Badhkal Lake Overview

Ranked 7 of 15 sightseeing in Faridabad

Badhkal Lake is situated in the Badhkal village, which is around 8 km from the Delhi border. It is an artificial lake, surrounded by the Aravali mountain range. The unchecked mining in the region has led to the drying up of this lake. Travellers can enjoy snacks at the Haryana Tourism restaurants located near the lake.

During spring season, a flower show is organised at this lake which attracts several travellers. A Peacock Lake is situated close to Badhkal Lake, from where tourists can have a clear view of the Aravali range.

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Badhkal Lake

Rishabhjeet Singh
29th Dec 17

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  • Best Time: During DayLength of visit: Below 1hr
  • Length of visit: 2-3hrsBest Time: During Sunset
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Parth Sabharwal

Parth Sabharwal2.1/5

380 reviews

Abondoned lake

Badkal lake is an artificial lake situated in badkal village around eight kilometers from delhi, this lake now a days is neglected by the government, no proper cleaning of this lake.

Nitin Gupta

Nitin Gupta2.9/5

1 review

Nature's beauty

I have a nice pleasing experience. A peaceful place to roam with friends. Though the lake is now getting dried up but still its beauty is eye catchy. Trees, peacocks, parks, restaurants add to its beauty. The hotels provide tourists with quality food at a decent amount of money. Many small vendors can also be seen selling small items. A few temples are situated near Badkhal Lake. Large rocks, cool atmosphere makes it a perfect one day outing place. I love to go there every second weekend. Moreover it is free of cost so no problem in visiting again and again.

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Shikha Sharma

Shikha Sharma3.6/5

149 reviews

A lake not maintained

Badkhal Lake was a once natural lake situated in Badkhal village near Faridabad, Fringed by the hills of the Aravalli Range this was a man-made embankment. Due to unchecked mining, the lake has now totally dried up. There are restaurants in the vicinity. A flower show is held every spring here. The Peacock Lake, near to it is better than this.
  • A lake not maintained
  • A lake not maintained



3 reviews

A good place for family picnic

Badkhal lake is so nice and beautiful, best for couple and family picnic place and safe for childrens. You see nature so close, enjoy camel ride and horse ride and good food available.

Prateek Bhartia

Prateek Bhartia3.6/5

22 reviews

Its a dry place now

It is dried not a loving place. We visited this place a long ago this place was so nice but now it has been dried very less people want to visit this place who don't know much about this place.

Amit Goel

Amit Goel3.2/5

9 reviews

Nice place to visit in winter

Its good to see in winter, other times its dry. Its good for one time visit. Mela happens around the area, big mela. That time it will be good time to visit the place. Overall, nice place to visit in winter.

Subham Arya

Subham Arya3.6/5

3 reviews

The lake is actually quite shallow, but the place is good from point of view of

The lake is actually quite shallow, but the place is good from point of view of visit. In the hilly areas of Aravali.


A S3.2/5

453 reviews

Peaceful and calm place!

Badkhal Lake was one of the most sought after place for weekend visits. But over the years it has lost its charm. I guess city life eats into the charm of the nature. You can spend a lovely day with family here. There is also provision of boating and horse riding if you are interested. There are several shops which will take care of your food related needs. It is a calm and quiet place to spend a day with nature.

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