Weekend Drive: lakes worth visiting in the Hyderabad

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If you’re searching for a peaceful area to relax with a few pals, why not visit some of the wonderful lakes in and around Hyderabad?

Not only will you feel revived, but spending time in nature can also help you overcome the work-from-home blues.

Lakes you need To Visit In And Around Hyderabad to stay away from crowded places.

Here’s a list of lakes you can explore this weekend with a flask of coffee or tea, snacks, and your best friends.

1. Narsapur Lake:

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This wonderful weekend hideaway, located 50 kilometers from Hyderabad, is ideal for individuals who enjoy watching sunrises and sunsets.

There is enough foliage to admire and photograph. The lake is located in the heart of the Narsapur forest, and you can feed the monkeys along the way.


2. Shamirpet Lake:

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The Shamirpet Lake is a great place to visit with friends or family for a quick break.

Despite some restrictions, you can visit the lake to witness the sunrise and observe the migratory birds right now.

On the route to the lake, there are numerous breakfast options. It’s also a fantastic spot for a picnic if you’re intending on eating home-cooked cuisine.

There are various resorts along the lake, such as the Leonia Resorts and the Alankrita Resorts, that you can visit.

Secunderabad is around 24 kilometers away from the artificial lake.


3. Ameenpur Lake:

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Photographers will be able to see flamingos, kingfishers, egrets, and other birds in Ameenpur Lake. You may visit this man-made lake in the mornings or evenings.

This biological heritage site sits on the outskirts of Hyderabad, in the Sangareddy District.

Here you may also organize a stargazing night with your buddies.


Also Read: Top 10 Waterfalls Near Hyderabad


4. Safilguda Lake:

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Safilguda Lake is a lake in Old Neredmet, Secunderabad, also known as Nadimi Cheruvu (original name) and Mini Tank Bund. The Safilguda Lake Park is a park located next to the lake.

A small island in the lake named Nadimi Bird Island is covered with thick trees, attracting a variety of fauna, particularly migrating birds.

The Katta Maisamma Temple is located on the lake’s shoreline.


5. Laknavaram Lake:

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The Laknavaram Lake is a wonderful place to unwind. It is 17 kilometers from Mulugu, 80 kilometers from Warangal, and 260 kilometers from Hyderabad.

The lakeside hanging bridge is a great place to take some Instagram-worthy photos. There are around 13 little bits of mini islets surrounded by lake water.

More activities include night camping in tents, jungle safaris, forest cycling, boating, kayaking, trekking, bullock cart rides, and a deer park.


6. Nagasamundram Lake:

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In Ananthagiri Hills, Vikarabad, the Nagasamundram Lake is also known as the Kotepally Reservoir. It is a must-see because of its kayaking opportunities and excellent dining options.

Nearby, Deccan Trails is a great area to camp with a bonfire and other activities.


7. Pakhal Lake:

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The Pakhal Lake is a man-made lake located 50 kilometers east of Warangal in the Pakhal sanctuary. It is well connected by road travelers can take state-run buses or private autos to get there. Apart from taking a boat trip, you can also take images of the magnificent flora and fauna that can be seen there.


Also Read: Water Parks In Hyderabad For Weekend Adventure


8. Osman Sagar Lake:

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Gandipet, popularly known as Osman Sagar Lake, is a great picnic destination around 20 kilometers outside of Hyderabad. Snacks and beverages are offered at the neighborhood cafeteria. The reservoir is replenished after a strong rain, which is a breathtaking sight. It’s also a fantastic location for bird photography. The neighboring Chilkur Balaji Temple is also worth a visit.


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