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Biking to Skardu Baltistan


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The centre of commerce, transportation and gateway to one of the world's most spectacular landscape and head quarter of Baltistan, remained part of great Tibetian empire from 727A.D till 1840A.D. The epics, folk songs, dances, music, palaces, Buddhist archaeological sites, rock inscriptions reminds the glorious past of this little Tibet or Baltistan. It is connected from Karakoram high way with 170 kms road which cling with the bank of river Indus. The most difficult road of the world during its construction. Here one will encounter the most exciting contrast of landscapes i.e. forests, rivers, lakes, glaciers, desert and highest mountains of the world. The most famous, lush green Shigar valley on eastern side surrounded by snow clad peaks and famous treks of k-2 and Hisper glacier begins from here. Deosai plateau, 56 km long and 40 km wide at the height of 3800m covered from July to September with multicolor wild flowers in full bloom.

 

treks Itinerary

Day 01 Arrival in Islamabad
Day 02 Departure for Chilas by coach
Day 03 Skardu
Day 04 Short cycling to Sadpara lake on single road
Day 05 Cycling to Shigar valley on single dirt road, overnight at Ghulabpur in Camp
Day 06 Cycling to Arandu valley and enjoy bathing in hot spring water, overnight in camp
Day 07 Cycling to Shigar
Day 08 Rest day in Skardu
Day 09 To Deosai plains by jeep
Day 10 Departure to Dassu by Coach
Day 11 Islamabad
Day 12 Destination Flight.
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