Ratti Gali Lake

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The Beautiful Ratti Gali Lake is located in Neelum Valley, Azad Kashmir, Pakistan at the Altitude of 12,130 feet. Ratti Gali Lake is also known as “Aka Dowarian Lake” in its local language due to Dowarian Village at Neelum Road. Also named as the Ratti Gali Sar, an alpine Lake, and SAR means Lake the Lake is based on the surrounding Glacier waters of the mountains. Mr. Mustansar Hussain Tarar, a famous writer from Pakistan, calls this Lake, A Dream Lake. He writes about The Ratti Gali Lake in one of his columns, “When you want to pay the highest tribute possible to a painter or an actor, you say he is the painter’s painter or actor’s actor, so I will say, with all my honesty, that this Ratti Gali Lake is a lake’s Lake.”

Beauty and Specifications

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Ratti Gali Lake, the Dream Lake, a place you ever dreamed to visit, it’s like a Paradise on earth. Ratti Gali Lake is a attractive and Breath taking rivers and lakes that attract for their mystified charm and delight so beautiful place, this Lake is more beautiful than anyone can dream. Besides the lake it’s the Lush green meadows, filled with wild alpine grass and flowers, which increases the beauty of this Lake.

Better To Visit

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It is better to Visit in Summer Season from June to September due to heavy snow fall in this Region and weather. Ratti Gali Lake is place where people come and wishes to live here forever because it is so beautiful, after seeing the images of the lake you will be dying to visit this place. There are much beautiful places like Ratti Gali Lake in Pakistan, and unfortunately people are unaware of these Places. I recommend people to prefer this place on Switzerland for spending your holidays.

Surrounding, Area & Location

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This valley and trek is Alpine Meadow/Himalayan tundra, around august these green pastures are filled with wild alpine grass and flowers and some orchids. In winter this valley is covered with white snow and big chunks of Glacier floats in the dark blue magical water like huge swans.

How to Reach

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Ratti Gali Lake in Ratti Gali, a trek from Noori top, Northern Areas into Kashmir, Pakistan, at the elevation of 13000-14000 feet above sea level. From Dowarian 22Km above Auth-muqam a track leads 30km up to 4140 meter high Ratti Gali Pass or Ratti Pass and on towards Lalazar pleatue in Kaghan valley. Near the pass is The Ratti Gali Sar, an alpine lake. Sar means lake.

The lake is Accessible by a 19km hiking trek which Starts from a beautiful Dowarian Village at Neelum Road Neelum and Kaghan Valley.


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Wearing a jacket is recommended. It is preferable that you must take meals. It is better to visit from June to September due to weather Due to an unkind weather during winter you can only visit during summers. Must take your Jackets and Sweaters and the most important thing is Jogger Shoes.

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