Sheosar Lake Skardo, Gilgit Baltistan | Lakes in Pakistan

Sheosar Lake (which is also called Shausar Lake, Blind Lake) situated in Deosai Natural Park; Pakistan at an elevation of 4,142 meters (13,589) is one of the natures marvels. The lake reflects different patterns with changing seasons. Sheosar Lake either ice covered or filled with greenery is a refreshing for tourists visiting the Gilgit-Baltistan province of northern Pakistan.

Sheosar Lake gains attention as being one of the highest lakes in the world. The approximate length of Sheosar Lake is 2.3 kilometres (7,500 ft), width 1.8 kilometres (5,900 ft), and average depth is 40 metres (130 ft). Sheosar Lake is falls in Deosai Plateau, Worlds second highest plateau after Chang Tang. Chilam valley lies nearby. The plateau is positioned at the border of Karakorum and the western Himalaya. The Deosai National Park was established in 1993 to protect the survival of the Himalayan Brown Bear and its habitat. The tourists visiting the Deosai Plains can also look for the Himalayan Ibex, Red Fox, Golden Marmot, Gray Wolf, the Ladakh Urial, the Snow Leopard, and over 124 resident and migratory birds. Birds in the park include the Golden Eagle, Lammergeyer, Griffon Vulture, Laggar Falcon, Peregrine Falcon, Kestrel, Sparrow hawk and Snow cock.
Sheosar Lake with its beauty, crystal clear water and small lush green mountains surrounding is best camping spot. The camping is recommended on the north side of the lake in the big square hollow out are to prevent tents from strong heavy winds. A small walk in east will take you to Chakor pass. The adventure lovers can do surfing. The lake is filled with fish and looks beautiful in the sunny days. The tourists experience peace under the clear blue skies of Deosai. There are no trees so in order to make fire carry wood and light gloves or any insect repellant.

The Sheosar Lake of Pakistan is nevertheless in experience than the other talked about lakes of the world including The Folsom Lake of California, Dal Lake of India, Maligne Lake of Canada and Picturesque Seven Rila Lakes of Bulgaria. Visit yourself and explore the unseen beauty of Pakistan.

Sheosar Lake on Google Map

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