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A.T.R PLANE AT SKARDU AIRPORT.

Approach by Air


SHANGRILA RESORT is accessible by air. Air Bus A-320 has started daily service which is a 45 minute flight and will soon extend the flights from Karachi-Islamabad and Skardu and Lahore-Islamabad and Skardu There are ATR flight’s also which takes approximately 55 minutes from ISLAMABAD.PIA is also starting two flights a week between Skardu- Gilgit Skardu.
This is one of the world's most spectacular flight, which takes you over the KAGHAN VALLEY along the HIMILAYAN RANGE and on your on your far left hand side of the aircraft, you can see the famous Peak of TIRICH MIR in the HINDU KUSH RANGE.A few minutes later on your right hand side of the air craft you can see the famous NANGA PARBAT (26660 Feet) also called the killer mountain, where SHANGRILA RESORT is opening its FAIRYMEADOW RESORT. On your left hand side you can see the city of Gilgit and the RAKAPOSHI peak. Before you are about to descend on the far left you can see the KARAKORAM RANGE, where the famous K-2 and the world's five highest 5000 Meter peaks which are clustered between the longest Glaciers in the world.

WELCOME OF THE FIRST AIR BUS A-320 TO SKARDU.

NANGA PARBAT 26,660 FEET ON THE RIGHT OF THE AIRCRAFT.

ARRIVAL OF THE AIR BUS A-320 TO SKARDU. BALTISTAN.

SATPARA LAKE AT SKARDU.

MEMBERS OF THE INAGURAL FLIGHT AT SKARDU AIRPORT.

SAIFUL MALUK LAKE. KAGAN VALLEY.

Approach by road


FROM JUNE TO SEPTEMBER.

If you wish traveling by car, jeep or coaster, you get on the M-2 Motorway going to Peshawar and Exit at HASSANABDAL and follow the road to ABBOTTABAD city, passing through MANSEHRA, BALAKOT, to KAGHAN, it is a beautiful drive, driving along the Kaghan river to the town of KAGHAN and on to NARAN Town .You are driving on the newly built road, driving past lush green meadows, streams and beautiful LULUSAR LAKE on your left hand side, to the top of BABUSAR PASS at a height of 14000 feet and driving down the valley, entering GILGIT / BALTISTAN Region meeting the famous Karakoram Highway, turning right on the KKH and driving on to SHANGRILA RAIKOTE INN at Raikote bridge for a break or a night stop. PLEASE TAKE A ROAD MAP OF THE AREA WHICH ARE AVALIABLE AT BALAKOT, FILL UP YOUR TANKS, BEFORE YOU START YOUR JOURNEY.SNACKS AND MNERAL WATER ARE A MUST.THE JOURNEY IS VERY SAFE ALL THE WAY, TRY TO AVOID TRAVELLING AT NIGHT.THERE ARE VARIOUS POLICE CHECK POST ON THE WAY TO ASSIST YOU.

OPTION 1: Leave ISLAMABAD early morning, stop a few hours at NARAN have Lunch and freshen up then drive straight to SHANGRILA RAIKOTE INN, spend the night and leave next morning for SHANGRILA RESORT SKARDU and you will be there around Lunch time.

OPTION 2 : Leave ISLAMABAD early morning, spend the night at NARAN, after breakfast next morning, leave for SHANGRILA RAIKOTE INN, have Lunch and freshen up and proceed to SHANGRILA RESORT SKARDU and you will be there in the evening.