Gobind Sagar Lake – Popular tourist Destination



Gobind Sagar is located in the districts of Bilaspur, which is 83 km away from Anandpur Sahib. Gobind Sagar Lake is a popular tourist destination.

About Gobind Sagar Lake

Gobind Sagar Lake is a man made reservoir established in 1976. Gobind Sagar Lake source is the hydel dam at Bhakra. Bhakra dam is world highest gravity dams. The name of the lake named in the honor of Guru Gobind Singh.

Gobind Sagar Lake

The level of water is maintain the flow of river Beas channelized by the Beas-Sutlej link. Govind Sagar lake host of various water sports. Fishing is a regular activity in Gobind Sagar Lake. More than fifty species and sub species can be seen in water. The species seen here is Labeo Dero,Putitora ,Mystus Seenghala. The Department of Fishers gives licenses for fishing here. In the month of October and November when water level is up. The Department of Tourism and Civil Aviation organise water sports like kayaking,water scooter racing,sailing.

Water Sports

Govind Sagar reservoir in Bilaspur (H.P.) with its 56 km length and nearly 3 km breadth.It offers a variety of watersports activities in close collaboration with the Directorate tourism and Civil Aviation and Directorate of Mountaineering and Allied Sports. Due to fluctuating level of Lake here, the watersports are mainly confined to half of the year i.e. August to January. During this period the activities include swimming, surfing, water-skiing, kayaking, rowing, canoeing, white water river rafting. Courses are conducted at three levels – beginners, intermediate and advance. For this Tourism Department of Himachal Pradesh has constructed a huge Water Sports Complex in Luhnoo Ground,Bilaspur with all the boarding, lodging and equipment facilities. River rafting or white water rafting, as it is also called, is swiftly making Bilaspur a focus for this scintillating sport. For a torrent of adrenaline to gush through every vein and surge cover every muscle, one can race over the rapids of river – Sutlej, right from Rampur to Bilaspur through serpentine path in deep gorges, placid mountains, green alpine meadows and thick forests, all forming an immense spectrum. Non swimmers and novice can also have this thrilling experience in an inflatable rubber dinghy, on some of the gentler rapids. [source wikipedia=https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gobind_Sagar]