Rawal Lake, Islamabad

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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. Take a look at our Islamabad holiday planner to schedule your visit to Rawal Lake and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • I had a tour with my colleagues on a rowing-boat, it was just amazing! We asked the guy to allow us to row ourwselves, it was so cool!  more »
  • we went there many times with colleagues and family for open air barbecue. its natural and safe place. highly recommended  more »
  • This can be a beautiful place. However there was so much litter about we left after five minutes. Everything is deteriorating. What a let down.The pakistan only has a few places people visit and they ...  more »
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  • One of my favorite place I visited in a past few month. I am a just started photography and all the time I am searching for nice place. Lake view park is a great location Good place for photographers
  • Rawal Lake is one of the best points for picnic in Islamabad. On the weekends one can find the hustle and bustle of families on this point. Rawal Lake is surrounded by the garden and trees adding the beauty of this lake. For the boating and fishing lovers this lake also facilitates such experiences. Water skating, sailing and diving are also the adventurous activities organized on Rawal Lake. All of these activities give the opportunity to new as well as old ones to get experiences from the water of this lake. Rawal Lake is the combination of many of the Entertainments. This Lake provides the fabulous views of Margalla Hills which automatically grabs the all of the attentions. Walking on the green grass of lake gardens gives a sense of pleasure. On this beautiful point there is also the facility of refreshment in form of food. Where the delicious food items of nearly restaurants keeps a connection of between the Rawal Lake and its visitor’s memory. Rawal Lake also houses many species of animals including yellow-throated marten, wild boar, jackals and snakes etc. You may also watch the beauty of the lake by booking the Cheap Flights to Islamabad or by travel through bus.
  • Good place to visit with family.
  • pleased veiw in islamabad and loved to go again and again there
  • Lovely day and I will enjoy it

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