Proposal For By Air (Without Air Tickets)
05 Days 04 Nights Skardu
Departure From: Skardu Airport
Dates for Departure: On Availability
Location(s) Skardu - Shangrila Lake - Upper Kachura Lake - Shigar Cold Desert - Shigar Fort - Manthoka Waterfall - Sadpara Lake – Katpana Cold Desert - Kahmosh Waterfall – Bashoo / Deosai Etc
Activities Sightseeing – Historical Visits – Excursions – Boating
Duration 5 Days & 4 Nights
PER COUPLE (02 – 04 Persons)(01 Room Per Night)
Deluxe Package Price: 285,000/- (With TZ Parado)
Total Number of Rooms per Night: 01
Total Number of Persons: 02-04
NOTE: Hotel Depends on the Situation to Availability
Deluxe Hotel Names On Availability:
• Lokal Hotel Skardu (Equivalent): 02 Night Stay
• Roomph Premium Al Noor (Equivalent): 02 Night Stay
[SERVICES INCLUDES] – May vary according to your desires
• The package includes transportation in a Parado for the duration of the trip.
• All tolls, taxes, and fuel expenses related to transportation are included in the package cost.
• Luxury accommodations are provided throughout the trip.
• A professional driver and a professional tour guide will be available to accompany you during the trip.
• Breakfast at the hotel is included in the package.
• 24/7 assistance will be provided to ensure a smooth and hassle-free experience.
• Jeep charges or fees for transportation in off-road areas (For Deosai or Bashoo or Soq Valley)
These services are included in the package cost to provide you with a comfortable and convenient journey.
[SERVICES NOT INCLUDES] – May vary according to your desires
• Entry tickets for attractions, boating, rafting, forts, or any other activities specifically mentioned, or not mentioned in the itinerary are not included in the package and will be the responsibility of the participants.
• Any additional expenses or items not mentioned above, such as personal purchases or extra services, are not covered by the package and will be the responsibility of the participants.
• The package does not include meals, including lunch and dinner, which participants will need to arrange for themselves.
Please note that it's important to consider these additional expenses and make necessary arrangements to ensure a smooth and enjoyable trip.
DAY BY DAY PLAN:
• Arrive at Skardu Airport and meet your guide/driver.
• Transfer from the airport to your hotel in Skardu and complete the check-in process.
• After settling in, start your exploration by visiting Lower Kachura. This beautiful lake is also known as Shangrila Lake and offers stunning views of the surrounding mountains.
• Next, head to Upper Kachura, also known as Upper Shangrila. This serene and picturesque spot is famous for its crystal-clear waters and breathtaking landscapes.
• Spend some time enjoying the tranquility and natural beauty of the area.
• In the evening, return to your hotel in Skardu for dinner and a comfortable overnight stay.
• After breakfast, depart for a day trip to Shigar Valley, located about 32 kilometers from Skardu.
• Your first stop will be the Katpana Cold Desert, also known as the Skardu Desert. This unique desert landscape is surrounded by snow-capped mountains and offers an otherworldly experience.
• Explore the desert, take a camel ride, and capture some memorable photographs.
• Next, visit Sarfranga Cold Desert, another mesmerizing desert in the vicinity. Enjoy the surreal views and soak in the peaceful atmosphere.
• Continue your journey to Manthoka Waterfall, a stunning waterfall located near Skardu. Admire the cascading water and enjoy the natural beauty of the surroundings.
• After a day of exploration, return to your hotel in Skardu for dinner and overnight stay.
Option 01: Bashoo Valley
• After breakfast, depart for Bashoo Valley, which is known for its lush green meadows, beautiful flowers, and panoramic views.
• Explore the valley and take leisurely walks amidst the enchanting scenery.
• Enjoy a picnic lunch surrounded by nature's beauty.
• Immerse yourself in the peaceful ambiance of the valley and capture some memorable photographs.
• Return to your hotel in Skardu for dinner and overnight stay.
Option 02: Soq Valley
• After breakfast, depart for Soq Valley, a hidden gem nestled amidst the mighty mountains.
• Enjoy a scenic drive as you pass through picturesque landscapes.
• Upon reaching Soq Valley, explore the serene surroundings and marvel at the pristine beauty of nature.
