Durgam Cheruvu is a freshwater lake situated in Rangareddy locale, Telangana, India. The lake, which is spread more than 83 sections of land (34 ha), is situated close to the city of Hyderabad. the lake is otherwise called Secret Lake since it is covered up between the areas ofJubilee Hills and Madhapur.
Under the tenet of the Qutb Shahi tradition (ca. 1518–1687), this lake served as the drinking water hotspot for the inhabitants of Golkonda fortress
In 2001, the tourism bureau of the neighborhood government started ventures to advance the lake as a vacationer destination. As a part of this, five pontoons were to be conveyed at the lake.
In 2002, the lake began to end up a destination for individuals who go for angling as a distraction. Couple of residents from the close-by city of Hyderabad go to this lake on the weekends to unwind and appreciate angling. To exploit the guests, the nearby offices extended their tourism arranges by transforming the lake into an angling zone. As a part of the different beautification steps, the territory encompassing the lake was lit up, fake waterfalls, a stone patio nursery and a skimming wellspring were included. Notwithstanding this, appropriate seating courses of action, a 2 kilometers walkway and eateries were built up. Experience exercises like rock climbing, trekking, rappelling, a craftsmanship display and a stone worker park for craftsmen were likewise presented as attractions. An amphitheater, with an ability to hold 1,500 individuals at once, was likewise included for free. The whole practice was finished at an expense of ₹20 million (US$300,000).