The Ramgarh Lodge and Ramgarh Lake of Jaipur are generally taken as a single tourist attraction these days, simply because no trip to one is considered fulfilled without a trip to the other. The lodge is named after the lake, though, which is one of the many artificial lakes in the Rajasthan area. Most of these man-made lakes were constructed for the primary purpose of acting as collection areas and reservoirs for water to be used by people living nearby, and have thus been of great import to the locals near them for literal centuries. The same may be said of Ramgarh Lake and its history.
The lake is about 30 kilometres or so away from Jaipur. It is a fairly large lake, about 4 kilometres at its longest and about 2 kilometres at the widest point. This renders it suitable for quite a number of water sports and water activities. For example, many of the locals [Read more…]