Sattal 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, Sattal along with Nainital, Bhimtal, Naukuchiatal and others form part of the Lake District of India. The seven lakes are among the few unpolluted fresh water bodies in India. 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 Britisher.
Visit In Place
Butterfly Museum, Sattal
Located at Jones Estate in Sat Tal, the Butterfly Museum is a major attraction in Sattal. The museum is home to over 2,500 species of butterflies. In addition, you can see another 1100 species of insects in this museum which have been collected from various regions of Uttarakhand. The museum is located in the premises of Sattal Methodist Ashram. Federic Smetacek also known by the name of �the butterfly man� created this museum. Researchers and other visitors from world over visit the museum to gain an insight into the insect world.
Seven Lakes Of Sattal
Panna Tal or Garud Tal Nal-Damyanti Tal Purna Tal Sita Tal Ram Tal Laxman Tal Sukha Tal or Khurdariya Tal
Subhash Dhara is a natural spring of fresh water that arises from the dense west oak forests of Sattal. Its crystal clear water along with its intriguing location attracts large number of tourists to the place.