Pakistan is blessed with a lot of beautiful lakes, which will leave you in a magic spell. And if you haven’t visited these lakes you are missing out these beautiful wonders of nature. Here are 14 stunning lakes of Pakistan you must visit.
1. Lake Saiful Muluk
Lake Saiful Muluk is Located at the northern end of Kaghan Valley, near Naran. At an elevation of 3,224 m (10,578 feet) above sea level, it is one of the highest lakes in Pakistan.
2. Satpara Lake
Satpara Lake is located near Skardu, Gilgit-Baltistan, It is fed by the Satpara stream and it supplies water to Skardu valley. At an elevation of 2,636 meters (8,650 ft) above sea level, it is spread over an area of 2.5 km².
3. Naltar Lake
Naltar Lake also known as the ‘Bashkiri Lake’ is also situated in Gilgit-Baltistan. It is 40 km (25 mi) from Gilgitland and can be reached by jeeps.
4. Attabad Lake
Attabad Lake is also known as the Gojal Lake. It is situated in Hunza’s Gojal Valley. This lake was formed due to a massive landslide at Attabad village in Gilgit-Baltistan.
5. Kachura Lake
The Kachura Lake are two main lakes in the Skardu district of Gilgit-Baltistan. At an elevation of 2,500 metres (8,200 ft), these lakes are known as Upper Kachura and Lower Kachura (also known as Shangrila Lake).
Lower Kachura (also known as Shangrila Lake)
6. Sheosar Lake
Sheosar Lake is located in Deosai National Park, in Gilgit-Baltistan. The lake is at an elevation of 4,142 metres (13,589 ft).
7. Ansoo Lake
Ansoo Lake is located near Malika Parbat in the Himalayan range at the altitude of 4,245 meters (13,927 ft). It is famous because of its peculiar water drop-like shape called the Ansoo (tear).
8. Rush Lake
Rush lake is a high altitude lake located in Gilgit-Baltistan near Rush pari Peak. At the height of 5098 meters, it is one of the highest alpine lakes in the world.
9. Lulusar Lake
Lulusar Lake is near Naran-Kaghan Valley. At a height of 3,410 m (11,190 ft), it is also known for the Russian birds that fly there.
10. Dudipatsar Lake
Dudipatsar Lake is situated 4175 meters high on the extreme north of the Kaghan Valley.The word “dudi” means white, “pat” means mountains and “sar” means lake. This name has been given to the lake because of the white color of snow at surrounding peaks.
11. Karambar Lake
Karambar Lake is located between KPK and Gilgit, Baltistan. At a height of 14,121 feet, the lake is one of the highest biologically active lakes on earth. Karambar lake is also the second highest lake in Pakistan and the 31st highest lakes in the world.
12. Handrab Lake
Handrab Lake is located in Gilgit-Baltistan. It is over 10,000 feet above sea level.
13. Ratti Gali Lake
Ratti Gali Lake is locate in Neelam valley, Azad Kashmir. At the altitude of 12,130 feet (3,700 m) above sea level, the lake is fed by the surrounding glacier waters of the mountains.
14. Keenjhar Lake
Keenjhar Lake is also known as Kalri Lake. It is the second largest fresh water lake in Pakistan. Kenjhar Lake is about 122km away from Karachi and situated in Thakka District, Sindh. The popularity of Kenjhar Lake is the shrine in the middle of lake marking Noor’s Grave (Noori Jam Tamachi).