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Shigar Fort is a Historical Place Located In Skardu Pakistan.
Located on the legendary route to the world’s second highest mountain, K-2, and known as Fong-Khar, which in the local language means the “Palace on the Rock”, Serena Shigar Fort is a unique 20 room heritage boutique hotel that offers guests the opportunity to experience the restored original architecture of the 17th Century Raja’s fort palace and previous home of the 20th ruler of the Amacha Dynasty whilst enjoying the modern amenities and services of an upmarket boutique hotel.
Serena Shigar Fort is an award-winning heritage conservation project restored by the Aga Khan Cultural Services Pakistan and managed by Serena Hotels, both apart of the Aga Khan Development Network. The project combines the preservation and re-use of a significant historical and architectural site with a commitment to socially responsible tourism promoting economic development in the Shigar Valley.
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FeaturedShigar Valley is one of the most Beautiful valleys, and Tourism Places in Pakistan. Shigar Valley is a district in the Baltistan division of Gilgit–Baltistan near Skardu in northern Pakistan. Nearby is the Shigar River. The town is a popular site for tourists and trekkers and contains many historical buildings of architectural significance associated with all communities. The Read more...
Kharpocho Fort is Historical Place and Tourist Attraction Located In Skardu, Gilgit Baltistan. Skardu Fort or Kharpocho means The king of Forts is a fort in Skardu city in Gilgit-Baltistan region of Pakistan-administered Kashmir. Australian mountaineer and film-maker Greg Child writes that the fort is “perched above the junction of the rivers” and overlooks the Rock of Skardu. The Read more...
Manthokha waterfall is one of the most popular tourist spots in Pakistan. It is situated in the Kharmang district, which is 1 hour 30 minutes’ drive from Skardu city. The waterfall is a mystic place featuring flourishing green areas, fresh streams and some very rousing restaurants and much more. The main highlight of the restaurant is the local trout fish, apart from Read more...
Satpara Lake (also called “Sadpara Lake”) is natural lake situated about 9 kilometres (5.59 miles) north of Skardu (the capital of Baltistan), in Gilgit-Baltistan region of Pakistan. Situated at an altitude of 2,635 meters (8645 feet) the lake is reached after 20 minutes of jeep drive from Skardu. The lake is fed by Satpara Stream. It works as a key water Read more...