Situated at a distance of two kilometers from Mcleodganj, Dal Lake is renowned for its picturesque beauty and cool environment. Dal Lake is located 1775 m above the sea level and it is present on the road between Naddi village and Mcleodganj. Enclosed by green forests, it also serves as the base camp for trekkers in Mcleodganj and Dharamsala. One can go to Dal Lake by hiring a taxi, a bus or on foot and it takes not more than two hours to explore this area. Tourists also visit this place to witness a fair that is held every year in the month of September. It is a common belief that one can get rid of all the miseries by taking a dip in this river because of the blessings of Lord Shiva. Dal Lake is a small lake but the environment present around this lake makes it very attractive and lively. A temple dedicated to Rishi Durvasa is also located near this lake which makes this place worth a visit.