Islamabad
6 Days Trip to Majestic Skardu Valley
6 Days & 5 Nights
6 Days Trip to Majestic Skardu Valley
Join us this summer to discover the majestic Skardu Valley. 
A Jewel in the Heart of the Himalayas. Nestled amidst the towering peaks of the Karakoram Range in Pakistan, Skardu enchants with its breathtaking landscapes and rich cultural heritage. From the legendary K2 to tranquil lakes and ancient forts, Skardu offers an adventure-filled retreat for nature enthusiasts and explorers. Immerse yourself in the majestic beauty of the Himalayas and experience the warmth of local hospitality in this unforgettable destination.
TOUR DETAILS:
𝐃𝐞𝐩𝐚𝐫𝐭𝐮𝐫𝐞: Every Sunday
LOCATIONS COVERING: 
• Besham
• Sumar Nala
• Chilas/Goner Farm
• Raikot
• Jaglot
• Nanga Parbat View Point
• Astak Nala
• Skardu
• Shigar Valley
• Shigar Fort
• Sarfaranga Cold Dessert
• Mantokha Waterfall
• Lower Kachura (Shangrilla) Lake
• Upper Kachura Lake
• Basho Valley
• Khanpur Lake

ITINERARY:

Day 01 (Sunday): Long Journey to Chilas/Goner Farm. (Estimated time 11-13 hours)
• Departure for Chilas/Goner Farm at 03:00 AM via Besham - Dasu route (OLD KKH).
• Breakfast at Besham.
• Shortstop at Sumar Nala.
Prayer break on the way.
• Late evening arrival in Chilas/Goner Farm.
• Dinner and Overnight stay in Chilas/Goner Farm.

Day 02 (Monday): Goner Farm/Chilas - Skardu. (Estimated time 06-07 hours)
• Call for Breakfast.
• Departure for Skardu.
• Short stop at Astak Nala.
Prayer break on the way.
• Reach Kachura.
• Travel to Upper Kachura Lake
• Spend leisure time at Upper Kachura Lake.
• Trek back to Lower Kachura Lake/ Shangrilla Resort.
• Reach Skardu at night
• Dinner and Overnight stay in Skardu.

NOTE: In case of closure of Jaglot - Skardu Highway, we would take alternate route via Astore.
This options includes extra jeep for the day with an extra charges of Rs. 2,500 per person.

Day 03 (Tuesday): Day trip to Shigar, Manthokha and Cold Desert.
• Breakfast Call
• Travel to Manthokha waterfall
• Arrival at Manthokha waterfall and spend leisure time at the resort by the waterfall 
• Travel to Shigar Valley.
• Arrival at Shigar and Visit Shigar Fort. 
Prayer break on the way.
• Visit Sarfaranga Cold Desert to enjoy activities like Quad Bike, Jeep Safari, Motor Bike, Motor gliding and horse riding. 
• Travel back to Skardu city at evening.
• Dinner and Overnight stay at Skardu.

Day 04 (Wednesday): Day trip to Basho Valley
• Breakfast at hotel.
• Travel to Basho Valley via 4x4 Prado.
• Visit Chocolate Mountains.
• Upon arrival, spend leisure time enjoy the breathtaking views of Basho valley.
Prayer break on the way.
• Travel back to Skardu in evening.
• Dinner and Overnight stay in Skardu.

Day 05 (Thursday): Skardu – Besham. (Estimated time 10-11 Hours)
• Call for Breakfast.
• Checkout from Hotel.
• Departure for Besham.
• Shortstops on the way like Astak Nala, Ginni & Sumar Nala
Prayer break on the way.
• Arrival in Besham by Late Evening.
• Dinner and Overnight stay in Besham.

Day 06 (Friday): Besham – Islamabad. (Estimated time 05-06 hours)
• Call for Breakfast.
• Visit Khanpur Lake for water sports activities 
Prayer break on the way.
• Travel back to Islamabad/Rawalpindi by evening.
• Arrival at Islamabad/Rawalpindi and have the last dinner.
END OF SERVICES

FAST FACTS:
Tour Level: Easy.
Trekking Involved: No
Off-Roading: Basho Valley [02 hours].
Ideal for: Youngsters, Families, Couples, Kids.

KIDS CHARGES DETAILS:
• 0% Charges on Below 4 years kid (NO SEAT).
• 50% Charges under 4-7 years kid (JUMPER SEAT).
• 100% Charges above 7 years (FULL SEAT).

SERVICES INCLUDED:
• Luxury AC transport (Grand Cabin/ Saloon Coaster).
• Half-board meals (Breakfast and Dinner).
• Accommodation on Quad/4 person sharing basis. (2 Bed + 2 Mattress if 3/4 bed room not available).
• 4x4 (1990-92 Model) Prado Jeep for Basho Valley.
• Services of a Tour Manager/ Guide
• Basic Phone Photography.
• Basic First Aid.
• Fuel, Parking fees, Toll Taxes, Challan and Driver Expense.

