Skardu Valley is located in Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan. The valley is about 10 km wide and 40 km long. It is at the confluence of the ShigarRiverand IndusRiver. It surrounded by the large KarakoramRange. With the nearby lakes and mountains, it is an important tourist location in Pakistan. Skardu is the main town of Baltistan along the wide bank of the river Indus. Skardu is the largest district of the Northern Areas. Baltistan is home to some of the highest peaks in the world, the KarakoramRange, Skardu is very popular with Mountaineering Expeditions. It is equally popular with high altitude trekkers, who treks to BaltoroGlacier,K2 Base Camp and Concordia. Skardu by road, lies approximately 5 hours away from Gilgit and 10 hour’s drive from .
Skardu Valley is known for number of Peaks above 7000meters including K-2, Gashabrum, Mashabrum and Broad peak. Number of beautifull Lakes are also in Skardu valley and some of them are Shangrilla Lake, Upper Kachura lake ,Sadpara lake, Blind lake & Sheoshar lake.
- Day Pak / Rucksack
- Trekking boots or Joggers
- Warm Jacket & Trouser
- Rain coat
- Warm Socks
- Trekking stick
- Warm gloves
- Woolen cap
- Water bottle
- Sandals / tewa
- Basic first aid basic medicine
- Water bottle (normal 1.5 L bottle)
- Sun glasses & Sun Block cream, locations,
- Tissue roll , Tooth Brush, Toothpaste, Soap, Shampoo
- Hand lamp Torch, Camera, with extra batteries.