Shigar (Gilgit Baltistan)
Shigar is a district on the banks of the Shigar River near Skardu in Gilgit Baltistan at the distance of 239 km from Gilgit city via Skardu. There number of beautiful valleys and adventureous treks, which attract number visitors from all over the world.
It is gateway to the mighty mountain range of the Krakoram, in which K2, second highest peak of the world, is the most important. It is a lush green valley and homeland for best quality fruits such as apples, cherries, apricots and walnuts.
Instead of inacessible place and remote area, there are most favorite places in Shigar to visit such as Shigar Fort, Khilingrong Mosque, K2 Basecamp, etc. Askole is the last settlement in this valley on the high mountains.