Explore the lakes of Assam

Explore the lakes of Assam

Author: TG Contributor
Date: 2020-10-19

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Haflong is one of the popular tourist spot in the northeastern state of Assam and Haflong is the only hill station of Assam and it offers a pretty side of Assam. Haflong is a beautiful place and the nature lovers would really love to visit this place. Haflong is almost 192 kilometer away from Guwahati, Assam the main city of Northeast India. Haflong is quite a lovely place for a holiday in northeast India. Boldness of rich wildlife, green rising and falling hills and peaceful atmosphere. Haflong Lake is one of the most beautiful lakes of Assam and within Haflong the Haflong Lake is one of the major tourist's spots to visit. The beautiful water body of Haflong is also referred to as Scotland of Assam, as it is among the largest natural water bodies in Assam. The lakes provide a majestic view of the Himalayas along with the other activities like boating. Haflong Lake is also one of the good places to visit for all the fishing enthusiasts as it has a perfect angling spot for catching fishes.


The beautiful Son Beel is one of the largest lakes of the Karimganj district of Southern Assam. One should visit to see the amazing thing that happens in Son Beel during the winter season. The most amazing thing about Son Beel is that it becomes a farmland for rice cultivation during winter till March and then the landfills with water and becomes a lake. The night view of the sky and the lake in the Son Beel is mesmerizing the night sky is spread with full of stars. The lakes gives a picturesque landscape with hills on both east and west sides and apart from that, sunrise and sunset near the lake gives you a colourful view with sun rays reflecting in different ways.


Chandubi Lake is a natural lake in Assam situated at a distance of approximately around 60 km from Guwahati the major city of Assam. The Chandubi Lake or commonly known as Chandubi Beel is located in Kamrup district which is one of the districts of Assam and was formed due to an earthquake in the year of 1897. The word Chandubi is derived from a Khasi language where a word Chand means five and a word Dubi means sinking. The Chandubi Lake is beautifully surrounded by the small villages, deep forests, and the tea gardens. Before the Chandubi Lake was formed it was the hilly area with five mountains as per the locals but after 1897 due to an earthquake, the Chandubi hill turns into Chandubi Lake. The area covered by a Chandubi Lake is almost 448 hectare and as deep as 8 meters. It is a natural sightseeing and picnic spot, the lake also offers fishing and rowing in the lake for visitors.


Deepor Beel is one of the natural Lake of Assam which is at a distance of almost 18 kilometer from the Guwahati railway station. The Deepor Beel or Dipor Bil is considered as one of the largest Lakes in the Brahmaputra valley and it is a must-visit places of Guwahati in Assam. The Deepor Beel was also declared as a Bird Sanctuary in the year of 1989 by the Government of Assam and in the year of 2002, the lake was listed as a Ramsar site. A variety of birds are found in the Deepor Beel of Assam. The best time to visit the Deepor Beel is during the winter season and the Deepor Beel opens at 9:00 AM in the morning and closes at 5:00 PM in the evening. One can do an activity like a boat ride and the cost for boat ride starts from INR 100.00 to INR 200.00.


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