Skardu District (Urdu: ضلع سکردو) is part of Baltistan and currently constitutes one of the ten districts of the Gilgit–Baltistan territory of Pakistan. It is bounded on the southeast by Kargil district in the Indian-Administered Jammu and Kashmir, on the east by Ghanche District, on the northeast by Xinjiang (China), on the south by Baramulla and Kargil District, on the west by district Astore and on the north by Gilgit District.
Skardu town is the capital of the district and of Baltistan Division.
Mountain Peaks and Glaciers
The highest peak in Skardu District is K2 (8,611 m) which is the highest peak in Pakistan and the second highest peak on earth. The Baltoro Muztagh (the subrange of Karakoram that includes the mighty peaks of K2 (8,611 m), Broad Peak (8,047 m), Gasherbrum (8,000+ m) and Masherbrum (7,821 m) lie in the Skardu District. Askole is the last settlement in the district for all treks to Concordia (the confluence of Baltoro Glacier and Godwin-Austen Glacier). The Biafo Glacier and a major part of Hispar Glacier are also included in the Skardu District.
Skardu Karakurom Mountain Education
According to the Alif Ailaan Pakistan District Education Rankings 2015, Skardu is ranked 14 out of 148 districts in terms of education. For facilities and infrastructure, the district is ranked 89 out of 148.
Deosai National Park
Deosai is one of the highest plains in the world. The district shares the territorial limits of Deosai National Park with Astore which has major portion, (second highest plains after Tibet). The Indus River enters the Gilgit–Baltistan territory from Ladakh.
Other towns in the Skardu District include: Skardu, Roundu – Sub-Division, Parkutta, Sermik, Hussainabad, and Mehdiabad, Sadpara.
Hispar Pass and Gondoghoro Pass are also in the Skardu District. Skardu is a beautiful place where 8o % people are Shia, 15% are Noorbakshia Islam and few are Sunni in Skardu city. Most of people are very simple and they don’t want to take complexity in life and they often use old living life style. Manthokha
Some of the lakes in the district are Snow Lake, Satpara Lake, Sheosar Lake, Kachura Lake and Shangrila Lake.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Islamabad International Airport|
|DEPARTURE TIME||Please arrive at least 2 hours before the flight.|
Day 1: DEPARTURE/ ARRIVAL
- Lahore: Bilal Daewoo Terminal
- Karachi: Green Line Train
- Islamabad: G11/3 | Daewoo Terminal
Gathering at 03:00AM
Departure at Sharp 03:30AM
First stop of 40 Minutes for Breakfast at Mansehra
Lunch Break at Naran or Jalkand for 1 hour: 01:00PM
Arrival at Chilas: 07:00PM
Dinner at 08:00PM
NIGHT STAY IN CHILAS
Breakfast call at 08:00AM
Departure at sharp 08:30
For Skardu Valley
Visit of Upper Kachura & Shangrila Lake
Night stay in Skardu
Breakfast at 08:00am
Visit of khaplu valley and back to shigar in the evening
Cold desert of Shigar
Night stay in Shigar
Breakfast call at 07:00AM
Back in Skardu
On jeeps move to Rama Meadows
Via Deosai Plains crossing
Night stay in PTDC Rama
Trek to Rama Lake
Or you can explore Rama meadows
Night stay in PTDC Rama
Day 6: RETURN
Back to chilas
Night stay in Chilas
Departure for islamabad at 07:00AM
Lunch break at naran or balakot 04:00AM
Arrival in Islamabad 09:00PM
Arrival in Lahore at 1:30AM
FOR PAKISTANI NATIONALS:
Cost from Islamabad: 26,000PKR
Cost from Lahore: 28,000PKR
Cost from Karachi: tezgam Economy: 30,500PKR
with AC Parlor: 33,500PKR
with GreenLine: 39,500RS
for Airticket: contact Us
including: 1 night stay in Islamabad on last day & transport charges from railway station to our office
COST FROM ISLAMABAD: 300$ (with only visit/tourist Visa)
In case of Embassy employees, United Nation employees we have to apply for the NOC, for that purpose you need to book the tour at least one week before the departure date of tour)
For Room on Twin Sharing: 4500Rs extra (per person)
You can also customize this event on your desired dates. You can call our team for more details about separate tour packages
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