Skardu has a character of its own and has a very interesting scenery. Being the largest district in the Northern Area, Skardu attracts travelers through its various breathtaking features.
The Indus becomes wide and still here. The town is surrounded by dry rugged mountains and sand dunes. Located at a distance of 32 kms from Skardu, Deosai is one of the highest plateaus in the world standing at 4100m and is spread over 3000sq.km. The spectacular scenery that Deosai offers from mid-June to mid-September is highlighted by some 342 species of vegetation.
The legend of Shangri-La is alive in Skardu, located just 35 minutes from Skardu. The resort is built on a beautiful lake and is surrounded by the most spectacular scenery. One may spend a night or a day, take a boat ride or trek the legendary location which provide opportunity for all to enjoy the best in Skardu.
Amidst towering snow-clad peaks with heights varying form 1,000 to 8,000 meters, the picturesque & panoramic Skardu speak volumes about its unmatched beauty. Out of 14 highest peaks in the world (over 8,000 meters high) 4 mighty peaks are found in the Baltistan’s Karakoram Range. These mighty guardians include K.2/ Mount Godowin Austin (8611m world’s second highest), Gashabrum-I (8,068m), Broad Peak (8,047m) and Gashebrum-II(8,035m).
For the climbers and adventures, it is a dream come true as all the great challenges are found at the top of the world. For Trekking, Skardu region provides the most scenic and longest treks in the world. It offers a unique opportunity to get close to the longest glaciers outside Polar region,Siachan (72km),Biafo (60km),Baltoro (60km),and Batura (64km).Walking in fresh air during the day and lying under the stars at night makes trekking in Skardu an unforgettable experience.
There is so much more to explore and experience in Skardu, so what are you waiting for, let’s go!
Skardu valley is home to some of the most extra ordinary adventure destinations. From sheer sightseeing to tracking the K-2 base camps, this valley offers loads for opportunities for the travelers. The spectacular scenery of Deosai plains at the elevation of 4100m can mesmerize any traveler.
Here are some of the famous destinations, please feel free to contact us and customize a trip based on your own preferences and areas of interest.