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Skardu,Pakistan Travel Guide 2017

Ravishing Town of Gilgit- Skardu, Pakistan

Skardu is a town located in the Gilgit-Balistan Province of Pakistan. Known for its beautiful landscape, scenic views and snow-capped mountains the town has 3 lakes which include the Upper Kachura Lake, Lower Kachura Lake and Sadpara Lake.

Tourist Attractions

Skardu is famously known as the center of tourism all over Pakistan, people from far corners of the country and the world head over to Skardu for a vacation. The Deosai National Park is a major tourist destination in Skardu which houses the Deosai Lake. The park is home to a large species of animals such as the Himalayan Brown Bear, Himalayan ibex, snow leopard, red fox and the gray wolf. Another great tourist attraction is the Skardu Fort, also known as the Kharpocho Fort, which dates back to the 8th century CE. The fort has a beautiful panoramic view of the Skardu Valley and the Indus River and is eigh storeys high. Other tourist attractions and activities in Skardu include mountaineering, biking, jeep safaris, hunting and archeological tours.

Transportation in Skardu

Transportation by road and by air are the two primary modes of transportation in Skardu. The town is linked to Kargil via the kargil-Skardu road. Skardu has its very own airport and there are two daily flights that can take tourists from Skardu to Islamabad and vice versa twice a day. Skardu has very unpredictable weather and air travel may be disrupted in the winter months.

Accommodation in Skardu

Skardu being a very popular tourist destination has various accommodation options and travelers have a wide array of options to choose from. Be it a budget friendly accommodation or a high end hotel, Skardu has them all. Choose from great hotels such as the PTDC Astak, Skardu Motel and the Satpara Lake hotel.

 

 

 

 

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The Eagle Nest Guest house is located in skardu .This is a very basic hotel that offers simple facilities and services at cheap rates. Here you will find free Wi-Fi access and onsite parking space. Room Description Guests may book a full cottage with..
Located in Hameed Garh, Skardu, the Hotel Snow Land Palace is the ideal hotel for the tourists looking for some much needed peace and quiet. The romantic couples looking for a getaway or the nature enthusiasts looking to marvel at the nature’s beauty..
Located on the College road in Skardu, the Indus Motel is a beautiful scenic hotel that is not only affordable but also has great views and various other amenities. The hotel is quite famous in the region and is the primary destination for tourists looking..
The Paradiso is located in skardu .This is a very basic hotel that offers simple facilities and services at cheap rates. Here you will find free Wi-Fi access and onsite parking space. Room Description Guests may book a full cottage with 01 bedroom with..
Located on the main Haramosh-Skardu Road, The PTDC Motel Astak is a scenic and luxurious motel located in Skardu. With a strong prominence in the city and a hospitable environment ready to welcome guests with open arms, the PTDC Motel Astak is the ideal..
Located 103 kilometers from Skardu in Khaplu Village, District Skardu, Baltistan, the 3 stars, PTDC Khaplu Motel offers breathtaking views of the adjoining mountains, including Masher brum, Saltoro, Sia Gangri, K-6 and K-7. It offers a grandiose experience..
PTDC Satpara is a 2 star luxury motel located right next to the beautiful town of Skardu. Located at a distance of only 9 kms away from the capital city of Balistan, the motel offers all the latest features and amenities that one could ask for. PTDC..
Shambhala guest house is located Near Maqpoon Hospital, Naghluspang Skardu.This budget-friendly hotel .The hotel features free Wi-Fi access and offers complimentary breakfast to all guests. Room Description The hotel allows guests to choose between Deluxe,..
The Skardu Inn is situated on the College road in Skardu, The hotel Skardu Inn is an economical and affordable that is perfect for tourists that are on a budget and are looking for a place for accommodation. The hotel is quite famous in the region and..
A hotel with over 36 years of experience in the industry, the Snowland Guest House in Skardu is a beautiful and luxurious guest house ready to welcome and cater to guests with open arms. The guest house is quite famous in the region and is the primary..

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