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Beautiful Ansoo Lake of Pakistan

Updated on November 13, 2015

Ansoo is Urdu language word that means teardrop. As the shape of the Ansoo lake is similar to teardrop of an eye, hence lake has been named Ansoo.

Word in Urdu
Meaning in English
Ansoo آنسو

It is located in Kaghan Valley, Mansehra, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. The altitude of lake is 13,927 feet (4245 meters) above sea level. Ansoo lake is among the highest lakes of Himalayas mountain range in South Asia and East Asia.

The lake is covered with snow almost through out the year.

Week Forecast for Month of October  ( source:
Week Forecast for Month of October ( source:

Kaghan Valley is amazing natural resort due to spectacular beauty of its mountains, glaciers, lush green sliding lands. Kaghan valley consists of Naran, Shogran and its surrounding areas and all of them are indeed rich in natural scenes. This area is full of splendid view of fabulous array of mountains, and pine trees and lush green meadows. All these are tourist attraction where one can spend holidays free from busy city life. Tourist can enjoy jeep riding, horse riding, take selfies and absorb the beauty of nature.

Kids with Chadder
Kids with Chadder

Due to cold weather the locals wear warm clothes, sweeter, jackets and girls especially wear Chadder which is warm cloth that covers the upper body of the girls and keep them warm.

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Ansoo Lake, Pakistan
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Best time to visit Ansoo lake is early June till September. It requires almost 20 hours road journey to lake from Islamabad, the capital city of Pakistan.

Directional map from Islamabad (capital city) to Ansoo Lake Kaghan valley
Directional map from Islamabad (capital city) to Ansoo Lake Kaghan valley


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    Rana Zulfiqar Hyder 2 years ago from Faisalabad

    Nature is beautiful and on our earth our wonderful scenes and wonders of nature. I would try to write more on natural scenes found around us.

    thanks !

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    Vladimir Karas 2 years ago from Canada

    A beautiful location, indeed, Rana.