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Khanpur Dam

| Haro River, Haripur, Pakistan
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A nice daytrip from Islamabad/ Rawalpindi

Khanpur lake is approximately 1 -1.5 hour drive from Islamabad / Rawalpindi depending on traffic on... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2018
470masudk
Great Place for one day Tour

It is a very Beautiful place. Only 1 hour drive from Islamabad City. Place Features a... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2017
terminator3130
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“cliff diving” (4 reviews)
“fish” (3 reviews)
“water sports” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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| Haro River, Haripur, Pakistan
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Khanpur lake is approximately 1 -1.5 hour drive from Islamabad / Rawalpindi depending on traffic on GT road and the single road between Taxila and Haripur. View is quite spectacular on a sunny day as the lake turns a deep blue. Boats can be rented...More

2  Thank 470masudk
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Reviewed 31 July 2017

It is a very Beautiful place. Only 1 hour drive from Islamabad City. Place Features a Considerably Big lake. Water Sports Include Jet Ski and 1 hour Boating as well to cover the whole lake Good place to visit with Family. You can spent 3-4...More

1  Thank terminator3130
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Reviewed 10 June 2017

it is a beautiful dam near islamabad. you can visit here for picnic, boating, jet skies and cliff diving.

1  Thank mano465
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

From Islamabad a Road Towards Taxila Museum and UET Taxila straight ahead leads towards Khanpur Dam there's a small place to hang out with family besides the Haro River. The weather remains pleasant throughout the year and you can also enjoy a bit of boating...More

3  Thank Vaqar N
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Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

It is a very beautiful dam with a big lake...road is very good and it takes abt an hour from Islamabad to reach this place...u can enjoy a very good time here either with ur family or ur friends

1  Thank rana_irfan82
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Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Khanpur Dam located in haripur, is one of the most important picnic spot in the area. Its importance increase as it is on very short journey from the federal capital. Here you can enjoy boating, fishing etc. In foods, pakhora, samosa, tea and fish are...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

A trip with either family or friends will make your weekend full of fun and worth remembering. Activities are boating, skiing, cliff jumping, trek to wapda rest house, adventure courses and much more.. Food include fish, pakoras, fries, gol gappas or any other thing on...More

Thank Zeeshan A
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Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Khanpur village, from which the dam derives its name, has been submerged by the reservoir, so a new Khanpur town has been built downstream of the Dam. The dam is 167 feet high and stores 106,000 acre feet of water. Construction was started in 1968...More

Thank Aijaz S
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Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

I traveled half of the world however these days exploring my own country. Khanpur Dam was beyond my expectations. Though it can't be compared with any International place at the moment however keeping in view tough media trial of Pakistan and limited tourism facilities in...More

Thank MoinQ
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Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

Khanpur Dam/ lake is the beautiful lake near Chaklala Islamabad. We found there dozens of boats, speed boats and jet skiis. And a point for cliff jumping in the lake from about 20 and 35-40 feet high cliffs. Enjoyed alot.

Thank Hasan N
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