Bird Watching in Pong Dam
Photo Courtesy Marek_Szczepanek
The Maharana Pratap Sagar reservoir (Popularly known as Pong Dam) in Kangra with its 42 km length and 2 km breadth, offers a variety of activities such as water-skiing, surfing, kayaking, rowing, canoeing and sailing.
Pong Dam Wetland Sanctuary (40 kms) which is the largest fresh water sanctuary in India with a water area of 475 sq. km. The sanctuary, a haven for resident and migratory birds besides a wide variety of aquatic fauna, and has been listed as a wetland of international ecological importance by the Ramsar Foundation.