Heli copter Safari trip to Gilgit Balistan
Helicopter Safari trip to Gilgit Baltistan
A Safari specially designed for those who are hard-pressed for time. The trip starts from Islamabad and after an ascending flight through the picturesque valley of Kaghan, a coffee stops at Shogran – a tranquil summer retreat, proceeds to Fairy Meadows, overflying the legendary Lake Saif ul Maluk and the Old Silk Route across Babu Sar Pass where the scenery becomes most dramatic. Lunch is served at Fairy Meadows a breathtaking lovely spot with superb climate offering magnificent views of the North Face of Nanga Parbat, the ninth highest peak of the world. From Fairy Meadows the helicopter flies to Deosai, skirting Nanga Parbat along the Astor valley. The flight over Deosai, a treeless wilderness at 13,000 feet whose air is impregnated with the scent of wild flowers, is a superb experience. You will be seeing Sheosar and Satpara Lakes and if lucky enough the Brown Beers. The flight shall terminate at Shangrila Skardu. On the second day, you will be flown to Concordia, over flying the panoramic Shigar Valley and the spectacular Braldu Gorge. At Paiju, the mouth of Baltoro Glacier, you will be able to see the finest rock pinnacle in the world – The Great Trango Towers. At Concordia, an amphitheater, you will be seeing the four out of the fourteen peaks, which rise above 26,500 feet. From Concordia you will be flown back to Skardu and after lunch will depart for Islamabad via Skardu Gilgit Canyon and the Karakoram Highway.