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Sattal seven lakes

Sattal seven lakes
Sattal or Sat Tal (Hindi for "seven lakes") is an interconnected group of seven freshwater lakes situated in the Lower Himalayan Range near Bhimtal, a town of the Nainital district in Uttarakhand, India.During the British Raj, the area had a tea plantation, one of four in the Kumaon area at that time.

The lakes sit at an altitude of 1370 metres below lush orchards in the Mehragaon valley.

Set amongst dense forests of oak and pine trees, Sattal is one of the few unspoiled and unpolluted freshwater biomes in India. These lakes are a paradise for migratory birds. It is home to a few camps being operated mostly by local people catering to tourists looking for outdoor vacations.
Known as the ‘Town of Seven lakes’; Sattal in the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand is famous for its freshwater lakes. Located at an elevation of about 4000 feet in Nainital district.It is said that the lakes used to be interconnected. The lakes – Ram Tal, Sita Tal, Laxman Tal, Nal Damyanti Tal, Sukh Tal, Garud Tal and Purna Tal –have been named after mythological figures. The seven lakes often evoked strong comparisons with Westmoreland of England by the Britishers.
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