Pandoh Lake

Entry : free

Address : Pandoh Lake, Sawala, Himachal Pradesh

Why to visit Pandoh Lake

Pandoh Lake is a popular destination for nature lovers and thrill seekers. It is an embankment dam located in  Mandi district. The prime purpose of Pandoh Dam, which was built on the Beas River, is the production of hydroelectric electricity.

  • It is a great place to go camping or white water rafting if you're searching for an exciting adventure.
  • For skilled and beginner rafters alike, the breathtaking vista of the rising waves on the river Beas is always a sight to behold.
  • Camping is also possible at the lake's edge.
  • Exotic migratory species seek refuge in the reservoir, making it an ideal spot for bird watchers.

Time Required: 1-2 hrs

Entry Fee: INR 500 onwards

Best Time To Visit For Activiries: April to Jul

FAQ on Pandoh Lake

Where can i find eateries near Pandoh Lake?

Restaurants in the vicinity of Pandoh Dam include: (0.37 kilometres) Raj Mahal Palace (0.63 km) Peppercorns (2.39 km) Chawlas2

What are the nearby attractions to Pandoh Dam?

Attractions in the vicinity of Pandoh Dam include: (0.99 km) Guru Gobind Singh Gurdwara (2.29 km) Bhima Kaali Temple (1.93 km) Sunken Garden

When is the best time to visit Pandoh Dam?

The nearby dense woodland belt contributes to the area's variable weather. Throughout the winter, snowfall occurs in the region as well. The best months to visit Pandoh Dam are from April to July and from September to December during the winter. The monsoon, which brings with it strong and unpredictably rain that may potentially cause landslides, is arguably the worst season to travel through this region.

What is the best way to reach Pandoh Dam?

The distance from Kullu Bus Stand and Pandoh Dam is 49.6 kilometres, and the journey takes 1 hour and 25 minutes.

Special Tip

Swimming and boating are prohibited owing to security concerns. The location is one of the best for camping and picnicking in the area. Between April and July, and September and December, is the best time to visit the dam.

By Abhilasha Prasad

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