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Chitta Katha Lake and Arang Kel

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Fast Facts
  • Duration: 7 Days - 6 Nights
  • Departure: Islamabad
  • Destinations: Chitta Katha Lake, Arang Kel, Upper Neelum
  • Cut-Off Time: At least 3 days before the trip starts.
  • Languages: All international languages translators are available upon request.

Chitta Katha Lake (چِٹّہ کٹھا جھیل) is located in Shounter valley, Azad Kashmir administered by Pakistan. It is located at the elevation of 13,500 feet (4,100 m). Shounter Valley is a sub-valley in Neelum Valley and one of the most beautiful places in Kashmir.

Arang Kel (اڑنگ کیل) is a village and tourist spot in the Neelam valley of Azad Kashmir, Pakistan. It is located on the hilltop above Kel at an altitude of 8,379 feet (2,554 m). Arang Kel is known for it’s green forest and meadow on a hill top. It is accessible after crossing the Neelum River by a cable car or by trekking.


  • Chitta Katha Lake
  • Shounter Lake and Waterfall
  • Arang Kel
  • Sharda
  • Upper Neelum
  • Kutton Waterfall
  • Pir Chinasi

Price Includes

  • Transportation: Air Conditioned Coaster/Grand Cabin/Car and Fuel
  • Accommodation: 3-4 Person Sharing
  • Meals: Breakfast, Dinner and Evening Tea
  • Jeeps: Kel to Upper Domel
  • Cable Car Fee: Kel to Arang Kel
  • Entry Tickets: Where Applied
  • Necessary Phone Calls
  • Guide
  • Photography
  • Basic First Aid Kit

Price Excludes

  • Extra Meals and Drinks: Lunch, Coffee, Etc
  • Twin Sharing: Extra charges will be applied.
  • Personal Medication
  • Extra Expenses: Due to landslides, political or any other issues.
  • Porters: For carrying personal equipment.
  • Insurance
  • Anything Not Mentioned

What to Carry

  • CNIC
  • Raincoat
  • Sun Block
  • Cap or Hat
  • Sun Glasses
  • Hiking Stick
  • Backpack or Rucksack
  • Trekking Shoes or Joggers
  • Warm Clothes: Upper, Jacket, Muffler, Etc
  • Extras: Extra Jeans, Shirts, Socks, Tissues, Etc
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DAY - 1Islamabad to Sharda

Distance: 250 Km Approx

Visiting Points:
Dhanni Waterfall
Kutton Waterfall

Stay: Cottage/Hotel

DAY - 2Sharda to Upper Domel, Shounter Valley

Distance: 45 Km
It is a 2-3 Hours Jeep Track from Kel to Upper Domel, Shounter.

Visiting Points:
Shounter Valley
Shounter Lake
Shounter Waterfall

Stay: Camping
Chitta Katha Lake Tent Village, Upper Domel

DAY - 3Upper Domel to Deck - 2

Distance: 3 Km
It is a 2-3 Hours Trekking from Upper Domel to Deck-2

Trekking along the water stream in a Dense Forests of Shounter valley is pleasing to both mind and eyes.
Live BBQ and Bonfire at Deck – 2

Stay: Camping
Deck – 2

DAY - 4Deck-2 to Chitta Katha Lake and Back to Deck -2

Distance: 3 Km
It is a 4 Hours trekking from Dec – 2 to Chitta Katha Lake and it takes almost 2 hours while descending.

Chitta Katha Waterfall and Valley Views while trekking are quite mesmerizing.

Stay: Camping
Deck – 2

DAY - 5Deck - 2 to Arang Kel

Distance: 25 Km
It is a one hour trekking, 2 hours jeep track and then cable car for Arang Kel.

Crossing Neelum River by Cable Car and then half an hour trekking though dense pine trees.

Stay: Cottage
Arang Kel

DAY - 6Arang Kel to Upper Neelum

Distance: 50 Km

Visiting Points:

Stay: Hotel
Upper Neelum

DAY - 7Upper Neelum to Islamabad

Distance: 230 Km

Visiting Points:
Pir Chinasi

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1Package Price

Group of 10 Persons: PKR 25,000 Per

Group of 6 Persons: PKR 35,000 Per Head

Group of 4 Persons: PKR 45,000 Per Head

Group of 2 Persons: PKR 55,000 Per Head

2Payment Methods

Office No 3, Taj Plaza, Phase 7, Bahria Town

Bank Transfer
Account Title: Luqman Aslam
Account No: 0102358730
Branch Code: 9805
Online Transactions: 98050102358730
IBAN: PK14MEZN0098050102358730

Account Name: Luqman Aslam
Account No: 03084652592


90% amount will be refunded if cancelled 7 days prior to tour.
75% amount will be refunded if Cancelled 4-6 days Prior to tour.
50% amount will be refunded if Cancelled 2-3 days Prior to tour.
No amount will be refunded if Cancelled in last 24 hours.



  • Mutual respect of each other should be kept by all the members.
  • All the members should be punctual and responsible.
  • Local norms and cultures should be respected everywhere.
  • Please avoid spreading garbage etc.
  • Smoking is not allowed in vehicle.
  • Please take permission before taking pictures of other members.
  • Plan may be altered due to any unforeseen circumstances.
  • Any act of immorality will not be compromised.
  • Usage of drug is strictly prohibited.