Koyna Dam , Satara
About Koyna Dam
A visual treat for nature enthusiasts Koyna Dam located in Koyna Nagar, Satara District is definitely a tourist location which is worth exploring. It continues to be the biggest dam huddled up in the Western Ghats of Maharashtra for the past 51 years. The Koyna River forms the Shivajisagar Lake which cloaks a 50 km wide area.
The dam is enveloped by lush green forests, breath taking waterfalls and scenic meadows. Travelers popularly indulge in hiking and photography activities, because of the picturesque environmental surroundings. Monsoons make an excellent period for visiting Koyna Dam, but the climate conditions continue to be extremely pleasant till December.
If one gets enough of the Koyna voyage, they can also visit tourist locations in the vicinity, specifically the Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary, Mahabhaleshwar, Mount Malcolm and Pratapgad Fort and revitalizing waterfalls like Dudhsagar, Thoseghar, Chinaman and Dhobi.