Skardu Tour, the land of mountains, is located at the influenced of Indus River and Shayok River. While travelling to 790 KMs from capital territory of Pakistan, you will enter in the paradise of mountains where on the left end is the largest mountain of Pakistan K2 lies and on the other hand there is the proud of Pakistan Siachen and in between them there lies valley of peace Skardu. Skardu Tour may consist of different plateau notably included K2 Mountain. Ultimately the second largest mountain of the world. Northern areas are enrich in natural beauty. Skardu tour is full of mesmerizing sceneries. Incomparable cluster of mountain peaks and glaciers Baltistan’s five valleys like Shigar, Skardu, Khaplu, Rondu and Kharmang. Luscious peaches, apricots, apples and pears are famous from the valley.
Shangrila Skardu Tours
First and the foremost is the Shangrila Skardu Tour, consist of a tour to a place Shangrila. Shangri-la is just 35 minutes away from Skardu. The resort is surrounded by the most enchanting and splendid scenic beauty along with a beautiful lake. One may stay here, take a boat ride or trekking to the hills nearby.
Afterword there are numerous wonders of natural beauty all over the Skardu. some of the detail you may find below:
Attractions in Skardu
Furthermore there are other attractions for the tourist.
Khaplu Valley is 103 kilometers from Skardu and two hours by jeep. It is a sprawling village located at the confluence of the Indus and the Shyok Rivers in Pakistan. Noteworthy, Khaplu Valley has not only a single large river. In addition to, Khaplu also possess many historical places like the beautiful Chaqchan Mosque. Furthermore many famous mountains are located there such as Masherbrum, K-6, K-7, Sherpi Kangh, Sia Kangri, Saltoro Kangri and Siachen etc. .
After reading the word Desert one may think of the hottest land of soil. But there are miracles in the world. There lies a unique desert that is overall covered with clouds. The cold breeze and soil is so cold that it feel like the snow. Its ironical from the reality. That’s not exactly the fairy tale but I am talking about the Shigar valley or the cold desert. Most of all, the magnificent creation of God. No doubt it can be considered as the wonders of the world.
Around 10,000 above the sea level, gives the Shiger the tittle of highest desert in the world. Above all Shigar valley seems gentle, irrigated slopes are filled with terraces of wheat, maize and barley. Especially its orchards of apricots, mulberries, peaches, plums, pears, apples and nuts are unique to Baltistan. Kashmiri carpenters built The wooden mosque in the middle of the town several hundred years ago.
Serena Shigar Fort is an award winning heritage conservation project restored by the Aga Khan Cultural Services Pakistan and managed by Serena Hotels, both apart of the Aga Khan Development Network. However it is a unique 20 room heritage boutique hotel that offers guests the opportunity to experience the restored original architecture of the 17th Century Raja’s fort palace.
Serena Khaplu Palace is at the upper side of the Khaplu Town. It offers guests the privilege of experiencing a unique hotel stay in Pakistan in historical buildings that date back to the 1840s. Still Khaplu Palace is certainly the finest surviving example of a Royal Residence in Baltistan.
Shangrila Hotel Resorts offers 60 spacious rooms which are uniquely designed to include luxurious comforts. All cottages have private balconies over looking the Kachura Lake. Moreover Shangrila encircles the heart shaped “Kachura Lake”. It is surrounded by fruit laden orchards and flower filled gardens. In addition the cottages consist of Swiss cottages, VIP suits and Presidential suits.
Deosai National Park
The Deosai National Park is in between Astore and Skardu. It has an average elevation of 4,114 metres above sea level, making the Deosai Plains one of the highest plateaus in the world. The shortest route to visit Deosai is from Skardu city and that is approximately 30 km. In fact the purpose behind establisha Park in 1993, was to protect and the survival of the Himalayan brown bear and its habitat. The Karakoram-West Tibetan Plateau is well known for its rich flora and fauna.Wildflowers covers it all with a wide variety of butterflies in spring.
Therefore, Honeymoon packages from Pakistan offers you the best quality travelling to Skardu. Most of all Its gives a delight to visit such a place which is so enrich in landscape. Where one find cold weather, water, desert, mountain all at the same time. Hence, no one in the world want to miss the chance to visit such a wonderful places if provided.