Palak dïl (lit. Palak Lake) or Pala Tipo (in Mara language) is the biggest lake in Mizoram state in Northeast India. Pala is a Mara word for the name of the lake while Tipo is the Mara word for lake; it is called Palak Dil in Mizo ṭawng.
Palak Dil is Oval in shape with a length of 870 meters 870 width of 700 meters depth of 17 to 25 meters. It is believed that a village exists below the lake, some people believes that the lake is haunted by ghosts and demons. Another Legend also believes that a British Officer once dropped his sword in the middle of the lake and ordered one of his men to retrieve it, the men dived to retrieve it but came back only after 3 days explaining that he had feasted and was to drunk to return back.
It is situated within Mara Autonomous District Council (MADC), one of the three autonomous district councils in the southernmost part of the state. It is about 76 km away from Saiha, the headquarters of MADC. It can be reached by small/light vehicles only.
Coordinates: 22°12′09″N 92°53′20″E / 22.2024669°N 92.8888912°E