Durgam Cheruvu, Hyderabad (Entry Fee, Timings, Images & Location)
Situated quite close to the Hi-tech City, Durgam Cheruvu is 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 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. The place now has a artificial waterfall and floating fountain which attracts more visitors now.
It is said that the lake was used as the source of drinking water in the Golconda Fort. Also called as the ‘Madhapur Lake’, Durgam Cheruvu promises some refreshing moments to each and everyone.
Once at the lake, one can indulge in various kinds of interesting activities. The place has the facilities available for pedal boating, camping as well as trekking. There is also a cafeteria and refreshment centre located on the lake side.
There is also an amphi theatre at the rock garden. The view of the nearby places and the Hi-Tech city from there is mesmerising. Durgam Cheruvu makes for a relaxed yet fun filled hang out of the city.