Skardu Tour combines the thrill of touring in the Glacial mountains of Karakoram and the Himalayas with the pleasure of exploring Skardu, Pakistan’s ancient culture, history, and traditions. Our Skardu Tour is a proper authentic holiday. You will experience the world-famous climbing and Trekking route, the ancient silk route known as The Karakoram Highway, and the Himalayan kingdom of Baltistan. Skardu is beautifully located on the banks of the Indus river at an elevation of 2,300 meters above sea level. The Indus river separates the Karakoram Mountain range from the Himalayas. Skardu is the getaway to K2, Broad Peak, Gasherbrum i, Gasherbrum ii, Masherbrum, Spantik, Hispar Glacier, Trango Towers, Baltoro Glacier, and many other world-famous peaks.
Trip Maker is a licensed and authorized tour operator in Pakistan. We have offered Skardu Tour for families, couples, groups, and university students for the last 40 years. Trip Maker operates a 10-13 day Skardu Tour. We can customize the Skardu Tour itinerary according to your needs and travel requirements.
Skardu Tour starts from Islamabad, the capital city of Pakistan. Our representative will meet and greet you at Islamabad International Airport and then transfer you to the hotel for a rest. We will meet again in the afternoon over dinner to give you a briefing about Skardu Tour.
The following day you will travel towards Naran town by passing through some culturally rich and historical cities, Taxila, Hasan Abdal, Haripur, Abbott Abbad, and Mansehra. You will leave Karakoram Highway from Mansehra and turn right to join Naran Road. Naran Road runs along the Naran river in the Panoramic green Naran & Kaghan Valley. Night stay in Naran, then continue your journey on Naran Road, cutting through the heart of the rugged Kaghan valley to Babusar Pass (4,067m). The colorful array of mountain flowers in these valleys provides a scenic backdrop on this alternate route to Chilas.
Chilas is an ‘oasis in a desert’ with a unique charm. Here you will have a magnificent view of the world’s highest mountain ranges: the Karakoram in the north, the Himalayas in the east, and the Hindu Kush in the west. From Chilas, you will rejoin Karakoram Highway with the view of Nanga Parbat in the background. Just before Gilgit, you will turn right to follow Skardu road along the Indus River to reach Skardu. Skardu is the capital of Baltistan valley and a getaway from many famous Peaks such as K2. Baltistan was one of the oldest Himalayan kingdoms before being incorporated into Pakistan. It lies in the very heart of the mountains, comprising the northern edge of the Himalayas and nearly the entire Karakoram range.
You will spend some time in Skardu to explore the town, visit the local Bazar, walk to Kharpocho fort and experience the wild ancient Polo match. After spending two nights in Skardu, you will continue your Skardu Tour towards Khaplu by following the Indus and then the Shyok river to Khaplu valley. Khaplu is one of the largest and most beautiful towns in Baltistan. You will stay at the Khaplu fort (now Serena Hotel) in Khpulu. It’s the former residence of the royal family of Khaplu. You will spend two days in Khaplu, exploring the local Bazar, historical Chaqchan mosque, and neighboring villages.
After visiting Khaplu, you will head back to Skardu via Shigar Valley. You will have lunch in Shigar fort (Serena Hotel) and drive to Skardu for the night stay. From Skardu, you will continue your tour to Astore via Deosai Plateau. Deosai is the second-highest Plateau in the world, home to Himalayan brown bears and many other wild species. Night stay in Astore and next morning drive along Astore river to the junction of Indus River and join Karakoram Highway. Stay on The Karakoram Highway briefly and turn left to join Naran Road to reach Naran Town.
Skardu offers many places and sightseeing, including Cold desert, Shigar Fort, Fruit Nurseries for fresh Cherries and Shahtoot, Sadpara Lake, Skardu, upper and lower Kachura Lakes, Manthoka Waterfall, and a lot of others.
Now is the perfect time to explore Skardu and Pakistan when it is still raw and hidden away from the mass tourist. We strongly believe that our local knowledge, experience, and carefully crafted “Skardu Tour” will create a lifelong memory for you.
30% advance for reservation of Tour. Remaining at the Departure time you will have to pay.
Yes you can change the travel dates 2 days before the departure day.
Yes. It is totally family & kids friendly tour with complete security, privacy & family environment.
This group tour has fixed departure dates and days (Once in a week).