Lake / Backwaters
At a distance of 75 Kms from Warangal, 29 Kms from Ramappa Temple & 219 Kms from Hyderabad, Laknavaram Lake is a wonderful lake situated close to Etunagaram highway (NH202).
Built by Kakatiyas in 13th century, this is the largest lake in Warangal district. It still provides irrigation water for over 50,000 acres of land. The magnificent lake is surrounded by thick forests of Eturnagaram Sanctuary. The suspension bridge across the lake is a special attraction.
Laknavaram is one of the best places to visit around Warangal and it's a perfect getaway to spend time with family. Boating facility is available in the lake on speed boats and motor boats. Telangana Tourism provides accommodation facilities along with a restaurant on the island in middle of the lake. Post monsoon is the best season the best season to visit this place when the lake is filled with water and the surrounding hills are covered with thick vegetation.
To reach this place from Warangal, take Etunagaram highway, go straight past Mulug and Jangalapally (left turn here takes to Ramappa Temple - 11 Kms). After 11 Kms past Jangalapally on the highway (about 1.5 before Chalwai), take right turn go straight for 7 Kms and reach the destination.
The narrow route between the highway and Laknavaram lake runs through dense forest and steep curves. Visitors are advised to be careful while driving on this route. Laknavaram attracts large number of tourists in Monsoon and winter season. It is advised to book accommodation in advance. No alternate accommodation is available nearby.
Lake Timings: 8 AM to 5.30 PM. Entry Fee: Rs. 10 for adults, Rs. 5 for children
Boating Fee: Rs. 50 for Adults, Rs. 30 for Children, Rs. 300 for Speed boat (max 4)