Lower Kachura Lake is situated in Kachura town a little ways from Skardu city (almost 2,500 m or 8,200 feet) town. The lake is known as Shangrila lake after a hotel based on its bank in 1983.
It is a famous visitor goal, and has a one of a kind café that is based on the fuselage of an airplane that had slammed close by.
Shangrila was built up in 1983 with the opening of the main Resort Hotel in Skardu, Baltistan. Shangrila Resort Hotel was established by the late Muhammad Aslam Khan, the primary officer of the Northern Scouts of the Pakistan Army.
Shangrila was named after a book titled Lost Horizon by James Hilton. In the novel, the creator portrays a story where a plane accident arrived almost a riverbed, in the mid 1920s. The enduring travelers ran over some Buddhist priests from a close by sanctuary and looked for their assistance. They were taken to a wonderful lamasery loaded up with an assortment of foods grown from the ground. The priests looked very youthful, in spite of the fact that they professed to be many years old.The unspoiled spot was called Shangri-la, a Tibetan word signifying “Paradise on earth”. In 2015, one of the photograph of Shangrila Resort was proclaimed as the terrific champ of the Wiki Loves Earth, 2015, after an overall challenge.