The best season of the year is here. A lot of tourists head towards the Northern Areas of Pakistan to see the beauty that lies within the valley of Naran and Kaghan, the highest peak of K2 in Gilgit Baltistan.
There is so much to look at especially when you admire nature. Skardu is just another example of stunning beauty. It is located in Gilgit Baltistan, serves as the capital of the Skardu District.
It is believed that Skardu is the hub of the expedition where people come from all over the world to see the mighty mountains, go mountaineering, and trek on the world’s 4 highest peaks.
The city is very comfortable in summers thus most of the Skardu hotels open at this time and because winter is severely cold.
To reach Skardu city you can travel either by air or by road. If you wish to cut all the hassle of the tiring journey, PIA is offering Airbus-320 that has direct flights with a route of Karachi-Islamabad-Skardu and Lahore-Islamabad-Skardu. It takes 45 minutes to reach the airport.
However, there are two routes by road if you want to see the beautiful scenery. One is from Karakoram Highway and the second is from Babusar Pass. Before starting your journey, don’t forget to keep your CNIC card and Passport if you are a foreigner.
Here we have a list of the Skardu Hotels that you can consider while planning your trip. All of the mentioned details are updated and authentic. We have tried to add as much information as possible so take a look and leave your feedback in the comment section.
Shangrila Resort Hotel Skardu
The first-ever hotel and resort built in Skardu Baltistan were Shangrila Hotel, which is owned by Brig Muhammad Aslam Khan. It is located on one of the most beautiful lands with a breathtaking view of the Indus River.
It is also known as Heaven On Earth because of its stunning beauty. From here, you can see the world’s second-highest peak K-2. There is so much to look at and be mesmerized about near this resort.
The longest Deosai Plains, the Karakoram, and the Himalayan Range. Shangrila resort was built in 1983 and since then it has been the most popular one in the entire Baltistan.
You can travel by air to Skardu through Airbus – 320 or by road using Babusar Route. Another route is from Karakoram Highway.
Shangrila Hotel Rooms
The hotel offers a range of rooms, each has its viewpoint from where you can witness the natural beauty. They have rooms for 2-4 people, swiss cottages for 6 guests, and suites for up to 8 guests.
So if you are traveling with your partner or with the entire family, Shangrila hotels have sorted everything for you. For booking, you have to transfer 100% of the entire payment to confirm before your arrival.
Bookings can be made on the call, on the website, or at their office in E-11/3, Markaz – Islamabad. The prices and details of each room are listed below;
|Room Type||Price Per Night|
|3 Bedroom Executive Suite||85000|
|2 Bedroom Executive Suite||65000|
|Lakeside Rooms and Deluxe Rooms||24000|
Shangrila Hotel Dining
Shangrila Hotel Skardu not just provides a better living on your trip to the Northern Areas of Pakistan but also the finest cuisines at their restaurants. With the rooms, they offer complimentary breakfast for the number of guests allowed in each room.
Also, they have a BBQ restaurant at the lake view called The Village which gives you delicious food and a panoramic view. Another attraction of this resort is its unique cafe that sits in the water and is called Pagoda.
Its innovative design has a very romantic vibe. The fast-food menu is served in rooms in disposable packing. Then there is a lounge for coffee and TV. However, only the BBQ restaurant is functional due to COVID-19 restrictions. To stay updated on the SOPs being followed, click here.
Shangrila Hotels Contact Details
Address: Kachura, Skardu
Contact Number: (058154) 54941
Booking Office: Office No. 01, first floor, Areej Tower,
E-11/3, Markaz – Islamabad. Opposite Tooba Mosque
Email ID: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hotel One Skardu
Hotel One is a chain of Pearl Continental Hotels, having its presence in the major cities and tourist locations such as the Northern Areas of Pakistan. They offer rooms at a lesser price as compared to that of PC.
So in Skardu, Hotel One is located at the airport road with Skardu Airport just 1Km away. From its prime location, you can easily travel to Satpara Lake, Skardu Fort, Cold Desert of Skardu, and Deosai National Park.
