Travel - The calm and cool 'Borith Lake Hunza'
Borith Lake, located in the picturesque region of upper HunzaValley ‘Gojal Gilgit Baltistan’, is a breathtaking high-altitude lake known for its serene beauty and crystal-clear turquoise waters. Situated at an elevation of about 8,500 feet (2,600 meters) above sea level, The lake can be reached via a 3 km unpaved road from Husseini village, which lies adjacent to Gulmit village on KKH. Borith Lake is surrounded by towering snow-capped mountains, making it a truly captivating destination for nature lovers and adventure enthusiasts alike.
The lake is fed by the melting glaciers of the nearby mountains, making its water incredibly pure and pristine. Its tranquil surface reflects the surrounding peaks, creating a stunning mirror-like effect that is simply mesmerizing. The peaceful ambiance and untouched natural beauty of Borith Lake make it a perfect spot for relaxation, meditation, and photography.
In addition to its scenic charm, Borith Lake is also known for its rich biodiversity. The lake and its surrounding areas are home to various species of birds, including migratory birds such as ducks and geese, making it a haven for birdwatching. The lake also supports a variety of fish species, making it a popular spot for fishing.
Borith Lake is a popular destination for hiking, boating, and camping, offering opportunities for adventure enthusiasts to explore the surrounding mountains, indulge in water sports, and camp under the starry skies. The lake is also a gateway to other nearby attractions such as Passu Glacier, Gulkin Glacier, and the famous Khunjerab Pass, which is the highest paved international border crossing in the world.
With its stunning scenery, pristine waters, and abundant natural beauty, Borith Lake is truly a hidden gem in the heart of the Hunza Valley, offering a unique and unforgettable experience for travelers seeking solace in nature's splendor.