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Hyderabad to Laknavaram

 

Hello All,


This is my first post, so please bear with me, if there are any mistakes.

 

Distance :  210 Kms

Drive time :  5 Hours (Including Breaks)

Vehicle Used :  Tata Winger Office Cab (o.O)

Starting Point: Uppal

End Point: Haritha Resorts Laknavaram Island

Accommodation: Rs 2500/- for Couple with 2 Kids (but still you can manage if extra person) 
Telangana tourism Laknavaram Lake view resort.

 

Link to book Accomadation: http://www.harithahotel.com/Laknavaram-Lake/

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Route Taken:

Uppal--->Bibinagar---->Bhongir---->Yadadri--->Jangoan--->Ghanpur--->Kazipet--->Hanmakonda--->Arepally--->Mulugu--->Laknavaram

 

 

  • We have planned this tour almost a month back..(or else I would have joined for Breakfast ride to Rachakonda)

 

  • Actually, we decided to go in 2 cars ( my Vitara Brezza & my brother's Honda Amaze). But last minute change of plans due to Honda engine radiator problem. We decided to cancel the trip, but we made a decent deal with our office cabbie.

 

  • Started at 11 AM in the morning after having breakfast.

 

  • Refueled the cab at Uppal HP Service Station until it choked (This pump is operated by Prisons Dept) 

 

  • I am a nature lover, so I have told my mom to prepare food so that we can have it under a nice shady tree on the Highway.

 

  • It started off to be a foggy day and we encountered all varieties of climate like rainy, summer heat and winter cold etc

 

  • The road till Yadagirigutta is awesome and the ride was good but after crossing Yadagirigutta, the road turns out to be single lane due to expansion work in progress. Road condition was average.

 

  • Crossed Hanmakonda by 1:30 pm and our tummies were banging for food (normally when we do long journeys we tend to crave for food)

 

Let the pictures talk the rest.

 

Greenery along the highway.

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A glimpse of Bhongiri fort from the highway.

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Closer shot.

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Our family

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Cotton plantation en-route.

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Accommodation is beautiful, given a chance I can stay here for months. 

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Lunch time.

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We had lunch surrounded by nature. The feeling that you will not experience in the corporate hotels.

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Breath taking view from the room, Surrounded by hillocks and water, for a second you get a feel of ooty/Kodai.

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We did boating and some water games.

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Good to see that safety jackets are mandatory.

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Fun games near less shallow areas.

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The famous Laknavaram bridge.

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My dad

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I always say that the times in my life when I've been happiest are the times when I've seen the sunset ---

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View on the next morning.

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We explored the lake.

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Island in the lake.

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Dense forest and newly laid roads.

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Surrounded by trees.IMG_3066.JPG

Temple time.

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Thank you.

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Very informative and excellent pictures.Thank you for sharing @SagarSS

Accommodation looks very good. Views are too good, I remember climate was foggy on that day.
Though you missed the India-Drive meet, I am sure had good family time.

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Wow!! Nice post with beautiful pictures!!
Seems you had a very great family time!!
That accommodation looks really good!! I never knew that there were fun water games too!! Is there any package for all these water games included along with the accommodation?

Thank you for sharing

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Hi Shammy,

 

I havent found any package for water games there but the prices are like for 

 

Speedboat:   300/- for 4 persons

 

Kayak : 300/- for each person(not recommended as waste of money)

 

Floating ring:  60/- for each person( 3 persons allowed)

 

Tea in Haritha resort hotel is 13/- which is very nice & hotel offers a panoromic of lush green hills

 

This is place is vey beautiful and very prestine, you get a feeling of like staying in Ooty or Kodai...but plan it after rainy seasons as in the summer most of the lake will be dried up.....

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hey @SagarSS: lovely pictures & thanks for sharing you experience, information.

but what was your travel date? i mean, I am thinking to plan for holi weekend. Will it be a good time to enjoy the place?

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hey [mention=348]SagarSS[/mention]: lovely pictures & thanks for sharing you experience, information.
but what was your travel date? i mean, I am thinking to plan for holi weekend. Will it be a good time to enjoy the place?

Hi Pralay, Thank you Pralay....Actually We went on the Republic Day and stayed there that night......presently therez lots of water there.....you will be having really good time....but if your a fan of C2H6O beverages.....do carry with you....as you will be have really good time with spelendid views
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Very nice post. @SagarSS

Even I'm a nature lover, planning this trip very soon. The place where you were eating is the Haritha hotel or else just a view point like place?

Thanks a lot for sharing

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Nice clicks and information is to the point.
If I want to visit laknavaram, your post has everything in it.

Shared the link with my friend, who is planning to visit on next weekend.

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On 2/10/2017 at 10:37 PM, shammy said:

Wow!! Nice post with beautiful pictures!!
Seems you had a very great family time!!
That accommodation looks really good!! I never knew that there were fun water games too!! Is there any package for all these water games included along with the accommodation?

Thank you for sharing

These are recently started Shammy, when I have gone there for my birthday in August 2016 the Island accommodation was still under construction and water games were yet to start! Place looks good now with all this sorted. Will have to go back to explore more of this new island accommodation!

