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Top 5 Most Famous Lakes of Pakistan

Northern areas of Pakistan is blessed with the epitome of beauty. From majestic lakes and streams to lofty mountain peaks to lush green forests, northern areas are one of the most-visited tourist spot. The weather  is mostly pleasant during summers as well, which makes it even more attractive for tourists living in the southern parts of Pakistan. The  famous lakes of Pakistan welcomes people through its glorious mountains, lush green forests, fresh water streams and turquoise blue lakes.

Tripkar brings you a list of beautiful and unexplored lakes to fulfill your thrill seeking desires.

Dudipatsar Lake

Dudipatsar, located in Kaghan is one of the famous lakes of Pakistan

Situated at the extreme north is the beautiful and unexplored Dudipatsar Lake. This nature’s marvel is situated amidst lofty mountain peaks and lush green meadows. Also known as the ‘White lake’, many believe that the lake’s beauty is potent enough to let you forget the charisma of lake Saif-ul Malook. The reason this lake is still unexplored and not visited by many is that there are no roads and paths built to access it. The only way to reach Dudipatsar lake is through trekking. For thrill seekers there are dangerous twists and steep elevation. The journey takes around 6 to 8 hours of exertion. However, the vast meadows serve as camping grounds, a beautiful way to experience the serene atmosphere and surroundings.

Saral Lake

Beautiful Saral Lake located near Neelum Valley, Azad Kashmir

Also known as the ‘Princess of Mountains’ is the magnificent Saral Lake. Situated at a height of 13,600 feet, the only way to access this lake is through trekking. The bowl shaped lake is situated amidst mountain and is constantly fed by melted mountain glaciers. Besides breath taking beauty, this lake is a gateway to many other places. You can go to Neelam valley as well as Noori Nar top from here.

Ansoo Lake

Aansoo Lake located at Kaghan valley

Discovered in 1993 by Pakistan Air Force pilots, this beautiful tear shaped lake is situated in Naran Kaghan valley. Since 2010, the K-P government has taken initiatives to promote tourism and educate people about this lake. Various routes have been mapped down to make it more accessible. However, it takes around 7 to 9 hours of trekking from Saif-ul-Malook to Ansoo lake. Partially destroyed by the 2005 Kashmir earthquake, this lake is still known for its beauty and quaint sceneries.

Lulusar Lake

The infamous lulusar Lake at Kaghan Valley

Also situated in the Naran valley is the Lulusar Lake.The word Lulusar means ‘High Mountain’  to denote the  perennial snow covered peaks that are around the lake, creating a magnificent view. One of the most-visited tourist spots, Lulusar is the largest lake in the northern areas. This L- shaped lake holds immense importance for the locals, as it is the main source of fresh water from River Kunhar. Lulusar is easily accessible by jeeps.

Ratti Gali Lake

Ratti Gali Lake located at Neelum Valley, Azad Kashmir

Ratti Gali Lake situated in Neelam Valley, Azad Kashmir, is one of the famous lakes of Pakistan. Located at an altitude of 12000 feet, this lake is situated amidst rolling hills and greenery. Although the lake has access to no paths or roads, the only way to reach there is through dangerous hiking that is 19 kilometers long. Adjoining the lake is a grassy plain, suitable for camping. There are beautiful waterfalls and streams adjoining the Ratti Gali Lake, forming a heavenly seance for tourists.

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