Skardu and Deosai Plains are two of the most scenic destinations in Northern Pakistan, offering stunning natural beauty and unforgettable experiences. A tour to Skardu and Deosai Plains is a dream come true for nature lovers, adventure enthusiasts, and anyone looking for a break from the hustle and bustle of city life.
Skardu is a small town located in the Baltistan region of Gilgit-Baltistan. It is often referred to as the gateway to the Karakoram Mountains, which are some of the highest peaks in the world. The town is surrounded by stunning mountain ranges, including the Karakoram, Himalayas, and the Hindu Kush. Skardu is also known for its beautiful freshwater lakes, including the famous Satpara Lake, which is a popular tourist spot.
Deosai Plains, on the other hand, is located about 30 kilometers from Skardu and are one of the highest plateaus in the world. The plains are located at an altitude of over 4,000 meters and cover an area of about 3,000 square kilometers. The Deosai Plains are known for their unique and diverse wildlife, including the Himalayan brown bear, ibex, and snow leopard. Visitors can also enjoy trekking, camping, and picnicking in the plains.
To explore Skardu and Deosai Plains, visitors can book a tour package that includes accommodation, transportation, and guided tours. The tour usually begins in Islamabad or Gilgit, from where visitors are driven to Skardu. The road journey to Skardu is an adventure in itself, as the road passes through some of the most breathtaking landscapes in the region.
In Skardu, visitors can explore the town’s local markets, visit the historic Kharpocho Fort, and take a boat ride on the Satpara Lake. Visitors can also go on a day trip to the nearby Shigar Valley, which is home to the historic Shigar Fort.
From Skardu, visitors can then head to the Deosai Plains, where they can spend a night camping or stay in one of the few guesthouses located in the plains. The best time to visit the Deosai Plains is between June and August, as the weather is pleasant, and the wildflowers are in full bloom.
During the tour, visitors can also go on guided treks to explore the stunning natural beauty of the region. The treks range from easy walks to more challenging hikes, and visitors can choose the level of difficulty that suits them best.
The best time to visit Skardu and Deosai Plains is between June and August, as the weather is pleasant, and the wildflowers are in full bloom.
Skardu has a range of accommodation options, including hotels, guesthouses, and campsites. In Deosai Plains, visitors can either camp or stay in one of the few guesthouses located in the area.
Visitors can go trekking, camping, picnicking, boating, and explore local markets and historic landmarks in Skardu. In Deosai Plains, visitors can go on guided treks, enjoy the wildlife, and stargaze at night.
Visitors should pack warm clothes, comfortable shoes for trekking, sunscreen, insect repellent, and a camera to capture the stunning views.
Visitors need to obtain a permit to enter Deosai Plains, and there are certain restrictions on wildlife conservation. Visitors should also respect local customs and traditions.
Yes, it is generally safe to travel to Skardu and Deosai Plains, but visitors should follow local laws and customs, be cautious while trekking, and travel with a reputable tour operator.
The tour package includes round-trip airfare, airport transfers, accommodation in comfortable hotels, meals, and sightseeing tours. You will also have the services of an experienced tour guide throughout the trip.
You can book this tour by contacting us directly through our website or by email. We will be happy to provide you with more information and assist you with the booking process.
Yes, the tour is guided by experienced and knowledgeable tour guides who will provide information and insights into the area's history, culture, and natural beauty.