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Blind Lake

  • AccessibilityYear - Round
  • Elevation2215 m
  • LocationSkardu
  • Surface Area0.25 Sq Km

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Zharba Tso or Blind lake is a Panoramic Lake near Shigar Valley, Shigar, Gilgit-Baltistan region in Pakistan. Zharba Lake uses as a water reservoir for the residents of Shigar Valley.

It is fed by the Indus River. 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. Blind lake is situated in district shigar just half hours drive from Skardu Baltistan. 

Blind lake local name is “Jarba Zho” , “Jarba” mean “blind” and “Zho” mean “lake”. The main reason of this name is just because of there is any enteranc of water and there is no any way of exit.

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

A small fish farm is establish by the government of Pakistan on the Blind lake. The main aim of this is to test fish farming in the lakes of Gilgit-Baltistan. This is part of research of a University according to one of the authorities of the lake. Trout fish is the famous fish in Gilgit-Baltistan. This fish is almost entirely present in fresh lake water and rivers .

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 was organized during 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 a competition is organized by the local district administration on this lake.

Blind lake local name is “Jarba Zho” , “Jarba” mean “blind” and “Zho” mean “lake”. The main reason of this name is just because of there is any enteranc of water and there is no any way of exit.

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