“May your heart be like a lake, with a calm, still surface, and great depth of kindness”
Humans have always had a fascination towards water. Water has a natural beauty and attraction for all its travelers. If you are a passionate traveler and enjoy nature, discovering some of the hidden lakes can be an extraordinary experience that lasts a lifetime. Whether you’re searching for serenity or want to just be lost in the splash of water, these lakes are some of the best around the world. These 5 hidden lakes in the world that make a perfect bucket list of tourist attractions.
It is Norway’s deepest and beautiful lake that has a depth of 514 meters, the Hornindalsvatnet is one of the cleanest lakes of the country. None of the glacier streams run out into the lake and this has resulted in Europe’s clearest lake. It is possible to swim, fish or row a boat in the lake. The closest village to the lake is Grodas and Mogrenda, both of which are accessible by car.
Lake Peyto, Canada
One of the most beautiful lakes in the world, Lake Peyto is a glacier fed lake that is located in the Banff National Park in Canada, 40km’s northwest of Lake Louise. The view from the lake is just stunning and is blue in color. It gets its color from the large amounts of glacier rock flour that flow into the lake during the summer months. There is an abundance of snow during winters making it the perfect place for skiing. We suggest that, in order to access the lake, taking the Icefields Parkway would be a good option.
Lake Ohrid, Albania/Macedonia
Straddling the mountainous border between southwestern Macedonia and eastern Albania, Lake Ohrid is one of Europe’s deepest and oldest lakes. It preserves a unique aquatic ecosystem with over 200 variety of species. Its astonishingly clean and clear waters, along with the serenity of its mountain settings have captivated visitors several times.
Sampaloc Lake, the Philippines
Out of the seven lakes of San Pablo, Sampaloc is the largest and is an inactive volcanic maar in the Philippines. The lake is the source of livelihood for nearby residents through fish farming culture. Several varieties of fish can be found in the lake. From a traveler’s eye view, the lake has a viewing deck where you can enjoy the scenery of the lake together with the Mountains of Cristobal and Bana haw at the back.
Reed Flute Lake, China
A natural limestone cave with multicolored lighting, Reed Flute Lake has always been a great attraction to the tourists. The cave got its name from the type of reed growing outside which can be made into melodious flutes. It is also known as Nature’s Art Palace and visiting this place provides an opportunity to discover with many stone pillars , stalactites , stalagmites , stone flowers , mushrooms and several other fascinating things.