in Canada. In addition, Moraine Lake has been pictured on Canadian currency and featured in National Geographic’s photo of the day numerous times.

Here are 3 closest hotels to Moraine Lake; you can stay at reasonable prices:

  • Baker Creek Mountain Resort
  • Mountaineer Lodge
  • Lake Louise Inn

Tips for visiting Moraine Lake:

  • Arrive as early as possible
  • Bring Bear Spray
  • Bring Warm Clothes
  • Spend 3 to 4 hours at Lake
  • Climb up the rock-pile to see the unmatched beauty

  • LAKE LOUISE
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Lake Louise is a glacial lake located in Banff National Park, approximately 5km west of the hamlet of Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada. Lake Louise is named after Princess Louise; she is the 4th daughter of Queen Victoria.

The turquoise color of the water comes from rock flour carried into the lakes by water melt from the glaciers surrounds the lake.

It has multiple hiking trails, open to mountain biking and horse riding. And the surrounding mountain faces offer rock climbing, kayaking, and canoeing during summers.

During the winters, the nearby Lake Louise Ski area offers facilities for alpine, skiing, heli-skiing and snowboarding.

  • MALIGNE LAKE

Maligne Lake is one of the most beautiful lakes in the world; it is centrally located in Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada. It is well known for the color of its water, surrounding snowy peaks, the three glaciers and above all spirit island.

The lake is just 44km south of Jasper town, and easily accessible by motor vehicle, including shuttle buses from Jasper.

The 44 km skyline trail is one of the Jasper’s most popular and highest multi-day hike begins at Maligne Lake and finishes near Jasper Town.

Winter activities include cross-country skiing and Maligne Lake is a famed spot for fishing, kayaking, and canoeing.

The best time to visit Maligne Lake is May to October, but mid-September allow you to experience beautiful fall colors.

5 essential Tips for Hiking:

  • Always select a right and easy hiking trail. 
  • Familiarize yourself with the selected hiking trail.
  • Use Custom lanyards to carry essentials including keys, torch lights, campus, maps, and devices at one place.
  • Wear the right and comfortable shoes.
  • Always keep the weather update.

  • FIVE FLOWER LAKE
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Five-flower Lake is one of the most popular and most enchanting lakes among the lakes found in the Jiuzhaigou National Park in China. It is located at the end of the Peacock River at the altitude of 2,472 meters above sea level.

A long valley Jiuzhaigou stretches north to south was inscribed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site in 1992.

This shallow lake reflects numerous colors and ultimately a great picture to appeal your eyes. The leaves of varying colors and the bottom of the lake are littered with ancient trunks of the tree. Above all, the water is a clear turquoise with a shade of red, yellow, green and blue.

Other things to do & see in Jiuzhaigou Valley:

  • Visit Shuzheng Village and explore Tibet local folk culture.
  • Visit Nuorilang Waterfall, it is the widest waterfall in Jiuzhaigou and the widest highland waterfall in China.
  • See the stunning beauty of Arrow Bamboo Lake, Panda Lake, and Mirror Lake.

  • PANGONG TSO

Looking at primeval Pangong Lake, also known as Pangong Tso, you could be forgiven for thinking it’s anywhere but India. At a literally stunning elevation of 14,270 feet above sea level, the lake presents a fantastic spectacle.

Pangong Lake is centrally located in the Changthang district of eastern Ladakh; about six hours drive southeast of the former capital of Leh. Remarkably, Pangong Tso is one of the world’s highest saltwater lakes. The lake is nearly 135 Km (83 miles) long and is 5 kilometers (3.1 miles) wide at its largest point.

Indeed, Pangong Lake has been of great attention to geologists. Back in 2009, Pangong Tso featured in popular Bollywood film “The 3 Idiots,” starring Amir Khan & Kareena Kapoor which give this lake great fame around the world.

Luckily, this lake is accessible all year around. May to October is a more comfortable time to visit, while June & July being the peak tourist season.

What else to do near Pangong Tso:

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  • Visit several Buddhist monasteries on the way from Leh to Pangong Lake including; Stakna, Thiksey, Hemis, Shey, and Tangtse.
  • Bird lover can spot migratory birds at Pangong Lake.
  • Changthang Wildlife National park, between Leh and Pangong Lake, is home to the Himalayan marmot. You may spot one.

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