After the Tibetan Plateau, the Deosai National Park the second highest plateau located in Skardu. Deosai is located north to the Skardu District and west to Astore is also closely located to the Karakoram and the Western Himalayas.
The Deosai National Park is also the home of the endangered Himalayan brown bear protected by the 1993 founded Himalayan Wildlife Project. One can see the Himalayan ibex, Deosi Red fox, and the Gilgit snow leopard here. Though the area is protected and hunting is not allowed. Deosai is the home of many migratory birds too with the golden eagle and many species of falcons and Sparrow hawk found here. It is a famous tourist destination when visiting Gilgit Baltistan
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