• Engage in activities like hiking, nature walks, and birdwatching.
• Have a picnic lunch amidst the tranquility of the valley.
• Spend the day appreciating the untouched natural beauty before returning to your hotel in Skardu for dinner and overnight stay.
Option 03: Deosai Plains (If Open)
• After breakfast, depart for Deosai Plains, one of the highest plateaus in the world, located at an altitude of about 4,000 meters.
• Marvel at the vast expanse of the Deosai National Park, known for its wildflowers, crystal-clear streams, and diverse wildlife.
• Enjoy a picnic lunch surrounded by the breathtaking landscapes.
• Keep an eye out for the resident fauna, including Himalayan brown bears and various bird species.
• Spend the day exploring the park, taking nature walks, and capturing the incredible views.
• Return to your hotel in Skardu for dinner and overnight stay.
• After breakfast, check out from your hotel in Skardu.
• Depart for Khaplu Fort, located in the town of Khaplu.
• Explore the historic Khaplu Fort, known for its architectural beauty and rich history. Learn about the cultural heritage of the region as you wander through its halls and courtyards.
• Take some time to explore the charming town of Khaplu and its surroundings.
• Enjoy the spectacular views of the Karakoram mountain range that surround Khaplu.
• Visit the nearby Khaplu Mosque, known for its intricate woodwork and beautiful architecture.
• Take a leisurely walk through the quaint streets of Khaplu, observing the local way of life and interacting with friendly residents.
• Indulge in the delicious local cuisine by trying traditional dishes at one of the local restaurants.
• After exploring Khaplu, begin your return journey to Skardu.
• On the way back, make a stop at the famous Shyok River, where you can witness the mesmerizing turquoise waters flowing amidst the rugged mountains.
• Capture some memorable photographs of this picturesque spot.
• Continue your drive back to Skardu and check in to your hotel.
• In the evening, take some time to relax and enjoy the beautiful sunset views from the hotel.
• Savor a delightful dinner at a local restaurant, experiencing the flavors of the region.
• Retire to your hotel in Skardu for a peaceful overnight stay, reminiscing about the fascinating experiences of the day.
Enjoy a delicious breakfast at your hotel in Skardu at 9:00 AM, savoring the last flavors of your memorable trip.
• After breakfast, bid farewell to the enchanting land of Skardu as you prepare for departure.
• Depart from your hotel and embark on a short journey to Skardu Airport, surrounded by breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains.
• Arrive at Skardu Airport and complete the necessary check-in procedures.
• Board your flight back to Islamabad, which will take approximately 1 hour.
• As you soar through the skies, take a moment to reflect on the incredible experiences and beautiful memories you have gathered during your stay in Skardu.
• Upon arrival at Islamabad, your trip from Skardu concludes, but the memories and the beauty of the region will stay with you forever.
• This marks the end of your 5-day journey through the mesmerizing landscapes and captivating attractions of Skardu. We hope you had an unforgettable experience and look forward to serving you again in the future. Safe travels!
TERMS & CONDITIONS
• The use of drugs or any form of intoxication is strictly prohibited during the trip. Anyone found using substances on buses or during the trip will be immediately expelled from the trip with no eligibility for a refund.
• All payments made are non-refundable. However, if compensation is necessary, you will have the option to use the amount towards a future trip within one year.
• The company reserves the right to cancel the trip without prior notice for reasons deemed appropriate by them. In such cases, registered participants will receive a full refund.
• On adventure trips like this, factors such as weather, local politics, transportation, or other unforeseen circumstances beyond the control of the organizers may result in changes to the itinerary. While substantial alterations are unlikely, the group leader and guide will decide the best alternative in the interests of the whole group.
• Smoking is strictly prohibited in transport.
• Participants must carry a valid computerized CNIC/passport card.
• Time management and punctuality are strongly recommended.
• Participants are advised to wear non-slippery shoes/boots/joggers/DMs and avoid wearing heels or dress shoes.
• Air conditioning in buses will be operated on an on-off basis during steep ascents in mountainous areas to prevent overheating.
• The company will not be held responsible for any injury, damage, or loss incurred during the trip.
• Please note that these terms and conditions are in place to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for all participants.