Shigar View Point
Shigar Valley. Shigar Valley Baltistan, Shigar is a beautiful village just a few miles North of Skardu its picturesque village with beautiful terraced fields growing all sorts of crops. Shigar was once a small kingdom and the Shigar fort was once residential fort of the local ruler. Recently the Aga Khan has shown interest in the fort which has now been...
Shandur-Polo-ground-paragliding
Shandur Polo Ground Shandur Polo Ground is naturally designed to be a polo ground. Small hills are on all four sides of the rectangular ground, where spectators can sit and enjoy the match. The surrounding landscape and Shandur Lake makes it even more beautiful.Shandur is situated at an altitude of 12,500 feet (38000 meters) above sea level is famous for...
Shigar Fort residence
Shigar Fort The Palace on Rocks. Shigar Fort locally known as Fong Khar, which is local baltic language means the palace on rocks.It was built by Hassan Khan, the 20th ruler of the Amacha Dynasty, in the early 17th century. The Amacha family have ruled Shigar for thirty-three generations, with origins in the "Hamacha" tribe of Ganish, Hunza. When the...