It is known as the 'Town of Seven lakes'; Sattal, situated at a height of around 4000 feet in Nainital area in the Kumaon district of Uttarakhand, is celebrated for its freshwater lakes. Attal alongside Nainital, Bhimtal, Naukuchiatal and others frame some portion of the Lake District of India.
The seven lakes, aet among thick timberlands of oak and pine trees, are among the couple of untainted and unpolluted new water bodies in India. The names of these lakes are: Ram Tal, Lakshman Tal, Sita Tal, Nal Damyanti Tal, Panna Tal, Purna Tal and Sukha Tal. The wellsprings of water for these lakes are underground springs and are named after the Hindu fanciful figures.