SERVICES NOT INCLUDED:
× Bus/Train/Air Tickets.
× Travel Insurance
× Lunch and refreshments.
× Trekking equipment.
× Cable car/ Chairlift charges
× Entrance fee of any Fort, National park etc.
× Heater.
× Laundry.
× Extra Jeep/Careem/ Uber Charges.
× An extra expense due to landslides or road closure or any reason beyond human control.
× Tip (If anyone want to give to driver/ guide in the end of trip with their choice)

MENU DURING TRIP:
Breakfast: Tea Paratha Omlette Channa (If Available) Water

Dinner: 
Pakistani: - Chicken Gravy (Karahi/Korma) OR Rice (Biryani/Pulao) with supplementary dish Daal/Vegetable - Raita - Water - Cold drinks.

Chinese: - Chicken Manchurian/Shashlik with Fried Rice - Raita - Water - Cold drinks.

BBQ: - Chicken Boti/Tikka with supplementary dish Daal/ Vegetable - Raita - Water - Cold drinks.

Note: Any one of the above provided menus will be selected by the tour guide on daily basis.

HOTEL DETAILS:
• Islamabad: Sazeen Hotel or Equivalent.
• Gonar Farm: Safe Haven Guest House or Equivalent.
• Chilas: North Star Hotel
• Skardu: Hotel: Al Noor Airport Road or Equivalent.
• Besham: Besham Ramada Hotel or Equivalent.
Note:
* Separate Twin sharing room is ONLY allotted to a married couple, 2 females/males or siblings.
* Double bed + Mattress will be provided on triple or quad sharing room package.
TRAVELLER’S INSTRUCTION: (For the members who booked trip)
• Every participant must keep his/her original CNIC. Also, a Photocopy of Nikahnama or updated CNIC is mandatory for those married couples who need a separate room.
• Travel lightly! More luggage means more time for packing and unpacking (Ideal luggage weight should be 10 KG). Also, carry a bag pack to avoid carrying luggage everywhere.
• Keep a thermal, thermals are useful in case of extreme cold. (Optional)
• For Gents, keep 2-3 pairs of jeans, a trouser, a couple of shirts, T-shirts, a pair of joggers, a jacket and you're good to go.
• For Ladies, keep 3-4 suits, a couple of uppers, warm boots and a shawl.
• Bring your toiletries. (Tooth paste, face wash, etc.)
• Keep a water bottle with you throughout the trip.
• Keep a Raincoat/Umbrella.
• Please read the terms and conditions carefully. Any violation can lead to abandoning your trip on the spot.
• Please be Punctual throughout the trip. Being late means we will have to skip a few stops for sightseeing to cover up the time.
• Make sure you travel like a family and make all its members safe and connected to each other while respecting the locals.

TERMS & CONDITIONS:
• Minimum number to carry out a trip is 10-12, in case a trip is called off by Bookme.pk due to low registration the members who have paid will be entitled to a 100% refund or transfer amount to the next trip.
• Bookings made at the last minute are subject to availability. While we strive to accommodate all requests, we cannot guarantee availability for bookings made with short notice. We encourage you to plan and book in advance to secure your seat.
• The above mentioned hotels are subject to availability during peak season.
• 2 Person Sharing for ONLY Married Couple or Family or 2 Males or 2 Females.
• Don't pollute the environment or you will be charged for it.
• Please ensure to follow the team leader's orders.
• Be thoughtful of not failing any ethical integrity.
• Members should report an hour before departure time. In case of late arrival, the tour bus will leave after 15 minutes of waiting. Bookme.pk will take no responsibility and bear no extra expense in case of such incident.
• Members must behave ethically with his/her fellow group members, otherwise, Bookme.pk can cancel his/her trip at any time.
• Bookme.pk is not responsible for personal injuries and accidents.
• Bookme.pk is not responsible for the loss of any kind of valuable item.
• No refunds shall be made in any case if a member leaves/exits during the trip.
• No refunds shall be made in case of a natural disaster or any unforeseen circumstance beyond human control including but not limited to rains, storms, land sliding, road closure, accident, flat tires, engine failure or other vehicle mal-function etc.
• Bookme.pk can cancel the booking at any time.
• Bookme.pk can change terms and conditions at any time without prior notice.
• Personal weapons/drugs are strictly prohibited.
• Rooms are provided on Quad/4 persons sharing basis (including mattress).
• Sight tickets for forts/national parks are not included in the package.
• Bus/ Air/ Train tickets are subject to availability. If available upon checking, reservation will only be guaranteed upon transfer of payment.
Fare & availability is based upon continuous change and any sudden change after payment will be communicated.
The above price of the trip quoted is as per the current fuel prices, any hike in fuel price before/on the trip will lead to a change in the package price.
REFUND POLICY:
• 50% Refund if Cancellation 7 days before the trip.
• 30% Refund if Cancellation 5 days before the trip.
• 0% Refund if Cancellation Less than 5 days before the trip.

The organizers hereby request the members to stay punctual so that the schedule is maintained.