RAMA LAKE SKARDU TOUR
12Nights / 13Days
Day 01: Islamabad Arrival
Rama Lake Skardu Tour starts from here onwards. This tour is special 3in1, because on the sigle tour package you can tour upto 3 main places of Pakistan’s most popular places like Rama Lake, Deosai national park and Skardu. In addition to this in Skardu you can visit Beautiful Sadpara Lake, Shangri-La Resort. Arrive at Islamabad International Airport. Meet, assist & transfer to the hotel. AM at leisure. PM Islamabad city tour. Our sightseeing tour will start from, Faisal Mosque, Shakar Parian & National monument with a trip to Damn-e-Koh, to catch an eye bird view of the twin cities. Overnight at the hotel. (No meals).
Day 02: Islamabad – Chilas
Adventure Kings try really hard to entertain our guests. Similarly, our staff put all their heart and soul in making your journey more peaceful and comfortable. Because the route from Besham to Chilas is through high mountains and is underconstruction. In addition to this you can see the biggest water reservoir of Pakistan Diamar Basha Dam. Chilas was on the ancient caravan track over the Babusar Pass into India and on the Indus trail of Besham, and many rock engravings/impressions were left by travelers in this area. Chilas is standing under the shadow of world famous Killer mountain Nanga Parbat. Upon arrival transfer to the hotel.
Day 03: Chilas – Rama Lake
From Chilas onwards jeeps will drive us to Rama Astor Valley. Rama is 6 km above Astore, at about 3150m. While going up to Rama the green rising and falling fields, knee-deep in flowers in July, purple clover, geraniums, mint and thyme, blue cornflowers and several verities of orchid. Rama Lake (3482m) is about 2 KM from the hotel. It is a very beautiful lake and having great views around.
Day 04: Rama Lake
Full day at leisure at Rama. Rama is the most suitable location for shooting drone footage after getting permission from local administration. Some of the tourist not fond of flying drones. However, some do like photography or travel vlogging. In addition to this you can hike up the nearby hill and capture some stunning videos or pictures.
Day 05: Rama – Skardu via Deosai Plains
This day is fairly longer day as we shall be crossing the Deosai Plateau, a treeless wilderness at 4,000m. We will have our pack lunch at Bara Pani, where we shall cross a suspension Bridge with our jeeps. Deosai Plateau is now a National Park where we have more then 40 Brown Bear, which were disappearing some years back but with the help of WWF and Government of Pakistan now the number is increasing year by year. This is the highest plateau in the world which is 300 square meters long and 4000m above see level. After descending we will be crossing and over viewing the beautiful Lake Satpara. After arriving Deosai some tourist relax. For instance, you enjoy watching beautiful Himalayan brown bear.
Day 06: Skardu
Full day to explore the Skardu Bazaar and its surroundings. Skardu is at a height of 2500 meters, Skardu is an inspiring landscape of high mountains, deep gorges, desert, pouring waterfalls, creeping glaciers and quiet lakes. Skardu is in the heart of a dangerous frontier land. To its north lies the Xinjiang province of China; to the south Kashmir, to the West Gilgit, and to the east the district of Ladakh in India. Skardu is the trekkers and mountain climbers’ paradise. I am not fond of gems stones. However, I do like ruby. You can visit Skardu market to buy some gifts for family or friends. Upon arrival transfer to the hotel.
Day 7: Skardu – Shigar
We shall proceed to Shigar for half day tour, Explore local area. The fort at Shigar has been completely renovated by (Aga Khan Cultural Services Pakistan) and is an genuine example of Balti architecture. A visit to the two storey mosque is well worth while and a relaxing walk around the town. South of the village there are rock carvings of Ibex, and Buddhist Stupas, Ruins of a Buddhist monastery have recently been excavated. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 8: Shigar – Skardu – Islamabad
After breakfast transfer to Skardu airport for flight to Islamabad by PK-452 (Subject to weather flight). OR PM at leisure in Islamabad/Rawalpindi. Skardu is a mountainous area flights to and from Skardu depends on weather, therefore this needs an alternate plan and arrangements.
(Incase of flight cancellation drive to Besham via Karakuram Highway, upon arrival transfer to the Hotel.
NOTE:- Confirmation of flight to/from Skardu is subject to weather on provisional bookings and confirmation of seat is expected one day before. Confirmation depends on previous backlog.
Day 9: Islamabad
After all day excursion to Taxila is an option if your are interested OR Drive to Islamabad via Taxila. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 10: Islamabad Departure
Morning transfer to Islamabad International Airport for your return home bound flight.