Karambar Lake

Highest Biologically Active Lake

With an elevation of 4272m, Karambar Lake lies at the edge of Broghil Valley, about 10 km up in a valley along Rabat River – northwest to the origin of Yarkhun River from Chianter and Zindikharam glaciers.

Karambar Lake is the highest biologically active lake on the planet. Definitely, the largest freshwater lake of Northern Pakistan, this immense vast water body, is dominated by a 5728m high Glaciated Peak in its south, its horizon view in the west opens up towards Karakorams over Chilnji Pass (5272m) and its Northern wall, is relatively bare with its grey-green slopes warmed up by the sun, rises to almost 5748m.

Karambar Lake also known as Zhoe Sar remains frozen throughout the year, only to reveal its cerulean blue waters from June to mid-September, which is the ideal season to visit.

Although August is the best month to witness wildflowers throughout the trek to Karambar Pass 4343m.

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