Laknavaram Lake is located in Govindaraopet mandal, Jayashankar Bhupalpally district, Telangana.
It was built by Kakatiya kings in 13th century. In fact,the lake is spread over an area of 10,000 acres and holds about 2.135 tmcft of water. It irrigates over 3,500 acres of land. It has about 13 islands in it. And specially it has a 160 metres long hanging bridge, which connects three islands.On the other hand, Lake is surrounded by a thick deciduous forest .And it is a very trending and popular tourist spot.
The Laknavaram lake is also known as Laknavaram cheruvu. 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 charming scenic beauty. Not only scenic beauty, Lakanavaram 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.
Best time to visit:
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 looks more of freshly grown flora. The view during morning at sunrise when the lake water shine as the rays fall through the trees is absolutely stunning.
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.
The most popular activity at the lake is boating. Boating at Laknavaram Lake is something that interest every visitor, irrespective of age. Specially for people seeking a bit of thrill, here is the option of speed boating along with motor boats.
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.
Food and accommodation:
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 beautifull and relaxing tour, you can even plan a stay at the lake and bask in its scenic charm without any rush.Further more, new facilities including cottages, a viewing tower, a pantry are available. And in addition to this, boats from the main banks to the island amidst the serene waters has been open for the nature loving tourists .
Especially, the wooden air-conditioned cottages at the resorts of lake has earned the most innovative product at the travel and tourism fair held at Kolkata.
Laknavaram lake is at a distance of 80 kms from Warangal, 29 kms from Ramappa temple, 260 kms from hyderabad.76 kms from Hanamkonda,145 kms from Karimnagar.
Laknavaram Lake not only attracts tourists from Warangal district but also other states as well. Hey, this video is about the most beautiful islands of Laknavaram lake in the Warangal.