One of the largest manmade lakes of Indore, Sirpur Lake, was built by the Holkar Royal Family.
The most exciting time of the year is when one can roll out their picnic mats at a serene and picturesque location alongside their best buddies or family! So if you're in the mood to chill for a couple of hours, away from mobile screens and amid serenity, then do head out to the Sirpur Lake; home to thousands of migratory birds, apart from bearing historical annotations.
Escape to a calm wilderness
An oasis for hundreds of migratory birds, Sirpur Lake is a protected area that falls under the Important Bird Areas (IBAs) of this country. Spread across almost 800 acres, this lake is one of the largest manmade lakes of Indore and it was built by the Holkar Royal Family of Indore in the 20th-century. Among the approximately 150 bird species that flock here, the frequently spotted list includes Eurasian Wigeon, Zitting Cisticola, Purple Heron, Short-Eared Owl, Singing Bushlark and Bluethroat.
Escape the monotonous routine of work and life and treat the opacarophile in you at this scenic and verdant retreat. If you wish to tweak your picnic with short detours to nearby places, then we suggest you definitely visit Kanch Mandir or White Church on your way back. No matter which destinations you plan to go to as you don your explorer's hat, don't forget to keep your camera and travel journal handy!
Timings: 6 AM to 7 PM
Location: Sirpur, Indore