The staff is very welcoming and takes good care of each guest that enters their hotel. Their hospitality is of international standards where you get to stay at a luxury hotel. They even offer to pick and drop service from the hotel to the room. Their drivers are careful and humble to the visitors.
Hotel One Skardu Rooms
Now let’s talk about what services they are offering in their rooms. First of all, they have two types of rooms available at Skardu hotel; Deluxe King and Deluxe Twin.
The Deluxe King rooms come with a king-size bed, wardrobe, flat-screen, private bathroom, two single sofas, coffee table, writing desk, air conditioning, mirror, luggage rack, and a fridge with minibar.
While the Deluxe Twin rooms with two single beds and all the amenities that are offered with the King room except the mini bar fridge. Their cleaning staff takes good care of the cleanliness of the hotel, there is free wifi and a parking area.
Another luxurious thing about their hotel is warm water and heating system availability in each room. For checking the availability of rooms, click here. The prices and details of each room are listed below;
|Room Type||Price Per Night|
|Deluxe King Room||7999|
|Deluxe Twin Room||7999|
Hotel One Skardu Dining
The hotel itself does not have any dining facility in the form of a restaurant or a cafe. However, with each room, the maximum number of guests allowed can enjoy a complimentary breakfast buffet.
There is an availability of room service 24/7 so you can order food and get it served in-room anytime. The staff will be grateful to help anytime in every possible way.
Contact Details Hotel One Skardu
Address: Airport Rd, Gamba, Skardu, Gilgit-Baltistan 16100
Contact Number: 0344 1144445
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Hargisa Hut Skardu
Over the past 13 years, Hargista Hut has been delivering its best to the visitors of Skardu. They started with a small venture owned by a female owner Yasmeen. According to her, she was consistent towards fulfilling her dream of starting a luxury hotel in Skardu.
Despite the dunes and unpredictable weather, she started with a small cottage but with the successful passing years, the cottage has been expanded to a full resort.
In winters, when most of the hotels are closed in Skardu, Hargisa Hut is fully functional and catering their customer’s needs. They have also started a Kayaking expedition inside the Indus River.
So, they work on multiple adventurous activities that you can take part in, making your trip like never before. The hotel is located on the Police Line, Sondous Skardu which is a little far away from the Skardu Airport.
However, they provide pick and drop service from the hotel to Skardu Airport and bus stands.
Hargisa Hut Rooms
They have 4 different types of rooms, differing in the size, number of guests and other facilities. The rooms include Standard Room, Standard Double Bed, Deluxe Room, and Family Package.
Every room is elegantly furnished and styled with the latest designs. Through the windows and balcony, you can enjoy the marvellous view of mountains and the Indus River rushing by.
Living at such a place is never easy because of the harsh weather but the entire team of Hargisa Huts will make sure that your stay is comfortable even at -30 degrees.
With your stay at this hotel, you will be facilitated with free wifi, spacious parking, and 24/7 room service. For more details, You may visit their website hargisahut in Skardu. The prices and details of each room are listed below;
|Room Type||Price Per Night|
|Standard Double Bedroom||14,500|
Hargista Hut Dining
While your stay at Hargisa Huts, you can enjoy Pakistani and continental cuisine in their dining hall. The dining hall and the rest of the hotel has a light brown wooden theme.
The light coming into the hall gives a refreshing vibe, especially at breakfast time. However, if you don’t feel like having your meal in the restaurant of the hotel, the room service is always available.
Your order will be served there with complete crockery for a comfortable experience.
Contact Details Hargisa Huts Skardu
Address: Police Line, Sundus، Sondous, Skardu, Gilgit-Baltistan 16100
Contact Number: 0333 5456604
Email ID: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hotel Mountain Lagoon Skardu
If you want a home away from home, that too in the Northern areas of Pakistan, Hotel Mountain Lagoon is the right option for your stay at Skardu. The hotel is located in Kachura valley and gives a beautiful view of Kachura Lake and nearby mountain ranges.
