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THE LAND OF MONARCHS – SKARDU

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Skardu Valley: Skardu is basically a town in the Gilgit-Baltistan Region of Pakistan and the capital of Baltistan. Its elevation is about 2,438 metres (7,999 feet) above sea level. It lies in the foothill of the Karakoram Mountain Range. Mainly Balti people are of Tibetan and Caucasian origin. They speak Balti, which is a dialect of ancient Tibetan language. Since ...

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ITINERARY PLANNING TO HUNZA AND SKARDU

Itinerary Planning

Planning To The Hunza Valley: Planning is the basic key to enjoy Hunza valley tour. It is a former Princely State, bordering with Uyghurstan (Xinjiang) in the North-East, to Pamir (roof of the world) in the North-West, to Gilgit Agency in the South and to Nagar valley in the East. Initially the capital of the State was Baltit but currently ...

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KATPANA THE COLD DESERT SKARDU

Katpna cold Desert ,skardu ,gilgit baltistan

Skardu: Katpana happens to fall in Skardu which is a town and also the capital of Skardu District, in Gilgit-Baltistan. Skardu is a 10 kilometres (6 miles) wide and 40 kilometres (25 miles) long valley, at the confluence of the Indus and the Shigar Rivers. Skardu is at an altitude of about 2,226 metres (7,303 feet). The town is surrounded ...

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