Nepal, home to some of the World’s highest peaks, is now famous for having the world’s highest lake!
Kajin Sara, situated in Manang district at a height of roughly 5,200 m, beats the record of the former highest lake Tilicho also situated in Nepal at a height 4,919 m.
Kajin Sara is located at Singarkharka area of Chame rural municipality. It is 4 km in length, 1.2 km in width and 200 m deep.
“As per the measurement of the lake taken by the team, it is located at an altitude of 5,200 metres, which is yet to be officially verified. It is estimated to be 1,500-metre-long and 600-metre-wide,” said Lokendra Ghale, Chair, Chame rural municipality.
“The lake would be the world’s highest lake if its altitude of 5000-plus metres is officially verified,” said Ghale.
Is Nepal up for a new record? Let’s wait and see what the official verification on lake Kajin Sara has to say.