Himayat Sagar is an artificial lake located in the outskirts of Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh state of India and it’s beautiful with green nature beauty. It’s located 20 km away from Hyderabad and is located very near to Osman Sagar. It’s smaller than Osman Sagar and this reservoir has a storage capacity of 3.0 TMC.
Himayat Sagar is also an ideal weekend picnic spot. Himayat Sagar lake is named after the Himayat Ali Khan, the Last Nizam of Hyderabad and was built on 1907 and construction was completed in 1927. The Himayat Sagar was the source of water supply for drinking and irrigation to the twin cities of Secunderabad and Hyderabad, but due to the growth in population and increase in the need of peoples it was finally decided by the stage government to make it as a point of interest.
Himayat Sagar has a total of 505 square mile catchment area, 7.6 square miles reservoir and 7500 foot long dam and the height of it is 110 feet. At one of it extreme ends of the dam there is a small park located which has an entrance fee of Rs 5 and its open from 8 AM to 5 PM. In Himayat Sagar you may spot migrating birds like flamingoes, storks and ducks but that is a rare sight.