Damdama Lake is a famous reservoir in Sohna which is based in Gurgaon district of the northern Indian state of Haryana. The area of this enchanting lake is about three thousand acres. British had made an earthen dam during their rule in India. During 1947 when our country got independence, this dam was commissioned to be used for rain water harvesting and this largest lake was formed. It is held by embankment and is mainly fed by the monsoon rain which is poured in a trough at Aravali hill base. Today Damdama Lake greets various visitors who feel like to have adventure camping with a water level about twenty feet down.
Encompassed by mountain range of Aravali, Damdama Lake is set in a beautiful scenic area which is serving as a popular spot for picnic and is visited by countless people to enjoy their weekends. Far away from the clattering cities, it is nestled in a quite atmoshphere. There are many options available for boating paddled boat, row boats as well as motor boats. Splendid adventure camps in Damdama Lake are set up with facilities like kayaking, angling, parasailing, rock climbing, cycling along with valley crossing. People can also have nature walks at the places that are dressed in silence near to Aravali hills.
Damdama Lake is an abode for numberless birds. One can spend their quality time watching various species of birds. This is a place for hang out. Most of the couples love to enjoy their lovely time here as we know mountains and lakes have a tendency to make us feel romantic. Within two hours, one can reach Damdama Lake from Delhi. If you are travelling from Gurgaon, it will hardly take one hour. While driving to Damdama Lake, people can also see a glimpse of blue bulls and peacocks.
HOW TO REACH
The nearest metro station to Damdama Lake is Huda City Centre in Yellow Line. From this metro station, one can take a taxi to Damdama Lake. The nearest airport is Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi. The best way to reach here is to take a direct taxi.
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