Ranjit Sagar Dam

Category Natural / Scenic beauty

Ranjit Sagar Dam
Location: Shahpurkandi, Pathankot
Distance from Pathankot: 30kms.
The dam is a part of the hydroelectricity project of the state Government of Punjab and was completed in 2001. The Ranjit Sagar Dam is also known as the Thien Dam and constructed on the river Ravi. The dam is a great picnic spot with its lush green surroundings. The Ranjit Sagar Dam is located in a very serene and idyllic location. It is at a drive-able distance from Pathankot and the drive is also very scenic and enjoyable.
Important note: To be able to enter the dam, visitors will need a permission note from the authorities. A few tourist dedicated cottages are surrounding the dam where the tourists can stay after paying a certain amount. The booking and payment for these cottages can only be done at the entrance to the dam. The cottages offer a serene, calm stay for tourists and everyone who visits the dam must spend a day at these cottages.
Best time to visit: August or September when the lake is full and the scenery is at its best.

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    Ranjit Sagar Dam

How to Reach:

By Air

Pathankot can be reached by Air from Delhi. The nearest airport is at the distance of 5 km from city.The tourist place is at the distance of 34 km from airport.

By Train

Pathankot is well connected with railway network. The nearest railway station from tourist place is 30 km.

By Road

The tourist place can easily reached by road.The distance of the place by road from ISBT Pathankot is 30 Km