• Kel Valley Azad Kashmir

  • Hunza Valley in Autumn

  • K-2, the siren of the Himalayas

  • Malam Jabba Swat

  • Shangrilla Skardu

  • Koh-e-Safed FATA

  • Passu Cones Hunza GB

Dec 29, 2002

Shangrila Resort Skardu, Pakistan

Shangrila Lake or Lower Kachura Lake is a part of the Shangrila resort located at a drive of about 30 minutes from Skardu city.
It is a popular tourist destination and has a unique restaurant that is built on the fuselage of an aircraft that had crashed nearby.

Tourist can take a full sight of Skardu city in a single glance from here.  On two sides there are beautiful snowcapped mountains, and on the eastern side is the Skardu city. The Indus River, Pakistan's largest river, and Skardu-Gilgit link road pass by side. Tourist can also enjoy verities of indigenous fruits in the summer season.
The Skardu airport is also located at a distance of 20 minutes drive from the resort and the main market area of the city is a drive of about half an hour. 

Jul 29, 2002

Tormik Valley Roundu Skardu

Tormik is a panoramic valley in the Subdivision Roundu of Skardu district. The valley lies on the Gilgit-Skardu link road near the headquarter of Subdivision Roundu, Dambudas. The valley is famous for its lush green and breathtaking high altitude area know as Broq in the local language, Balti. The Broq has lush green plains, freshwater streams, springs, and forest having a different kind of species of plants. 
In Broq there is a playground designed for playing Polo. In summer people from different areas of Roundu gather at the Broq to play the Polo, which is also known as the regional game of Gilgit-Baltistan territory.
Tormik is the second largest valley in Roundu in term of area and population, Stak Valley being first.
In summer July-Mid of September, one can reach the Stak valley from Tormik via mountain pass by a track over the Kulankae. The track is very easy and simple if the snow has melted down because in winter the pass is covered by many feet of snow.


May 1, 2002

Buses in Gilgit-Baltistan | | Public Transport in Gilgit-Baltistan

Buses operate among Islamabad, Gilgit, and Skardu. It takes about 20 hours to reach Islamabad from Gilgit and 24 hours from Skardu By Road.
There are a lot of transport agencies which operate between these cities. Prominent bus service which is operated by the government is NATCO " Northern Areas Transport Corporation".  The buses travel on KKH "Karakorum Highway" For detail about timing of the departure and how buses make stops on the way visit " By Road " section of this website.

Lakes in Gilgit-Baltistan Pakistan | | List of lakes in Gilgit-Baltistan | | Pictures of lakes in Gilgit-Baltistan

Gilgit-Baltistan is blessed by the God with natural beauty in every aspect, like mightiest mountain ranges of the world, high altitude plains of the world and flora and fauna. But the lakes in Gilgit-Baltistan have their own mesmerizing beauty. Having panoramic views these lakes are being visited by the visitor from all over the world.
Here is the list of the lakes in Gilgit-Baltistan:
To see the detail just click on the titles given.
                                          Sheosar Lake in the Deosai Plains

                                                                    Satpara Lake in Skardu, Baltistan

Shandur Lake

Bara  Lake in Gangche, Baltistan

Naltar Lake, Naltar Valley Gilgit

  Zharba Lake in Shigar, Baltistan

Domial Lake Skardu Baltistan

 Barodaroksh lake in Bar Valley, Nagar
  ByarsaTso Lake in Gultari, Baltistan