Kharfaq lake khaplu

Kharfaq Lake Khaplu, Oasis within the Karakoram range

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Kharfaq lake

Kharfaq lake is located in the Karakoram range and one of the high altitude natural lakes located in Ghanche, Gilgit Baltistan.
Kharfaq village is located in District Ghanche. Which is at 30 minutes drive from Khaplu city and 1.5 hours drive from Skardu. the real beauty of this lake reflects in July and August. Snow water is the source of this lake, which rises in the mid-summer season. In winter, Kharfaq lake wears the white curtain of snow.

Kharfaq lake is one of the very few trout fishing points located in Khaplu. The lake having thousands number of trout fish and desi fishes.
Kharfaq lake is 2 km away from the Kharfaq village. It takes around 4 hours of hiking. the trekking route is the only way there. This lake is also accessible from Khaplu Broq. Hiking way Khaplu to Kharfaq lake is the ancient route, by which locals used to travel.

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