Explore Little Tibet

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10 DAYS / 09 NIGHTS
  • Mosque Khalpu
  • Khaplu fort hunza guides
  • Skardu hunza guides
  • Shigar Fort hunza guides
  • Khaplu fort hunza guides
  • Khaplu hunza guides

Little Tibet is located in the mountain kingdom of Gilgit-Baltistan. The region is also home to some of the world’s highest mountains including K2, Broad Peak and number of above 8000m and 7000m peaks while there are uncountable numbers of peaks up to 7000m high. The prominent Baltoro glacier leading to the hub of mountains and tributary glaciers also lie in the region.

Besides the region famous for being an interesting adventure playground, Skardu and surrounding valleys are also home to the alluring Tibetan. The Tibetan style architecture which flourished in the region and also exposed to the other areas in the form of architecture is a great attraction for visitors. Shigar and Khaplu, remained independent states under local princes until their accession into the state of Pakistan in 1974. Their heritages in the form of ancient forts and holy places are still alive while presenting an appealing story even today, even after renovation. Moreover, besides culture, seasonal variation displaying diverse and colorful natural setting in four distinct seasons is what attracts domestic and international tourists.

Fact Sheet:

Duration: 10 Days/ 09 Nights
Ideal Season: April – October
Max Elevation: 2500 m
Range: Karakorum
Trip Grade: Easy
Zone Type: Open

 

Day 1: Islamabad 
Welcome at Islamabad airport, and transfer to hotel, after refreshment proceed for city tour of Islamabad and Rawalpindi, which includes famous Faisal Mosque, Shakar Parian, Pakistan monument, Damen Koh, Lok Versa, Museum, Rawalpindi old bazaar, Raja Bazaar.

Day 2: Islamabad to Chilas 
Drive to Chilas on Karakoram highway 11-12 hrs 461 km.

Day 3: Chilas to Skardu 
Drive to Skardu along with Indus River 8-9 hrs 290 km.

Day 4: Skardu 
Visit Skardu town, Buddha Rock,  Kharpocho Fort, and Cold Desert, also known as the Katpana Desert.

Day 5: Deosai Plains  
Full day excursion to Deosai Plains, A high-altitude alpine plain and national park which is situated at an average elevation of 4,114 metres above sea level.

Day 6: Skardu to Khaplu 
Drive to Khaplu 100km, arrive and transfer to hotel. Afternoon visit Khaplu fort, Chaqchan mosque and Khaplu village.

Day 7: Khaplu to Shigar 
Drive to Shigar valley 109k, visit Shigar Fort,  Khanqah e Muallah Shigar and Shigar valley. Evening drive back to Skardu 35km.

Day 8: Skardu to Chilas 
Dive to Chilas along with Indus RIver 8-9 hrs 290 km.

Day 9: Chilas to Islamabad 
drive to Islamabad on Karakoram highway or via Babusar Pass 4173m.

Day 10: Fly Home 
Transfer to Islamabad airport for return flight

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