Bhole ki Jhaal

Bhole ki Jhaal is an important dam that is responsible for providing most of the electricity in the Meerut region. It is also commonly called Salawa ki Jhaal. The area around this dam is a popular picnic spot in the city frequented by both locals and tourists to take in the natural beauty and tranquillity.


Many consider it an ideal hangout spot as they get to relax without having to pay anything for entry. Some even choose to go for a swim. The waters don’t run very deep here so those who don’t know how to swim can also enjoy. Moreover, there is a Shiva temple in the dam’s vicinity.

Best Time to Visit

The best time to visit Bhole ki Jhaal is during sunrise or sunset. It also makes for a pleasant time to indulge in a picnic during these hours of the day.

How to Reach Bhole ki Jhaal

Bhole ki Jhaal is located at a distance of 14 km from the Meerut railway station. Once in the city, you can choose to catch a local bus or an auto rickshaw. Alternatively, you can also hire a private taxi.