Laknavaram Lake :
Presenting mesmerizing scenic beauty, Laknavaram Lake is undoubtedly one of the most sought after tourist attractions in Warangal. Spread over an area of 10,000 acres, this huge spread of serene water promises a perfect break, away from the chaos and pollution of cities.
Surrounded by lush green forests and captivating hillocks, this lake is sure to leave you enchanted. The twisty road, with forests on both sides and the lake makes even the journey memorable. The hanging bridge and small islands that are scattered around add further to its enthralling scenic beauty. Not only scenic beauty, this lake is historically significant as well. A fine example of engineering excellence during Kakatiya Reign, Laknavaram Lake is a beautiful blend of history with nature.
What make this lake even more alluring are the mini islands that are located all around it. A total of about 13 tiny pieces of land can be seen surrounded by lake water, especially during the month of monsoon. The view during morning at sunrise when the lake water shine as the rays fall through the trees is absolutely stunning.
At a distance of around 75 km from Warangal Laknavaram Lake is located in the Laknavaram village in the Govindaraopet Mandal. From Hyderabad it is located around 150 km away. As it is located quite close to Ramappa Temple, which is 29 km away, both the places can be clubbed together and visited on the same day.
Although this lake is ideal for visiting throughout the year, the best time to visit Laknavaram Lake is during the monsoon and winter season. During these months, many tourists plan Warangal tour and visit this lake as well. As in rainy season, the lake is filled with water and the surrounding area also sees more of freshly grown flora.
- Idyllic Locales
- Walk on the bridge connecting an island amidst the Lakhnavaram Lake
- Scenic beauty of the place
- Medaram Villagae famous for Samakka Sarakka Jatara
- The Ramappa Temple
- The Ramappa Lake
Things to do in Laknavaram Lake :
Laknavaram Lake near Warangal with its incomparable beauty is ideal for a wide range of activities as well. The most popular activity is in the East of the boating lake. Boat in this place is something that every visitor interest, regardless of their age. Those seeking a bit of emotion, there is the option of speed along with motor boats boating.However, if you want to relax, you can just sit around the Laknavaram cheruvu and enjoy a peaceful setting. There is also housing here, that are provided by the State Telangana Tourism Development Corporation (TSTDC). The hotel offers Laknavaram Haritha luxury with all the basic amenities. A restaurant, offering a wide variety of delights is also located here. So for a relaxed ride, you can even plan a stay in the Lake and revel in its picturesque charm.
Telangana Tourist department has constructed a Suspension bridge connects the 3 islands, and several jetties on the bridge and along the lake end. This bridge adds beauty to this place. Suspension bridge with a length of 160 meters is another interesting feature of this Lake. This suspension bridge starts from the entrance to the island, offering an experience worth remembering.
Laknavaram Lake fare Details :
Adults : Rs.10/- (Per Head)
Childs : Rs.5/-(Per Head)
The costs of boating at the Lake :
Adults : Rs.50/- (Per Head)
Childs : Rs.30/-(Per Head)
Speed boats speed Price - Rs. 300/- (maximum of 4 people)
Laknavaram Lake Visiting Days and Timings :
|Sunday||8:00 A.M- 5:00 P.M|
|Monday||8:00 A.M- 5:00 P.M|
|Tuesday||8:00 A.M- 5:00 P.M|
|Wednesday||8:00 A.M- 5:00 P.M|
|Thursday||8:00 A.M- 5:00 P.M|
|Friday||8:00 A.M- 5:00 P.M|
|Saturday||8:00 A.M- 5:00 P.M|
Other places to visit near Laknavaram lake
You can add all the historical places in Warangal district like thousand pillars temple, Ramappa temple, Pandava Caves etc to the trip. You can also see the Sammakka Saarakka Festival which is celebrated once in every two years. Ramappa temple is just 30 Kms away from Laknavaram Lake.
How to Reach Laknavaram lake :
Laknavaram lake was located at a distance of 73 Kms from Warangal, the district head quarters and over 220 Kms from the Hyderabad, state capital of Andhra Pradesh. You have to reach Laknavaram lake by travelling by Mulugu-Jangalam National Highway. To reach Laknavaram, you have to travel 8 kms through the right side road which comes before Chalwayi village. Buses are available from Hanumakunda to Mulugu and Eturu Nagaram. Tourists from Hyderabad can reach Warangal by Train or bus and then reach the Hanumakonda bus stand. If you are travelling by car, then take care that you go to the lake during the morning times because at times it is danger to travel in those dense forests which are Naxals affected and under police patrol.
Laknavaram Lake Address:
Govindaraopet mandal, (80km from Warangal)
Telangana, 506347, India .
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