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Rush Lake, The Highest Lake In Pakistan, 25th Highest Lake In The World

Pakistan’s highest lake, Rush Lake

A tour of the 15,000 feet high Rush Lake, the highest lake in Pakistan and the 25th highest lake in the world.

Rush Lake

Pakistan’s highest lake, Rush, is located in the Hooper area of ​​Nagar District in Gilgit-Baltistan. The lake lies at an altitude of 15,510 feet, 4,700 meters above sea level and is the 25th highest lake in the world.

Hopper Village is a 12-minute walk from Rush Lake. Most tourists cover this route in two stages. The lake is located in the Nagar Valley of Gilgit-Baltistan. To get here you have to go to Hunza first.

highest lake in Pakistan

On the way to the lake, tourists also have the opportunity to pass the Hopper Glacier, Burpo Glacier, and Meyer Glacier. There are also plenty of lush pastures along the difficult route. Trekking enthusiasts come here for three to four days.

Camping at Rush Lake

After reaching Rush Lake, one can see a dozen peaks towards Golden Peak, Rakaposhi, and Deeran Peak. Hopper’s people are peaceful and very hospitable.

A large number of foreign tourists also come here to see the Binsensee.

25th highest lake in the world

Lake Keenjhar, A beautiful artificial lake in Pakistan

The queen of natural beauty and resources

It is considered to be the largest man-made lake in Pakistan and is a major source of drinking water for the country’s largest city, Karachi.

PK Keenjhar Lake near Thatta Keenjhar Lake near Thatta, Karachi, Pakistan

Keenjhar lakeLake Kalri in the Thatta district, about 122 km from Karachi, is not only a special attraction for nature lovers due to its natural beauty, but also a source of employment for thousands of families due to its rich natural resources.

This lake is about 24 km long, 6 km wide and 15 m deep and was formed by the connection of the two membranes Sonihari and Kanjhar.

Lake Keenjhar Lake Keenjhar

Lake Keenjhar was declared a “Ramsar area” according to the Ramsar Convention and has received international protection. The Convention on Wetlands in the Iranian city of Ramsar was signed on February 2, 1971 and came into force in 1975. Under the agreement, wetlands are growing, where dozens of species of plants, birds and fish grow in large numbers, contributing to the country’s economy and job creation for millions of people, are known as Ramsar sites.

Lake Keenjhar is also a popular destination for winter migratory birds from Siberia and Russia. According to the Sindh Wildlife Department, winter migratory guest birds include ducks, flamingos, quail, fish-eating waterfowl, white gulls, seabirds, and ducks.

Grave of Noori Jam TamachiGrave of Noori Jam Tamachi

Besides, Sindh’s romantic story ‘Noori Jam Tamachi‘is also attributed Keenjhar lakewhen Jam Tamachi, the king of Same dynasty, fell in love Young people, a young woman from a fishing family in Keenjhar. Their graves are in the middle of Lake Keenjhar.

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