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UPPER KACHURA LAKE- SKARDU

Upper Kachura lake is a miracle of nature, peace  and tranquility keeps one spell bound. Heaven on Earth you can say.

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You can say one of the most mesmerizing place in Skardu is Upper Kachra lake.

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Its a natural lake with clear water and has a depth of almost 60 meters.

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Water was very cold but was surprised to see local boys jumping and taking bath in chilled water.

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Upper Kachura is a raw beauty. For us it was an exciting experience to climb up and down to reach the lake, We enjoyed eating apricots and Mulberry.

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Believe me those wild fruits were delicious in taste.

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While walking through a small village we saw people working in fields.

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They grow potatoes, apricots, apples, grapes, wheat and much more.

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Balti people are very hospitable and friendly. Loved talking to few kids who were picking wild cherries.

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You can enjoy fishing, boating, hiking here.

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Now I am taking you to the pictorial journey from Skardu to Upper Kachura. Enjoy scenic beauty of Skardu. :)

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Road side view. When we crossed check post of Skardu.

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Check post

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lovely weather it was.  Rain started unexpectedly.

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Sand Storm

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We saw a number of Cherry farms. Trees loaded with red and black cherries. It was an awesome view.

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A hanging bridge, for us it was an amazing bridge. One Vehicle at a time was allowed to cross the bridge. But it was beautiful.

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This is lower Kachura lake or Shangrilla. We saw this while going up towards Upper Kachura.  (I will post detail pictures later)

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Village houses.

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Beautiful and breathtaking view of Lake.

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My Nephew was rowing the boat with the local boat man.

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Local boy was fishing.

Hope you enjoyed. Soon will post Lower Kachura/ Shengrella pics.