Durgam Cheruvu Entry Fee
0 No Entry Fee
20 per trip for Putty
Boating: Mechanized Boat, Water Scooter & Pedal Boat are also available here
Durgam Cheruvu Phone
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Durgam Cheruvu Address: Road Number 46, Masthan Nagar, CBI Colony, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad, Telangana, 500033, India
Situated quite close to the Hi-tech City, Durgam Cheruvu is one of the popular sightseeing places of Hyderabad. Presenting captivating scenic beauty, the lake is also known as the ‘Secret Lake’. This can be because of the fact that it is hidden by the surrounding granite rocks. The rock formations surrounding the lake are spread across an area of 63 acres of land and are said to be approximately 2500 million years old.
Currently it has been developed into a hangout place where people come and spend some time in a relaxed environment by the side of a calm water body. Durgam Cheruvu now has an artificial waterfall and floating fountain which attracts more visitors. It is nothing less than a pleasant wonder to see a calm lake and rocks, beside the concrete buildings of offices and a shopping mall.
It is said that the lake was used as the source of drinking water for the Golconda Fort. Also called as the ‘Madhapur Lake’, Durgam Cheruvu promises some refreshing moments to each and everyone.
It is a common venue for film shootings, owing to its scenic beauty and unique location. Durgam Cheruvu Lake is surrounded by granite rocks, which is said to be a rare thing not just in India but in all over Asia. Once at the lake, you can try out various kinds of interesting activities. The place has the facilities available for boating, camping as well as trekking. There are varied kinds of boating choices at Durgam cheruvu, ranging from Pedal Boat, mechanised Boat to Water Scooter. The ticket price for boating varies with the kind you choose.
Some visitors can also be seen trying out their luck in fishing, an activity which is very rare in the city. Amid the hectic schedule of the city lives and pressure of works, Durgam Cheruvu presents a refreshing opportunity soothing surroundings and rare sports like fishing.
There is also a cafeteria and refreshment centre located on the lake side. There is also an amphitheatre at the rock garden. Along with these, there is also a restaurant at the lake. The Inorbit Mall is just at a stone throw distance, making it easier for visitors to access other facilities, if needed. One can spend a quiet evening here at the lake, watching the breathtaking sunset and can end their day at Inorbit Mall which houses many popular restaurants and a multiplex as well.
The view of the nearby places and the Hi-Tech city from here at Durgam Cheruvu is worth watching. This place is ideal for a relaxed yet fun filled hang out of the city. Although not as popular at the Hussain Sagar lake, it is often considered at a popular party zone, a reason why especially more youngsters can be see here. It is also an ideal place for nature lovers; you can spend time amid the beautiful creations of nature right amid the city. It is open on all days, from Monday to Sunday. Timings for Durgam Cheruvu are from 10 am to 6.30 pm.