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Maharana Pratap Sagar

On The Beas River, Siwalik Hills, Kangra, India
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Pong Dam is now closed for public/tourists

We drove 120 kms from Palampur after reading TripAdvisor reviews to visit Maharana pratap sagar or... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
VinayDrBhardwaj
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Good outing

Both my wife and I visited Maharana Pratap Sagar also known as Pong Reservoir or Pong Dam Lake last... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2018
Arunverma
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“bird watching” (5 reviews)
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On The Beas River, Siwalik Hills, Kangra, India
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We drove 120 kms from Palampur after reading TripAdvisor reviews to visit Maharana pratap sagar or Pong dam on 31st May 2018 and to our disappointment, on reaching the site, we were told that it has been closed for public visit because of some recent...More

3  Thank VinayDrBhardwaj
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Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Both my wife and I visited Maharana Pratap Sagar also known as Pong Reservoir or Pong Dam Lake last year on our way to Dharamshala. It was built in 1975, by building the highest earthfill dam in India on the Beas River in the wetland zone of the Siwalik Hills of the Kangra district of the state of Himachal Pradesh....More

Thank Arunverma
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

Maharana Partap sagar is one of beautiful lake on Beas river,Here mud dam was constructed and only Mud constructed dam is in India,due to security reason one is not allowed to stay on bridge and one can pass only but can go to from institute...More

Thank DrRakeshGandhi
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

We went there for a day trip from Naddi (Near Mcleodganj) as we had an extra day to kill and got to know through Google that Pong dam offers some watersports as well. This was not the case when we reached the location as we...More

2  Thank i_krishna
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Reviewed 10 December 2016

Visited this during trip to Kangra ,spread over a vast area .Pong dam over the Beas river ,now renamed.ideal for spending a day relaxing,fishing,boating ,bird watching ,eating fish

Thank sujatapant
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Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

This dam is managed by BBMB. Located in Kangra district and nearby city is Talwara township(Punjab). Accommodations available in Talwara township(14km easily accessible by car,bus). Best time to visit it winter.

1  Thank harishvasdev
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Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

The dam has beautiful view and peaceful environment. The surroundings are is very quite and calm. Lot of birds can be spotted as well . It's a bit risky and deserted hence one must be a big groups and be safe.

2  Thank Shruti S
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Reviewed 27 December 2015

Water reservoir with beautiful surrounding. One can pay visit on their trip to Shimla / Manali. Serene place..

1  Thank mehulshah77
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Reviewed 7 October 2015

Maha Rana Parap Sagar Dam also known as Pong Dam, reachable through Nurpur Tehsil headquater easyly by road. Great site to visit with family and friends, you can enjoy fresh fish if season is open for fishing. small shops nearby will offer you fresh fried...More

Thank Mytripmantra
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Reviewed 26 September 2015 via mobile

I wpuld highly recommended this place for every1. Be it kids or elders you will love this place. This place is super special 2ne as I have grown up here.

Thank Sheetal C
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Tamsyn M
30 August 2016|
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Response from harishvasdev | Reviewed this property |
You can swim but you need permission from authorities for using their place
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SurenKaushik
4 July 2016|
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Response from harishvasdev |
Best time is evening to visit it. And near by hotel is Talwara Township about 15 km or dharmshala 60Km
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