Deosai Plain, a beautiful tourist destination in Gilgit Baltistan.
Deosai is Located at a distance of 32 km from Skardu, Deosai is one of the highest plateaus in the world standing at 4100m and is spread over 3000sq.km. The spectacular scenery that Deosai offers from mid-June to mid-September is highlighted by some 342 species of vegetation.
The landscape is covered with wild flowers that make Deosai radiant with bright colors through the summer. The diverse vegetation supports wildlife and an ecosystem that is a unique example of adaptation to high altitude.
In addition to the Himalayan brown Bear, Deosai and the surrounding valleys are home to the Himalayan Ibex, Red Fox, golden Marmot, Wolf, the snow leopard & over 125 resident and migratory birds. This area is a place of attraction for those who are interested in Trophy Hunting.
Drive to Deosai and visit the remarkable Plateau at 4000m above sea level. The Deosai plain (4000 m), a vast high altitude plateau covering an area of over 400 square km, south, and west of Skardu, borders on Indian Kashmir. In Balti, the region is known as “Bhear Sar” means place of flowers. Nowhere lower than 4000 m, this uninhabited alpine grassland has numerous clear streams with unusual snow trout, a large brown bear population, and a multitude of golden marmots.
Deosai is surprisingly rich in plants and animals, bursting into life during the brief spring and summer months. The plateau is home to the Himalayan Brown Bear, unique to this part of the world. Other mammals found on Deosai included Tibetan Wolf, Tibetan Red Fox, Himalayan Ibex etc. Deosai Plateau offers several opportunities for trekking and easily accessible from Skardu.
MAIN POINTS IN DEO SAI ARE BARAWAI (BIG WATER STREAM), KALA PANI (BLACK WATER), SHATUNG NULLA AND SHEOSAR LAKE.
Sheosar mean Blind Lake. As there is no way for in stream and out stream of water for this lake. It is very near to Chachur top. It can be reached through Skardu via Ali Malik Pass as well as via Chilim, Astore using chachur top. This lake is an ideal picnic stop in this region.