Top 10 of the largest lakes in the world

Frequent contact with nature is vital to our physical and mental health. However, for some time, and more due to social isolation, most have dispensed with this valuable resource, to focus on technological recreation. Now things are changing and many have resumed their interaction with nature. So, get going and meet the top 10 of the largest lakes in the world; you will be able to escape from confinement.

Depending on the season and the place where they are located, the largest lakes in the world that we will see next can be warm, fruitful and tempt us to take a bath. Or, on the contrary, be so icy that only their exuberant beauty and surroundings would attract us to them. Because it is clear that regular contact with nature activates creativity, promotes integral well-being and makes us more aware and sensitive of how our actions can preserve the ecosystem.

Next, let’s visualize these amazing lakes and choose in your next tourist destination the one that most inspires your mind and heart.

Caspian Sea

Although it is called the sea, it is actually the largest lake in the world, with a total area of ​​371,000 square km. Not in vain this lake of brackish water tirelessly caresses the coasts of Russia, Iran, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan. The Caspian Sea has not had any outlet to its waters for millions of years, which is why it is considered a lake. This lake shelters large reserves of oil and gas, and even provides the world with delicious and fresh caviar.

Lake superior

It is located between the United States and Canada. It measures 82,414 kilometers and is the second largest lake in the world. Also, it is the largest freshwater lagoon in the world. The upper lake is part of the so-called Great Lakes; its bays are beautiful and its islands too. In addition, it has impressive forests and the Pictured Rocks are located in this great lake; some amazing cliffs of amazing colors and shapes that you must know.

Lake Victoria

It is the largest lake in Africa and bathes the coasts of Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania. Lake Victoria stretches for 69,485 kilometers, skirting wonderful green hills. In this lake fishing is the main activity. Taking a boat trip on the calm waters of Lake Victoria is a very beautiful experience; also meet its people and visit the well preserved island Mfangano. And if you visit Lake Victoria, you can also enjoy the Ruma National Park.

Lake Huron

It is located in North America, exactly in Ontario-Canada and is the second of the Great Lakes. Its waters are sweet and in its interior is located the beautiful island of Manitoulin, with its beautiful forests and its amazing viewpoint that will allow you to capture spectacular views. Once there, you can go hiking, explore its nooks and crannies and experience full contact with nature. In short, obtain or renew the energy required to continue being happy.

Lake Michigan

Member of the Great Lakes and the only one that is located only in North American lands. Lake Michigan kisses the coasts of Chicago and Milwaukee and in its waters fishing for trout and salmon is the priority. Now, if you want to see an impressive and surreal landscape, contemplate an amazing sunrise or sunset from the 94th floor of the John Hancock Center Lookout. And if you love extreme, there you can enjoy an epic experience in the TILT glass box.

Lake Tanganyika

This beautiful lake, located in Africa, proudly displays its 673 kilometers in length and is considered the longest in the world. The waters of Lake Tanganyika run through Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Tanzania and Zambia; creating ideal places to visit due to the biodiversity and relief that the lake has. In addition, many fish in Lake Tanganyika have a beautiful coloring that makes them very attractive to create amazing aquariums.

Lake Baikal

It is the deepest lake on the planet, with 1637 meters deep, and is located in Russia. Its fresh, crystalline waters and great biological diversity is something that Russians can be very proud of. Lake Baikal is home to more than 1,085 species of plants and about 1,550 varieties of animals. Among the most colorful animals of Lake Baikal, the seal and a industrious shrimp stand out, which keeps the lake waters free of bacteria and excess algae.

Great Bear Lake

This bear-shaped lake – hence its name – is located in Canada and along its route borders many forests; thereby protecting a large amount of wildlife. This lake with very clear waters freezes from November to July, creating dreamlike landscapes and views. Another of its tourist attractions is Plummer’s Arctic Lodge, a place where competition fishing is highly favored; Trout, pike, grayling and others are indigenous species.

Lake malawi

Also known as Lake Nyasa. This lake is very popular in Africa because it houses a considerable diversity of fish; some of them unique in the world. One of the most beautiful ways to get to know this lake is traveling by cruise; since you will be able to see first-hand the spectacular mountains that this lake exhibits. In addition, Lake Malawi in its journey has created beautiful beaches to cool off, windsurf or scuba dive.

Great Slave Lake

It is the deepest lake in North America and measures 28,930 square kilometers; its depth is 614 meters and its name derives from an ancient native tribe that inhabits the place. This lake is located at the mouth of the beautiful River of the Slave and in its route you will observe polar bears, herds of buffalo, gold mines and lush forests. Something enigmatic that you can observe while touring the lake is the Aurora Borealis and the floating houses.

And after this tour of the 10 largest lakes in the world, have you already chosen your next tourist destination? An additional suggestion to fully enjoy the tour is to continue to maintain social biosecurity standards.

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