Deosai Natonal Park in a 4X4 Land Cruiser with Lunch from Skardu

Outdoor Activities in Skardu

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Magical beauty of Deosai mystifies traveler the moment he set foot on it, literally meaning land of giants,treeless flat plains,snow bound through out the year only opens in summers its accessible from the north through Skardu and through Astor from the west,Second highest plateau in the world at a height of 4142 meters, it was upgraded to wild life sanctuary in the year 1993 in order to save the brown bear population in the park, which spread over 3000 sq miles, With wild flowers knee deep in summers it is home to Butterflies,brown bears, golden marmots ,fox,ibex,snow leopards and numerous resident and migratory birds,Shoeosar lake in deosai is one of the highest altitude lake in the world at an height of 4114 Meters with lush green surroundings,snow covered Nanga Parbat ninth highest mountain in the world is visible from the lake on a clear day other highlights includes Shatoung Nala , bara pani,kala pani
The Deosai National Park tour begins early morning at 8 o clock from Skardu Hotel,small briefing about the tour ,briefing will be done in English along with the necessary tools Maps an introduction to the team guide & driver and then you will board a 4X4 Land Cruiser for this trip,it will take 4 hours on a jeep track to reach the top ,approximately 40 kilometers from Skardu city ,On the way you will witness mesmerizing satpara lake at an height of 3800 meters ,crossing through steep narrow gorge,after taking a brief stop at the lake you will head to Ali Malik at 4084 meters,you would be charged nominal amount for the entry in the park, tickets are not included in the package, you would reach at the bara pani as the name suggest it is the larger stream in the park,bara pani will be base camp for the rest of the day, this is the place where most of the place pitch there camps for the night stay this place little warmer then rest of the park ,with the help of wild life department on a lucky day bear can be seen in the reserved area , at some distance you will cross Kala pani again as the name suggest the colour of this small stream is black, surrounded by snow capped hills, this is a small stream,Golden marmots are a regular site,wild flowers,butterflies and migratory and residence birds are a site to watch, small stops will be taken for photography among the highlight of this trip will be watching Shoeosar lake about 10 kilometers from Bara Pani is a sight to watch crystal clear water of the lake surrounded by small snow bound hills, on a clear day,Nanga Parbat Ninth Highest mountain in the world also called Naked mountain or killer mountain the mountain is visible from the lake, its another good spot for night camping, for fishing you need a fishing permit from the wild life department,Northern Pakistan is full of trout, and deosai have plenty of it the brown trout was released in the colonial times on your return from the lake lunch will be served at Shatoung Nala another beautiful stream with wild flowers , butterflies around menu of the lunch will be decided before the arrival of the customers , it usually contains tin food ,noddles, and chappati after the lunch and spending some time and bar pani,tour will head back to Skardu hotel in evening by 6 o clock

What’s included

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Fuel surcharge
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
  • Local taxes
  • Afternoon tea
  • Bottled water
  • Lunch
  • Driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Local guide
  • Hotel drop-off
  • Hotel pickup
  • Private tour
  • Coffee and/or Tea

What’s not included

  • Drinks
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
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