PAKISTAN

TOP DESTINATION FOR VACATIONS OF 2020

PAKISTAN

TOP DESTINATION FOR VACATIONS OF 2020

PAKISTAN

TOP DESTINATION FOR VACATIONS OF 2020

PAKISTAN

TOP DESTINATION FOR VACATIONS OF 2020

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Banjosa Lake

Banjosa Lake  is situated 20 kilometers from Rawalakot at an altitude of 1981 meters above sea level. Its picturesque beauty and impressive surrounding is compelling and attract tourists to reach here and enjoy the nature. Amidst the captivating beauty of Banjosa, the artificial lake reflects the dense forests standing along the surroundings of the resting calm waters of Banjosa Lake.

The weather in the area remains cool in Summers and cold in Winter. In December and January snowfall also occurs here and the temperature falls to -5 °C. During Summer, the temperature remains 16 °C  to 25 °C.   The lake is surrounded by dense pine forest and mountains, which make it charming and romantic.

The Lake is accessible by a metallic road from Rawalakot which is 130 kilometers from Islamabad.   Travel time from Islamabad is about 3 to 4 hours due to road conditions.

Some rest houses and huts of AJK Tourism and Archaeology Department, Pakistan Public Works Department and Pearl Development Authority are located here. A few private hotels, guest houses and tuck shops also exist near the lake. A market is located 1 kilometer away in “Chotta Gala” town where all the basic necessities of life are available. A few private hotels and guest houses are also located in this town.