Kharfaq Lake

Kharfaq Lake

Kharfaq Lake is a high altitude natural lake located in the Karakoram mountain range in Kharfaq, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan. The water of lake starts increasing in May and reached it maximum level in the middle of July. In winter season the snow cover the whole in its whiteness and give beautiful views. The best month for tourist to see the lake is the July and August.


Kharfaq Lake The lake is famous for its indigenous fish species. The lake and its environs serve as an important wildlife habitat. The lake has abundant of trout fish and desi fishes.

Kharfaq Lake Location

The lake is located 2 km (1.2 mi) away from the Kharfaq village and is around a 3-hour hike. There is no road access to the lake, but a road has been under construction for a while.

Kharfaq Lake Map

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