Renuka Lake lies in the Sirmaur district of Himachal Pradesh and is approximately 672m above the sea level. It is considered as the largest lake of the Himachal Pradesh with a circumference of 3214. Renuka Lake is situated at a distance of 37km from Nahan and 60km away from the Paonta sahib covering the surrounding area of 2.5km. It is well connected by the road. Boating is available on the lake.
This lake got its name from the goddess Renuka and she was the mother of Parshuram. The water of the lake is spread in the shape of forming a reclining woman representing the persona of Renuka goddess. In November 2005, Renuka lake is also designated as a Ramsar site. The lake is connected to the road and you can easily get to the lake on your vehicle. Apart from the scenic view, there is a lion safari and zoo at the lake. You can also enjoy boating there too.
If you want to just relax, then Renuka lake is the best place to visit and you can enjoy the natural glory of Himachal Pradesh there. You can enjoy walking around the lake and can admire the huge slopes of mountains fully covered with vegetation and forest. So, plan your trip to Renuka Lake now and do not forget to visit the nearby places of Renuka Lake including Jammu Peak (8km away from the lake), Jataun Dam (5km away from lake). There is also a mini zoo just at a distance of 2km from the main lake and enjoy a glimpse of animals like Nilgai, Asiatic lions, and Himalayan black bears. So, what are you waiting for? Hurry up and pack your bags now.