Skardu is a valley formed by the Indus River flowing from Ladakh, India. In summer, Skardu is the base town for trekking to K2 and is crowded with climbers and trekkers. Recently, excursions to the Shigar and Khapalu valleys and the Deosai National Park have become popular among tourists seeking adventure and nature scenery.
Pakistan Airlines now offers domestic flights from Islamabad, Karachi, and Lahore, and if the weather is clear, you can enjoy a view of Nanga Parbat (8,126m), the world's ninth highest peak, from the flight.
Best time to visit
Late June – Mid October
When departing from Islamabad, a minimum of 4 nights can be arranged including an extra day in case of domestic flight cancellations. In addition, it is possible to go to Hunza or Astore Valley combined with the suggested itinerary below. Please consult with us.
Please contact us for price quotation based on the number of days, number of people, accommodation and vehicle type. There is a wide choice of accommodation in Skardu, from guesthouses to heritage hotels.
The domestic flight from Islamabad to Skardu is a mountain flight and the operation is dependent on weather conditions. Please plan your itinerary in case of flight cancellations.