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Beautiful Ansoo Lake of Pakistan
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.