Nestled at the foothills of the Apharwat peak at an altitude of 4511 m, this serene Alpather Lake is a popular tourist attractions and a lovely picnic spot in Gulmarg. Lying in the awe-inspiring backdrop of snowy terrains, this pristine lake is triangular in shape and offers a refreshing visual retreat to the visitors. It remains frozen until June and in summers the clear water of the lake with floating ice pieces presents an enormous sight. The lake side is also an interesting place to enjoy horse riding for all day long. Besides, the adventure lovers can also trek to the ridge of the Apharwat peak and can enjoy an adventurous trekking route through the snowy mountains.