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Hyderabad to Singur dam

 

Road condition: Average, Single roads with decent condition. First 30 kilometers on ORR the and the next 50 kilometers on a single lane road.
Drive: You will enjoy driving through the remote villages of Telangana.

Distance: 80 kilometers from Gachibowli, Via ORR.

 

Hyderabad to Singur dam route:

Gachibowli (ORR) ---> Patancheru (Mumbai highway exit) ---> Sadashivpet ---> Atmakur ---> Singur Dam

There are multi routes available via Sanga reddy, If you want to explore the interiors of villages. 

 

Place to visit in Singur dam:

  • Singur dam (No restriction are permissions are required. You can explore the place without any issue) 
  • Manjeera river
  • Singur project park (average)
  • Circular well (Don't miss this place)
  • Harita lake view resort

 

Google maps:

Singur Dam : https://goo.gl/maps/5vejQeyWHgQ2

Manjeera river : https://goo.gl/maps/CskbP4aPD8C2
Circular well : https://goo.gl/maps/ryKQPciEjDm

Harita resort : https://goo.gl/maps/AN3fVey5gvj

 

Important points:

  • Carry water and snacks
  • No proper washrooms available
  • Food options: Haritha resort and Parmy resort.
  • Circular well view point is a little isolated, going in a group would be preferable.
  • No proper fuel options

 

Singur project:

  • Irrigation
  • Hydro electric generation
  • Water project


It is a drinking water source for Hyderabad. According to some reports, It has a lot of crocodiles but, we couldn't spot any.

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We started around 7 AM in the morning from Gachibowli (ORR) and took the Patancheruvu exit.

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Had our breakfast en-route and reached the Dam in two hours.  

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We parked our cars and started exploring around.

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View from the dam

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Speed boating is currently in-active due to high running costs and less crowd. 

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Dam walk through. Some of the gates are being repaired for water leakages. 

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View of the Manjeera river. We need to cross that bridge to reach the circular well view point. 

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Project machinery, 

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It is so huge and we were quite surprised that we could explore everything without any permission. :o

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View from the other side of the dam. 

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After exploring the Dam for an hour, we started driving towards the Manjeera river bridge.

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We took a small break at the bridge and enjoyed the view. Not even a single vehicle crossed us during our 15 minutes break. 

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On one side, it was the Manjeera river.
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And on the other side, it is the Singur Dam.
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Our next destination is the Circular well.
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This place is very isolated and calm, it is definitely a must visit place.

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Fishermen! 

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We started walking on the rocks, which lead us to the reservoir for about 100 meters. We were surrounded by water on almost all sides. (small Island)
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We sat here for an hour and enjoyed the cool breeze. 

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Water currents were quite high. Avoid getting into the water and beware of the crocodiles.

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We parked our cars on the bank.

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We explored this place for around one and a half hours and started back to Hyderabad. 

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We found this resort near circular well view point. They serve only lunch and dinner. 

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On our return drive, we tried a few rolling shots.

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Sticking to the speed limits of the ORR is quite tough, but we enjoyed the photography.

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We reached Gachibowli in no time. 

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-Thank you.

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Awesome report @Ranger. I am a Hyderabad resident but, I have never heard about this place before. Thanks for sharing the hidden secrets around Hyderabad. Looks good to explore. If you could add a screen shot of the route map from Hitech city to this place, it would be of great help to us. Thank you

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Wow, some new place around Hyderabad to explore. Had no idea that Singur dam existed this close to Hyderabad. Will definitely be there soon with my crew :D

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2 hours ago, hsudhir said:

If you could add a screen shot of the route map from Hitech city to this place, it would be of great help to us.

Route is very easy, but there are multiple route leading to the Dam.

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Its was nice calm place that we have the leverage to explore peacefully.

 

Few of my clicks:

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1 hour ago, Saran said:

Its was nice calm place that we have the leverage to explore peacefully.

Zero crowd definitely helped, now a days most of the average places are over crowded.
This place refreshing and calm. 

 

1 hour ago, Saran said:

Few of my clicks:

Wow.
Beautiful pictures, Tractor picture came out really well. 
 

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You guys are exploring very good places.

Personally I have never heard about Singur Dam.

 

Nice set of details ranger

saran your pictures came out very good.

 

 

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Being a non local in Hyderabad, I always knew only 2 dams which are close to Hyderabad which are nagarjunasagar and Srisailam. Now, I am surprised to see this new place which looks beautiful. Most importantly, having no crowd leave over the landscape must have left it still scenic. I will make sure I visit Singur soon. Thanks for sharing the details on this. @Saran and @Ranger beautiful pictures guys.cheers

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21 hours ago, Ranger said:
Wow.
Beautiful pictures, Tractor picture came out really well. 
 


 

 

 

 

 

17 hours ago, driveking said:
You guys are exploring very good places.
Personally I have never heard about Singur Dam.
 
Nice set of details ranger
saran your pictures came out very good.
 
 


Thanks bro..

 

 

 

 

 

14 hours ago, mayank said:
Being a non local in Hyderabad, I always knew only 2 dams which are close to Hyderabad which are nagarjunasagar and Srisailam. Now, I am surprised to see this new place which looks beautiful. Most importantly, having no crowd leave over the landscape must have left it still scenic. I will make sure I visit Singur soon. Thanks for sharing the details on this. [mention=488]Saran[/mention] and [mention=1]Ranger[/mention] beautiful pictures guys.cheers


Thanks Mayank
 

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Fabulous pictures guys and the information about the place is quite clear to explore this place. Any specific reason why the flow of tourists suddenly took a halt?

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43 minutes ago, kamal said:

Fabulous pictures guys and the information about the place is quite clear to explore this place. Any specific reason why the flow of tourists suddenly took a halt?

Flow is usually less.
Lack of facilities and information is the main reason.
But on the positive side, it is a very peaceful place. 

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Awesome pictures @Saran and @Ranger The place so close to Hyderabad is the best part and definitely a peaceful one. I like it this way rather than developing tourism over here and spoiling the beauty of the place.

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Awesome pictures [mention=488]Saran[/mention] and [mention=1]Ranger[/mention] The place so close to Hyderabad is the best part and definitely a peaceful one. I like it this way rather than developing tourism over here and spoiling the beauty of the place.

Thanks. Yeah agreed to u.. this place looks good n enjoyable as it is now...

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Beautiful pictures and I have heard about this place almost after 10 years. Singur is the name I have heard during my school. A place where a good number of crocodiles and poisonous snakes are seen is what I heard. Is that reason for this place to become barren after having everything such as beauty of nature and unfunctioning restaurants?

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