Monday, November 19, 2012

HANNA LAKE QUETTA (Balochistan-Pakistan)

Hanna Lake is a lake near Quetta city in Balochuistan province of Pakistan. It is surrounded by mountains which gives it a beautiful look. This beautiful lake is14 km from Quetta. and a little short of the place where the Urak Valley begins. The water of lake gives turquoise reflection within bare brown surroundings. Quetta's sightseeing can not be complete with out visiting Hanna lake.

 The Hanna Lake was built in the time of British Empire in 1894. A reservoir was Constructed by the British Empire. In 1894, a small action dam Surrpull (Red Bridge) was constructed on main Urak road for converting of water into Hanna Lake coming from the Zarghoon Mountains range, of streams, snow melting and rains through main channel. At one end, the irrigation dam rises out of the depths like battlements of a fort.

Hanna Lake is very attractive place. There is no better place to visit than Hanna Lake. It gives a sensational experience and a great day out.

There is a lakeside restaurant shaded by pine trees. From this restaurant one can sit and enjoy beautiful views around at the Lakeside.

In the middle of lake is a small Island which gives unique identity to this lake. The lake  has a fleet of boats and pedal boats, One can hire a boat and paddle boat on the lake and go around the island of this lake. The lake and its surroundings are ideal for for  hikers and campers.

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