Hyderabad has many glorious feathers to its hat. The royal city of Nawabs is home to a secret lake which is popularly known as the Durgam Cheruvu. This secret lake is situated close to Shilparamam craft village, at the city’s software hub, Hitech city. The reason behind this intriguing name is indistinct but old timers assert that for many years the lake remained hidden as there were no roads to reach the place and it was well kept away from naked eye for twenty years. The Durgam Cheruvu is a secluded location that is spread over an area of sixty-three acres and is a picturesque location surrounded by green pastures and scenic hills of the Deccan Plateau. This secret lake has now been developed into a haven for visitors. The authorities maintaining the lake have introduced boating facilities to lure the people visiting the exotic place. The visitors throng this place for the entertaining activities like fishing, which is very rare in the city. There is a restaurant for people looking for some refreshments. This appealing lake serves as one best place for the film shootings. It is also the most recommended picnic spot for busy Hyderabadis who look for a rejuvenating weekend. The lake is shielded by granite rocks which are said to be only one of its kinds in entire Asia. The stones date back to more than some 2,500 million years. Nature lovers are very attracted to this place. The Tourism Department has provided camping, pedal boating, and trekking facilities.
- How to Reach
- Where to eat
- Where to stay
Durgam Cheruvu located near Jubilee Hills is nearly 10 km from the centre of Hyderabad and is well accessible by road.
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Durgam Cheruvu has a dedicated restaurant and fast food joint and there are also other restaurants close by at Inorbit mall.
Tourists can buy a range of apparel, consumer goods and a host of other items at the nearby shopping destination of Inorbit mall.
Telangana Tourism operates Plaza Hotel in Begumpet, Located at distance of 11.2 kms from Durgam cheruvu is a comfortable stay. The Plaza hotel here is ideal for tourists visiting destinations in and around Hyderabad. There are standard and deluxe A/C rooms and the interiors are world-class, designed aesthetically to attract tourists. The rooms of the hotel are well-maintained, the environs look pleasing and this hotel is built in signature style in the midst of the city. There is also an attached restaurant here offering quality food for the visitors at specified timings. A prominent hotel of Telangana tourism, Plaza Hotel has well-laid tiles while the woodwork of suites indicate world-class construction, thereby creating a landmark hotel of the tourism department.
Haritha Taramathi baradari resort is located at a distance of 13.9kms from Durgam cheruvu,is an attractive destination in Hyderabad. The resort has an Open Air Auditorium, which is ideal for corporate gatherings and private events. It also has an Air Cooled Theatre and Banquet Hall that are a perfect fit for special events, conferences and exhibitions. It comes with an attached pantry, a multi – cuisine A/C restaurant and a 50 PAX A/c Bar(saqi) for spending some quality time.The resort also has a souvenir shop and swimming pool that comes with a modern health club with best facilities for fitness and leisure. There are A/C suites and A/C rooms that can be an ideal way to enjoy luxury in the vicinity of a prominent monument. Spending time close to a heritage destination with best accommodation and quality food, with all trappings of a resort has never been this wonderful!
Near Cyberabad Police Commissionerate, Old Mumbai Hwy, Jayabheri Pine Valley, Gachibowli, Hyderabad, Telangana 500032
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1-98/4/1, Vittal Rao Nagar Road, Madhapur, Hitech City, Arunodaya Colony, Vittal Rao Nagar, Madhapur, Hyderabad, Telangana 500081