Upper Kachura Lake is of clear water and has a depth of 70 metres. In summer it has a temperature of 15 °C. In winter the surface is frozen solid. The upper Indus River flows nearby at a lower elevation.
The beauty of the Upper Kachura Lake is almost untampered and mostly unexplored by travelers, due to lack of infrastructure owing to its rough terrain. One can enjoy the view of the snow-capped mountains and can enjoy the trout fishing, hiking and mountaineering of the Western Himalayas.