Located in the enchanting Himalayan Ranges of the Kumaon region, Sattal (Seven Lakes) is an interlinked group of seven mesmerizing freshwater lakes situated in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand. It serves as a tranquil haven to the tourists who visit the place to enjoy the picturesque exquisiteness. The town is one of the few unblemished and uncontaminated freshwater biomes in India.
There are large numbers of oak and pine trees forming the lush and dense forests. The beautiful lakes are just beyond the imagination of the tourists and serves as a paradise for the bird watchers. Sattal travel guide is full of references to the mesmerizing sceneries and serene spots. It has unsurpassed biodiversity and biological amplitude. It houses 20 species of mammals, 500 species of local and migratory birds, 525 species of butterflies and more than 11,000 species of moths, beetles, bugs and other insects. The city is also blessed with rich and varied flora which includes a wide range of plants ranging from Bryophytes, fungi, rare climbing plants, orchids, ferns, lichens, medicinal herbs and shrubs.
The exclusive fauna of the town consists of brown-headed Barbets, blue-throated and golden-throated Barbet, Lineated Barbet, coppersmith Barbet, jungle Owlet, plum-headed Parakeet, Titmouse, chestnut bellied rock Thrush and Babblers.A trip to Sattal will help you to enjoy a wonderful escapade from the strenuous city life and the atmosphere of this amazing reserve of divine grandeur will delight you to no bounds.