If one has to look for a place to enjoy the wonders of nature besides indulging in lazy relaxation, there is no better place than Lake Garden Sakkardara for that purpose. Serving as a great destination to make any weekend worthwhile, Lake Garden Sakkardara is an amazing place to hit on leisure holidays. This garden has a great 5 expanse of playing fields. Also, the scenic beauty of the garden is its unique selling point. Situated on the shores of Sakkardara Lake, the garden borrows a lot of beauty from the lovely sunset and sunrise at the lake, which are a must watch. As the lake is nearby, the ambience of the garden is amplified multiple times in terms of beauty and always remains cool, be it day or night.
Lake garden Sakkardara In Nagpur
Also known by the names Shukravari Talao (lake) and Jumma Talao is located near Raman Science Center. The lake which is said to be exists for more than 275 years, was established as a source of water supply by Chand Sultan, the then ruler of Nagpur. He created the water body in the form of streams being diverted to the Nag River, which was connected to the water reservoir and named it as 'Jumma Talab'. Subsequently it came to be known as 'Shukrawari Talao' during the Bhonsla and British periods when the first Raghuji declared Nagpur as the capital of his domain in 1742.
The picturesque rectangular shaped Gandhi Sagar reservoir is now enclosed with stonewalls and iron railings. One can also found a small island in the middle of the lake with an attractive Shiva temple and a garden. The lake looks more attractive in the night by the illumination of the yellow mercury light. The lake also offers boating facility to the visitors.
Gandhi Sagar lake
Satpura Botanical Garden located on the Seminary Hills, near Phutala Lake is a splendid garden in Nagpur attracting thousands of people. Satpura botanical garden houses numerous rare species of plants. The garden is an excellent place for those who are studying biology, zoology and environment science as it provide information about various aspects of tree morphology, phrenology and regeneration and tree architecture. The garden and its surroundings are the favorite among the bird enthusiasts.
Satpuda Botanical Garden
Khekranala, situated 65 km north of Nagpur in Khapa range is a beautiful dam site. Nestled on the Chhindwara Road near Khapa, Khekranala is an ideal spot for adventure seekers, specially for trekking. The major attraction here is the tranquil lake around the Khekranala Dam, surrounded by a dense forest with wide variety of flora and fauna. The lush greenery, healthy climate and fascinating environment attracts tourists from different parts of the state. Maharahtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) has developed lodging facilities for the visitors.
Khekranala Lake in Nagpur
Khindsi, the picturesque and large lake surrounded by verdant forests on all sides is located about 3.5kms from Ramtek and 53kms from Nagpur. It has been the favourite tourist destination of Vidarbhites for several years. Tourist can enjoy boating in Khindsi lake in motorboats, pedal boats, rowing boats, water scooters etc. Nearby the lake, there is an adventure park for the children. For the adventure seekers, jungle trekking is also available.
Khindsey Lake in Tq Ramtek Nagpur
Totladoh dam, is a gravity dam on Pench river near Ramtek in Nagpur district 80 km. from Nagpur on N.H. No.-7. This dam, a part of the Pench River hydroelectric project, sits amidst a scenic wonderland, where blue water and emerald green forest come together in an almost picture-postcard setting.
Totladoh in Tq Ramtek
56 km. from Nagpur (N.H.No.-7) This dam site, located in Parseoni forest range, is an attractive picnic spot. The lake, surrounded by richly forested hills, is an oasis of calm amidst a sea of emerald green. It's good for bird-watching.
Nawegaon Bandh in Tq Parseoni
Gorewada Lake in Nagpur Gorewada Lake, situated on the northwestern end of the city was created out of a 2,350 feet dam which was mainly used as the source for drinking water. The lake was established in 1911 by the water works department. Bordered by thick forest, Gorewada lake and its surrounding is the habitat for avian species and some wild life
Seminary Hill is a small hillock.. Named after the Seminary of St. Charles, this hillock gives a captivating panoramic view of the city. Named after the seminary of St. Charles, the main attractions of Seminary hill are the Japanese garden at its foot, St. Charles Seminary and the S.F.S. College on the top, The densely wooded green stretch of Seminary hills called as the lungs of Nagpur city. The walking paths carved out in the woods give pleasure to the morning walkers and joggers. From the top of Seminary hill one can get a panoramic view of the whole city. The picturesque surroundings, hygienic climate and the panoramic views all makes the place a hub of tourist activity.
Futala Lake is one of the most famous lakes in Nagpur, the Lake is a popular hangout for people of all age groups. Built by famous erstwhile Raja Bhosle of Nagpur, the lake is known for its coloured fountains and charming atmosphere. In the evenings, the place is entirely illuminated with halogen lights endowing a very fascinating look and ambience to the place. The lake is surrounded on three sides by a lush green forest cover and a beautifully landscaped Chowpatty on one side. In fact, one can witness the alluring sunset across this lake and over the mountain and delve into the wonders of nature. What is most interesting is that a lot of migratory birds are also attracted towards this lake making it a very desirable place for the bird watchers. Owing to all these fascinating features, Futala Lake makes for a great picnic spot for families all year round.
The Ambazari Lake, located at a distance of 6 km on the western outskirts of Nagpur is the largest and the most beautiful lake in the city. The lake is managed and maintained by the Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC).
A picturesque garden called Ambazari Garden is located adjacent to the lake. Established in 1958, Ambazari Garden sprawl over an area of 20 acres of land offers a variety of entertainment to children.
The Ambazari Lake