pyala lake

Fascinating History of Pyala Lake, Kaghan Valley Pakistan

Pakistan’s Pyala Lake is a round lake in JalkhandKaghan Valley, Mansehra District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. It is about 40 kilometers (25 mi) from Naran. Pyala Lake is undeveloped but significant as it is a bowl-shaped lake on top of a mountain located on the way to Lulusar Lake from Naran. It is beautiful and interesting for tourists.

Bowl Shaped Lake in Pakistan

It is a bowl-shaped lake on top of a mountain. It is a beautiful lake and a popular tourist destination. The history of Pyala Lake is very interesting, locals describe that it was formed after a shooting star or meteor (Shahab e Saqib) fell on this place.

Location if Pyala Lake

This lake is located in Mansehra district. Mansehra is a beautiful mountainous region in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Kaghan, Naran and Gilgit-Baltistan are accessible from here.

Islamabad to Pyala Lake

If you are traveling from Islamabad to Mansehra, it will take about 1:15 minutes via Hazara highway. The total distance from Islamabad to Pyala Lake is around is 51 miles (82.08 km).

Tourist Attractions at Pyala Lake

Payala Lake is small but a beautiful lake. You can go near the lake. But don’t try to go in deep enough, the banks are high, no way to go in, the soundings are beautiful. No GSM network around the lake. It is a lonely place if you want to spend time with your family. This is the place you are looking for. Small cars can easily go to the lake. But you should know that the road has some population on the other side of the lake.

As you drive towards Babusar Top from Jhalkhad Side, it comes to you on the right side of the main road. You can view it from the main road with 0 hike. It is a small beautiful lake just like Bowel (Payala). You have to do some hiking if you want to go near the lake, but it is recommended from the top to get the full view.

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