11 Dams around Pune you must definitely Visit- You know its monsoon when you start searching for places to wander around the town to get the glimpse of that greenery which was missing during the harsh summers.
Monsoon definitely gives us that pleasure of foliage which no other time of the year does. What better than visiting the dams which offer beautiful sight especially when they are full during rains?
Pune is a beautiful place when it comes to nature. So when you are in this city or around, you should never miss out these must visit places.
Here are the 11 dams around Pune one should absolutely visit:
Panshet Dam is one of the major dams near Pune built on Ambi river and its main purpose is to provide water for irrigation and water supply to Pune.
Bhatghar Dam is a gravity dam built on the river Yelwanti which is near Bhor,Pune. Its main purpose is to provide Hydroelectricity to nearby areas.
Ujjani Dam also known as Bhima Dam is built on the river Bhima. Ujjani being a reservoir, continues to provide multi purpose use to Pune.
Temghar Dam is a earth fill as well as gravity dam built on river Mutha. The main purpose of the dam is irrigation and water supply to Pune.
Chaskaman Dam is built on river Bhima near Rajgurunagar of Pune. The second Hydel Power Project of India lies with this Dam and is worth visiting.
Varasgaon Dam built on Mose river is near Lavasa. Its main purpose is to supply water to Pune. It also remains a picnic spot to tourists.
Pawana Dam is built on the river Pavana near Pune. This dam provides the best picturesque for greenery.
Dhom Dam is built on the river Krishna near Wai. This is favourite place for tourists as many movies are been shot here.
Kasarsai Dam is built on Kasarsai Nalla. It is the shortest getaway for evening drives as its the closest to Pune city, especially Hinjewadi.
Khadakwasla Dam built on river Mutha is the famous most dam for Puneits. The place where visiting would be the best description.
Mulshi Dam is built on the river Mula. The Bhira Hydroelectricity Power Plant lies with this Dam. Its absolutely a perfect one day getaway with the loved ones.