Beautiful Lakes Of Rajasthan you must visit.

Rajasthan, the state where history blends with modernity, opens its arms wide and welcomes travelers from across the world. There are palaces, gardens, museums, and forts in this colorful Indian state, but the lakes in Rajasthan – their charm is unmatchable.

Ruins of grand palaces, enveloping Aravalli Hills, and surrounding piles of striking white salt make the lakes more beautiful. Add a dash of dazzle to your next trip to Rajasthan by visiting some of the most mesmerizing lakes in Rajasthan.

Nakki Lake - Mount Abu

The scenic backdrop weaves a perfect hideout for couples, and this is why it is also known as the “Love Lake of Mount Abu”. Also, Nakki Lake is considered sacred for the Garasia tribe, who worship the lake in remembrance of their ancestors.

Nakki Lake is nestled in the beautiful hill station, Mount Abu. Nakki, which means nails in local dialect, got its name from the popular story in the region that suggests that the lake is dug out from nails.

Places to visit near Nakki Lake: Temple of Rasiya Balam and Kunwari Kanya, Dilwara Jain temple, Shri Raghunathji Temple, Maharaja Jaipur Palace and Toad Rock

Lake Pichola - Udaipur

One of the most popular lakes in Rajasthan, Lake Pichola is embedded with architectural gems and iconic landmarks of Udaipur. It dates back to 1362 AD, and has two islands namely Jag Niwas and Jag Mandir. Most of the popular tourist attractions in Udaipur, the City of Lakes in Rajasthan, are located in close proximity to this lake.

Places to visit near Lake Pichola: City Palace, Bagore Ki Haveli, Lake Palace, Jag Mandir, and Ambrai Ghat

Fateh Sagar Lake - Udaipur

Created in 1680s, Fateh Sagar Lake is surely among the most popular lakes in Rajasthan. There are three islands in the lake, including Udaipur Solar Observatory and Nehru Park – a popular picnic spot with an iconic fountain.

The lake boasts of three islands, including Udaipur Solar Observatory and Nehru Park, a popular picnic spot featuring an iconic fountain. Embraced by verdant hillocks, this azure-colored gem is the reason why Udaipur is called ‘The Second Kashmir’.

Take a boat ride around sunset and find your own little heaven as the ripples play around and the sky changes its color.

Places to visit near Fateh Sagar Lake: Maharana Pratap Memorial, Nehru Park, Udaipur Solar Observatory and Saheliyon Ki Bari

Doodh Talai Lake - Udaipur

Surrounded by small beautiful mountains, Doodh Talai Lake is one of the famous lakes in Rajasthan. It is located adjacent to Lake Pichola and is one of the most beautiful attractions in Udaipur. It provides options for camel and horse rides, fast food centers, and boat rides. The first musical fountain was developed here and the garden is considered to be famous by the name of Doodh Talai Musical Garden. Located nearby, Manikya Garden offers an amazing view of Lake Pichola and Doodh Talai Lake.

Places to visit near Jaisamand Lake: Manikya Garden, Deen Dayal Upadhyay Park and Mata Temple

Jaisamand Lake - Udaipur

Covering an area of 36 km sq, Jaisamand Lake is the second-largest artificial lake in India. The embankment is decorated with ornate cenotaphs with immaculate carvings. The palace on its northern side is alluring as well. If you decide to chill in the palace’s courtyard, just prepare yourself for a dazzling view of Jaisamand Lake.

Jaisamand today is one of the loveliest lakes of Rajasthan and has its history dating back to 1685, when Maharana Jai Singh commissioned the project, along with building a dam on the Gomti River.

Places to visit near Jaisamand Lake: Jaisamand Sanctuary, Jaisamand Island Resort, Shiva Temple, Dhebar Lake Marble Dam, and summer palaces of the queens

Raj Samudra Lake - Rajsamand

Also known by the name of Rajsamand Lake, Raj Samudra Lake is one of the other famous lakes in Rajasthan. It was built by Maharana Raj Singh in the year 1660. The highlight of the lake is its embankment which is made up of white marble. Try visiting the lake before sunset for a wonderful experience.