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On 2/10/2017 at 2:09 PM, SagarSS said:

Hyderabad to Laknavaram

 

Hello All,


This is my first post, so please bear with me, if there are any mistakes.

 

Distance :  210 Kms

Drive time :  5 Hours (Including Breaks)

Vehicle Used :  Tata Winger Office Cab (o.O)

Starting Point: Uppal

End Point: Haritha Resorts Laknavaram Island

Accommodation: Rs 2500/- for Couple with 2 Kids (but still you can manage if extra person) 
Telangana tourism Laknavaram Lake view resort.

 

Link to book Accomadation: http://www.harithahotel.com/Laknavaram-Lake/

Capture.JPG

 

Route Taken:

Uppal--->Bibinagar---->Bhongir---->Yadadri--->Jangoan--->Ghanpur--->Kazipet--->Hanmakonda--->Arepally--->Mulugu--->Laknavaram

 

 

  • We have planned this tour almost a month back..(or else I would have joined for Breakfast ride to Rachakonda)

 

  • Actually, we decided to go in 2 cars ( my Vitara Brezza & my brother's Honda Amaze). But last minute change of plans due to Honda engine radiator problem. We decided to cancel the trip, but we made a decent deal with our office cabbie.

 

  • Started at 11 AM in the morning after having breakfast.

 

  • Refueled the cab at Uppal HP Service Station until it choked (This pump is operated by Prisons Dept) 

 

  • I am a nature lover, so I have told my mom to prepare food so that we can have it under a nice shady tree on the Highway.

 

  • It started off to be a foggy day and we encountered all varieties of climate like rainy, summer heat and winter cold etc

 

  • The road till Yadagirigutta is awesome and the ride was good but after crossing Yadagirigutta, the road turns out to be single lane due to expansion work in progress. Road condition was average.

 

  • Crossed Hanmakonda by 1:30 pm and our tummies were banging for food (normally when we do long journeys we tend to crave for food)

 

Let the pictures talk the rest.

 

Greenery along the highway.

IusZz2CmTRSiyK+YiQU5BQ_thumb_d63.jpg

 

A glimpse of Bhongiri fort from the highway.

FullSizeRender.jpg

 

Closer shot.

IMG_2922.JPG

 

Our family

FVTRslfASaeTuh0rh0ysBw_thumb_d6c.jpg

 

Cotton plantation en-route.

g+pVE7GmQbaUo2KrGmVypQ_thumb_d68.jpg

 

Accommodation is beautiful, given a chance I can stay here for months. 

%fdaDf2ESNO6ZButlYQ02w_thumb_dd6.jpg

 

Lunch time.

UNADJUSTEDNONRAW_thumb_e64.jpg

 

We had lunch surrounded by nature. The feeling that you will not experience in the corporate hotels.

UNADJUSTEDNONRAW_thumb_e2c.jpg

 

Breath taking view from the room, Surrounded by hillocks and water, for a second you get a feel of ooty/Kodai.

2J3eMZbjRyOVLM38Ko%9YA_thumb_e26.jpg

 

We did boating and some water games.

IMG_3025.JPG

 

Good to see that safety jackets are mandatory.

IMG_3027.JPG

 

Fun games near less shallow areas.

IMG_3035.JPG

 

The famous Laknavaram bridge.

TOew7r89QIOLXkerp4qxRw_thumb_d79.jpg

 

My dad

UNADJUSTEDNONRAW_thumb_d8a.jpg

 

I always say that the times in my life when I've been happiest are the times when I've seen the sunset ---

UNADJUSTEDNONRAW_thumb_e0a.jpg

 

View on the next morning.

UNADJUSTEDNONRAW_thumb_e66.jpg

 

We explored the lake.

UNADJUSTEDNONRAW_thumb_e67.jpg

 

Island in the lake.

zMzTFPHCR%GTnIXsSEDQEA_thumb_d77.jpg

 

Dense forest and newly laid roads.

IMG_3064.JPG
 

Surrounded by trees.IMG_3066.JPG

Temple time.

UNADJUSTEDNONRAW_thumb_e3c.jpg

 

Thank you.

Thank you for this wonderful information @SagarSS

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3 minutes ago, ksa171983 said:

Is it a good time to visit during dassara time?

 

Avoid Laknavaram during long weekends and Holiday season.

It is over crowded, not worth it.

I went there on August 15th.

Faced high amount of crowd.

 

Place is excellent, but plan accordingly. 

Go during a week day, you will love it. 

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Avoid Laknavaram during long weekends and Holiday season.
It is over crowded, not worth it.
I went there on August 15th.
Faced high amount of crowd.
 
Place is excellent, but plan accordingly. 
Go during a week day, you will love it. 
Need to visit at 6am in the morning..as a morning walk and fresh air. That's what I do and I stay near by
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40 minutes ago, ksa171983 said:

dassara time?

 

Please avoid it during Dussehra.

It is very over crowded. 

 

Weekends and fine, but as uday suggested, week days is the best time to visit. 

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Please avoid it during Dussehra.
It is very over crowded. 
 
Weekends and fine, but as uday suggested, week days is the best time to visit. 
Yes. Very crowded on all weekends as well. Dificult to exit from there. I experienced it. I went there 10+ times.
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