India is endowed with some of the most stunning and diverse landscapes you will see anywhere in the world. From snow-capped mountains to pristine beaches and serene backwaters, there is plenty to explore and see in every corner of India. But, there is one more thing that India has, i.e., Lakes, which are equally fascinating and picturesque that will fill your heart with great joy and peace.

There are all kinds of lakes in India (man-made, naturally formed, glacial) and are spread far and wide across the length and breadth of the country’s periphery. The serene and calm waters of some of these lakes even have their mention in the epics. The mesmerising beauty of these lakes attract several tourists who come here to spend a peaceful time and watch the beautiful sunset. 

Whether you have a penchant for watching the sunset or like to be in the company of a peaceful lake, we have compiled a list of the most picturesque lakes in India where you can get the best sunset view in India.

Dal Lake

Popularly known as ‘Srinagar’s Jewel,’ the majestic Dal Lake is probably the queen of all lakes in India. Its divine beauty is unparalleled and remains one of the most popular tourist attractions in Kashmir. 

The best way to soak in the beauty of this lake and its surrounding is to take a Shikara ride in the evening.  As you cruise through the calm waters, you can enjoy the stunning view around and don’t miss seeing the sunset. As the sun goes down, it paints the sky with a thousand shades of yellow and orange, and its reflection coming off the freezing water in the lake is a spectacle to behold. 

While you are in Srinagar, you cannot miss staying on one of the houseboats; it is an experience of a lifetime. You can book your stay at the Kashmir Houseboats, a Club Mahindra affiliate resort in Kashmir. Located in the heart of Dal Lake, it is a great way to explore the amazing places around Dal Lake and enjoy the delectable Kashmiri cuisine. 

Chembra Lake, Kerala 

If you think lake is love, how about a heart-shaped lake? Sounds surreal, right? Well, that’s probably the best way to describe the beauty of the Chembra Lake in Wayanad. An interesting fact about this lake is that the lake has never dried. 

It is known as a paradise for couples for its beautiful heart shape and its majestic surroundings. You can spend hours sitting at the lake with your significant other and share a few beautiful candid moments while watching the sunset. It is one of the best sunset view points in Kerala and a sight you cannot miss.  

Apart from the Chemra Lake, Wayanad has many other awesome spots that are worth visiting and you can explore them all at your own pace as you enjoy your stay at Vythiri Village, a Club Mahindra Affiliate resort in Kerala.

Venna Lake, Maharashtra

Located on the way to Mahabaleshwar, the beautiful and popular hill station in the Satara district, Maharashtra, Venna Lake is a go-to picnic spot for the locals and the tourists. It is a great place to hang out with your friends and family and spend a lazy day while enjoying the beautiful view that surrounds you. 

If you are looking for some fun activities, you can go on a boat ride on the lake or even better, go kayaking. By evening the gorgeous lake has the most undisturbed water and is one of the best sunset points lake in Mahabaleshwar. Make sure that you keep your camera ready to capture the beautiful moments; you would surely want to frame the magnificent view. 

Mahabaleshwar has more than just Venna lake there are many awesome spots you can explore and fun activities you can do. And, you can enjoy all that and more while staying at Club Mahindra Sherwood or Club Mahindra Saj resorts. The spacious rooms, premium facilities and warm hospitality coupled with exquisite experience at these resorts ensure that you have the most amazing and memorable travel experience ever. 

Lake Pichola, Rajasthan

One of the largest artificial lakes in India and the oldest in Rajasthan, this lake is flanked by spectacular heritage buildings on all sides, including the majestic City Palace of Udaipur on the eastern banks. 

The serenity and the tranquillity surrounding the place is a paradise for nature lovers. You must definitely visit this place when you are in Udaipur city, especially in the evening. As the sun starts to go down, the calm waters of the lake turn golden with the sun’s reflection. It is one of the best sunset places in India and the stunning view will transport you to a different world. 

If you are planning to visit Udaipur to explore its beautiful palaces, Lake Pichola and other places, you can enjoy it all by booking your stay at the Udaipur Resort hosted by Club Mahindra. The place exudes the inherent Rajasthani royal vibes and spoils you with the most amazing services and hospitality. 

Pangong Tso Lake, Kashmir

The term, ‘heaven on earth’ is probably inspired by the beauty of the Pangong Tso lake in Kashmir. One of the most popular tourist attractions in Ladakh, it is located about 4000 metres above sea level and a major part of the stunning lake lies in China.  

The azure blue waters create a stunning contrast against the white sand and the rugged mountains. The best time to visit the lake is during the sunset, as you get to witness the beauty of the lake in its full glory. 

Now that you are aware of the most picturesque lakes and the best sunset point in India, plan a trip and witness the natural phenomenon and be mesmerised by its beauty.

About Club Mahindra

Mahindra Holidays & Resorts India Ltd. (MHRIL), a part of Leisure and Hospitality sector of the Mahindra Group, offers quality family holidays primarily through vacation ownership memberships and brings to the industry values such as reliability, trust and customer satisfaction. Started in 1996, the company's flagship brand ‘Club Mahindra’, today has over 250,000 members , who can holiday at 100+ resorts in India and abroad.

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