Laknavaram Lake Warangal Entry Fee
- 10 per person for Adults
- 5 per person for Children
Laknavaram Lake Warangal Boating Charges
- 50 per person for Adults
- 30 per person for Children
- 300 for Speed Boat (Max. 4 people)
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Laknavaram Lake Warangal Address: 80km from Warangal, Govindaraopet mandal, Telangana, 506347, India
About Laknavaram Lake, Warangal
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.
History of Laknavaram Lake
The history of Laknavaram Lake goes back to Kakatiya reign. Also known as Laknavaram Cheruvu, this lake was first discovered by the Kakatiya rulers. They found a beautiful lake lying amid flourishing hills that surrounded it. It was then the rulers of Kakatiya reign built a small sluice gate that eventually transformed it into vast lake that now serve as water reservoir. Laknavaram Lake still serves as a source of irrational water for an area of around 3,500 acres of land, to six villages that are located nearby. It has the capacity to hold around 2.135 tmc ft. of water.
Things to do at Laknavaram Lake near Warangal
Laknavaram Lake with its unparalleled beauty is ideal for a wide array of activities as well. The most popular activity at the lake is boating. Boating at Laknavaram Lake is something that interest every visitor, irrespective of age. For those seeking a bit of thrill, there is the option of speed boating along with motor boats.
However, if you want to relax then you can just sit around the lake and admire tranquil surroundings. There are also accommodation facilities here, which are provided by the Telangana State Tourism Development Corporation (TSTDC). The Haritha Hotel Laknavaram offers luxurious stay with all the basic facilities. A restaurant, offering wide variety of delicacies is also located here. So for a relaxed tour, you can even plan a stay at the lake and bask in its scenic charm without any rush.
Suspension bridge with a length of 160 meters is another attractive feature of this lake. This hanging bridge starts from the entrance till the island, offering an experience worth remembering.
Timings and Entry Fee of Lake Laknavaram
The entry timings at the lake is from 8 AM to 5.30 PM. The entry fee at the lake is Rs. 10 per person for adults and Rs. 5 per person for children.
Boating Charges at Lake Laknavaram
The boating charges at Lake Laknavaram are Rs. 50 for adults and Rs. 30 for kids. Charges for speed boat of Rs. 300 for a maximum of 4 people.
How to reach Laknavaram Lake, Warangal
Laknavaram Lake is located around 6 km away from Govindaraopet Mandal which is around 75 km away from Warangal. If you are coming from Warangal, you are required to drive on NH 202 in the direction of Mulugu. After a straight drive, crossing Mulug and Jangalapalli, you need to take a right turn and drive for 7 km to reach the lake. This 7 to 8 km of drive through the stretch of refreshing greenery gives a perfect start to your relaxing visit to the lake.
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