Places to See - Surwal Lake
Surwal is a shallow lake situated in Ranthambhore district of Sawai Madhopur. Approximately 10 kms from the main city.
This seasonal lake boasts of a charming location amidst acres of lush agricultural fields. Offering the perfect spots for bird watching, this lake is recommended for its serenity and tranquility. Early mornings, before the sun has the chance to awaken the world from slumber, keen bird watchers make their way to this charming lake, especially in the months in between November and March. This is the season when there is an abundance of avifauna. Prepare to be wowed by the painted storks, spoonbills, flamingos, greylag geese, saras, demoiselle cranes,various type of kingfishers and igreek around the lakes banks, swim in the blue waters or fly in the sky in perfect formations.
Looking beyond the regions birds, you could just sit on the embankment, indulge in a bit of yoga or have a picnic and watch the sun work its magic on the surrounds. Let the blissful scenery overtake you. Still undetected by tourists, this local place is ideal to spend an early morning or lazy afternoon in the winter months. With the onset of the scorching April sun, the waters of the lake dry up, leaving remnants of the magical winter wonderland behind.
Information about the trip:
- Price: 3000 Rs / car (guide, transport)/4 persons
- Size of group: 2 – 4 persons /car
- Distance from Ranthambhore: 10 Km (~30 mins)
- Duration of trip: 3 hrs
- Start: morning/afternoon upon request
- Recommended age group: all