About the Area
Baltistan is situated in between Ladakh and Gilgit, amid the Karakorum and Himalaya straddling on both sides of river Indus. In the north it is bordered by Sinjiang Province of China, on east by Ladakh and Kashmir, on south by Nangaparbat(8126m) mountain and in the west by Gilgit. Main river is Indus and Shigar and Shayok rivers are its tributaries. At the moment Baltistan is about 27,000 sqr kms with a population of about 0.5 million. Worlds highest mountains including K-2 (8611m), Broad Peak (8047m), Gashabrum �I (8068m) Gashabrum-II (8035m) and the longest glaciers out of polar stations i.e. Siachan (70 km), Baltoro (62 km), Biafo (63 km), Chogolungma are located here. Majority of the population belong to Tibetan ethnic group with admixture of Brushes, Dards, Chinese & Turkish and Kashmiris which approximately become 40% of the whole population. Main profession is agriculture & animal farming , and some earn their living through govern services and portering for tourists. Baltistan is a unique place in this planet and God has blessed it with every beauty all-together. The highest mountains and peaks, the longest glaciers out of polar stations, the breath taking valleys, the idyllic villages, the sky � blue water of rivers, Indus, Shayok and Shigar, the deserts and sand-dunes, the lush green meadows, the turquoise blue lakes, the peaceful social political and religious atmosphere, the simple-ness of people, the serenity, fragrance in the air make Baltistan a heaven on earth. The highest peaks of Baltistan challenge the climbers, the vast glaciers allure trekkers, the lush green valleys and plateau fascinate the tourists, the vanishing and un-discovered cultural heritage and history. Due to little introduction and difficult access, Baltistan is still an undiscovered, unexplored and off the tract. Area. Baltistan is connected with Islamabad with a daily Boeing flight and an all weather road. It is well connected with each and e very corner of the world by telephone, mobile phones and net service. Via Hunza and Gilgit , it is also easily access-able from Kashghar, China.
About the Motel
Concorida Motel Skardu is located at the most peaceful and convenient place nearest to PTDC-K2 Motel Skardu, at a distance of 15 minutes walk from main bazar/market. Offers serenities atmosphere and panoramic view of mountains, Skardo Rock / Fort and Lion river Indus . 25 well furnished double bed rooms with standard bath rooms having hot shower. Facilities of telephone, Satellite TV and Wireless Internet are available in each room. Restaurant provides local, Chinese and continental cuisines. Charges are very reasonable. Free car parking and rent-a car facility.