Nestled amidst the breathtaking landscapes of the upper Chitral Valley, Bashkargol Lake, also known as the Lake of Green Valley, beckons travelers with its pristine beauty. Located approximately 170 kilometers away from Chitral Town, this hidden gem sits at an elevation of 3,652 meters (11,982 feet) at the foothills of the majestic Hindu Kush mountains.

Geographical Description:

Surrounded by lush meadows to the south, dense forests to the north, and towering mountains to the east and west, Bashkargol Lake is a true haven for nature lovers. The lake is fed by the pure waters of melting glaciers and springs from the Hindu Kush mountains, including those from Thalo Zom, Gochhar Sar, and Kharakhali Peaks. The outlet from the lake forms the Laspur River, a significant left tributary of the Chitral River, ultimately meeting the Yarkhun River in Mastuj to create the Mastuj River.

Tourist Attraction of Bashkargol Lake :

Explore the untouched beauty of Bashkargol Lake, where every glance reveals a postcard-perfect view. Immerse yourself in the serenity of this natural wonder, where the play of light on the water’s surface mirrors the tranquility of the surrounding landscape.

Tour Plan:

Embark on a Tour with Gypsy Traces & Tours to Bashkargol Lake, a hidden paradise in the upper Chitral Valley. Discover the serenity of this pristine lake nestled at 3,652 meters amidst the Hindu Kush mountains. Immerse yourself in nature’s embrace as you explore meadows, forests, and towering peaks. Experience the magic of Bashkargol Lake, where glaciers and springs feed its crystal-clear waters, giving rise to the Laspur River. Uncover the beauty of this untouched gem and create memories amidst the enchanting landscapes of Chitral Valley.