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Explore Skardu

Experience the Northern Areas of Pakistan & all their hospitality, new culture, amazing landscape & a refreshing trip to keep you focused in life.

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Explore Skardu
Explore Skardu

Departure Dates

24-May-2024, 7:00 pm – 03-Jun-2024, 2:00 pm

Skardu, Skardu

Details of the Trip

Our itineraries for the tours are designed in a way where our members get the best experience out of the tour. To us, your experience comes first. This experience has been designed keeping a perfect balance between the number of days and the locations to be explored without making it too hectic & is also specifically designed in a way that a working professional just needs to take 1 week off from work!

Major Places to be Covered

Hunza via Naran & Babusar Pass/Besham, Chillas.

Skardu – Shangrila, Upper Kachura lake, Manthoka Waterfall, Katpana, Sarfaranga, Shigar & Bashu Valley​, Manthal Budha Rocks, Organic Village.

Khanpur Dam.

Itinerary for the tour:

Day 00: Friday.

07:00 PM: Departure from Karachi via Green line/Bus. 

Journey duration: 

By Bus: 19/20 Hours 

By Train: 21/22 Hours

Day 01: Saturday. 

Departure for By Air client

08:00 PM: Arrival in Islamabad.

Dinner & overnight stay in Islamabad Guest House/Hotel. 

Stay at Hard Rock lodges (Guest house) OR Premier Inn OR Equivalent

Day 02: Sunday.

05:00 AM: Early morning departure. (Members joining from Islamabad will be informed about the meetup location)

08:00 AM: Stop en-route for Breakfast at Besham/Balakot

Short stops Enroute

08:30 PM: Dinner & Overnight stay at Chillas/Jaglot/Gonarfarm.

Chillas: Shangrilla Chillas OR Indus lodges 

Jaglot: United Hotel OR Junction Resort  

Journey Duration: 10/12 Hours.

Day 03: Monday.

07:30 AM: Breakfast

08:00 AM: Departure from Chillas/Jaglot/Gonarfarm

Stop at Astak Nala  Visit of Basho Valley Transfer into Jeep for Basho Valley Check in to Hotel.

09:00 PM: Dinner & overnight stay in Skardu  

Stay at Al Noor Hotel OR Kentish Lodge OR Apricot and Spring Lodges OR equivalent 

Journey Duration: 5/7 Hours,

 Day 04: Tuesday.

09:00 AM: Visit of Sarfaranga Cold desert.

10:30 AM: Visit of Shigar Fort

12:30 PM: Visit of Manthoka Waterfall.

09:00 PM Dinner & overnight stay in Skardu.

Stay at Al Noor Hotel OR Kentish Lodge OR Apricot and Spring Lodges OR equivalent 

Journey Duration: 3/4 Hours

Day 05: Wednesday  

08:00 AM: Breakfast  Departure for Upper Kachura Lake.

Visit of Shangrila Lake (SOQ Valley Optional, extra charges for jeep for SOQ)

Arrival at Skardu

Check in to Hotel.

09:00 PM: Dinner & overnight stay in Skardu.

Stay at Al Noor Hotel OR Kentish Lodge OR Apricot and Spring Lodges OR equivalent.

Day 06: Thursday.

08:30 AM: Breakfast call.​

Visit Manthal Budha Rocks and Organic Village (Includes trek)  

Lunch at Organic Village.

Arrival back at the hotel.

09:00 PM: Dinner & overnight stay in Skardu.

Stay at  Al Noor Hotel OR Kentish Lodge OR Apricot and Spring Lodges OR equivalent.

Day 07: Friday.

07:00 AM: Breakfast

07:30 AM: Early Morning departure for Naran/Besham

09:30 PM: Dinner & Overnight stay at Naran/Besham 

Besham: Besham Hilton OR Equivalent  

Naran: Naran Retreat OR Rose valley OR Naran Hilton Hotel or equivalent.

Day 08: Saturday.

08:00 AM: Breakfast Call.

09:00 AM: Departure for Islamabad.

Visit Khanpur Dam, Enjoy Water activities at Khanpur dam (Charges not included)  Arrival at Islamabad.

End of services for members joining from Islamabad.

Hotel: Hard Rock lodges (Guest house) OR Premier Inn OR Similar

Journey Duration:  5/6 Hours

Day 09: Sunday.

12:00 PM: Check-out from Hotel/Guesthouse in Islamabad.

Day 10: Monday.

Arrival in Karachi

Note: A few hours deviation in the basic itinerary due to uncontrollable factors is normal.

Package Includes - What to look for when booking:

✓ AC Transport (We have A grade Japanese Toyota Hiace & Coasters in our fleet)

✓ 4x4 Jeeps (Willy Jeep for Bashu Valley visit)

✓ Meals mentioned in the detailed plan (All you can eat, there's no limitation to the serving size of the meals, we don't count)

✓ Accommodation (We only deal with hotels that are up to our set standards.)

✓ Services of a tour manager. (Well educated, informed, and experienced tour guides - our managers are trained to have an objective & professional approach)

✓ Basic First Aid Kit. (Proper first aid kit is kept & nearest hospitals are pre-known in case of an unforeseen emergency)

✓ Lunch on Day 06 at Organic Village (Local Food)

Services not included:

  • Laundry, beverages, Lunch and personal snacks.
  • An extra expense due to landslides or any reason beyond human control.
  • Entry/Sight tickets for forts.
  • AC/Heater charges other than Islamabad stays are not included.

Package Price: (Excluding Islamabad stays)

Common room sharing: 44,000/head

2- person/Couple room sharing: 53,000/head

Package Price (Including Islamabad 2 night stays)

Common room sharing: PKR 51,000/head.

2-person/Couple room sharing: PKR 63,000/head.

​​Ticket prices from Karachi: (Per head and one-way prices)  

By Bus Faisal Movers Business Class: 9,500/Ticket. 

By Train Green line Business Class: 12,500/Ticket. 

By Air Economy Class: 25,000/Ticket.

Child Policy: (Ground Package) 

0-2 Year will be free in ground Package (No seat).

3-7 Year will be Half Charged with a folding seat in Vehicle. 

Above 7 will be charged as adult.

*Karachi to Islamabad and return ticket of a child will be charged as per Bus/Train/Airline policy.

​*Via Air package is subject to change according to current airfares at the time of confirmation.

*Transport charges for Pick & drop from Airport/Station to Guesthouse/Hotel are not included in the above package prices.

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