Shounter Lake (شونٹر جھیل) is a scenic lake located in Shounter Valley, a sub valley of Neelam Valley, Azad Kashmir, Pakistan, at the elevation of 3,100 meters (10,200 ft). The lake is fed by the surrounding mountains glacial waters. The lake is encircled by snow coated mountains, green grass vegetation and specimens of Iris hookeriana are dispersed around the lake. The lake is accessible from Kel town of Neelum Valley, by a jeepable track. From Shounter Valley, one can come across the Shounter Pass which opens into Astore Valley at Rattoo. A small sized Shounter Lake is a beautiful Lake, situated in the Shounter Valley and from this is base camp of Sarvali Peak, Chitta Katha Lake and crossing point of the Shounter Pass into Astore Valley.
Shounter Pass is elevated on 4,420 metres (14,501 feet) above sea level, in Neelum Valley, Azad Kashmir, Pakistan. The best time to Shounter Valley is from May to August, because it mostly remains snow-stricken.
By personal or public transport.
3 Hours Jeep track from Kel.