PTDC Motel, Khaplu, Baltistan (NA). Tel: (05816) 450146-47
PTDC’s Motel at Khaplu is situated at a distance of 103 Kilometers from Skardu involving about 4 hours traveling time. It lies in the beautiful valley of the Shyok river. Many famous mountains such as Masher brum, Saltoro, Sia Gangri, K-6 and K-7 are located here.
PIA operates a daily flight from Islamabad to Skardu (all flights are subject to weather). From Skardu jeeps are conveniently available on hire. The motel has 16 rooms, restaurant offering local and continental food, Satellite TV and Resnt-a-Jeep facilities.
The whole of Northern Pakistan has come to be known as a paradise for mountaineers, climbers, trekkers and hikers. While visiting Baltistan, you cannot afford to miss Khaplu and the grandeur of lofty mountains surrounding this splendid tourist destination, otherwise you might have missed much in life!