Welcome to Shigar

One of two routes from Skardu into the High Karakoram (the other is the Shyok Valley), the lush and yawning Shigar Valley was once a separate kingdom. Shigar’s original settlers may have come over the Karakoram from Yarkand, in Xinjiang Shady Shigar village, where the Bauma Lungma empties into the Shigar River, is as far as most nontrekkers go. The main landmark here is Fong Khar, the former Raja of Shigar’s... Read More

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