Gaib Sagar Lake

Gaib Sagar Lake

  • Dungarpur
  • Rajasthan
  • India

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Gaib Sagar Lake, Dungarpur Overview

Although an artificial water body, the Gaib Sagar Lake has gained holy prominence over the year in Dungarpur. It was constructed by Maharaj Gopinath in the fifteenth century 128 and has been attracting tourists since then. Now, many legends and stories have been linked with this lake which makes it even more attractive to people. Not just that, a number of historical papers and literary works have the mention of this lake in them. The turquoise waters of the lake, surrounded by the shrines make a scenic setting. Both the devotees and the nature lovers throng the Gaib Sagar Lake, Dungarpur to seek blessings and also to find peace in the lap of nature.


Visitor Information


It is believed that the popular temple of Vijay Raj Rajeshwar Temple is on the banks of the Gaib Sagar Lake and has a lot of holy significance. There is also a shrine on the banks of this lake that is dedicated to Lord Shrinathji. The holy precinct also has a number of other temples and one of them is also dedicated to Lord Shiva. The ancient architecture of this temple is also something the people come to visit.


Things To Do


When you are visiting the naturally made Gaib Sagar Lake, one of the first things that you should be doing is pay homage to all the temples and shrines that are located here. There are a number of shrines around the area and one can pay a visit to all these shrines at least once. Apart from that, this lake is also a place where the people can visit with their family and friends to enjoy the beauty of the place. Try visiting the lake during the evening to witness and experience the peaceful and serene setting of the place. The sun setting down behind the shrines and the palaces near the lake makes for a perfect setting for your photographs.


Best Time to Visit


As this lake is located in the Dungarpur region of the hot state of Rajasthan, the time you should avoid is certain to visit here. You should avoid making a visit to the Gaib Sagar Lake during the hot summer months of April, May, and June. However, you can be sure that the rest of the year is a great time. But to make the most and enjoy a cool temperature, visit between the months of October-November and February-March.


How to Reach


The Gaib Sagar Lake, located in the district of Dungarpur, can be easily accessed by all tourists and travelers via road. You can reach Udaipur via air, rail, or even through the state transport buses. Once you have reached here, all you need is a taxi, cab, or an auto to reach the Gaib Sagar Lake. You can even get down at the Dungarpur Railway Station if you are traveling by train. Trains from Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, and various metro cities are halting at the Dungarpur station as well.


Nearby Attractions


When you are planning a visit to the holy and sacred Gaib Sagar Lake, there are several other tourist attractions that you can visit alongside. Some of the popular tourist attractions are Juna Mahal, Badal Mahal, Rajmata Devendra Kunwar Museum, and Baneshwar Temple, and the Udai Bilas Palace. These places can be easily visited on a day trip to the Gaib Sagar Lake.

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