Book Cheap Tour Package to Skardu from Karachi, Lahore & Islamabad
Your choice to spend your vacation time tells our taste and interest. If you are an admirer of natural beauty, serenity and wilderness than your choice for vacation can be in the extreme north of Pakistan where Skardu is located in in Gilgit Baltistan region.
One can reach Skardu by road or by air. It is almost 650km distance from Islamabad by road which takes around 15 hours of continues drive. However by air one can reach Skardu just in one hour but flights are available only in clear days. Those who want to experience travelling over Karakram Highway they opt to travel by road and on their way they find beautiful landscape with mountains, several streams and springs.
Routes by Road
In summer you can visit Skardu via Naran as it is short as compared to Besham route. But in winters, as Babusir Top remains closed so you will have to drive through Besham Dasu Chilas which is comparatively longer route than Naran. Also road condition to Skardu is not good, as it is under constructionhowever it is extremely rewarding road trip as it ends up to the valley which has paths to some of the world’s highest mountains
A Skardu has become a great tourist attraction that’s why there are many hotels and guest houses are available to facilitate tourists. iMusafir.pk offers a large variety of hotels in Skardu suiting your budget and standard. Mostly booked hotels are Serena Shigar Skardu, Mashabrum Hotel Skardu, Serena Hotel Khaplu Palace, Shangrila Resorts Skardu, Tibet Motel Skardu. iMusafir.pk along with these hotels provides all basic amenities to make your vacation comfortable and memorable.
There are many restaurants available in Skardu offering multiple cuisines.
Places to visit in Skardu:
Deosai Plains, Fairymeadows, Katpana Cold Desert, Bara Pani, Shigar Fort, Khaplu Palace, Manthoka Waterfall Skardu, Upper and Lower Kachura Lake Skardu, Satpara Lake and CHAQCHAN Mosque in Khaplu are most frequently visited tourists spots in Skardu.
It is definitely hard to miss the breathless sight of the valley from the fort on a full moon night. The view of sunset is equally unforgettable moment in mountains as the afterglow remains for several minutes. You can not feel it unless you do not witness it.
The Katpana cold desert has a strange attraction which you don’t find anywhere else. The sand dunes in Katpana village, also known as cold desert, are a wonder in itself. Strong winds shift the dunes as quickly as nomads. At this high altitude and cold region, this desert holds strange attraction.
Best time to visit Skardu:
Skardu is worth visiting throughout the year however due to extreme weather conditions summer (between April to October) is best time to visit Skardu. In winters normal temperature falls down to -18. So it is recommended to visit Skardu in summer than winters. But if you want to feel the crunching over the fallen leaves that cover the both side of roads in autumn then you can visit in October & November as well. Autumn colors, silent arrival of winters and a cup of coffee with your travel partner make a memorable combination especially when you are on honeymoon.
iMusafir.pk is leading tour operator in Skardu Valley offering different range of tour packages including 3 Days to 7 days tour packages to Skardu. Skardu is not an ideal destination for newly married couples and familiesbut companies and corporate groups also arrange their recreation trips or seminars in Skardu.