Rama lake Astore is a small lake in Astore Valley Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan. Astore Valley is full of meadows and pastures. The meadows around Rama lake is the real beauty of this region. One of the peaceful ambiances, with crazy weather the way from Astore to Rama is hidden natural beauty.
This lake is almost 10 km away from Astore. The road after a certain point is quite steep. You need to have a 4WD vehicle, although the route is blacktop all along. Jeeps cannot go further from a certain point there although bikes can go further. the lake is 4 km away from Rama meadows. which is around 45 mins trek. About 11500 feet above sea level.
Early morning is the best time for trekking and also to capture great pics. Pine trees all around are so beautiful. We can see Nanga Parbat from the meadows that are amazing. Few streams of fresh, clean, crystal clear, and icy cold water are coming down from Rama lake. The reflection of the lake is stunningly beautiful and the surrounding is quiet and dreamlike.
This place is also used for grassing animals in the summers. Because in the winter this place is not in range due to heavy snowfall. Even in summers, the mountain tops are covered in snow. You can enjoy fishing.
PTDC motel at Rama provides fair residence and caters to the tourists visiting the area. Rama itself is located in Astore, which is administratively part of Skardu. Once you reach the lake, all the tiredness is immediately washed away. A must-see if you are visiting the Gilgit Baltistan, Northern areas of Pakistan.
Another small lake is there known as Allah wali lake. this is known as Allah wali because from the top of mountains you can see the Name of Allah on the path of stream flowing.