The Shangrila Lake second amongst the most beautiful lakes of Pakistan. The lake is also known as “Lower Kachura Lake” and is located at a drive of about 20 minutes from Skardu town. The lake is a part of the Shangrila resort and is a popular tourist destination. Shangrila was named after a book titled Lost Horizon by James Hilton. Shangri-la is a Tibetan word meaning “Heaven on earth”.