Karakoram Lodge Khaplu

Karakoram Lodge Khaplu

Most Modern and Beautiful Hotel

  • Situated in the upper part of Khaplu (Silence) fantastic view over the valley with the Shyok River and the Karakoram (Black) Mountain.
  • Terraced green spaces (Following local traditions) camping, Kitchen garden panorama garden)
  • Charming garden where you can drink a cup of tea, enjoy your meal or just relax.
  • Situated at 2700 m agreeable climate and no malaria risk.

Lodge View

Khaplu, along Shyok River, is a beautiful valley, lush green with corn fields. Khaplu town is 99 Km East of Skardu. (on 2 hours drive) A very easy approach to Khaplu (a 2½ hour drive), daily bus, Wagon and jeep services from Skardu. The Shyok River flows into the Indus about 35 kilometers from Skardu. The road crosses the Indus and follows the Shyok River.

Khaplu has called many names like “Shyok Valley”, “Ghangche” and Little Tibet. Khaplu is Head Quarter of Ghangche District. In Khaplu there are many historical places like Chaqchan Mosque a most beautiful mosque in Asia (700 years old founded by Syed Ali Hamdani, the first Islam preacher in this area), Raja Palace is a beautiful building, is the last & best Tibetan style palace in Pakistan, and Khanqah of Khaplu, is attributed to Syed Muhammad Shah S/O Syed Mukhtar “Peer Norbaksha” & was built in 1712 AD / 1124 AH, and so many other historical and Architectural building placed in Khaplu. Khaplu is the gateway to Masherbrum Peak, K7, K-6, Namika, Chogolisa for mountaineers and Gondogoro la, Gondogoro Peak, Saraksa Glacier, Gondogoro Glacier, Masherbrum Glacier, Aling Glacier, Kandey Nangma, Machlu Broq, Thaely La, Daholi lake, Kharfaq Lake, Ghangche Lake and Bara Lake for trekkers, Khaplu is a very beautiful place for hiking like Khaplu Braq, Khaplu Thung and Kaldaq. One most grade opportunity for rafting on Shyok River, as well as the rock climbing places like Biamari Thoqsikhar and Dowo Kraming (Hot Spring). At 2555 meters, Khaplu is cooler than Skardu, with the friendly character of the people and superb walks along irrigation channels; Khaplu is well worth visiting and the nicest place to stay in Baltistan.

Khaplu is a well-known of Balti culture and Heritage in Baltistan and most peaceful area in the world.

Facilities and Services

  • Welcome Drink.
  • Spacious fully carpeted, well furnished, decorated and with choice of single, double rooms.
  • Buffet serves on the roof to enjoy the shyok panorama.
  • Laundry services and bellboy service.
  • Rooms for expensive tastes with attached bathroom.
  • Round the clock room and telephone call services.
  • Rent a Jeep service and safe car parking.
  • TV and radio facilities.
  • Conference room “Shyok View Hall”
  • Special arrangement of Balti Music Night. (at request)
  • Charming garden and Camping.
  • Group hall for group meeting (Shyok View Hall)
  • Vegetable and herbs of our own garden. (Fresh)


We will prepare and the dishes especially for you (very fresh).

  • Big variety from simple snack to extravagant meals.
  • Vegetables and herbs of our own garden (Fresh) untreated, biological.
  • Meat chicken and milk produces from local farmers.
  • Rice, cereals, purse from local production.
  • Salad water. (iodine)
  • We put highs attesting and hygiene. (We know the problems, big experience)
  • You can eat in our restaurant on the veranda, in the garden at even or the roof (wonderful panorama everywhere.)

Lodge Garden

  • Terraced green spaces (Following local traditions) camping, Kitchen garden panorama garden)
  • Charming garden where you can drink a cup of tea, enjoy your meal or just relax
  • Situated at 2700m agreeable climate and no malaria risk.

Tariff Guide

DescriptionPer Night Rate
Single Room Rs 2000
Double Room Rs 2500
Extra Bed Rs 300
Camping Fee Per tent Rs 250
Check Out Time: 03:00 PM

What You Can See in Khaplu.

  • Daholi Lake Trekking and Camping.
  • Khaplu Broq Hiking and Camping.
  • Natural water Spring.
  • Rock Climbing Spot.
  • View of Mashabrum from Youching.
  • Thoqsi Khar.
  • Rock Climbing.
  • Khaplu Palace.
  • Polo Ground.
  • Khanqah Mosque.
  • Khaplu Bazar.
  • Ghangche Lake Trekking and Camping.
  • Chaqchan Mosque.
  • Broq Throk Picnic Spot.
  • Hot Spring Water.
  • Barah Trout Fishery.
  • Kharfaq Lake Trekking, Camping and Trout Fishery.
  • Shyok river flow down to Indus.

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