BY ROAD

OPTION NO: 1

1. BY THE KARAKORAM HIGHWAY.

LEAVE EARLY MORNING FROM ISLAMABAD,VIA ABBOTTABAD, MANSEHRA,THAKOT, BESHAM, DASSU AND CHILAS, YOU ARE DRIVING ALL THE WAY ON THE NEWLY BUILT KARAKORAM HIGHWAY FOLLOWING THE MIGHTY INDUS RIVER ARRIVING IN THE EVENING, NIGHT STOP AT CHILAS SHANGRILA INN.

NEXT MORNING YOU LEAVE AFTER BREAKFAST FOR SHANGRILA SKARDU.DRIVING TIME IS ABOUT 8 HOURS. FILL UP YOUR TANKS AT JAGLOT AND CARRY SNACKS AND MINERAL WATER.

OPTION NO: 2.

2. BY ROAD FROM NARAN OVER BABUSAR PASS TO SHANGRILA RESORT.THE BABUSAR PASS OPENS MID MAY FOR TRAFFIC AND IS SOMETIMES DELAYED DUE TO SNOW.PLEASE CHECK THE ROAD CONDITIONS AND PLAN YOUR TRIP ACCORDINGLY.DRIVING TIME ISLAMABAD NARAN: 6 HOURS. COMING DOWN FROM BABUSAR PASS YOU CAN STOP AT JAGLOT FILL UP TANKS GET YOUR SNACKS AND DRIVE ON TO SHANGRILA.

OPTION NO: 3.

3. DURING SUMMER FROM 1ST MAY ONWARDS YOU CAN DRIVE FROM NARAN AND AFTER PASSING RAIKOTE BRIDGE YOU TURN RIGHT TO ASTORE VALLEY FOLLOW THE RIVER TO ASTORE TOWN.IF YOU WANT TO STOP FOR THE NIGHT YOU CAN STAY AT WAZIR MAHAL.PHONE NO: 05817.420244.OR DRIVE ON THE DEOSAI PLATEAU TO SHANGRILA RESORT.

PLEASE TRY TO AVOID NIGHT DRIVING.ROAD TRAVEL IS VERY SAFE.

NOTE: IT IS NOT ADVISABLE TO DRIVE BY CAR, ONLY JEEPS ARE THE SAFEST TRANSPORT.

Please Note: Kindly keep your Original I.D cards for Pakistanis and Passports for Foreigners with you, police will check for I.D cards/Passports for security reasons.