Trek to Chitta Katha Lake in Pakistan (Azad Kashmir), from Islamabad


Join a certified guide to trek to Chitta Katha Lake in Pakistan. Witness breathtaking views as you explore one of the most beautiful regions of Azad Kashmir!


5 Days

Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec




  • Hike on a scenic route.
  • Witness the beauty of the pristine lake of Chitta Katha.
  • Experience lasting peace and tranquility.


Venture into the unspoilt beauty of Azad Kashmir as we trek to Chitta Katha Lake in Pakistan. Experience thrill and tranquility as you hike through mountainous landscape to see this crystal clear lake nestled at the foothills of mild peaks in so pristine an environment.

Chitta Katha Lake(4100 m) is a beautiful lake located in Shounter valley in one of the most scenic regions of Azad Kashmir. The name Chitta Katha literally translates to “White Stream” due to its milky white color. Chitta Katha Sar is the source of this stream which gushes down the sacred mountain of Hari Parbat.

Our 5- day trip to this flawless lake will start from the capital city of Islamabad. A road trip via Muzaffarabad takes us to Kel, the base camp for the lake. From Kel, we’ll ride for about 20 km in a local jeep and further hike for about 5 hours to encounter the alluring lake.

The trip entails a hike on rocky terrain through the picturesque alpine region. Another attraction on the way is the Shounter Spoon lake, a beautiful waterbody located at Upper Domail.

We’ll reach the Chitta Katha Lake by the third day. And once you reach there, you’ll be awe-struck by the breathtaking beauty of the surroundings. A calm lake settled amidst mild peaks is definitely a feast for the eyes! Camping besides this uncorrupted lake under a clear sky, you’ll experience nature at its best.

The return journey follows a similar route via Upper Domail to reach Kel. We’ll reach Islamabad on the fifth day, taking back with us a bag full of happy memories and incredible sights.

So, what are you waiting for? Send us a message to embark on the Chitta Katha Lake Trek, a journey to one of the most beautiful yet least explored regions of Azad Kashmir in Pakistan. Looking for some more adventure in Pakistan? We also guide this trek to the Nanga Parbat Base Camp.


Day 1: Islamabad to Upper Domail

Head from Islamabad via Kel to reach Upper Domail.


Day 2: Upper Domail to Dak-2

Explore the Shounter Spoon lake as you head from Upper Domail to Dak-2.


Day 3: Dak-2 to Chitta Katha Lake

Embark on a journey towards the beautiful Chitta Katha Lake from Dak-2. Stay in a camp beside the lake.


Day 4: Chitta Katha Lake to Kel

After breakfast at Chitta Katha, head back to Kel.


Day 5: Kel to Islamabad

Return to Islamabad from Kel.



Equipment you will need to bring


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Prices per person

Group of 1

USD 310 Each

Group of 2

USD 310 Each

Group of 3

USD 310 Each

Group of 4

USD 310 Each

Group of 5

USD 310 Each

Group of 6

USD 310 Each

Group of 7

USD 310 Each

Group of 8

USD 310 Each

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Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Accommodation included

- Transport during the trip

- Breakfast

- Lunch

- Dinner

Price details

Price per person. *Minimum of 6 people required.


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