Banjosa Lake is a man-made lake and a holidaymaker resort eighteen kilometers (11 mi) from town of Rawalakot in Poonch District of Azad Kashmir, Pakistan. It’s set at associate degree altitude of one,981 meters (6,499 ft).
The lake is encircled by dense pine forest and mountains, that makes it charming.The Lake is accessible by a golden road from Rawalakot.
The weather within the space remains cool in Summers and cold in Winter. In December and January snowfall also occurs here and the temperature falls to -5 °C throughout Summer, the temperature remains sixteen °C (61 °F) to twenty five °C (77 °F).
Some rest homes and huts of AJK Touristry and Anthropology Department, Asian nation construction Department and Pearl Development Authority are settled here. A couple of hotels, guest homes and tuck retailers additionally exist close to the lake. A market is found one kilometer (0.62 mi) away in Chotta Gala city wherever all the essential wants of life are available in the market. A few hotels and rest houses are also located in this town.
Banjosa Lake and its surroundings is a repository of wide variety of flora and fauna, some of them are exclusive to this area. The area is also full of many medicinal plants that are used in pharmaceutical products. Bonjosa Lake is a favourite abode of many migratory and local birds.
The road from Rawalakot to khaigala, is dangerous and semi constructed, rather you will hardly find any proper patch.