Skardu is a city in the Gilgit Baltistan autonomous region of Pakistan. It is the largest city and administrative capital of Baltistan region. Skardu is one of the best destinations in the world with respect to every kind of tourism. The landscape is rich in diversity, and the weather is beyond amazing, especially in the peak tourism season. There are sky-piercing mountains and cliffs surrounds the 10 kilometres wide by 40 kilometres long Skardu Valley, with rivers flowing on each flank along with beautiful flora and fauna. The diversity is so unique that you can find a whole desert between the lush green valleys, lakes, waterfalls, and rivers. Each year, millions of people from Pakistan and abroad visit this beautiful place and enjoy the best time of their lives.

So if you are planning to visit Skardu anytime soon, this will be one of the best treats you can give yourself. But some people will still assume that visiting this immaculate part of the world will require spending a good deal of money. This is not true at any scale. Baltistan is the land of the most hospitable and kind-hearted people in the world, and Skardu is their capital. So Skardu will give you the warmest of welcome even if you have some money on you or not. There are a lot of things that you can do here that Skardovians won’t charge you a single penny for.

For this reason, we are going to discuss all the amazing things you can do in Skardu city for absolutely free. Read on, plan your trip and enjoy every moment in one of the highest, culturally, historically richest, and geographically diverse regions of the world.

  • Enjoying the hospitality of the locals
  • Doing Organic Valley trek
  • Visiting Kharpocho Fort
  • Dipping in Katpana Lake in Katpana desert
  • Hitch-hiking to Sarfaranga Desert
  • Visiting Kachura and its beautiful lakes