Sattal or Seven Lakes is an interconnected gathering of seven freshwater lakes located in the Lower Himalayan Range at a height of 1370 meters, in the Mehragaon valley, close to Bhimtal, which is a town of the Nainital region in Uttarakhand, India. During the British Raj, the territory was one of the four tea estate, in the Kumaon region at that time.
Set among thick timberlands of oak and pine trees, Sattal is one of only a handful couple of untainted and unpolluted freshwater biomes in India. These lakes are a heaven for transitory feathered creatures. It is home to a couple of camps being worked generally by neighbourhood individuals taking into account travellers searching for open air excursions.
Sattal as the name suggests includes seven lakes namely:
- Panna Tal also known as Garud Tal
- Nal Damyanti Tal
- Purna Tal
- Sita Tal
- Ram Tal
- Laxman Tal
- Khurdariya Tal
Places To Visit In Sattal
There is a list of places one can visit near Sattal. The list therefore includes:
Garudtal is situated at the way to Sattal and the lake comes under the authority of the Church. Set amidst of pine and oak trees the lake is amazingly beautiful and the environment is deeply serene. The place is good as a picnic spot but it is not much recognised as a tourist spot.
Some other places located nearby are :
Apart from the beautiful lake and the amazing picturesque views, the place also offers a number of activities that can make your trip adventurous and worth remembering. The list includes:
- Bird watching
- Nature Walks
Paragliding (Picture Credit: theindia)
There is a lot to do in the place. One can reach here by a cab a private vehicle. As there is no way other than a cab (except for a private vehicle) to reach the place, we, the team of Vaibhav Laxmi Tourism is ready to serve you with the best services. Our cab drivers are cooperative and we also provide with packages that would include all the nearby worthy places. We are happy to serve you and make your trip memorable.