Who told you that Assam is only the land of tea estates and evergreen forests? Ever been to its lakes which have been flourishing for centuries? If not, then do visit these beautiful lakes in Assam this season to unveil their unrevealed charm and splendour. From famous picnic spots to angling destinations, these lakes in Assam harbour everything a tourist would desire.
Haflong Lake is located in the centre of Haflong town in Assam and is a popular tourist spot on account of its scenic beauty and tranquil aura, which attract thousands of visitors every month. Undoubtedly, Haflong Lake has become a retreat for every nature lover who loves sitting by sparkling lakes and enjoying the blue backdrop of the sky.
Apart from its natural marvels, you also have a chance to paddle through its waters in a boat. If you are planning to visit this alluring lake, then do not forget to bring a camera so that you can capture some of the most photogenic sceneries in and around the lake.
Unarguably, one amongst the most popular lakes in northeast India is Chandubi Lake, which was formed in the 1897 earthquake, resulting in the destruction of forests and emergence of this natural lake. Located in the Kamrup district of Assam, Chandubi Lake is located at the foothill of Garo and has become a picnic spot.
The region around this lake is covered with luxuriant plains and deep forests which provide its visitors with a perennial experience of being amidst natural greenery. Do not forget to add Chandubi Lake on your bucket list this season.
Dighalipukhuri is a man-made lake in a rectangular shape which was built during the reign of Ahom dynasty to use this waterbody as a naval yard. However, after the decline of Ahom empire, the lake remained a tourist spot and its access to Brahmaputra river was also closed.
Today, it is one of the most beautiful lakes in Assam surrounded by colourful gardens and rich vegetation. Here, you can see numerous people spending their time amidst the calm waters and cool breeze around the lake. How about a stroll in its garden?
Dipor Bil is one of the largest freshwater lakes in Assam with twelve villages settled around the lake. Situated at a distance of 13 km from Guwahati in the Kamrup district of Assam, Dipor Bil is the evening destination for every individual living around the lake.
Being surrounded by steep highlands which in turn enhance its existing beauty, this beautiful lake is rich in flora and fauna with certain species of water lilies and water hyacinth nurturing in its water. Dipor Bil also serves as a fishing destination for fishermen.
Located in the Karimganj district, Son Beel is one of the largest lakes in Assam and is the second largest wetland in Asia. It is a farm-cum-lake which gets converted into paddy farms during the winter season. Rich in aquatic life of fauna and fauna, Son Beel should be your next spot if you are looking to chill around a delightful atmosphere with your family and friends. It is advisable to visit Son Beel only after the winter season so that you can entirely enjoy the ultimate beauty of Son Beel.