SKARDU: Heavy domestic tourism flow is expected in northern areas of Pakistan particularly in Skardu and Hunza.
According to data available with The Region Initiative (TRI), an inflow of over half a million tourists is expected in Gilgit and Baltistan during Autumn Season, which starts on October 1 and lasts till November 30. It may be mentioned that TRI is a tourism research and analysis organisation working in South Asia and Central Asia.
It is pertinent to mention that over two million domestic tourists mostly from Punjab visited Gilgit and Baltistan during Summer Season of 2017 (May to August). Tourism projection released by TRI indicates that Skardu will get lion share of domestic tourism during Autumn Season. TRI research data is based on data collection from registered and accredited tour operations, accommodation providers and tourist guides of Gilgit and Baltistan