Dec 1, 2013

Khalti Lake Gupis, Gilgit-Baltistan

Khalti Lake is located in Gupis, District Ghizer, Tehsil Punial. It is 20-30 minutes drive from Gupis. Gupis Valley is located about 112 kilometers (70 miles) in the west of Gilgit on the bank of River Gilgit, in District Ghizer of Gilgit-Baltistan region, Pakistan. The 35 kilometers (22 miles) road between Gahkuch (capital of District Ghizer) and Gupis Valley is full of beautiful landscapes and breathtaking views. The turquoise water of the river flowing along the road and surrounding fields and forests presents are very charming for tourists.

Khalti Lake is famous for being the habitat of trout fish. The lake is formed due to the stretch of river near the village of Khalti. The dark blue waters of the lake during summer look very charming. The lake usually freezes during winter and villagers of Khalti use to walk on this. There is a beautiful restaurant near the Khalti Lake. A PTDC motel is situated nearby to facilitate tourists. It's nice place stay for an overnight in the PTDC. You can enjoy the spectacular view of the lake from the PTDC Motel.


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