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Rawal Lake, Islamabad
(3.7/5 based on 110+ reviews on the web)
Enjoy a picnic at Rawal Lake, and take a hike to the nearby hills for panoramic views over the water. Lush green trees and flowers surround the water, creating a picturesque scene around the lake, which serves as a reservoir for a few cities in the area. As you explore the lake, engage in various activities, such as water-skiing, diving, kayaking, sailing, boating, and bird-watching. Keep an eye out for residents of the picturesque lake, including wild ducks, porcupines, foxes, yellow-throated marten, pangolins, and various other birds. You can find restaurants and accommodations nearby. Before you head to Islamabad, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Islamabad itinerary maker, to make sure you see all that Islamabad has to offer, including Rawal Lake.
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  • Rawal lake though offers a charm of natural beauty but lack of maintenance is detoriating its charm. Lake & surrounding area needs continuous efforts to be cleaned. The bbq area, sitting benches and u...  more »
  • It is a good place to visit, specially the amazing part is birds safari. My kids enjoyed each and every moment of that visit. Rides are pathetic but the sunset was too romantic. 
  • The beautiful lake spread over 9 sq km with a hundred feet high dam,is an artificial reservoir for storage of water for twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi. The surrounding area has been developed...  more »