239 Lake/ River/ Ponds in India that you should visit - With photos & details

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239 Lake/ River/ Ponds to explore in India

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Dhubri River PortDhubri, Assam 783301, India

Dhubri port is an important river port in Assam. This port is located in Dhubri town on the banks of the Brahmaputra River. This port is located on the National Waterway 2 . It is important for port terminal. It is located near the Bangladesh border at the western end of National Waterway 2.

Agasthya LakeAgasthya Lake, Badami, Karnataka 587201

A beautiful lake in the middle of Badami heritage site which has a lot of myths and history to say. This lake has an enormous stretch of water resource that has a natural stretch of origin which is a centripetal force for Badami

Almatti DamAlmatti Dam, Araladinni, Karnataka 586201

Almatti dam is a hydroelectric project on the Krishna River.  The 290 Mw power station is also situated beside the dam.

Amber PalaceDevisinghpura, Amer, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302001, India

Amber palace constructed by Raja Man Singh I in 1592 and completed by Sawai Jai Singh I is a fascinating hindu architecture. t was the ancient citadel of the ruling Kachhawa clan of Amber, before the capital was shifted in the plains to present day Jaipur.

Ameenpur LakeAmeenpur Lake, Ameenpur, Miyapur, Hyderabad, Telangana

Ameenpur Lake is a small lake located in the Indian state of Telangana. it is the first body of water in India to be recognized as the Biodiversity heritage site and is the first biodiversity site which is approved in an urban area.

Ananthapura Lake TempleAnanthapura, Naikap, Kerala 671321, India

Temple constructed in the middle of a lake, has a guardian crocodile.

Anasagar LakeAnasagar Lake, Ajmer, Rajasthan

This is an artificial lake situated in the city of Ajmer. There is an island in the center of lake which can be accessed through boat.

Anchuruli TunnelAnchuruli, Idukki District, Kattappana, Kerala 685514, India

A 5.5-kilometer tunnel carved through a single continuous granite to move water from Irattayar Dam to Idukki Reservoir.

Anshupa LakeAnshupa Lake, Odisha 754029

Ansupa Lake is a freshwater lagoon in Odisha. The lake sprawls an area of 141-hectare and is renowned as one of the largest lakes in Odisha. Ansupa boasts an astonishing setting amidst nature that is ideal for sightseeing. The scenic surroundings of this place comprise lofty hills with luxuriant greenery on one side and the pristine water lake adorned with flourishing flowers and other water plants.

Atri HotspringAtri, Odisha 752061, India

Atri is famous for its perennial Hot Spring. The hot spring is reputed to have medical properties which is used both intensively and extensively for the cure of skin diseases. The water of the Hot Spring (57 degrees centigrade) contains small doses of sulphur flavour when heated to 100 degree centigrade.

Avalanche LakeAvalanche Lake, Tamil Nadu

Famous tourist spot in Ooty among nature enthusiasts and photographers. The lake is set amidst a captivating landscape that is filled with lovely flowers. The waterfalls that fall down the nearby mountains further add to the beauty of the place.

Ayyana kereAyyana kere, Karnataka

Ayyanakere lake is an ancient lake located at the eastern base of the Baba Budhan hills. This is the biggest lake in  Chikkamangluru district and second-largest in Karnataka.

Ayyapancoil Hanging BridgeMattukatta, Ayyappancoil, Kerala 685511, India

The longest hanging bridge in Idukki district built across Periyar river connecting two panchayaths. This place is famous for its picturesque scenery

Bagamati Bagamati Main Rd, Bangali Para, Assam 781368, India

Bogamati lies entirely in the newly created Baksa district in Assam. Covered with dense forest, this has become a famous picnic spot for locals and travelers alike. Bogamati is beautiful and is located on the mouth of Barnadi River. The scenic view of the Bhutan Hills is what attracts people to this place.

Bakhira Bird Sanctuary Tarbarachh, Uttar Pradesh 272199, India

The Bakhira Bird Sanctuary is the largest natural flood plain wetland of India in Sant Kabir Nagar district of Eastern Uttar Pradesh. The sanctuary was established in 1980. It is a vast stretch of water body expanding over an area of 29 km2. This is an important lake of eastern UP, which provides a wintering and staging ground for a number of migratory waterfowls and a breeding ground for resident birds.This is also used for farming activities as it is connected to Bakhira Canal which covers th

Balmuri FallsBalumuri, Yadathittu, Karnataka 571606, India

Balmuri falls is a small water cascade located at Srirangapatna, India.  Though known as a waterfall, it is a human-made check dam over the Cauvery river.

Beas KundBeas Kund, Burwa, Himachal Pradesh 175131

Considered to be the birthplace of River Beas, Beas Kund is as spectacular as it is startling. It is said sage Rishi Vyas took his daily bath here.It is highly recommended to reach by noon if you want to adore the sumptuous allurement of the place. The very first sight of the kund is stunning. You will be surprised by the sudden views of the snow-capped peaks, clear blue skies, and the swiftly flowing river.

Berijam LakeBerijam Lake, Tamil Nadu 624101

Berijam Lake is a reservoir near Kodaikanal. It is at the old site of Fort Hamilton in the upper Palani hills. This is part of a watershed development project. Trekkers can get permission to stay overnight. There is a forest rest house with limited accommodations which serves as an overnight base camp for Forestry Department staff, researchers, and trekkers.

BhairabkundaBhairabkunda, Assam, India

It is place as if it is set in a canvas perfectly painted with all the colours of nature. A popular picnic spot and owing to its calmness and serenity, the place is visited by couples and families alike. Bhairabkunda is located in Udalguri district in Assam at an elevation of 703 metres, and is close to the Bhutanese town Daifam. It is on the border of Arunachal Pradesh and Bhutan and a must-visit for all.

Bhimashankar TempleLonavala Rd, Kolawali, Maharashtra 412108, India

Bhimashankar temple is a Jyotirlinga shrine located northwest of Khed. Bhimashankar is also the source of river Bhima.