Lower Kachura Lake, Skardu.

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Lower Kachura Lake, also known as Shangrila Lake is located in Kachura village 20 minutes from Skardu city town. The lake is also known as Shangrila lake after a resort built on its bank in 1983.

It is a popular tourist destination, and has a unique restaurant that is built on the fuselage of an aircraft that had crashed nearby. Shangrila was established in 1983 with the opening of the first Resort Hotel in Skardu, Baltistan. Shangrila Resort Hotel was founded by the late Muhammad Aslam Khan, the first commander of the Northern Scouts of the Pakistan Army.


The area is famous for other attraction’s such as the K-2 mountain- the 2nd highest peak in world.Also, a daily flight of Boeing 737 from Islamabad takes only 45 minutes to reach Gilgit, and by road you can reach the destination via Karakoram Highway.

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Shangrila Resort offers many activities which includes: boating, tennis, trout farm, large zoo, indoor games, and…

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