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Serena Shigar Fort

Serena Shigar Fort

On the legendry route of world’s second highest mountain K-2, a beautifully built resort is located named as Serena Shigar Fort that in locally known as “Fong-Khar” that means “Palace on the Rock”. Guests can have the opportunity to experience the seventeenth century Raja Fort Palace’s original architecture, as this fort is the unique heritage guesthouse. Along with this originally restored architecture of seventeenth century, guests can enjoy all the modern luxuries at this place. Serena Shigar Fort consists of the Raja Palace that can be traced back to 400 years and named as “Old House” and two recently built buildings named as “Garden House”.

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The Palace of the Shigar’s Raja is converted into a twenty-roomed guesthouse in which 13 rooms are in the Old House and 7 rooms are in Garden House that has a grand audience hall that for the heritage objects, Baltit culture and featuring, serves as a museum.


The standard rooms of either have the double bed of twin bed and have the attached luxury bathroom with shower. Garden Deluxe is a special suit that features the king sized bed sitting area, bathroom with shower and a balcony that faces the beautiful Baradari monument that is surrounded by the Amacha Garden. Heritage Suits are three suits that originally were the chambers of the royal women. These suits have a main bedroom with the king sized bed in it and adjoining rooms and in a separate Anteroom with a single bed. It also has the separate sitting area.


Royal Suits originally were the royal summer quarters of Raja of Shigar. There is one king sized bed or two single beds in the bedroom with a large adjoining reception room with airy hanging balcony of wooden lattice work.


Dinning at Shigar Fort could be a wonderful experience as the unique stone restaurant offers a variety of Local, Pakistani, Chinese and continental specialties. Fong-Khar Resturant is located in the Old House on the ground floor and serves in the wide range of Pakistani, local, continental and Chinese cuisine. To have the outdoor experience there is adjoining veranda overlooking Shigar River that also servers the outdoor snakes.


The Serena Shigar Fort also offers special honeymoon packages. They offer Heritage Deluxe room for couple with the complimentary dinner and gift for bride and groom. Serena Sigar Fort also organizes the meetings and conferences and it has equipped seminar rooms with white board and audio-visual equipments.

Serena Shigar Fort can be the anyone’s best choice to live and enjoy any event on its peak.

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