Damdama Lake Picnic spots Resorts
On the lap of Aravalli hills in Haryana, there lays a 12.14 sq Km stretched natural water reservoir. This large lake, known as Damdama Lake, was constructed during British era in 1947. The destination attracts hundreds of tourists every year. However, the best time to plan a tour to Damdama Lake is during the end of the year. There are hotels of different prices around the spot, while you can opt for affordable tour packages to have a terrific trip here.
Day When to visit
The best time to visit Damdama Lake is between October and March. Even late summer and rainy days are also ideal to peep into the home of migratory birds. You will find approximately 200 species of birds and beautiful greenery all around the Lake.
Places to visit:
The picturesque natural beauty of Damdama Lake, is just 20 Km from Gurgaon. If you have not yet explored the thrill of the Lake, then you should definitely try to visit Damdama Lake in Sohna in Gurgaon district.
The Raja of Bharatpur or Gwalior established this Shiva temple. This is considered as one of the ancient Temple standing in Sohna till date.
You can also visit the natural hot spring in the area, which has a year old history. However, the spring water contains Sulphur in huge amount and thus cannot be consumed.
Fun city Ambience mall
This family entertainment center is also a perfect place for families to celebrate theme birthdays or parties. Kids can enjoy a lot and have a fun filled day here.
Activities in Damdama Lake
Boating on the lake
Surrounded by the Aravalli range, the lake is a perfect place to enjoy boating during the winter days. There are provisions of row boating, motor boating, paddle boating as well as kayaking. You will also get the glimpse of colorful migratory birds while rowing.
Rock climbing and cycling
You can also try out rock climbing and cycling through the rough tracks of the Aravalli range.
Para sailing and hot air ballooning
If you have not tried Para sailing and hot air ballooning, then don’t miss the chance to experience these while you visit Damdama Lake.
A perfect picnic spot
Damdama Lake is also a perfect picnic spot where you can take your family and friends and enjoy a cheerful day.
How to reach
Damdama Lake is best reached from Gurgaon and Delhi by roads. However, all types of possible transportation system are there to reach this placid lake.
Indira Gandhi International Airport (Delhi) is the nearest airbase that is only 28 Km from the Damdama Lake.
People traveling in train can get down at Gurgaon Railways station (24 Km), Old Faridabad Railway Station (21 Km) or Ballabgarh Railway Station (18 Km). Tourists can also take cabs from New Delhi Railway station.
DTC and State transport of Haryana buses connect Damdama Lake very comfortably. However, passionate drivers can drive from Delhi through NH8.
Visitors traveling from Delhi can get down at HUDA city and IFFCO Chowk Metro station, which are only 18 Km and 19 Km, respectively from Damdama Lake.