A TRIP TO LAKNAVARAM LAKE – TELANGANA
Nearby Attractions & Places to Visit in Warangal
A state that boasts of rich culture and a plethora of many other eye-catching natural destinations, Telangana is an exquisite beauty destination nestled in the southern part of India. With many exciting and relaxing destinations that build the state’s eco-tourism, Laknavaram Lake tops it all. Situated amidst ornamental hills and surrounded by thick vegetation and forest cover, this lake of pristine waters is the perfect blend of thrill and adventure merged with the beauty of calmness and serenity among all the places to visit near Warangal. Situated at a distance of 80 km from the cultural capital of Telangana, Laknavaram Lake transforms into its most resplendent form in the season of monsoon.
Recent years have brought many travellers to choose greener destinations that are situated away from the hustle and bustle of the city’s life, leading to a much more enchanting experience. If you too are planning for a weekend getaway, Laknavaram Lake might be the perfect holiday destination for you and your loved ones.
THROUGH THE STORIES OF LAKNAVARAM
Discovered by the ancient Kakatiya Dynasty, this enormous aquatic marvel has a chain of thirteen tiny islands that float on this lake. It is surrounded by the lush green Eturnagaram Forest which is home to more than 200 indigenous and migratory birds along with many other species of flora and fauna. In the older times, the water from this lake was used to irrigate the nearby fields and acted as a means of running the living of many. This lake also holds a fine example of the engineering excellence of the Kakatiya reign. The bridge constructed over this water body is a beautiful blend of history with nature making this destination historically significant. Adding up to the beauty of the entire place is the casting crimson aura and chirping of birds that transform the scenic beauty of the lake when the sun rises or sets.
THE MESMERIZING WAY TO REACH LAKNAVARAM
Surrounded by lush greenery and captivating hills that leave you enchanted, the roads that lead to this lake are so beautiful that they make your journey memorable. The Mulugu-Jangalam National Highway connects this area to other cities in the state. If you are the one who avoids driving and prefers to travel by train, you can simply plan your trip from the Warangal Railway Station. One of the best tourist places near Hyderabad within 400 km, the nearest airport is located in the state’s capital, from where you can take a train to Warangal, take a bus/drive to the Hanumakonda Bus Stand to visit this exquisite beauty. Located at a distance of 40 min from Feriado Resorts, this place offers one of the best getaways from Hyderabad.
The view of Laknavaram Lake during sunrise and sunsets, when the pristine waters shine as the rays break through the trees is absolutely stunning. This tourist attraction altogether becomes much more mesmerizing when raindrops fall like pearls on this waterbody during the season of monsoon. There are a lot of activities that one can pursue when on their trip to Laknavaram.
WALK THROUGH THE CENTURIES-OLD BRIDGE
Constructed by the rulers of the Kakatiya Dynasty, this ancient bridge is suspended with tight steel ropes that connect three out of the thirteen islands on the lake. Walking on this bridge is no less than an adventure. Traversing the lake in a zig-zag manner, this crossing gives you the view of a breathtaking landscape that has remained untouched since time immemorial making it one of the best holiday destinations near Hyderabad.
PADDLE THROUGH OR MOTORBOAT YOUR WAY
The islands that are not connected by the suspending engineering marvel can be accessed by the all-time favourite activity, boating. The sound of ripples merging with the chirping of the birds and the calm breeze from the otherwise still forest when experienced in the middle of the lake, is surely something you will not want to miss on your trip to this splendid waterbody. The serenity of the waters during dusks and dawns is surely an immersive experience. You can choose to pursue kayaking if you are more into adventure, take on a paddle boat if you love making your own way or relax on a motorboat through the cool waters.
SOME CAMPING ADVENTURES
One of the most loved activities by all, camping by the lake surely tops the list of creating memorable experiences at vacation spots near Hyderabad. The view of the starry night sky with a silent blue moon from your tent with a bonfire coupled with fun, food, drinks and the silence of the forest and rippling water is something that should not be missed. You can try this activity with your friends, family or even your loved one. After all, who wouldn’t want to enjoy nature at its best?
HIKING? TREK OR TRAIL?
The forest surrounding this lake of pristine waters has a lot of hidden secrets to offer to its visitors. Home to various species of exotic indigenous and migrant birds, the Eturnagaram Forests have wilderness preserved at its best. If you are a lover of creation, then picking up your binoculars and wandering through the woodland is the best idea. The most popular route to trek through is the Oddugudam-Parsa lane which stands 14 km long. Trekking is also a great way to understand the local culture of the place along with having various conversations with nature.
So, what are you waiting for? Book your stay at Feriado Resorts today the best staycation near Hyderabad and visit the ever sparkling Laknavaram Lake to experience the hidden treasures of Telangana.
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