Shigar Valley lies in the District Shigar, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan. Shigar was a part of District Skardu but is now a District itself. This valley is the gateway to the highest mountains of Karakoram Range.
The valley is an adventurous place for hiking, and trekking loving people despite the tough conditions. It is also the attraction for tourists and the road to the second-highest mountain in the world, K2, comes here too.
People who love jeep safari should come and enjoy this place as the tropical terrain of this valley makes the Jeep Safari interested. Tourists who love to ride horses can also enjoy horse riding and visit all the important places in Shigar.
Fruits of Shigar Valley are popular around Pakistan. The Apricots, Peaches, Plums, and Apples are heavenly tasty. One can enjoy the taste of these fruits while visiting. Maize, Wheat, and Barley are some common things with which the fields of Shigar Valley are usually filled with.
Tourist attractions in Shigar Valley include the Ambrique Mosque which was built in the 18th century and was made of wood. It is situated in the heart of the valley. Shigar Fort is another destination to see on your visit to this enchanting valley.
Other places to visit in Shigar Valley are Garam Chashma, Cold Dessert, K2 Base Camp, K2 Mountain, Snow Lake, Baltoro Glaciers, Apple Garden, River Shigar and the Blind Lake.