Gobind Sagar LakeDirection
The Gobind Sagar on river Sutlej, has been created by the huge hydel dam at Bhakra and is named in honour of Gobind Singh the Tenth Sikh guru. One of the world’s highest gravity dams, the Bhakra rises 225.5 m above its lowest foundations. Today, this dam feeds electricity and water to a large area the Gobind Sagar reservoir is 90 k.m. long and encompasses an area of approximately 170 sq. k.m.
How to Reach:
Shimla, Chandigarh and Bhuntar are the nearest airports, located 85 km, 135 km and 131 km from Gobind Sagar Lake of Bilaspur.
The nearest broad gauge railway station is at Kiratpur Sahib, Punjab and nearest narrow gauge railway station is at Shimla, located at 65 km and 85 km from Gobind Sagar Lake of Bilaspur.
Gobind Sagar Lake of Bilaspur is approachable by road from Shimla which is at a distance of about 85 km and Chandigarh which is about 135 km.