Travel Photography Photos tagged as karakul
Karakul Lake by the side of Karakoram Highway on China's part which is the highest paved highway in the world. Karakul Lake is 3600 meters above sea level.
Karakul is surrounded by mountains that are snow-capped all year long. Thus, Karakul actually lies beneath a giant valley. However, Karakul is the highest lake on Pamir Plateau. Karakul is at 3600 m altitude.
The yurts in Karakul.
Compared to Karakul which depth reaches 242 m and the surface stretches up to 4.8 km2, let alone the surrounding grassland, we, human-beings become so small.
The Karakul Lake in China. (There's another Karakul Lake in Tajikistan.)