Fateh Sagar Lake. a must visit place in Udaipur Rajasthan

Fateh Sagar Lake, Udaipur

Fateh Sagar Lake is situated in the city of Udaipur in the Indian state of Rajasthan. It is an artificial lake named after Maharana Fateh Singh of Udaipur and Mewar, constructed north-west of Udaipur, to the north of Lake Pichola in the 1680s.

It is one of the four lakes of the Udaipur city; the other three being: the Lake Pichola (within the Udaipur town), Udai Sagar Lake, 13 kilometres to the east of Udaipur, and Dhebar Lake or Jaisamand Lake, 52 km (32 mi) south east of Udaipur.

Within the confines of the Fatah Sagar Lake, there are three small islands; the largest of these is the Nehru Park (4 km2 (1.5 sq mi) area), which is a popular tourist attraction, the second island (0.06 km2 or 15 acres area) houses a public park with an impressive water-jet fountain, and the third island (1.2 km2 area) is the address for the Udaipur Solar Observatory (USO). The Nehru park is accessible by inboard motor boats. The blue waters of the lake and the backdrop of the green mountains has given the soubriquet of ‘the second Kashmir’ to Udaipur.

Udaipur Lake Conservation Society’s reports indicate that the lake supports and sustains ground water recharge, drinking water, agricultural use, industrial use, ecological water availability and provides employment to 60% population of Udaipur.

History of Fateh Sagar Lake

Fateh Sagar Lake is the second artificial lake of Udaipur, the first being Jaisamand lake. Talking about the statistics of Fateh Sagar Lake, the lake extends to the length of 2.4 km, 1.6 km. in width and deep to the extent of 11.5 meter.

Fateh Sagar Lake is embellished by three small islands, which can be reached by taking a boat ride in the lake. The largest island of the lake is developed into a park, by the name of Nehru Park. The garden comprises a boat-shaped restaurant and a small zoo for children. This island park is the favorite picnic spot of Udaipur dwellers.

Fateh Sagar Lake
Fateh Sagar Lake

Fateh Sagar Lake, Udaipur Overview

The third island addresses Udaipur Solar Observatory, which is the best solar observing site in Asia. Fateh Sagar Lake is quiet place, where people usually come for relaxation and to lighten up amidst, the serene waters of the lake. From the bottom of Moti Magri Hill, you can hire pedal boats or motor boats as per your convenience, to enjoy a boat ride in the lake.

 

It is one of the four lakes of the Udaipur city; the other three being: the Lake Pichola (within the Udaipur town), Udai Sagar Lake, 13 kilometres to the east of Udaipur, and Dhebar Lake or Jaisamand Lake, 52 km (32 mi) south east of Udaipur.

Fateh Sagar
Fateh Sagar

Boating at Fateh Sagar Lake

Within the confines of the Fatah Sagar Lake, there are three small islands. The largest of these is the Nehru Park (4 km2 area), which is a popular tourist attraction. The second island (0.06 km2 area) houses a public park with an impressive water-jet fountain. The third island (1.2 km2 area) is the address, for the Udaipur Solar Observatory (USO). The Nehru park is accessible by inboard motor boats.

Fateh Sagar Lake is the second artificial lake of Udaipur, the first being Jaisamand lake. Built in 1678 by Maharana Jai Singh. Talking about the statistics of Fateh Sagar Lake, the lake extends to the length of 2.4 km, 1.6 km. In width and deep to the extent of 11.5 meter.

Activities at the Fateh Sagar Lake

The garden comprises a boat-shaped restaurant, a small zoo for children. This island park is the favorite picnic spot of Udaipur dwellers.

The third island addresses Udaipur Solar Observatory, which is the best solar observing site in Asia. Fateh Sagar Lake is quiet place, where people usually come for relaxation and to lighten up. Amidst the serene waters of the lake. From the bottom of Moti Magri Hill, you can hire pedal boats, motor boats. As per your convenience to enjoy a boat ride in the lake.

You can enjoy this lake taking its circumference, while driving through Moti Magri Road, Fateh Sagar Drive and Rani Road.