9.3-km loop trail near Secunderabad, Telangana. Generally considered an easy route, it takes an average of 2 h 24 min to complete. This is a very popular area for birding, paddle sports, and road biking, so you'll likely encounter other people while exploring. The trail is open year-round and is beautiful to visit anytime.

Statistics

109

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109

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Difficulty

FATMAP difficulty grade

Easy

Description

The trail starts from Sanjeevaiah Park which is a public green space covered with a beautiful garden with green lush carpets.

It further passes through Jawahar National Park, People's Plaza, Lumbini Park, Sunset View-Point, and Rotary Park.

Hussain Sagar Lake Hyderabad, situated at the heart of the city.

The lake connects two parts of the city (Secunderabad and Hyderabad) to each other. Built on the tributary of River Musi, the lake has been named after Hussain Shah Wali and it's the largest artificial lake in Asia.

Hussain Sagar Lake was initially built to cater to the irrigation needs and other water needs of the city.

Having been bordered by Indira Park in the east, Sanjeevaiah Park in the north, and Lumbini Park in the south, the lake presents a setting quite rare to find in the middle of any city.

There is also a bund on its banks, which was built to control the flow of water.

This artificial lake now beautifies the city gracefully.

Not just for beauty, it is also known for its historical connection.

On the banks of this Hussain Sagar Lake, the treaty between Mughals and Golconda was signed.

In the middle of the lake, one will find a huge statue of the standing Lord Buddha, made up of white granite, the statue is on the Rock of Gibraltar.

The lighting show at the statue is something that is worth watching.

Along with this, there are several statues of various famous personalities around the lake as well.

There are various options for boating at Hussain Sagar Lake such as speed boats, motorboats, etc.

One can also do parasailing at Hussain Sagar Lake or water skiing, although the timings and availability of these activities do vary from time to time.