Hussain Sagar is one of the best place to visit in Hyderabad, it is a necklace shaped lake built in 1563 by Ibrahim Quli Qutb Shah, and named after Hussain Shah Wali. It spreads across area of 5.7 square km and is fed by Musi Riveri. In the middle of the lake you can find a large monolithic statue of Gautama Buddha standing on Gibraltar Rock that is erected in 1992.
This Hussain sagar lake also separates the Hyderabad from its twin city Secunderabad. The maximum depth of the Hussain Sagar Lake is 57 feet.
You can find various options of boating at Hussain Sagar Lake such as speed boats, motor boats, etc. Another major attraction of the Hussain Sagar lake is the 48 seater launch it also offer its guests with good dinner as well as available for private parties if required. You 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.
You can visit the Hussain Sagar Lake throughout the week it is open on all days.
Going for a simple long drive on the roads by the side of Hussain Sagar Lake give you a quite refreshing felling.
Places around Hussain Sagar Lake:
Lumbini Park, Sanjeevaiah Park, Prasad’s IMAX, Snow World, NTR Gardens, Tomb of Saidani Maa Sahebaa, Statues of Icons of Hyderabad, Birla Mandir, NTR garden are located quite close to the lake.
Timings of Hussain Sagar Lake:
From 8 am to 10 pm
Hussain Sagar Lake Entry Fee
- No-Entry Fee
- Rs. 55 per Adult for Mechanised Boat
- Rs. 35 per Adult for Mechanised Boat
- Rs. 250 per Person for Jet Ski Boat
- Rs. 300 per Couple for Jet Ski Boat
- Rs. 100 per Person for Rajahamsa Boat (minimum 5 persons)
- Rs. 400 per Person for Para Sailing
Hussain Sagar Lake Address: Tank Bund Road, Hyderabad, Telangana, 500004, India