Kankariya Lake is situated in the heart of Ahmadabad ,Gujarat. It is located at Maninagar area. It is the largest lake in the city and great place to hangout. The lake front is well developed with zoo, kids fun city, aquarium, Butterfly park, food stalls, bal vatika ,joy rides ,Mini Toy Train ride and many other entertainment facilities. It is a big circular lake and from one point there’s a walkway which goes to the garden in the middle of lake, it is called as ‘Naginawadi’ (in Urdu it means beautiful garden).if you are visiting Ahmadabad it is a must visit, you will enjoy whole day with lot of interesting things to do. The historical kankariya lake having a periphery of about 2.5 Km has been the symbol of Ahmadabad city’s identity since almost 500 years.
A Beautiful view of kankariya lake.
The lake was redeveloped was taken up by AMC in 2006 & completed in 2008.
Entry fees for the lake are very low; Rs.20 for Adults and Rs.10 for kids. It is closed on Mondays. It is opened from 9Am to 10Pm.
Entrance gate of kankariya lake
Kankariya Lake zoo: One of the main attraction of kankariya lake is kamala Nehru zoological park which is widely spread over 21 acres founded by Rueben David in 1951 CE. In 1974 it was rated as one of the best zoo in Asia. you will be amazed by watching wild animals such as Tigers, Lion, Hippopotamus, Leopard it’s a breathtaking experience. you will also get to see many kind of birds and many more.
Balvatika: It’s a children’s park with boat house, planetarium, butterfly ,weapon displays, and Playroom.
Kids City: A dream world for the little ones, for the children of the children by the children. Its near to gate no 7 they have fees of Rs 100 for children and Rs.150 for adults. Kids City is specially designed for kids. It has 18 activity centers which includes fire station, radio station, police station, banks, court room and prison, science lab dental police station, as well as medical hospital, theatre, BRTS, heritage gallery, IT centre, ice-cream factory, News room etc.
Nagina Wadi: It is beautiful island in the middle of the lake.
Joyrides: Here you can do many interesting rides such as. Aqua Kart ,water sports,Vertical Swing, Black Flashride , Paint Ball Shooting and Sky Fly.
Aquarium: It is well maintained and many rare fishes you will get to see.
Mini toy train ride: It’s a wonderful experience to take a round around the lake. The toy train is also unique. Its near to gate no 3 and they have fees of Rs.25 for adults and Rs10 for kids.
Mini toy train ride
Segway safari: The amazing two willed device on which you can take a round for around 15 min.Its near to gate no 2 and fees for adults are 60 and 40 for kids
Tree walk and golf courses : Kids can enjoy adventures tree walk and you can also try your hands on specialty mini golf course.
Boating: You can enjoy boating rides in kankariya lake.
Musical fountain and multi color laser show : It’s a must thing if are visiting do not miss it. One of the major attractions of the naginawadi is in the evening they conduct fountain and laser show for 30 min. which starts around 7.30 evening.
A lake view in night.
Water bubble ride: A thrilled ride for every one.
Butterfly park with Skyder man Glider Ride: In Butterfly park the have also one attraction of Skyder man Glider Ride
Bull ride: You can enjoy bull ride.
Stone mural park: Its India‘s biggest Stone Mural Park named Gurjar Gaurav Gatha.
Bowling alley: For those who like Bowling alley.
Bungee ejection: Feel the fun of bungee jumping without any risk!
Mirror maze: A fun thing to do.
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