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Skardu Destination Guide

Touring Skardu in Pakistan

Skardu in the region of Gilgit-Baltistan with its 2,100 citizens is a city located in Pakistan - some 183 mi or ( 294 km ) North-East of Islamabad , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Skardu

Time in Skardu is now 03:48 AM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Karachi " with a UTC offset of 5 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Tandal, Shigar, Satpura, Rawalpindi, and Lahore. Being here already, consider visiting Tandal . We collected some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Check out our recommendations for Skardu ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Balti Music at ( Paju ) on the way of K2 Skardu Baltistan

4:09 min by akhter4skd
Views: 9902 Rating: 5.00

Balti Music and Dance at Paju Camp site on the Way of K2 (8611) ..

freestyle balti polo match

5:52 min by mahfuz1961
Views: 2127 Rating: 5.00

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Dil Dil Pakistan (Baltistan, Karachi & Islamabad)

5:40 min by Adnan Masood
Views: 605 Rating: 5.00

Expressing beauty of Pakistan... beautiful combination of urban & rural life, amazing mountains.... Pictures in this video were taken during our visit to Skardu & adjacent areas (Baltistan region) in ..

Altaf Qadir- with chowkidar of Kharpocho fort Skardu

7:49 min by uet563
Views: 493 Rating: 0.00

Kharpocho Fort.. Skardu..interview with Chacha(Ghulam Muhammad) ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Satpara Stream

Satpara Stream or Satpura Cho is a small tributary of the Indus River in Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan, which originates from the Deosai Plains and feeds into the Satpara Lake.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 35.29 75.62 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Gilgit-Baltistan, Rivers of Pakistan, Tributaries of the Indus River

Skardu Fort

Skardu Fort or Karpachu Fort is a fort in Skardu city in Gilgit-Baltistan of the Kashmir region that dates from the 16th century CE. An ancient mosque is also present inside the fort. The fort and its mosque are located on the eastern face of the Khardong hill 40 ft above Skardu city. A view from these monuments brings into vision the entire valley, the Indus River and the settlement below.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 35.30 75.64 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Forts in Pakistan

Baltistan

Baltistan, is a region in northern Pakistan which forms Gilgit–Baltistan, bordering the Xinjiang Autonomous Region of China. In addition, a part of Baltistan also falls into the part of India's Jammu and Kashmir state. It is situated in the Karakoram mountains just to the south of K2, the world's second highest mountain. It is an extremely mountainous region, with an average altitude of over 3,350 m (11,000 ft). It is inhabited principally by the Balti people of Tibetan descent.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 35.30 75.62 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Baltistan, Regions of Gilgit-Baltistan

Shigar River

Shigar River is located in Baltistan, Northern Areas, Pakistan. The Shigar River is formed from the melt water of the Baltoro Glacier and Biafo Glacier. It flows through the Shigar Valley. The river is tributary to Indus River and meets the Indus in Skardu Valley.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 35.34 75.64 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: Baltistan, Rivers of Pakistan, Tributaries of the Indus River

Satpara Lake

Satpara Lake is a natural lake near Skardu, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan, which supplies water to Skardu Valley. It is fed by the Satpara Stream. Satpara Lake is situated at an elevation of 2,636 meters (8,650 ft) above sea level and is spread over an area of 2.5 km². Since 2003, Satpara Dam is being constructed downstream of the lake and, upon completion, will enlarge the size of Satpara Lake.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 35.23 75.63 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Tags: Lakes of Gilgit-Baltistan

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Skardu