Mysore the charming culturally rich tourist destination in Karnataka offers a mix of tourist attractions like great historic monuments, parks, zoo, churches and incredible lakes. Karanji Lake is one of the fascinating attractions of Mysore located at the foot of the Chamundi hills, which is one of the popular landmarks of the city. It is listed as one of the biggest lakes in the state of Karnataka. This splendid lake located behind Mysore zoo, is just three km away from city center which can be easily accessed by city busses plying between lake and city center.
Karanji Lake Mysore
Around hundred years back this lake was built by the Maharaja of Mysore, and till recent times it was used by the residents of the city for their personal needs like bathing and washing clothes etc. In 1976 the management of Mysore Zoo took over this huge reservoir spread on around ninety acres of land, which has a deserving 7.45 sq km of catchment area. The real excitement of the Karanji lake can be captivated by walking through the lakeside, where the visitors can listen to the sumptuous chirping of the birds. At Karanji Lake huge enclosure for birds which is referred to as India’s largest walk through Aviary, you can greet the birds from a close distance. It is an awesome experience for the bird enthusiasts, who come here from distant places. At this fascinating location you have chances to view some of the feathered beauties like pelicans, darters or painted storks. The lake shelters nearly ninety species of migratory and resident birds. The butterfly park in this complex encompasses multifold varieties of trees and bushes which attract hordes of butterflies providing mesmerizing experience to the Mysore visitors. Boating facilities and children Park at the Karanji Lake adds to the list of leisure activities to enjoy at this incredible Karanji Lake destination.
Karanji Lake Bird
Mysore the city of palaces attracts hordes of tourist including pilgrims, leisure tourists, and even adventure lovers to the incredible tourist places in Mysore. The ample means of accommodations at this destination add to the comfort for visitors. Experience the majesty of this place by staying at our Hotel United-21 in Mysore, located near palace and other tourist places to visit in Mysore. During your stay at Mysore, we are sure you will be brimmed up with satisfaction and comfort of this place.