7 days in Skardu, Khaplu & Shigar Itinerary

7 days in Skardu, Khaplu & Shigar Itinerary

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Skardu
— 4 nights
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Khaplu
— 1 night
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Shigar
— 1 night
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Skardu

— 4 nights

Little Tibet

The notable peaks that surround Skardu may be rugged, daunting, and otherworldly, but the imposing reputation of its most famous natural attractions belies the more fertile, diverse, and homely aspects of the town.
Get outdoors at Deosai National Park and Upper Kachura Lake. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Manthal Buddha Rock and K2 Museum. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Satpara Lake, make a trip to Kharphocho Fort, explore the fascinating landscape at Katpana Desert, and admire the sheer force of Manthokha Waterfall.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Skardu travel route app.

Islamabad to Skardu is an approximately 3-hour flight. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can drive to Khaplu.

Things to do in Skardu

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
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Khaplu

— 1 night
Khaplu HistoryThe first mention of the former small kingdom called Khápula is in Mirza Haidar's (1499–1551) famous work Tarikh-i-Rashidi (p. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Chaqchan Mosque.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Khaplu tour app.

Drive from Skardu to Khaplu in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Shigar.

Things to do in Khaplu

Historic Sites
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Shigar

— 1 night
Shigar is a town in the Baltistan division of Gilgit–Baltistan near Skardu in northern Pakistan. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): admire the verdant scenery at Shigar Valley and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Khilingrong Mosque.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Shigar trip maker tool.

Drive from Khaplu to Shigar in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Shigar

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
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