Skardu is the main town of Baltistan along the wide bank of the river Indus. Skardu is the largest district of the Northern Areas. Baltistan is home to some of the highest peaks in the world, the Karakoram Range, Skardu is very popular with Mountaineering Expeditions.

Skardufamous for climbing, mountaineering all around the world. Along with this, Skardu host the second Highest mountain of World and Pakistan 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.

Skardu is the capital of Baltistan division of Gilgit Baltistan. An administrative province of Pakistan. It is situated in the extreme northeast of Pakistan. It is at a distance of 600 km from the capital of Pakistan

Skardu climate summary

There is little rainfall throughout the year. The climate here is classified as BSk by the Köppen-Geiger system. The temperature here averages 10.3 °C. The average annual rainfall is 202 mm.


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