Beautiful Khanpur dam

Beautiful Khanpur dam

Khanpur Dam is another good one day trip destination from Islamabad. Khanpur Dam is a dam on the Haro River in Khanpur, District Haripur, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. It is about 50 km from Islamabad. If you want to spend some time in a peaceful, calm environment, Khanpur dam is the best point. It is also known as Khanpur lake. I have visited many times there. It is full of tourists in the evening and very famous for people of Rawalpindi and Islamabad. 

The bluish water enhances the beauty of Khanpur dam picnic point. It provides drinking water for people of Rawalpindi and Islamabad and also provides irrigation to agricultural land in surrounding areas.


Khanpur dam is located in Khanpur, District Haripur, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. It will take a maximum 1.5 to 2 hours drive from Faizabad. 

you should use Srinagar Highway, till 26 No Terminal and then moves toward Peshawar GT road N5 and after a drive of 15km move toward Taxila use N125 follow the road approx 18km and you will reach the destination 

Entertainment and leisure

Khanpur dam is another important tourist attraction point for the residents of Twin Cities, famous for its beautiful view and bluish water. It is full of recreational facilities for all the visitors. 

Following entertaining activities you can enjoy there.

  • You can enjoy the amazing view of Khanpur dam
  • There is good picnic area and best place for BarBi Q,
  • You can enjoy Trekking to have a top view of the dam.
  • You can also entertain by Paragliding and parasailing.
  • You can enjoy jet skiing, jet boat, and cliff diving.
  • There is also a canal you can enjoy bathing there.
  • You can also enjoy boating and fishing here.
  • You can also enjoy good food and restaurants. Also a good place for tea bakora..
  • You can also enjoy good photography there.

A highly recommended place for all Local tourists. It’s a safe, peaceful place where you can sit for hours and hours. kids also do enjoy it a lot.

Khanpur dam is the best visiting destination for people of Rawalpindi and Islamabad, there are good restaurants and also have a dhaba hotel for tea bakora . 


I have personally visited Khanpur dam many times,  you can watch my photos and videos. It is an amazing place to have a trip from Islamabad in the evening. Peaceful adventurous location, no noise, no sound, Beautiful lake view point. Also a very good place for photography. Roads are good and need some maintenance but you will not face any trouble, So guys  make a trip  Explore Pakistan and enjoy.

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Long live my beloved country Pakistan

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I'm Muhammad Bilal Malik a Patriotic Pakistani, I'm Content Writer, Web designer and Vlogger. The Purpose of creating this blog is to promote tourism, to show the beauty of our homeland and also engage our viewers by discussing about Islamic History about Pakistan, Pakistani culture, History, Social issue and Politics, I want to spread Patriotism.

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