Khaplu is a town of District Ghanche of Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan. It is highly enriched in beauty and is a scenic place. It has several picnic and tourist spots that are visited by a good number of adventurists every year.
The town of Khaplu is famous for its natural beauty, cultural heritage, and diverse tradition. If you are planning to visit Gilgit-Baltistan in the summer season, then Khaplu should be in your “To visit list”.
The Ghanche District of Gilgit-Baltistan has beautiful valleys and the hospitality of local people is remarkable. Khaplu town has beautiful landscapes, waterfalls, and flowing blue waters.
Khaplu is also known as Shyok Valley. There are many historical places in Khaplu town like the Chqchan Mosque i.e. 700 years old and was founded by the first preacher of Islam in this area, Mir Syed Ali Hamdani.
The raja Palace is also a worth visiting place that is very beautiful and is the best Tibetan-style palace in Pakistan.
The adventure seekers can enjoy their best in Khaplu as it is blessed with the best. The lakes that one should visit in Khaplu are the Bara Lake, Ghangache Lake, Daholi Lake, and Kharfaq Lake. Adventure loving people can enjoy rafting on the Shyok River. People who are fond of rock climbing can climb on places like DowoKraming, and Biamari Thoqshikhar.