This is a photo of the Sarfranga Cold Desert, taken from the drone we sent up from the entrance of the Shigar Valley on the outskirts of Skardu.
Located along the Indus River in Skardu, the Sarfranga Cold Desert is a dry desert system surrounded by alpine mountains at an altitude of 2,500m (8,202 ft). The strikingly beautiful sand dunes along the banks of the Indus river, form part of the desert,
Sarfranga Cold Desert (Skardu)
It was a particularly beautiful morning, visiting these rare wonders of the world “sand dunes surrounded by snowy alpine peaks.” Even for these well-traveled people, who had already seen various deserts around the world, this was a rare sight indeed.
Off in the distance we could see Hussain Abad Village.
Climbing the highest dune, we could enjoy a 360°view of the high alpine peaks all around us.
Image & Text : Mariko SAWADA
Visit : Oct 2021, Sarfraga Cold Desert, Shigar-Skardu, Gilgit-BaltistanCategory : = Video Clip Gilgit-Baltistan > ◆ Video Breathtaking Views of Pakistan > ◆ Gilgit-Baltistan > - Skardu Valley > - Shigar Valley
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