As far as wildlife is concerned, the Indian peninsula is a continent in itself where the sheer diversity of the wildlife astounds you with more than 350 species of mammals and 1200 avifauna species in the country.
The people want to do only one thing in the cities during the summers – they want to get away from it. They want a cool getaway in India itself where they can have some respite from the scorching heat of the plains.
This is one of the holiest lakes of Rajasthan and lies in the town of Pushkar. The beauty of this lake is unmatched in all its splendor as it’s surrounded by numerous temples, palaces and ghats. A few floating ‘chattris’ at the centre of the lake further magnify its beauty. The annual Pushkar Fair is held on the banks of the lake every year.
Other famous lakes of Rajasthan include the Sambhar Lake, which is a salt water lake. It is the largest saline water lake in India and is a major source of salt production.