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Skardu, Shigar Valley &
Deosai National Park

Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan

5Days

Late June – Mid October

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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.

Itinerary

01
Fly from Islamabad to Skardu. Upon arrival, drive to Shigar Valley. (In case of flight cancellation, head to Chilas by car to spend a night and arrive in Skardu in the afternoon of the second day.)
02
Enjoy a visit to Sarfranga Desert, Hussainabad Village, and Shigar Valley
03
Drive along the Indus and Shyok rivers, and start exploring Khaplu Valley which is one of the most beautiful valleys of Gilgit Baltistan.
04
A full-day excursion trip to Deosai National Park. There might be chances to encounter the Himalayan brown bear and long-tailed marmot, all at an altitude of approximately 4,200m. Enjoy a view of Nanga Parbat (8,126m), the world's ninth highest peak, from Shoesar lake.
05
Return to Islamabad by air. (In case of flight cancellation, head to Chilas or Besham by car to spend a night and arrive in Islamabad the next day)

Information

Best time to visit
Late June – Mid October

Itinerary
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.

Tour Price
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.

Other
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.

Disclaimer

Please note that no transport and rooms reserved at this stage. We will be thankful if you could give us tentative dates of the visit so that we can reserve the transport and hotels accordingly

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