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Skardu Treks

Distance: 15 - 20 km per day
More than 1000 m ascent per day



Day 1: Arrival in Skardu

  • Scenic flight to Gilgit Baltistan (subject to weather).
  • Magnificent views of Nanga Parbat, Rakaposhi, Diran, and other peaks.
  • Upon arrival at Skardu check in hotel and explore Skardu town and visit Sadpara Lake.
  • Optional visit to Khorpocho Fort and Organic Village.

Day 2: Organic Village, Cold Desert, and Shigar Fort

  • Morning hike to Organic Village with traditional lifestyle.
  • Explore the high-altitude Cold Desert with biking, horse, and camel riding options.
  • Visit Shigar Fort, a 17th-century heritage guesthouse hotel.
  • Enjoy the surrounding areas and visit Blind Lake.
  • Overnight stay at Shigar Fort.

Day 3: Shoger - Khaplu (Ghanche)

  • Departure to Khaplu with a 2.5-hour drive.
  • Visit Chaqchan Mosque, a 700-year-old mosque.
  • Lunch at Khaplu Palace Serena.
  • Explore Khanqah of Khaplu, Shyok Valley, and surrounding areas.
  • Evening hike for Thoksekhar.
  • Night stay at Khaplu Palace Serena.

Day 4: Khaplu - Kharmang Valley and Manthoka Waterfalls

  • Drive towards Kharmang valley with a stop at Manthoka Waterfalls.
  • Visit Haymun bridge connecting Khaplu, Skardu, and Kharmang.
  • Reach Skardu and explore Kachura, Upper Kachura Lake, Shangri-La, and Soq Valley.
  • Night stay at Skardu or Kachura.

Day 5: Drive from Sadpara - Deosai

  • Early morning drive towards Deosai (approximately four hours).
  • Lunch at Sosar Lake, visit the Wildlife animal.
  • Evening check-in at Hotel Mashabrum Skardu.

Day 6: Fly back to Islamabad

  • Morning drive back to airport and fly back to destination.
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