Explore the Skardu Valley beauty and culture

 Explore the Skardu Valley beauty and culture

Skardu valley

Skardu, the largest district in the Northern Areas, charms visitors through its many breathtaking quality.

For visitors, it may not be possible to find this vast district from each and every aspect due to the race between good weather conditions and time.

Skardu Valley is a mesmerizing visitor landing place located in the Gilgit-Baltistan region of Pakistan.

Nestled in the lap of the mighty Karakoram hills range, Skardu provides an amazing sight of soaring peaks, glaciers, and crystal-clear lakes that leave visitors spellbound. 

The place has gross a reputation as a trekker's heaven and attracts visitors from the whole world.

Explore the Skardu Valley beauty and culture image
Skardu, the largest district in the Northern Areas, charms visitors through its many breathtaking quality. 


Skardu Valley is located at 7,500 feet above sea level, at the confluence of the Indus and Shigar rivers. The Karakoram and Himalayan ranges surround its sixteen thousand square kilometers of land.

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The place is also home to the 2nd biggest glacier outside the cold regions, the Baltoro Glacier, which is a famous hiking landing place.

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Tourist Attractions

Skardu Valley is a haven for nature lovers and adventure enthusiasts

K2 Base Camp

There is a  Buddha rock statue surrounded by miniature rock carvings. The rocks are located on the sadpara road 3 km away from the sadpara nullah.

The rock cut 8th century AD. The carvings have attracted a number of researchers who say that it dates back to the best Tibetan empire. 

The researchers say that the drawings are of stupas and the experiences of the people. Moreover, the language written in the texts is the Kharoshti language of the Buddhist people of Khandara. 

Due to all these factors, it is a main attraction for history enthusiasts.

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Satpara Lake:

Satpara Lake is 8 kilometers which makes almost 20 mines drive north of Skardu.

The lake is located in the center of the hills, which are covered with Snow, and the water is crystal clear which makes it even more beautiful when the Icy Mountains are mirrored in clear blue water. Satpara Lake supplies water to almost all parts of Skardu and is situated at 8650 feet. 

The height where this lake is situated makes it even more breathtaking and is considered to be one of the most scenic lakes in Pakistan. 

Moreover, there is a ravishing story that is connected to the lake that the city people think that there is a gold mine at the base of the lake which is why the water seems to shine all day long.

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Shangrila Resort

This resort is come across the banks of Upper Kachura Lake and offers panoramic sights of the nearby hills. The resort is a famous spot for picnics and boating.

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Culture and Traditions

Skardu Valley is home to a various range of cultures and traditions. The city population is firstly Balti, and their language, Balti, is widely talked about in the region. 

The valley is also home to some historic sites, as well as the ancient Buddhist rock cuts in the Manthal Buddha Rock.

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Things to do in Skardu:

  • Mountaineering, Trekking and Hiking
  • Fishing
  • Flora & Fauna
  • Skardu Wildlife
  • Walking tours to Narsok (Pure Spring)


Skardu Valley is a hidden diamond of Pakistan and a must-look destination for everybody who loves nature and trails. The valley's stunning land, best culture, and warm hospitality make it a memorable experience for visitors. Sincerely, taking a glance into Skardu Valley is a once-in-a-lifetime chance that must not be missed.

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