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Tranquil and with a range of food venues

We've been to Qargha Lake a number of times and enjoyed it always. It is far enough out of the... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
Tom S
far from city but worth the visit

It is a bit far from the city, but well worth the visit, excellent restaurant with top food and a... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2016
Girona, Spain
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

Qargha lake was breathtaking, it's a nice little getaway and glimpse of paradise in Kabul. A great place for tea, nice, relaxing and beautiful scenery. On the other hand, don't go to Spoghmai restaurant. The food was overpriced and terrible, and the shir-yakh was a...More

2  Thank laanday4life
Reviewed 4 January 2018

an awesome view and a beautiful lake, took some really cool pictures and it was nice and safe. the way was about half an hour from the city but pretty straight forward. the lake was so pretty especially in this season. recommend it if you...More

2  Thank Azin D
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Qargha lake is a must visit during your stay at Kabul. Specially the resturant Supagmay near the lake is a very peaceful and great place with nice tea and Shisha option. View of the lake at the evening is a treat.

2  Thank NumanAly
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We've been to Qargha Lake a number of times and enjoyed it always. It is far enough out of the city to be quieter and a walk along the lake edge is relaxing. Food opportunities range from street stalls and booths serving palaou and kabob...More

Thank Tom S
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Beautiful Lake near Kabul city..One must visit this place if you are around Kabul.. I went there in Ramadan so the restaurants were all closed.. Try to not go in Ramadan!

Thank Karim T
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Generally it is a nice place where you can go for a boat ride and enjoy the beautiful view but if you are not a local it is best to have a local friend with you. It is best to avoid the amusement rides because...More

Thank Ehsan-Reznov
Reviewed 8 May 2017

It was an amazing place, i visited this place 4-5 times and overtime i had found this to be different.

Thank arinds
Reviewed 15 February 2017

A freshwater lake in outskirts of Kabul with mounts surrounding the lake. A nice hike to one of the mountain and doing meditation session boosts your energy level for a month.

Thank Siavash K
Reviewed 4 November 2016

It is a bit far from the city, but well worth the visit, excellent restaurant with top food and a lake view are very nice.

Thank agusticassa
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Qargha Lake has a nice view and there are many restaurants nearby. It is very crowded on Fridays, rest of the week days its normal. Swimming in the lake is usually risky and not recommended.

1  Thank hamza471
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