Saif ul Malook Lake is located in Kaghan Valley, District Mansehra, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. Saif ul Malook Lake is surrounded by snow-capped mountains that attract thousands of tourists every year.
Saif ul Malook Lake is at the elevation of 3,224 meters above sea level and is one of the highest mountains in Pakistan. The gigantic Malika Parbat Mountain is situated near the lake and gives a mesmerizing view.
It is also known as “The Lake of Fairies”. The shape of the lake is like a bowl where several glacial waters gather. A rare brown trout fish, blue-green algae, and a variety of water-plants could be found at Saif ul Malook.
People who want to visit this lake should choose the summer season to see the exotic beauty of this lake as the roads to the lake in winter are closed or inaccessible. The charismatic lake is completely frozen during the winter season due to the heavy snowfall. The temperature in summer is very good in the day time while it may drop up to 3℃ at night.
The adventure seeker tourists enjoy boating facilities too. While boating, don’t forget to take precautionary measures as the lake is extremely deep and there is no rescue facility. If someone is lazy or doesn’t want to walk, then Ponies and Horses are also available.
Saif ul Malook Lake provides the best scene to the over thinkers or to the people who ponder on nature. People camp at night to see the enchanting view of the moon among the five billion stars.