SKARDU BALTISTAN MOUNTAIN BIKING

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

Areas

Overnight

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

 


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