Gokyo Lakes are a series of six spectacular glacial lakes. The lakes are at altitudes of between 4,700m and 5,000m, making them some of the world’s highest freshwater lakes.
Bachalpsee or Bachsee is a lake with an area of 8.06 ha close to the First (which can be reached with a cable car) above Grindelwald in the Bernese Oberland, Switzerland. The lake, located at an elevation of 2,265 m, is split by a natural dam, the smaller part of the lake being 6 m lower.
Lake Como, Italy
Lake Como, also known as Lario, is the third largest of the Italian lakes and, with a maximum depth of approximately 410 meters, is also one of the deepest lakes in Europe.
Located at the foot of the Alps, Lake Como provides one of the most picturesque sceneries in the world. If you’re going to visit the Italian lakes, you’ll be surprised to learn about the many things to do in Lake Como.
Lake Peyto, Canada
It's hard to believe the blue of Peyto Lake. In pictures, the color of this radiant body of water looks enhanced or altered in some way, but when you see it first hand, you realize it's resplendently real.
Lake Hillier delights your eye with its pink colour. Moreover, it lies just next to the Pacific Ocean, thus if you watch it from above, the contrast between the mellow pink of the lake and the blue of the ocean is striking.
Lake MacDonnell, Australia
McDonnell Lake is a medium size lake located about 35 kilometres west of Smithers.
It is the last in a chain of three popular fishing lakes located along the McDonnell Forest Service Road, preceded by Aldrich and Dennis Lakes.
The lake is known for its cutthroat trout, but also contains dolly varden. Although the fish are not often large, they are plentiful.
Because of the sky high mountain tops surrounding the lake, the bright water in the fjord and lake and greener than green grass along the waters, the Lovatnet is almost too pretty to be true.
Tourists are very fond of this place and really love to camp along the shores of this lake.
Tyrifjorden or Lake Tyri, which in English translates as Lake Resinous, is the fifth biggest lake in all of Norway.
It´s not a very big lake, compared to international standards, but approximately 137 sq. kilometers in size. The water surface is 63 meters above the sea level today, which millenniums ago stood some 68 meters higher and made it a part of the sea.
Lago di Braies, Italy
Lago di Braies is located in the Fanes-Sennes-Braies nature park – a part of the Dolomites named a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The lake is only an hour’s drive from our hotel in South Tyrol which means it is suitable for day trips.
Hintersee is a most charming lake indeed! With its beautiful crystal clear emerald green waters, one can take a leisurely stroll around this peaceful lake on a relatively flat pathway while enjoying the surrounding mountains panorama of this charming area.
This gem in the Alps is not to be missed on any account. And if by chance you should visit during the winter months than naturally one would expect an entirely different landscape. Nevertheless charming and unforgettable.
Loch Awe, Scotland
Loch Awe, longest lake in Scotland, measuring 24 miles from northeast to southwest, situated in Argyll and Bute council area, historic county of Argyllshire, at 117 feet above sea level. At the lake’s northern end the scenery is rugged and grand, dominated by Ben Cruachan, with an elevation of 3,695 feet, but at the southern end it is much softer. The loch’s shores have been the scene of afforestation and hydroelectric power developments.