Skardu Valley

Skardu is the largest district of the Northern Areas. Baltistan is home to some of the highest peaks in the world, the Karakoram Range, Skardu is very popular with Mountaineering Expeditions. Skardu is the capital of Gilgit-Baltistan, which is self-governing territory under control of Pakistan Government. It is one of the most beautiful places in Pakistan. Skardu is situated at the height of 2438 meters above the sea level in backdrop of beautiful peaks of Karakoram. Sadpara Lake in Skardu is situated on height and surrounded by glacial mountains. There are several beautiful carving in the surrounding which is reminiscent of Tibetan Buddhist of 8th century. You can watch this preserved history on Skardu-Sadpara-Deosai road which is only 3 km away from Skardu town. A beautiful lake named Kacchura Lake is situated about 32 km from Skardu town. It is full of brown trout and its banks are adorned with natural flowers. Another name of this beautiful lake is “Shangrila Lake”. In spring you can also see peach, apple and apricot trees laden with fruits. You can enjoy boat-ride in this lake which is memorable experience. Kharpocho Fort meaning “King of Forts”, is a beautiful fort situated on a hill near Skardu town. Beautiful valley of Shigar is a gateway to the great mountain peaks like K2, Gasherbrum and Karakoram. You can reach Skardu by air or by road. Shangrila Resort which is encircled by the Kacchura Lake is once in a life time experience.


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Astore, Deosai, Kachura, Shigar and Skardu valley (7-Days tour)

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Skardu, Kachura, Shigar, Khaplu, Kharmang valley and Deosai plains (7-Days tour)

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Skardu, Kachura, Shigar, Khaplu and Kharmang valley (7-Days tour)

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