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Karanji Lake, Mysuru (Mysore)
(4.2/5 based on 340+ reviews on the web)
Escape the hustle and bustle of the city streets at Karanji Lake, a green oasis in the heart of Mysore. Have a lakeside picnic and enjoy the serene atmosphere of the nature park that surrounds it. Numerous migratory birds visit this bird-watching haven, while the walk-through aviary provides you with an opportunity to see peacocks, black swans, turkeys, and other avian species. Rent a boat and head out on the water, or admire the butterfly garden on a small island in the middle of the lake. Work out when and for how long to visit Karanji Lake and other Mysuru (Mysore) attractions using our handy Mysuru (Mysore) trip itinerary builder.
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  • Situated next to the zoo and spread over a large area, the Karanji Lake and gardens are a must see if you are travelling Mysore. Things to see and do : 1. Boat ride : about 10 minutes, you can hire yo...  more »
  • This lake is situated in mysore. Lake is in between forest. There are beautiful and different types of birds. We also enjoyed boating. We also enjoyed trekking. 
  • The Karanji lake in Mysuru is situated quite close to the Sri Chamarajendra Zoo. With direction boards and ever helpful locals, locating it is quite easy. The Karanji Lake is one of those places that ...  more »