Places to visit near Jaisamand Lake: Dwarkadhish Temple, Vaishnavi Temple, Hanuman Mandir

Balsamand Lake - Jodhpur

Balsamand Lake was built in 1159 AD and is embraced by lush gardens comprising of pomegranate, guava, and mango trees. Peacocks and other species of birds and animals can be found in the region. When planning a trip and deciding on a stay, do consider the opulent Welcome Heritage Lake Palace for an unforgettable holiday.

Places to visit near Balsamand Lake: Mehrangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada, Welcome Heritage Lake Place, and Mandore Gardens are among the many places to visit in Jodhpur.

Gadsisar Lake- Jaisalmer

A lake right in the lap of a desert, encircled with historic monuments is nothing less than a delight. Gadisar Lake is named after Maharaja Gadsi Singh, who commissioned the lake to fulfill all the water requirements of this desert city, Jaisalmer.

Today, though it doesn’t any longer serve that purpose, it still happens to allure tourists with its scenic charm. Don’t forget to grab a pair of binoculars to catch a view of the flocks of migratory birds chirping their own melody.

Places to visit near Gadisar Lake: Tilon Ki Pol and Desert Cultural Centre are among the popular places to visit in Jaisalmer near Gadisar Lake

Pushkar Lake - Pushkar(Ajmer)

Perhaps not many people know, but Pushkar Lake is a Hindu pilgrimage spot. And as per Hindu scriptures, this place is Tirtha Raj (the most important water-body pilgrimage spot). The main highlight of the lake is the temple of Lord Brahma, along with 500 other temples.

Pushkar lake has 53 bathing ghats, and the water is believed to have medicinal properties. If you’re planning to visit this spiritual hideout, pick from the most amazing resorts in Pushkar for a memorable stay.

Places to visit near Pushkar Lake: Brahma Temple, Man Mahal, Savitri Temple, and Old Rangji Temple

Ana Sagar Lake - Ajmer

Spanning over an area of 13 km sq, Ana Sagar Lake in Ajmer dates back to 1135 AD, when it was commissioned by the grandfather of Prithvi Raj Chauhan, Anaji Tomar. The island on its center is accessible by boat rides, and the embankments have pavilions and gardens which escalate the beauty of Ana Sagar, one of the prettiest lakes in Rajasthan.

Places to visit near Ana Sagar Lake: Daulat Bagh, Khobra Behroon Temple, Tarahgarh Fort, and Adahi-Din-Ka Jhopra

Mansagar Lake - Jaipur

With the backdrop of Nahargarh Hills, Mansagar Lake allures with the historic Jal Mahal. In fact, this is among those Rajasthan lakes where boating is not allowed, however, an observation point on its embankment allows a soulful panoramic view of the area.

Many migratory birds – such as blue-tailed bee-eaters, grey heron, and wagtails – can be seen here. Pick an accommodation that lets you enjoy the beauty of the lake whenever you want.

Places to visit near Mansagar Lake: Amer Fort, Hawa Mahal, Nahargarh Fort and Jabaj Vrindavan Park

Sambhar Salt Lake - Jaipur

Made up of water that is saltier than seawater, Sambhar Salt Lake is a little different from other Rajasthan lakes. This is the largest inland salt lake in India, renowned for housing the largest salt production house in India. Also, it is historically an important lake that finds mention in the Mahabharata.

Since Sambhar Salt Lake is among the lesser-known lakes in Rajasthan, whoever visits the region gets to witness the real ethnicity and culture. However, many people visit the lake to enjoy birdwatching, safari, and other sightseeing attractions.

Places to visit near Sambhar Salt Lake: Sambhar Wildlife Sanctuary and Shakambari Devi Temple

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