Ratti Gali Lake – Neelum Valley

Ratti Gali Lake (aka Dowarian Lake) is situated at 12,130 ft ASL in Neelum Valley, Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan. This lake is accessible by a 19 km hiking trek which starts from a village called Dowarian on Neelum Valley road at an altitude of 5,300 ft.

Ratti Gali Lake – Neelum Valley

From Dowarian a headstrong and ruthless trek leads towards the Rattigali Pass which about 19 kilometers towards west, connects the Neelum and Kaghan Valleys. There also lies a mesmerizing beauty which is known as the Ratti Gali Lake and the trekkers or climbers have to track 2 days from Duwariyan to visit Ratti Gali lake which is located almost 12,130 ft high above sea level.

RATTI GALI LAKE – NEELUM VALLEY

In the summer season, the whole area around this mesmerizing lake becomes a place of lush green meadows, wild and magnificent flowers and radiant alpine plantations while in winter this valley is covered with white snow and big chunks of Glacier floats in the dark blue magical water of Ratti Gali Lake like huge swans.


Ratti Gali Lake, Neelum Valley, Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan

Ratti Gali Lake – Neelum Valley