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Chamera Lake

       The Chamera Hydel Project-Stage I is located on the river Ravi, District Chamba H.P. The project is situated at Churah-23 Kms from Bani-Khet, while the power house is located at Khairi on the confluance of the river Seva and river Ravi. When completed it will produce 540 Mega Watt of electricity. The project is nearing completion and the diversion tunnel has been plugged. Thus, the resultant lake is now under creation. The project is linked with the nearest rail-head at Pathankot by a 97 kms long road. The Dam site is 36 kms from Dalhousie and located at a height of approximately 892 mtrs above sea level. At its top the Dam is 765 mtrs. High. The Dam site enjoy very sharp fluctuations in climate between April to June. During the day it can get very hot (around 35 degree centigrade) though by the evening, temperatures fall to between 18 to 20 degree centigrade.

Significance of Chamera Dam :

1.Chamera Lake provides many opportunities for boating and fishing activities.
2.Chamera Lake offers irrigation facilities to the many villages that are spread in and around Chamera Lake.
3.To encourage water sports activities on the lake, a water sports sub-center is set up by Himachal Pardesh Department of Tourism nearby the lake. Chamera Lake looks very attractive and fancy in winters when all the surrounding areas are covered by natural vegetation.
Best Time to visit: Throughout the year.