Explore Ansoo Lake

Ansoo Lake, which translates to “Tear Lake” in the local language, is named after its distinct tear-like shape. Surrounded by towering peaks and glaciers, this small but enchanting lake is a testament to the raw beauty of nature.

This remote alpine lake, situated in the Kaghan Valley of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, offers a challenging yet rewarding trekking experience and is a must-visit destination for adventurers and nature enthusiasts.

Activities in Ansoo Lake

Reaching Ansoo Lake is an adventure in itself. The trek to the lake is challenging, taking you through rugged terrain, steep ascents, and dense forests.

Snow falling

Interesting Information About Ansoo Lake

Basic Details
4,126 Sq. km
13,940 ft
Best Month to Visit
Snowfall Prediction
Nov - Feb
Max Snowfall Range
48+ In

Distance of Ansoo Lake From Other Cities

Ayubia to Ansoo Lake
207 km
Nathia Gali to Ansoo Lake
188 km
Islamabad to Ansoo Lake
292 km
Muzaffarabad to Ansoo Lake
131 km
Abbottabad to Ansoo Lake
154 km
Rawalpindi to Ansoo Lake
292 km
Naran to Ansoo Lake
10.8 km
Murree to Ansoo Lake
195 km
Gilgit to Ansoo Lake
243 km
Lahore to Ansoo Lake
626 km
Multan to Ansoo Lake
787 km
Karachi to Ansoo Lake
1,660 km

Best Time to Visit
Ansoo Lake

°C (Max/Min)
1° / -9°
2° / -7°
7° / -4°
12° / 1°
15° / 5°
18° / 8°
20° / 10°
19° / 9°
16° / 6°
11° / 2°
8° / -2°
5° / -5°
The appearance of Ansoo Lake changes with the seasons. In summer, the lake sparkles like a sapphire under the clear skies, reflecting the surrounding peaks. In contrast, winter transforms Ansoo Lake into a frozen wonderland, with the lake covered in a thick layer of ice and snow, creating a surreal and magical atmosphere.
The best time to visit Ansoo Lake is during the summer months, from June to September when the weather is relatively mild, and the trekking route is accessible. The trek is usually closed during the winter due to harsh weather conditions and heavy snowfall.
  • Ensure you are physically fit and prepared for a challenging trek, including high altitudes.
  • Pack warm clothing, even in the summer, as temperatures can drop significantly at higher elevations.
  • Carry essential supplies, including food, water, and camping gear if planning to stay overnight.
  • Respect the environment by following Leave No Trace principles and preserving the natural beauty of the area.

Trip Budget to Ansoo Lake

Before the trip, you should calculate the approximate budget
that you will require for the travel

Hotels booking

from 2500 Rs/night


Start 10 Rs/km


Approx. 300 Rs/litr

Average meal cost

3000 Rs for 2 person

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If you reserve a tour with us in given timeframe.

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See What People Say About Their Trips to Ansoo Lake

The best thing in Ansoo Lake, I like is the snowfall. I went with my family & stayed three days & it such a quality time we spend together.
Kumail Tariq
Whenever i go Ansoo Lake, I get a chance to meet people from different cultures at one place. I love sceneric views. I love Murree culture also.
Farhan Khan
Amazing palace to visit untabbed natural beauty of Pakistan Ansoo Lake has beauty which you might have not scene before.
Daniyal Janjua

People May Ask

There may be a nominal entry fee or permit requirement. It’s advisable to check with local authorities for the latest information.
Swimming in Ansoo Lake is not recommended due to the high altitude and cold-water temperatures.
Nearby attractions include Saif-ul-Mulook Lake, Dudipatsar Lake, and the stunning landscapes of the Kaghan Valley.
Yes, camping is a popular activity at Ansoo Lake, and there are suitable camping spots around the lake.
While camping is allowed, it’s essential to follow Leave No Trace principles, respect the environment, and avoid littering.
Pack warm clothing, even in summer, as temperatures can drop at higher altitudes. Essentials include water, food, a first-aid kit, and suitable trekking gear.

Whether you want to book a honeymoon trip or a family trip from Karachi to Ansoo Lake, you can contact our experienced team, discuss your requirements, and travel in our highly equipped, comfortable, and spacious vehicles along with native drivers. 

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