Shandor Lake, Chitral | Lakes in Pakistan

Shandur lake is located in Shandur Top 12,200 feet (3,700 m)) located in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province is a high mountain pass that connects Chitral to the Gilgit in Pakistan.

It is often called the 'Roof of the World' where the Hindukush, Pamir and Karakoram ranges meet. The top is flat, a plateau and can be crossed between late April and early November. The grade is very gradual, and the area is crossed by small streams of trout. Grazing in summer is plentiful.

Every year there is a polo match played on Shandur Top between rival teams from Chitral and Gilgit.

Shandur Top is one of the four major mountain passes to enter Chitral. The others are Dorah Pass from Badakshan in Afghanistan, Lowari Pass from Dir, and Broghol from the Wakhan Corridor in Afghanistan.

The people who live on both sides of Shandur Top speak the Khowar language.

Shandur Lake on Google Map

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