Ashok Sagar / Jankampet Lake

Lake / Backwaters

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Distance (From Nizamabad Bus Station): 9 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 1-2 Hours

Place Location: Between Nizamabad An Basara

Transportation Options: Bus / Cab / Auto

Travel Tips: None

At a distance of 1 km from Jankampet Bus Stand, 9 km from Nizamabad Bus Station, 26 km from Basara and 183 km from Hyderabad, Ashok Sagar is located at Jankampet in Nizamabad District of Telangana.

The Jankampet Lake is converted into attractive beautiful lake called as 'Ashok Sagar'. This is situated on the route to the famous Saraswathi temple at Basar from Hyderabad. It is a huge reservoir with beautiful Rock garden, octagonal shaped restaurant, swinging bridge, boating facilities and children's park. The garden is spread over an area of two acres with beautiful flowers, landscape and attractive natural setting rock cuts. There is a fifteen feet marble statue of Goddesses Saraswati in the middle of the water. The lake is very scenic with a backdrop of hilly region.

Ashok Sagar now boasts of excellent boating facilities with 18 seater, four seater speed boats, and pedal boats. The octagonal shaped Ashok Sagar Restaurant is a beautiful structure.