The top 10 most amazing lakes in the world

The nature always surprises us with astonishing wonders and beauties.

The miraculous natural phenomenas and marvelous sights take our souls and minds to a magical world. Lakes are one of the natural gifts that are pleasant to contemplate, discover and do activities. From Australia, Asia to Europe here are the most amazing and beautiful lakes that will certainly surprise you.

10- Plitvice lakes, Croatia:

Sixteen amazing lakes arranged beautifully between mountains and green natural roads in Plitvice lakes national park of Croatia, which is the largest national park in Croatia with more than 1 million visitors yearly. The park is among the first natural sites that has been added to the UNESCO world heritage. The upper and lower lakes are connected by a chain of waterfalls which give the place an incredible charm.

Either by walking, electric boats or shuttle buses, the lakes are fascinating natural treasures to discover during all seasons of the year.

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Source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/pgasston/

 

9- The laguna colorada  Bolivia:

The laguna colorada is a beautiful red lake in the Southwest of Bolivia. This natural secret is caused by the algues and the red sediments in the water. The rare species of Flamingo “the James’s Flamingo”  spreading in the lake, has added a special charm to the sight. The landscape is stunning and spectacular with rich fauna and flora. 

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Source: David Brickman
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8- The peyto lake, Canada:

Located in Banff national park, the lake has a unique turquoise color due to the glacial flour flowing in the water. Situated in the heart of the nature, between the trees and mountains, the lake is granted with an exceptional  beauty. The park is a very popular tourist destination, so to enjoy deeply the scenics, it is better to avoid the peak season.

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Source: Gary Ullah
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7- Flathead lake, USA:

A very large natural lake of the Mississippi river in Montana in  the United States. The lake is special with its crystal clear water. It is so transparent to make you feel that the lake is shallow although it’s 370 feet. The most amazing beauty to contemplate is the reflection of the green color of the forests on the water during sunny days.

Visitors can not only admire the sights but also enjoy different activities like: hiking, skiing and boating.

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Source: Ed Yourdon
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6- The pink lake, Australia:

A pink lake situated in the Goldfields-Esperance in the region of western Australia. The exceptional color of the lake is due to a natural phenomena the scientists argue about its explanation.

The color of the lake changes from season to another to different shades of pink which make visiting this natural mystery more exciting each time. The lake is surrounded by a dense green forest and bounded by the southern ocean. This natural enchanting combination has created a breathtaking landscapes.

 http://www.australia.com/fr-fr/places/wa/pink-lake.html

5- General carrera lake, Chile:

Located between Chile and Argentina, the lake is a popular tourist attraction in South America. Despite its location, it has a sunny enjoyable weather and welcomes diverse sport activities. The most outstanding thing to see is the marble formations carved in the water. Those natural wonders are even more fabulous to see when you get closer. The lights permeating from many holes in the marble, make splendid shades of blue on the water. 

Source: Claudio Jofré Larenas https://www.flickr.com/photos/nazgulhead/

Source: Claudio Jofré Larenas
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4- Shimshal lake, Pakistan:

Situated in Hunza valley in Pakistan, it’s one of the few naturally heart shaped lakes in the world. Enclosed by superb verdure and glacy mountains, the scenery is gorgeous, especially when the fogs cover the sky. The place is a popular tourist destination for mountaineers and climbing junkies.

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Source: junaidrao
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3- Gippsland lake, Australia:

The Gippsland lakes are a collection of lakes and lagoons like the popular Lake King and Lake Victoria, forming the largest waterways in Australia. It’s the lake of dolphins, birds, pelicans and wealthy wildlife. Visitors can swim, fish or hire a yacht to enjoy the natural beauty in a relaxing and calm environment.

 http://www.visitmelbourne.com/Regions/Gippsland/Things-to-do/Nature-and-wildlife/Lakes-and-waterways.aspx

2- The Baikal lake, Russia: 

Situated in the south of Siberia in Russia, lake Baikal is the oldest and the deepest freshwater lake in the world. The lake contains more than 300 rivers and watercourses. It’s the largest and among the clearest lakes on the earth, containing exceptional natural creations and surrounded by large mountains. The lake is very attractive and ravishing with its superb landscapes.

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Source: mrimidalv https://www.flickr.com/photos/mrimidalv/

 

1- Five flower lake, China:

The five flower lake is a legendary in jiuzhaigou national park in China. It’s a natural mystery out of this world. It’s splendid with its valleys, waterfalls, woods and flowers. The lake is multicolor: it’s azure, turquoise, yellow and green which make the view really sparkling.

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