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Chitta Katha Lake

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Chitta Katha Lake

Chitta Katha Lake
Location Shonter Valley, Azad Kashmir
Type Alpine/Glacial lake
Basin countries Pakistan
Surface elevation 13,500 feet (4,100 m)

Chitta Katha Lake is located in Shonter valley, Azad Kashmir, Pakistan at the elevation of 13,500 feet (4,100 m). Chitta Katha means White Stream; it is the local name of the stream coming down from the Hari Parbat originating from the lake called Chitta Katha Sar or lake of the Mount Hari parbat. This Mountain is sacred for some people who relate it to Lord Shiva and consider it abode of the Lord and identify it as Kailash.


  • Location 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4


It is located in Shontar valley of the Tehsil sharda of Neelum district of Azad Jammu Kashmir. Chita katha can be approached from kel to domel bala about 20 km through jeeps and then 5 km trekking by foot. The Chitta Katha Lake is a lake in Shonter valley in Azad Kashmir, Pakistan. It is located at an elevation of 4,100 meters (13,500 ft).

The lake is accessible from Kel by a 20 kilometers (12 mi) jeep track and then 5 kilometers (3.1 mi) hiking trek. Kel is the base camp to this lake.[1]

See also


  1. ^ Neelum adventure, Retrieved: 11 June 2013

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