Skardu hosts the second-highest mountain in the World and Pakistan’s highest mountain, K2 (8,611 m).“Hunza was formerly a princely state bordering Xinjiang (autonomous region of China) to the northeast and Pamir to the northwest, which survived until 1974 when it was finally dissolved by Zulfikar Ali Bhutto. The state bordered the Gilgit Agency to the south and the former princely state of Nagar to the east.
It is the most picturesque valley embraced by lower Himalayan Hills surrounded by huge forests. Babusar Pass was the only gateway to Northern Areas until Karakoram Highway was built. It is the most popular holiday spot.
Skardu is famous for climbing, and mountaineering all around the world. Along with this, Skardu hosts the second-highest mountain in the World and Pakistan’s highest mountain, K2 (8,611 m). Moreover, the landscape, culture, traditions, and hospitality of locals are catching millions of tourists from all over the year