The hotel has 29 luxury rooms, a conference hall, and a restaurant. They provide pick and drop service from the airport and hotel if required.
Not just the service is amazing but the staff is very well mannered. They help the visitors know more about Skardu and Gilgit Baltistan and what you can do around here.
If you are traveling alone or with friends or family, or you are visiting with foreigners Hotel Mountain Lagoon is your stop because the staff here knows their native language as well as English and Chinese.
In short, they got all the possible ways to serve their guests. The hotel also provides tours and trips with activities like boating, trekking, mountaineering, etc.
Hotel Mountain Lagoon Rooms
Talking about the rooms, the hotel has 29 luxury rooms with different specifications. They have a Standard Room, Twin Room, Triplet, and a Lake View Suite.
The standard room comes with a king-size bed, the Twin room has two single beds and the triplet has 3 single beds. All these rooms have two sofas and a table, dressing table and flat-screen in each one of them.
However, there is no view in any of the above-mentioned room types. Now the suite has a king-size bed and a single bed. There is a small living area that includes 4 seater sofa and a 4 seater dining table and chairs.
The suite has a flat-screen TV and a dressing table as well. The best part about this room is that it has a big window where you can see the eye-opener view of the lake and mountains. Furthermore, price details are mentioned below;
|Room Type||Price Per Night|
|Lakeview Suite Room||12000|
Hotel Mountain Lagoon Dining
There is a big dining hall that acts as a casual restaurant at Hotel Mountain Lagoon. Here you can enjoy a diverse menu with multiple cuisine options.
This includes Balti specialties, Pakistani cuisine, Chinese, Continental, Italian, Arabic, and fast food. The hotel promises its customers to deliver food made with the finest and quality ingredients.
So you can enjoy scrumptious meals with a breathtaking view as the restaurant has glass windows.
Contact Details Hotel Mountain Lagoon
Address: Kachura district Skardu tehsil gamba postcode 16150, Kachuraa, Skardu, Gilgit-Baltistan
Contact Number: 03009116456
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Mondoq Fort Skardu
Mondoq Fort hotel is situated near Skardu Fort and Kharpocho Fort. There are numerous tourists sites near the hotel that you can visit. The hotel provides easy access to Sadpara Lake, Organic Village, Buddha Rock, Shangrila Lake, and Upper Kachura Lake.
The hotel not only provides easy access but a spectacular view of these historical places from your room at Mondoq Fort. This hotel does not offer luxury stay but if you want your trip to be affordable then you might be interested.
At a lesser price, you can get a comfortable bed with private bathrooms, free wifi, and a balcony with a view.
Mondoq Fort Rooms
There are 6-7 different types of rooms available at Mondoq Fort Skardu. Doesn’t matter if you are on a school trip or a family get-together, with foreigners or for a business meeting.
Your requirements are sorted with a specific package that would suit you the best. Starting with the standard room that has a king bed with an attached bathroom, balcony, and view.
Then they have a single room three-seater. That is for three adults as the room has three single beds. Twin Bedroom has two single beds. Now coming to the suites, there is a single room and double deluxe suite allowing more number of guests of a family.
Lastly, the hotel has a Band Board that is a large bedroom and is ideal for a group stay. It can accommodate up to 10 adults. Furthermore, price details are listed down;
|Room Type0||Price Per Night|
|Single Room Deluxe Suite||4,950|
|Two Room Deluxe Suite||10,800|
|Single Room Three Seater||5,400|
|Twin Bedroom Deluxe||4,050|
|King Bedroom Deluxe||4,500|
Mondoq Fort Skardu Dining
At the hotel, you can enjoy Pakistani cuisine as well as local Balti dishes, In the Pakistani menu, you will be able to try out slow-cooked delicacies with meat as a major component of the dish.
The exotic culinary aroma can be served in the form of BBQ, Namkeen Karahi, Shinwari, and much much more. While on the other hand, talking of local delicacies of Skardu, they are entirely different in cooking style and ultimately taste as well.
