Khamosh waterfall is located in the Hamzigon village, Kharmang district of the Baltistan. This natural waterfall is one of the highest altitudes falls in the region. It is also called Shirithing waterfall Kharmang. The water stream falling from the overhung rock having no plunge pool on the base. Water drops scattering all around the base when strikes on solid rocks make it more attractive and magical. Khamosh waterfall is occupied by the Rocky Mountains.
The specialty of Khamosh fall are:
- View of Khamosh waterfall is astonishing; cascading of water over rocks
- Birdseye viewpoint of Kharmang
- highest overhung water collapses height
- This waterfall is natural and beautiful
Skardu to Khamosh waterfall Kharmang Distance
This astounding tourist destination is approximately 60 to 65 km away from Skardu city. Skardu city to Hamzigon takes almost 4 hours of traveling to kiss the base of waterfall. The condition of the road is pretty good having few hanging bridges connecting Skardu to Khamosh fall.
Mehdiabad and Manthoka water fall falls in between Skardu and Khamosh.
Activities to do at Khamosh waterfall
Khamosh waterfall Skardu is one of the numerous unexplored jewels of Baltistan. Activities not to miss on this astonishing near to nature destination is:
- Meditation for mental peace
- Book reading
- Hiking to the overhung rock of this waterfall.
- Trout fishing
A good meditation point that is beyond reach to distractions except some chirping of birds. This point is also very famous for trout fishing.
Most tourist destinations mislead travelers through photography. Khamosh fall looks more beautiful from the naked eye than from the eye of the camera lens.
In comparison with the famous Manthoka waterfall Kharmang which is artificially designed on overflow water of a hydel power plant. Waterfall located in Kharmang Shiriting is all-natural and has more than 100ft in height. Which makes it more dominant than Manthoka waterfall.
Mansoor Ali (Electronics Engineer) Social activist, Writer & engineering professional