Gilgit & Skardu
8 Day Tour
Departure from LAHORE to ABBOTABAD (1220m), gateway to the
captivating north of Pakistan. Short breaks en route, including a visit to TAXILA
museum. Arrival and transfer to hotel. Evening sightseeing and overnight stay in
Departure for CHILAS. The main attraction of CHILAS is the incredible
collection of rock art, which depicts early history of the region. Short break en
route for lunch. Overnight stay at CHILAS.
Departure for SKARDU (2438m), capital of BALTISTAN. Located against
the spectacular backdrop of the KARAKORAM Mountain range, BALTISTAN is
known as “little Tibet”. The five valleys of BALTISTAN: SKARDU, SHIGAR,
KHAPLU, RONDUS and KHARMANG are renowned for their abundant fruit
harvests, including peaches, apricots, apples and pears. Arrival and transfers to
hotel. Overnight stay at SKARDU.
Departure for SHIGAR Valley. A gateway to the great KARAKORAM
mountain range, the journey provides spectacular views of GASHERBRUM peak
and K-2. Visit to historic 400-year old timber mosque and fort, and the famous
SATPARA Lake. Overnight stay at SKARDU.
Departure for KHAPLU Valley. This scenic valley of the SHYOK River is
located 103km from SKARDU. Many famous mountain peaks, including
MASHERBRUM, SALTORO, SIA KANGRI, K-6 and K-7 are located here.
Overnight stay at SKARDU.
Departure for GILGIT (1454m), a town famous for its scenic beauty,
along the Indus River. Short stop en route at KACHURA Lake. Arrival and transfer
to hotel. Overnight stay at GILGIT.
Departure for BESHAM, gateway to the KARAKORAM Highway and the
old silk route. Sightseeing en route. Overnight stay at BESHAM.
Departure for LAHORE. Short stop en route at ABBOTABAD and the
historic village of BHERA, famous for its orange orchards. End tour in Lahore.
Accommodation in luxury hotel with continental breakfast. Inclusive of all
transport, toll taxes, entry tickets and guide services.
Gilgit & Skardu — 8 Day Tour
£899 per Person
- Excluding Air Tickets
- Minimum 2 passengers