Deosai Plains

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Deosai Plains (Gilgit-Baltistan)


Deosai Plains, also known as Deosai National Park, is located at the distance of 30 km from Skardu between Astore and Skardu District. Its average elevatin is 13,497 feet above sea level, and considered as the second highest plateaus in the world. Due to its height, there is no tree in the Deosai Plains but full of lush green grass and flowing plants. It is also famous for wild life and different kind of flora and fauna in Karakoram Range. In spring season, it becomes colorful due to those wild flowers and variety of butterfiles.

Due to heavy snowfall in winter, it is only accessible in summer season, from Skardu as well as Astore district. Weather conditions in Deosai is highly unpredictable, so rise or decrease in temperature can be at any time in Deosai. Sun and clouds always play with each other in Deosai, that means if sun is there, it becomes difficult to bear clear sun, and if clouds are there, then a heavy thunder storms can be expected. So tourist must have warm clothes with them and water proof tents to avoid rain in the area. Due to wilderness in Deosai Plains, it is difficult to do camping in Deosai Plains, but camping can be possible at the provided locations such as Sheosar Lake.

The Deosai Plains is home of different wild animals such as Himalayan Ibex, Golden Marmot, Red Fox, Grey Wolf, Snow Lepard, Ladakh Urial, and Brown Bear. Different kind of birds such as Golden Eagle, Griffon Vulture, Sparrowhawk, Kestrel, Laggar Falcon, Snowcock, etc. There are also more than fifty kind of flowers and number of medicinal plants in Deosai Plains.

Deosai Plains Map

Picture of Deosai Plains

Landscape of Gilgit

Landscape of Gilgit

Gilgit is located at high mountains and has a dry and hot weather, so its landscape is entirely different than others. Valleys in Gilgit are much...

Yaks in Deosai Plains

Yaks in Deosai Plains

Local people normally use yaks for different purposes such as milk, meat, etc. in these areas, so you can see grazing yaks in Deosai Plains by...

Village near Deosai Plains

Village near Deosai Plains

Village in Chillum valley is the last habitant place in Astore District near Deosai Plains, as Deosai Plains is an non-habitant place due to free...

wildlife in Deosai Plains

Wildlife in Deosai Plains

Deosai Plains is ideal place for wild animals such as brown bear, snow leopard, ibex, etc. One of the most common is marmot, also called Phia by...

Endless Deosai Plains

Endless Deosai Plains

Deosai Plains is the second highest plateau in the world in Karakorum range with an area of 3000 square km, which is normally covered with snow...

Vast Greenary in Deosai Plains

Vast Greenary in Deosai Plains

Deosai Plains is vast endless green place with number of different kind of colorful flower plants over an area of 35 km.

Vast Deosai Plains

Vast Grazing Plains

Deosai Plains is vast grazing plain which is popular place for local shephards grazing their animals such as sheeps, goats, yaks, horses, etc.

Vast Deosai Plains

Vast Deosai Plains

Deosai Plains is vast endless plain that is second highest plateau in the world, which is famous for its colorful flowers and wildlife.

Travelling by Bike in Deosai Plains

Travelling by Bike in Deosai Plains

Number of tourists use bikes to cross Deosai Plain from Astore to Skardu and that is more interesting travelling as feeling the real atmosphere...

Travelling in Deosai Plains

Travelling in Deosai Plains

Most of the tourists normally use four-wheel vehicles to travel in Deosai Plains, it is more save and conformtable as compare to others.

Travelling by Bike in Deosai Plains

Travelling by Bike in Deosai Plains

Number of tourists use bikes to cross Deosai Plain from Astore to Skardu and that is more interesting travelling as feeling the real atmosphere...

Grazing in Deosai Plains

Grazing in Deosai Plains

Grazing of herds by local shephards in Deosai Plains. People have different type of animals to graze such as sheep, goats, yaks, horses, etc.

Snow Covered Tops in Deosai Plains

Snow Covered Tops in Deosai Plains

Deosai Plains normally covered with snow in eight month of the year, and only accessible in summer season. In July and August, snow is melted but...

Streams crossing over Roads

Streams crossing over Roads

Number of streams are crossing over the roads and treks in Deosai Plains, which make difficult to drive in Deosai Plain.

Roads on Roof of Earth

Roads on Roof of Earth

Long curly roads in Deosai Plains, give you an experience of fantastic driving on the roof of the world, where sky is just touching the earth. You...

Streams in Deosai Plains

Streams in Deosai Plains

There are number of small and medium sized streams everywhere in Deosai Plains, which are the main reasons of its greenary and wildlife in it.

Chillum Nallah

Chillum Nallah

Jeep tracks are available to move in Deosai Plains, driving other vehicles in Deosai Plains is not easy task.

Crossing the Stream on Road

Crossing the Stream on Road

There are number of streams crossing over the roads in Deosai Plains. Vehicles are used to cross the roads, but that is not easy job sometimes. You...

Deosai Plains Grazing Place

Deosai Plains Grazing Place

Deosai Plain is a place for grazing the animals by local shephards, they move their animals on the daily basis in the plains for grazing purpose,...

Road just before Deosai

Road just before Deosai

Deosai Plains can be accessible through Skardu as well as Astore District through jeep track. After a long journey to Deosai Plains, you can...