Ratti Gali Lake

Surface elevation: 3,700 m
Location: Neelam Valley, Azad Jammu & Kashmir
Settlement: Dowarian

The Ratti Gali Lake[1] is an alpine glacial lake which is located in Neelum ValleyAzad Kashmir at an altitude of 12,130 feet (3,700 m). The lake is fed by the surrounding glacier waters of the mountains.

The lake is accessible from Dowarian by an unmetalled 19 kilometers (12 mi) road cum hiking trek through breath-taking sites. Dowarian is the base camp to this lake. Jeeps are easily available from Dowarian & during peak season they will cost you around PKR 8,000. From Dawarian it takes almost Two and half hour to reach base camp at Domail. From that point it’s preferable to get horses , as the tracking is too much steep. Young people can do tracking, it will take almost one hour to reach lake.. All the tour is safe for families also. Take your rain coats and jackets along with you. Mr. Mustansar Hussain Tarar was the first person who explored this paradise cradled in the lap of majestic mountains & then wrote his all time favorite Travelogue “Ratti Gali” Ref[wikipedia]

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