Andhra Pradesh is a state of old fashioned region having various squat hills, lakes, and rock formations. A lake named “Kolleru lake” is formed just between the deltas of Godavari and Krishna. Around all over the India, this lake is known to be the largest fresh water lake. One the largest manmade lake named as Hussain Sagar Lake is very famous in all over the Asia as located in the mid of the city of Hyderabad.

At the border of the city of Hyderabad, there is a best gateways weekend site named lakes of Durgam Chervu and Shamirpet. A very large reservoir is present across the river Manjira named Nizamsagar that is popular for its beautiful sceneries all over the area. There were various small lakes that are very famous in the state of Andhra Pradesh named as Khambham lake in Rajahmundry, Pulicat Lake in Nellore, Pakhal Lake in Warangal etc. The state of Andhra Pradesh looked more picturesque and beautiful due to the presence of these popular lakes.

Just in the whole country, this state of Andhra Pradesh is very popular for its food, inhabitants, language, and tradition. This state has a very easy language and some of the visitors also love to learn this language. The main popular food of city of Hyderabad is Biryani whether is vegetarian and non-vegetarian. Some of the visitors only visit the Hyderabad just to taste these Biryanis and people are more fond of non-vegetarian Biryani from the whole country.

From all the corners of the country, tourist came to visit these lakes in the state of Andhra Pradesh. Hyderabad is the capital of state of Andhra Pradesh which the visitors can reach easily. Puttaparthi, Vijayvada, Visakhapatnam, Hyderabad, and Tiurpati are the famous places for visiting. The months of October to March is one of the suitable time to visit these lakes in this state.

Major Lakes in Andhra Pradesh

Durgam Cheruvu

Durgam Cheruvu is mainly known as the ‘Secret Lake’. This lake is made of prehistoric rocks and is the lake of its own. This lake is basically called as the Secret Lake because of its presence hidden by the formation of rocks. This lake is just nearby the craft village of Shilparamam at Madhapur. In order to attract the visitors, the maintenance of this lake was done by the State Tourism Department in a very large scale. Here in this lake, visitors also enjoying camping, trekking, pedal boating, water scooter riding etc.

Hussain Sagar

Hussain Sagar is one of the largest manmade beautiful lake just located in the center of the city of Hyderabad. This lake is non natural and also had a capacity of holding the water continuously. Just at the time period of Qutub Shah ruling, this lake was constructed in year 1562 at the river Musi stream. This lake joined the city of Secunderabad and Hyderabad identically. This is commonly called as Tank Bund.

Kambham Lake

Kambham Lake is located in the east region of the district of Godavari in Rajahmundry. The other names of this lake are Kambhala Cheruvu and Kambham Vari Cheruvu. In year 185 to 1850, Mr. Kambham Narasingarao Pantulu constructed this.

Kolleru Lake

Kolleru Lake is created with the Godavari and Krishna deltas. This lake is considered to be the biggest lake that holding a fresh water. From the Vijayawada, it is about 95 km far. In the season of monsoon, this lake spreads over an area of 260 sq kms.

Major Rivers in Andhra Pradesh


Just through the Maharashtra, Orissa, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, and Madhya Pradesh states, this river of Godavari and its streams flows. At the Dhawaleshwaram, about 85000 cubic m per second of discharge of peak of Godavari was recorded.


In the state of Andhra Pradesh, the second biggest river is known to be the Krishna river. According to the past history, this river originates from the cow’s mouth emit in the Mahadev’s temple in Mahabaleswar at the state of Maharashtra having an 1337 km of elevation and with 780 kms flow enters into the state of Andhra Pradesh. Krishna River length is about 1400 kms. The whole catchment is about 2, 59,000-sq-kms. The water from the ghats of the West region flows into this river.

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