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It is another beautiful lake, surrounded by mountains and eye catching scenery. The lake is situated in the East of the Bashigram Valley, near Madyan. The lake is at a walking distance of four to five hours from Bashigram Valley. The people of the Valley are very cooperative and kind to the tourists. They have proper knowledge of the area and extend their services as guide.
The most famous tale associated with Lake Bashigram is of a golden bowl, which is believed to float over its surface every Friday night. But the most interesting and in a way shocking tale is of a procession of a marriage. Long long ago, would start an elderly person, there was a procession of people who were to take a bride to a village situated to the other side of the mountain in the dark and freezing months of winter.when the procession reached the lake, it was almost dark and they decided to spend the night there as the area was plain and ideal for a night stay. The lake was completely covered with snow and frozen which had turned it to a vast plain ground. Theses innocent people started preparing their evening meal and set a fire a huge pile of logs, as the fire started to blaze, the frozen ice gave way to the intense heat and caved in , which resulted in the death of the doomed procession. All of them drowned in the lake and were perished from the face of the earth, mysteriously.
Address: Upper Bishgram, Madyan Swat, Pakistan