They are made for easily available products in the area as transportation is very difficult here. Some of their eminent dishes are Balay, Prapu, Marzan, and many more. You definitely won’t regret staying here if you want to try out the authentic Balti food.
Contact Details Mondoq Fort Skardu
Address: ear Maqpoon, Polo Ground, Royal Road, Skardu, Gilgit-Baltistan 16100
Contact Number: 05815-453174, 0344-1519942Email ID: firstname.lastname@example.org
Baltistan Continental Hotel Skardu
Baltistan Continental Hotel is not a 3 or 4-star hotel but if you have planned a long trip and staying for a week or so then this hotel would be a good option.
For school/university trips, when the budget is tight Baltistan Hotel can serve you in the best economical way. The hotel is located on Alamdar Road near Manthal Budha Rock giving a view of surrounding areas.
They have different rooms, a restaurant and a small museum for tourist attractions. Also, they provide rent a car service for intercity and intracity commute.
Pick and drop is available from Skardu airport and hotel. The management has recently renovated the rooms and everything so it’s more spacious than before.
BC Hotel Rooms
The hotel has 3 to 4 types of rooms which you can book depending upon your requirement. There is a standard room with a master bed, twin room with two single beds and then there is a family suite which has a master bed with a small living and dining area inside the room.
Each room has all the essential amenities that include an attached bathroom, Iron stand, safe, refrigerator, phone, and microwave. The hotel has free wifi but for limited time slots because of the electricity outage.
Other than rooms, the hotel has a spacious parking area, restaurant, transportation facility, fishing and BBQ facilities. Prices for each room is mentioned below;
|Room Type||Price Per Night|
BC Dining Hall
The Baltistan Continental hotel has a dining hall where guests can have meals on order. The restaurant serves BBQ facilities and cuisines including Pakistani and Balti specialties.
There are events like a bonfire on chilly nights where people do fishing and cook them on fire. The restaurant serves quality food at very affordable prices. So, if you have a limited pocket and want to enjoy nature, come here.
Contact Details Baltistan Continental Hotel Skardu
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/Bchotelskardu/?ref=page_internal
Address: Alamdar Rd, Mehdi Colony, Skardu, Gilgit-Baltistan
Contact Number: 0320 2822332
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Indus View Hotel & Hostel Skardu
Indus view is the first-ever venture that has offered a hostel for travelers at very budget-friendly prices. The individuals can rent out the beds for an economical price.
They also provide private guestrooms for families. The hotel is built on the riverside and has a stunning view of the river and mountains. It is located on Airport Road near Hoto Pakora which provides a view of the Indus river.
The hotel is quite spacious, having a lounge, restaurant, and a TV room. The design of the hotel is up to the mark and according to the latest designs. Also, the furniture is has been added recently so everything is new.
Indus View Hotel Rooms
Talking about their rooms, the hotel offers private rooms as well as individual beds like hostels. If you are solo traveler or up for a bachelorette party then these work economical and are suitable for boys especially.
Each bed costs Rs 1500 per night with a complimentary breakfast. Other than beds, the hotel has standard master bedrooms as well as suites. The price details are mentioned below;
|Room Type||Price Per Night|
Indus View Hotel Dining
Indus View hotels offer a variety of cuisines on their menu. You will not feel like you are away from home and cant enjoy meals that you usually do living bog cities The restaurant offers steaks, burgers, pasta, Pakistani delicacies, and local dishes.
The menu is up to the mark with enough options for you to choose from. You can enjoy it in the hotel’s restaurant or you can enjoy your meal on your balcony with a marvelous view especially at night. Because at night, the mountains are lit with little lights.
Contact Details Indus View Hotel
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/indusviewhotel/
Address: Hotu Pakora, Hoto, Skardu, Gilgit-Baltistan 16200
Contact Number: 0346 0446603
Email ID: firstname.lastname@example.org