Borith Lake |A Majestical Water Source on Earth

Borith Lake

Borith Lake is quite famous for its clear water and the surrounding view of Ghulkin Glacier. The lake is formed by the wear-offs of the Ghulkin glacier. As the name of the Lake indicates, Borith is a small hamlet or a mini village located in the Gojal district of Hunza, Gilgit Baltistan.

Borith is mainly used by the locals as a temporary residence in the time of summer when the weather is quite suitable there. The water of Borith Lake is used by the locals for the irrigation needs of the locals.

Borith Lake is one of the famous and beautiful tourist attractions in the Hunza Valley of Gilgit Baltistan, also known as the northern areas of Pakistan, which are famous for its landscapes mountains, glaciers, lakes, and waterfalls.



Borith  is located in a small village or hamlet known as Borith, in the Gojal district of the upper Hunza Valley in Gilgit Baltistan. Borith is a reservoir of saline water located at 2600 meters or 8530.18 feet above sea level.


How to Reach Borith Lake?

Borith is situated about 2 kilometers northwest of the Gulmit, a small village near Hussaini village. The jeep route can be taken from Hussaini village to reach Borith Lake.

For adventure lovers and tourists who love trekking, another route involves trekking through the Ghulkin Glacier. The trekking route is of about 2 to 3 hours.


Borith Lake Weather:  Best time to visit

The best time to visit Borith is the time of summer between March to July. The weather is suitable at that time, the lake is not frozen and the ecosystem is great.



Tourists can take place in many activities. A phenomenon that stands out is the migration of wild birds and ducks from South Pakistan to this place. This is quite a spectacle site and it is keenly observed by nature lovers and bird lovers.

For adventure seekers, the longer trek to Passu Gar through the Borith and Ghulkin Glacier is also notable activity.

Tourists can also enjoy camping near the lake and enjoy the bonfire.



Borith Lake is quite underrated, but it is a heavenly place blessed with sights of the peaks of Ghulkin glacier and a favorable ecosystem that causes the migration phenomenon which is a sight to be withheld. The lake should be explored and visited by nature and bird lovers.


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