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Shangrila Lake : The Heart Of Skardu (Lower Kachura Lake)

No Doubt That  “Pakistan “ is One Beautiful  and the next Tourist Destination Country. Pakistan has thousands of such a Spectacular valleys ,sights and Idyllic Places.

 Now is that time to Explore The Heart of Skardu   “Shangrila”, Tt is located in the northern area of Pakistan  which has some of the Wonderful  Sceneries to offer the Tourists all across the World.  Shangrila Lake is one of the most beautiful Well Developed and Modern Tourist Resort. The Lake of Shangrila attracts every one Specially Tourist all across the world .It is also called the Tourist Favorite Place in Skardu. This Is One of the Best Lake in that region.

Let’s see the Winter Scenes

Photo Credits – Yasir Nisar Photography

Shangrila lake is the Heart of Skardu, No doubt This is the heaven on earth.In the Winter specially in Snow fall when The Lake covered by Snow then This lake looks like…..

shangri la grand lake
shangri la grand lake

Shangri la grand lake 

One thing needs to be correct that it’s not shangri la grand lake  but it is just Shangrila Lake Which  is also called Lower Kachura Lake This is actually located in Kachura. Kachura is village in Skardu city.Shangrila was declared since 1983 and the first hotel made in shangrila called Shangrila Resort Hotel. The Hotel founder is Muhammad Aslam khan Afridi. He is the Pakistan Army first commander of the Northen Scouts

Now Question Raised Why it is Named Shangrila ?.

The Reason Shangrila was named Because of the “Lost Horizon” Book’s  title Written By “James Hilton”. In his Novel, The Author narrates a tale in where an airplane was crashed near a Riverbed , in the 1920s. In that time the Pessengers  are survived it that Crash and these passenger were  helped by  Buddist monks near with a temple . These Passengers were taken to the beautiful  Lamasery  of that place which were filled with a different fruits and flowers.

These monks were looking too young but they actually claimed to be hundred of years old and that is pretty surprising fact. That Historical place was called Shanri-la, this is the word of “Tibtan” means “Heaven on Earth”.


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