A prominent attraction in Pune, Khadakwasla Dam remains crowded with nature lovers, and adventure enthusiasts. If tourists love the idea of enjoying a relaxing sunny day under the canopy of a tree then there's no better place to visit than the Khadakwasla Dam. Make sure to see sunset and sunrise, and visit the Sinhagad Fort. Monsoon is the best time of the year to visit the dam, but December-February is also a great time to go.
In 1869, the detailed work on the dam was started by the Captain Fife RE of the British Army as a respite to severe droughts. The man made lake close to the dam, Khadakwasla Lake is therefore called Lake Fife.
To reach the dam, one can take a bus from anywhere in the city; Khadakwasla Dharan bus stop and Khadakwasla Gaon bus stop will be the closest ones. Cab facility is also available to reach the dam.
Eloped amidst the trees, the Khadakwasla Dam is just the perfect place to relax, and enjoy the best of nature. Else, quite close to the dam, there is Sinhagad Fort, located on a fascinating peak, which is also worth a visit.