Lakes in Delhi

Delhi country capital of world’s 7th largest country, India having great history. Delhi is having total 1000 plus monuments with 174 as a heritage monuments. You can visit these monuments with your love-ones, family, office colleagues and friends. Here we have listed lakes in Delhi where you can visit with your girl friend, boy friend, family, office colleagues a perfect weekend gateways in Delhi NCR.

Lakes in Delhi

Okhla Bird Sanctuary

Okhla Bird Sanctuary
Okhla Bird Sanctuary

Okhla bird sanctuary officially known as Shaheed Chander Shekhar Azad Sanctuary located as Okhla barrage over Yamuna river, Noida district of Uttar Pradesh.

This is home of more than 300 bird species spread in area of 3.5 sq. Kms built in 1990 under Wildlife Protection Act 1972.

How to Reach Okhla Bird Sanctuary and its fee

By Metro
Nearest Metro station is Okhla Bird Sanctuary on Magenta Line.

Sanjay Lake

Sanjay Lake Delhi
Sanjay Lake Delhi

Sanjay Lake an artificial lake developed by DDA(Delhi Development Authority of India) located in Trilokpuri in East Delhi. This lake is in the middle of forest area also called Sanjay Lake Park.

This is home of more than 90 bird species spread in area of 17 hectares surrounded by 69 hectares of forest area, built in 1970 and opened for public in 1982. The area of the park make the one of the longest park of Delhi. This makes this best place to visit with your friends, for photo shoot, weekends holidays, with family.

Commonly visited birds are shovellers, pintails, common pochard, tufted pochard, common teal, spot bill, yellow headed wagtail, pied wagtail.

How to Reach Sanjay Park and its fee

By Metro
Nearest Metro station is Trilokpuri Sanjay Lake Metro Station on pink line.

Najafgarh Lake

Najafgarh Lake in Delhi
Najafgarh Lake in Delhi

Najafgarh Lake is also called Najafgarh Marsh or Najafgarh jheel, Sahibi river fed this lake. The name of this lake is on the name of the town Najafgarh near this lake.

This is home of many outsiders birds which are migrated seasonally. The area declared as bird Sanctuary in 1968 under the wild life Act. The then LT. Governor of Delhi Mr. H.L Kapur asked the people to come for touring. This makes this best place to visit with your friends, for photo shoot, weekends holidays with family popular in India.

Najafgarh Jheel or Lake is spread in area of Nearly 1 Km in between Delhi and Gurgaon. Also this is one of the largest surface body water in Delhi.

How to Reach Najafgarh and its Entry Fee

By Metro
Nearest Metro station is Najafgarh Metro station which is on Grey line of Delhi Metro but this is under construction right now under phase 3 and going under trail will be live for public soon.

To reach Najafgarh Lake via road you can choose through google map.

Sultanpur National Park

Sultanpur Lake in Delhi
Sultanpur Lake in Delhi

Sultanpur National Park is also called Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary located on Gurgaon- Jhajjar National highway in Sultanpur Village. Distance from Delhi is 50 Kms and 15 Kms from Gurgaon.

Sultanpur national park is one of the popular national park of India in Delhi NCR. This is ideal place for birding and bird lookers. Number of Bird species in Sultanpur National Bird Sanctuary is nearly 250 which are coming from Central Asia. The best time to visit Sultanpur bird sanctuary is winter season when large number of migratory birds come here. This makes this best place to visit with your friends, for photo shoot, weekends holidays with family popular in India.

Sultanpur birds Sanctuary is spread in area of nearly 1.43 km sq. Sultanpur wetland declared as Bird Sanctuary in 1972 by the then CM of Haryana Bansi Lal and upgraded to National Park on 13th July 1989.

How to Reach Sultanpur National Bird Sanctuary and its Entry Fee

By Metro
Huda city Center is the last metro which connect Delhi to Gurgaon.

By Road

By road is the best option to reach Sultanpur National Bird Sanctuary. This bird sanctuary is 40 Kms from Dhaula Kuan and 15 kms from Gurgaon city.

Entry Fee of Sultanpur National Bird Sanctuary

Only Rs. 5 per person with Identity Card which is mandatory.

Top Resident Birds and Migratory Birds of Sultanpur National Bird Sanctuary.

Some of the top resident birds in Sultanpur National bird Sanctuary are common Hoopoe, paddy field pipit, purple sunbird, little cormorant, Indian cormorant, black necked stork, green bee-eater etc.

Some of the top migrated birds Siberian crane, greater flamingo, black winged stilled, Eurasian teal, common green shank, spotted sandpiper, northern shoveller,

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