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Dal Lake

Kangra District, McLeod Ganj, Dharamsala 176219, India
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Went with high hopes, returned disappointed

The lake is mostly unmaintained and the trip up there was useless in this particular season. The... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2018
Akshay A
Dal Lake is DULL

due to low rainfall the waterbody was scarce. It's okay to cover this point for your mental... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2018
mukul g
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  • Excellent5%
  • Very good10%
  • Average37%
  • Poor26%
  • Terrible22%
5 days ago
“Not attractive very little lake”
1 week ago
“Has potential”
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Kangra District, McLeod Ganj, Dharamsala 176219, India
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Reviewed 20 May 2018

The lake is mostly unmaintained and the trip up there was useless in this particular season. The locals around mentioned that the lake has been left mostly dry due to lack of snow.

Thank Akshay A
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Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

due to low rainfall the waterbody was scarce. It's okay to cover this point for your mental satisfaction that you didn't miss out a place

Thank mukul g
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Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

A small lake adds a bit of flavour to the overall place for a stopover and shoot. Waiting for more water and rains and would imagine it to be better post monsoon.

Thank Pin314
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Reviewed 15 May 2018

It seems to be the high point locally but it is a shallow lake. There was no boating; had a fair ground (small) with some rides and stalls.

Thank mrinalinibatra
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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Nothing but a marshy small pond. Don't waste your time here. Other than the name, it has nothing common with the Dal lake of Srinagar

Thank sethi6996
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Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Complete waste of time..the lake was almost dried up in summer. There was a small local fair when I was there but I was informed that this fair is not there always.. there is no activity per se around this lake. Not sure why it...More

Thank sethiamanish
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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

You can see it while on way to naddi for sunset point though there isn't anything special at all.. The lake has dried up in last few years. Get your one two pics clicked.. Can definitely skip seeing it

Thank Pooja Y
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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

As we stayed in a resort which was walking distance from #DalLake hence visited multiple time during three days stay in McLeod Ganj (Naddi - to be specific). This lake is surrounded by #DeodarTrees and is considered to be a sacred spots as there is...More

Thank santoshontheway
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Reviewed 3 May 2018

This point was on the way to Naddi point. The lake was just a tiny water hole with murky and dirty water. The trees surrounding the area were tall and beautiful and I feel had this been full of water the experience would have been...More

Thank Patricia345
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

On the way to Naddi view point, we went through this lake. Looking at the colour of water and the surroundings, never felt like getting down from the vehicle.

Thank Ramana G
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