This is lake situated near Ramkrishna mission.Its colour is Blackish that's whu it is called "Shyamlatal" The Blakish lake. Shyamala Lake (1500 m) By krishna. Filed in Lakes | Shyamala Tal is 132 km from Pithoragarh and 58 km from Champawat. Swami Vivekanand Ashram is located here at the bank of the lake. The blue lake of Shyamala Tal is spread over an area of about 1.5 sq. km. The area has some ruins dating back to the days of the early Chand rulers and others associated with the Pandavas.