Explore Skardu

Did you know Skardu is also known as the “Land of Giants,”? Yes, this is a mesmerizing remote town in the Gilgit-Baltistan region of Pakistan that lies amidst some of the world’s highest peaks. Skardu serves as the gateway to a realm of breathtaking landscapes, ancient history, and adventure. It’s a destination for those who want to explore the exceptional beauty of the Karakoram Range and the culture of the region.

Things to do in Skardu

For outdoor enthusiasts, Skardu is a dream destination. Let’s find out what activities you can enjoy in Skardu
Hiking
Trekking
Bonfire
Rock climbing
Rafting
Sightseeing
Music
Photography
Games
Greenery
Mountaineering
Lakes
Waterfalls

Interesting Information About Skardu

Basic Details
Values
Population
214,818+
Area
7,290 Sq. km
Height
8,202 ft
Best Month to Visit
Apr-Sep
Snowfall Prediction
Oct - Feb
Max Snowfall Range
40 In

Distance of Skardu From Other Cities

Cities
Kilometer
Ayubia to Skardu
552.3 km
Nathia Gali to Skardu
533.6 km
Islamabad to Skardu
637.6 km
Muzaffarabad to Skardu
476.6 km
Abbottabad to Skardu
500.1 km
Rawalpindi to Skardu
638.3 km
Naran to Skardu
356.6 km
Murree to Skardu
541.1 km
Gilgit to Skardu
199.7 km
Lahore to Skardu
982.7 km
Multan to Skardu
1,132.5 km
Karachi to Skardu
2005.6 km

Best Time to Visit
Skardu

Month
°C (Max/Min)
January
-9° / -21°
February
-2° / -7°
March
-3° / -14°
April
3° / -7°
May
8° / -2°
June
19° / 5°
July
15° / 3°
August
14° / 2°
September
10° / -2°
October
7° / -3°
November
2° / -9°
December
-4° / -16°

Getting to Skardu with Awaragardi.pk is easy. Whether you want to book a honeymoon trip, a family trip, or a corporate trip to Skardu, you can contact our experienced team, discuss your requirements, and travel in our highly equipped, comfortable, and spacious vehicles along with native drivers.

Do not miss this incredible opportunity to explore Skardu with one of the best tourist companies in Islamabad.

Take a scenic flight from Islamabad to Skardu Airport, which provides breathtaking mountain vistas. Alternatively, you can start the trip by taking a public or private bus from Islamabad to Skardu, a trip lasting around 20-24 hours. Please note that while buses operate daily, flight availability is contingent on weather conditions and may vary seasonally.

Start your journey from Islamabad by taking the Karakoram Highway (N-35) in the direction of Chilas. Once you arrive in Chilas, proceed on the Skardu Road, embarking on a roughly 20-24 hour-long expedition. Along the way, you’ll find captivating landscapes of the Karakoram Range and the Indus River, creating an unforgettable adventure.

Nearby Attractions Near Skardu

Trip Budget

Before the trip, you should calculate the approximate budget
that you will require for the travel

Hotels booking

from 2500 Rs/night

Transport

Start 10 Rs/km

Fuel

Approx. 300 Rs/litr

Average meal cost

3000 Rs for 2 person

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See What People Say About Their Trips

The best thing in Skardu, I like is the snowfall. I went with my family & stayed three days & it such a quality time we spend together.
Kumail Tariq
Whenever i go Skardu, I get a chance to meet people from different cultures at one place. I love sceneric views. I love Murree culture also.
Farhan Khan
Amazing palace to visit untabbed natural beauty of Pakistan Skardu has beauty which you might have not scene before.
Daniyal Janjua

People May Ask

Yes, Skardu has cultural attractions like Baltit Fort, which provide insights into the region’s history and heritage.
Summers in Skardu are generally pleasant, while winters can be harsh with heavy snowfall, impacting accessibility.
Visitors are advised to pack warm clothing, especially in the winter, and to bring suitable trekking gear for outdoor activities.
The journey from Islamabad to Skardu by road typically takes approximately 20-24 hours.
The best time to visit Skardu is during the summer months, from May to September when the weather is most favorable for outdoor activities and trekking.
Yes, there are direct flights from Islamabad to Skardu, although flight availability is subject to weather conditions and seasonal changes.

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