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Damdam Lake
 

Covering an area of 3000 acres, Damdam lake is one of the biggest natural lakes in the state of Haryana, situated about 20kms from Gurgoan on Gurgoan - Alwar road. Surrounded by the Aravali Mountains, it is one of the popular picnic spot to spend the weekend holidays in the city. The ranges gives a scenic atmosphere to the lake and one can enjoy boating in row boats, paddle boats and motor boats. Damdama lake provides ample scope for adventure lovers. There are facilities to enjoy trekking near the Aravalli Hills. Apart from these, other attractions here are  hot air ballooning, para Sailing, kayaking, cycling, angling, rowing, fishing and nature walks.

Best time to visit the lake is from October to March , late summers and monsoons. Damdama lake is a natural home for birds and more than 190 species of birds, migratory as well as local, visit here during winter season i.e from November to March. Some of the major birds seen here are water fowl, cranes, cormorants, terns, egrets, kingfishers etc. 

Along the lake side, there are several resorts like Botanix Nature resort, Dream Island Resort , Waterbank Island Resort ,Sans Eco Adventure Resort and and one can enjoy day trip or overnight packages here with family or corporates groups. These resorts has many features to attract the tourist like restaurant, bar, motel wing, conference hall, hovercraft, lawns and camping site. Saras Tourist Complex, run by Haryana Tourism Corporation Limited is located on the bank of Damdama Lake. There are around 15 cottages built in the design of traditional huts and each of these cottages has a separate balcony facing the lake. Tourist can choose any of the cottage depending on their budget and taste.


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