Deosai Plains

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Deosai Plains

Deosai is located on the boundary of Karakoram and the western Himalayas, and at no point it is less than 4000 meters above sea level. It remains covered with snow for 8 months. The rest of the year, it hosts a range of beautiful flowers of all hues and colours, but not a single tree is found in this plateau spread over 3000 sq. km.
Sheosar lake is also part of this. This lake is one of the highest lakes in the world. The deep blue water, with snow-covered mountains in backdrop, and greenery with wild flowers in foreground offer such a view in summers, that one is left amused for the rest of his life.

  Deosai National Park is located in north of Pakistan covering areas including Skardu, Gultari, Kharmang and Astore Valley of Gilgit Baltistan District of Pakistan. Deosai is a urdu word meaning Giant.
 Geography
       Deosai Plain is at average height of about 4,114 meters (13,497 ft) from sea level. This makes it second highest plain in the World. Government has declared it national park covering an area of about 3000 square kilometer. Deosai National Park is famous and one of the most attractive place to visit due to its rich flora and fauna.
Climate
       Deosai National Park remain snow capped 8 months and rest of the four months, it hosts thousands of tourists. June, July is best time to visit  Deosai National Park.
Expences
     Deosai National Park will provide you cheap entertainment and peace of mind. Hotels are available for around 30-80 Dollars a night and meals at nominal cost around 4 Dollar a meal.


How To Visit


Deosai Plain is an attractive tourist place.   Deosai Plain  is accessible from Skardu with only a travel of about an hour. There include many other routes including  Burgi la via Tsoq Kachura valley Skardu But from Skardu it is easy and fast journey specially for foreign tourists.
Enjoyment at  Deosai National Park
If you like nature, peace and calmness  Deosai National Park is probably the best place to visit. I will list out a few places things that you are going to enjoy and you must at Deosai National Park.


1. Wildlife


Deosai National Park is home to many of most beautiful and endangered species of the World. They include Snow Leopard, Brown Bear, Markhore, Himalayan Ibex, Mush Deer, Himalayan Wolf, Himalayan Fox, Himalayan Marmot, Ladakh Urial, Snow Cock, Chakoor, Vulture, Sparrow hock, peregrine falcon and many more. You will enjoy them seeing in their natural habitat.


2. Sheosar Lake
 

    Deosai National Park has nature worth visiting. Sheosar Lake is one of them . It is lake with total lenght of about 2.8 KM, width of 1.8 KM and is deep about 40 meters. It is one of the highest lake of the World. You can also have Nangaparbat(9th highest mountain) View Point.