Jarba Zhou lake is a beautiful lake encircled by snow clad peaks and Shigar river. Its water is beautiful greenish blue and very cold too.
This lake is very little visited by people and its natural beauty is still very much protected. the water of lake reflects like a mirror, it has very enchanting beauty and its view remains in the mind of tourist for a long time. This lake is much bigger in size as compared to other lakes around the valley. It offers a splendid opportunity for fishing in dark blue waters surrounded by high mountains. The serene beauty and peace, which permeates the Shigar valley, makes this an ideal spot for relaxation and reflection.
The lake is accessible by a 10 km jeep road from Shigar which is accessible by a metalled road from Skardu. On foot, the trek from Shigar to the lake takes about 2 hours.