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Khadakwasla Dam

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Visit Duration: 1-2 hrs

Timings: 12 hrs a day

Entry type: Paid

Entry Details: No entry fee is required.

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Khadakwasla Dam is a notable tourist destination and a beautiful site to behold. It is situated on the outskirts of Pune and was constructed using cutting-edge engineering. The dam is being built on the River Mutha, which provides water to Pune and the surrounding areas. Khadakwasla creates a reservoir known as Khadakwasla Lake, an ideal location for a relaxing retreat. The reservoir is 35 metres deep and covers an area of over 22,000 square kilometres. The stream looks like a heavy rush of water flowing effortlessly down the dam as it cascades down the rock.

The renowned National Defence Academy and Central Water and Power Research Station (CWPRS) are located in the neighbourhood.Karla Caves and Sinhagad Fort are two well-known ancient sites where you can discover artefacts from a thousand years ago.

For enjoyable weekends and getaways, nature lovers and adventure seekers continue to pack the dam. It is a popular location for photography as well, capturing the vividness of the natural world. You can see breeding birds there close to the impressive cascade.

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Khadakwasla Dam

Highlights of Khadakwasla Dam

Investigating Khadakwasla Dam - Khadakwasla Dam's atmosphere is a major draw for tourists. Despite the fact that there isn't a designated hangout area, people prefer to spend time there.

 Photography - The lake's hypnotising water ripples are what draw photographers in the most. Pictures typically show the roaring water torrents that cascade. The gorgeous water's rhythmic flow across the luscious green bushes is ideal for photography.

Local restaurants - Tourists want to enjoy the regional foods in addition to the mesmerising scenery of the Khadakwasla Dam. Local sellers selling a range of delectable foods including corns, roasted groundnuts, bhel, etc. are simple to find. These nearby restaurants frequently attract crowds of people seeking refreshments.

 Appreciate nature - If you want to spend your weekend away from the hustle and bustle of the city, Khadakwasla is the best place to go. Khadakwasla Dam, built amidst lush vegetation, is the ideal location to unwind and take in the best of nature.

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Khadakwasla Dam Overview

Khadakwasla Dam is a notable tourist destination and a beautiful site to behold. It is situated on the outskirts of Pune and was constructed using cutting-edge engineering. The dam is being built on the River Mutha, which provides water to Pune and the surrounding areas. Khadakwasla creates a reservoir known as Khadakwasla Lake, an ideal location for a relaxing retreat. The reservoir is 35 metres deep and covers an area of over 22,000 square kilometres. The stream looks like a heavy rush of water flowing effortlessly down the dam as it cascades down the rock.

The renowned National Defence Academy and Central Water and Power Research Station (CWPRS) are located in the neighbourhood.Karla Caves and Sinhagad Fort are two well-known ancient sites where you can discover artefacts from a thousand years ago.

For enjoyable weekends and getaways, nature lovers and adventure seekers continue to pack the dam. It is a popular location for photography as well, capturing the vividness of the natural world. You can see breeding birds there close to the impressive cascade.

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Points Of Interest for Khadakwasla Dam

This dam is one of the main sources of water for Pune. In the vicinity of the dam, there is the well-known National Defence Academy and Central Water & Power Research Station(CWPRS).

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Best time to visit Khadakwasla Dam

Almost 20 kilometres separate the dam from Pune, Maharashtra, city centre. The Panshet and Varasgaon twin dams are just a short distance distant. The massive Sinhagad Fort is situated towards the south.

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