Going high: Let the adventure begin

Outdoor sports buffs will find several attractions at Khanpur Lake.


A number of organisations operate at Khanpur Lake and provide various sporting facilities such as cliff diving, water sports, parasailing and paragliding. PHOTOS: HUMA CHOUDHARY/EXPRESS

ISLAMABAD:


Adventure sports are exciting, challenging and provide an opportunity to experience things on a whole new level. Though extreme sports are gaining popularity all over Pakistan, there’s a reason why most fitness and adventure buffs head to Khanpur Lake during the summer.





A number of organisations operate at Khanpur Lake and provide various sporting facilities such as cliff diving, water sports, parasailing and paragliding. PHOTOS: HUMA CHOUDHARY/EXPRESS




Located in Khanpur, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa but only about 50 kilometres from Islamabad, the turquoise-blue Khanpur Lake is situated amid the awe-inspiring Margalla Hills and surrounded by lush green trees.





A number of organisations operate at Khanpur Lake and provide various sporting facilities such as cliff diving, water sports, parasailing and paragliding. PHOTOS: HUMA CHOUDHARY/EXPRESS



Various adventure sports organisers offer an assortment of adrenaline-pumping activities such as paragliding, para-sailing, cliff diving, jet-skiing and other water sports in and around the lake, making it an ideal getaway for people living in Islamabad and beyond.

Published in The Express Tribune, May 4th, 2015. 

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Abdul | 5 years ago | Reply It nice to see Express giving coverage to such interesting activities. More sites need be developed near major cities for youngsters and tourist activities.
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