Blind Lake Shigar in local Balti language “Zharba Tso” is a Panoramic Lake near Shigar Valley, Shigar, Gilgit-Baltistan region in Pakistan. Furthermore Zharba Lake uses as a water reservoir for the residents of Shigar Valley. The lake has Indus river on one side and Shigar river on the other side. Thus both of the rivers are the source of water of this lake.


The lake is on a way of Shigar Valley. The lake is surrounded by the Indus River on one side and Shigar River to another side.

Its Beautifull Nature:

It is a pearl and hidden gem for adventure lovers. Visitors can enjoy walks on sand and rocks and lush green grass and also hidden pearl between mountains and and famous Cold desert Sarfaraga Skardu. Moreover this lake is on the way legendary route of K-2, the world’s second highest mountain.

Events and Festivals host by Blind Lake Shigar:

The locally famous Boat Zakh is using from years here to cross rivers in Gilgit-Baltistan. For the first time a Raft or Zakh competition organized with the Sarfaranga Cold Desert jeep rally in Skardu. That was a great expedition and good initiative to preserve this traditional Raft of Baltistan. On the occasion of Noroz Zakh competition also is organized by the local district administration on this lake.

Getting to Blind Lake Shigar:

Blind lake is nearly 30 minutes drive from Skardu city. The lake is on the way to Shigar district from Skardu.
In addition District Shigar is the home of many of the eight-Thousander mountains. The most famous among them is the world second highest mountain K-2. This district has great destinations for mountaineering, hiking, trekking, camping and other adventure sports. Many world famous mountaineer from all over the world come here every year to summit these peaks.

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