Skardu is famous for climbers Paradise. Skardu is capital city of Baltistan region and comprised of three different ethnicity. Skardu is the center and it connects indus and shigar rivers. The city is gateway of thousand mighty mountains of Karakoram, Himalaya and Hindukush ranges.
The Kachura Lakes are two lakes in the Skardu District of Gilgit-Baltistan, northern Pakistan. The lakes, at 2,500 metres in elevation, are Upper Kachura Lake and Lower Kachura Lake. The latter is also known as Shangrila Lake and is within a tourist resort named Shangrila Resort outside the town of Skardu.