Boating in Ulsoor Lake-Joyride of Bangalore
Ulsoor Lake is one of the biggest lakes in Bangalore which is located on the eastern side of the city. It draws its name from the name of the locality it is situated in, namely, Ulsoor, close to M G Road. Expanded over 50 hectares it has several islands. Boating at ulsoor lake is easy and enjoyable. Not only that its also affordable. Lake is reasonably clean or dirty whichever way you look at it but the boating is enjoyable especially around the sunset time.
Ulsoor or Halasuru, is one of the oldest neighbourhoods in the city of Bangalore. It is located in central Bangalore. This lake was earlier known as Halsur or Alasur. It is now used as one of the important venue for the Ganesha Festival. Although the lake is not suitable for swimming, you can have a refreshing swimming experience at the recreational complex which is located quite close by. However, at the lake you can go for boating.One can enjoy boating here, which includes paddle boats and motor boat ride. This is for around 20 minutes and costs 35 per head. Snacks and refreshment counters are also there just like any other place in city.