Skardu Baltistan Biking

Range: Karakoram / Himalayas 
Best Season: Jul to Oct

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.
 

  Itinerary

Days

Program

01

Arrival in Islamabad

02

Departure for Chilas by coach

03

Skardu

04

Short cycling to Sadpara lake on single road

05

Cycling to Shigar valley on single dirt road, over night at Ghulabpur in Camp

06

Cycling to Arandu valley and enjoy bathing in hot spring water, overnight in camp

07

Cycling to Shigar via K2 trek

08

Rest day in Skardu

09

To Deosai plains by jeep

10 

Departure to Dassu by Coach

11

Islambad

12

Departure
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