Shangrila is accessible by air due to PIA's BOEING 737. The air journey, which is approximately 45 minutes from take-off, offers a spectacular view of some of the world's highest peaks.
The journey by road is enchanting and seems to come to life straight out of a fairy-tale. With unspoiled natural beauty throughout, the Karakoram Highway has often been described as the eighth wonder of the world and beyond any doubt is a true marvel in the world of engineering and infrastructure. It takes 20 Hours by road from Islamabad.
By Chartered Travel:
Chartered helicopter service through Askari Aviation can be arranged for Helicopter Safaris from Islamabad to Shangrila Skardu with a stop at Fairy Meadows at a height of 10,500 ft close to Nanga Parbat. Flying over the Deosai Plains"The longest, widest and the highest plateau in the World". Sight seeing trips can be arranged from Shangrila Resort flying over Baltoro Glacier and spend a few hours at Concordia where three mighty glaciers meet and at a distance stands magnificient K-2, the second highest peak of the World. MAP