Satpara Lake is a natural lake near Skardu, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan, which supplies water to Skardu Valley.Enveloped in the snow-covered mountains, the Satpara Lake is a natural lake which provides water to the Skardu valley. The lake provides a stunning view of the passersby with its crystal blue water. Reaching through country boats, you can enjoy fishing at the Satpara lake as it is full of delicious fish.
Satpara Lake is a natural lake near Skardu, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan, which supplies water to Skardu Valley. It is fed by the Satpara Stream. Satpara Lake is situated at an elevation of 2,636 meters above sea level and is spread over an area of 2.5 km².There are many lakes around the world which have been devastated by the impact of human civilization. The negative impact occurs in many ways. However, the number of lakes which have been actually saved and then made even more beautiful than before by humans is very small. It is almost so small that it can be counted on the fingers of one hand.
However, among those great and magnificent natural wonders that have been given a new facade by modern day human is the Satpara Lake located near Skardu in the province of Gilgit Baltistan in Pakistan. This lake was one of the most magnificent sights of the area but now a large dam has been built downstream from the lake and the lake has grown even more beautiful. Tourists now flock to the lake the year around to see the amazing lake and the surrounding scenery.
Satpara Lake is located near the capital city, Skardu, of the Gilgit Baltistan Province of Pakistan. The distance of the city from the lake is roughly 9 kilometers i.e. about 5.6 miles. These days this distance is covered via road in about 20 minutes time. The height of the lake from sea level is about 2,635 meters which is almost around 8645 feet. Even though it is this high, the lake retains flowing water throughout the year and there is no frozen water even in winter season.
The lake is located only 20 minutes away from the main city of Skardu. As it is a lake that has been used by the government to create a dam, it is usually not possible to stay at the lake overnight unless express permission has been taken beforehand from the government officials. This permission allows the trekkers who are going to the lake to not only camp and stay at the lake but allows them access to the dam that has been built downstream as well. A tour can be completed in three days as follows.