Pong Dam Sightseeing tour from McLeodGanj Dharamshala

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If you are water sports lover then Pong Dam is the best destination to you to visit which is at just 2 hours distance. Also this place is best for bird watchers. 

The Pong Dam, also known as the Beas Dam or Maharana Pratap Sagar, is an earth-fill embankment dam on the Beas River in the state of Himachal Pradesh.

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Region: Pong Dam or Maharana Pratap Sagar
One way travel time: 2.5  hours to/from McLeodGanj Dharamshala
One way travel distance: 96 km
Starting Point : McLeodGanj Dharamshala
Vehicle types: Alto car / Dzire / Toyota Etios / Toyota Innova Crysta / Tempo Traveller

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A reservoir has been constructed on the river Beas in the wet land of Shivalik hills of Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh, which has been named as Maharana Pratap Sagar. It is also known as Pong reservoir or Pong Dam.This dam was built in 1975 named in honor of Maharana Pratap, this reservoir or lake is a famous wildlife sanctuary and one of the 25 international wetland sites declared by Ramsar Sammel in India.The reservoir stretches to an area of ​​24,529 hectares (60,610 acres), and part of the lakes is 15,662 hectares (38,700 acres).Pong reservoir is the most important fish reservoir in the foothills of the Himalayas in Himachal Pradesh. In this reservoir, majestic fish is found in excess.

Other Activitites:Places to Visit along the way

Bathu temples, known locally as Bathu ki ladi, is a cluster of temples in the Kangra district of Indian state of Himachal Pradesh, with the main temple dedicated to goddess Parvati and Lord Shiva. These temples were submerged in Maharana Pratap Sagar, a reservoir created by Pong dam in the early 1970s.

The Masrur Temples, also referred to as Masroor Temples or Rock-cut Temples at Masrur, is an early 8th-century complex of rock-cut Hindu temples in the Kangra Valley of Beas River in Himachal Pradesh, India. The temples face northeast, towards the Dhauladhar range of the Himalayas.

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