Khaplu additionally spelled Khapalu, is a town that fills in as the managerial capital of the Ghanche District of Gilgit-Baltistan, in northern Pakistan. Lying 103 km (64 mi) east of the town of Skardu, it was the second-biggest kingdom in old Baltistan of the Yabgo tradition. It watched the exchange course to Ladakh along the Shyok River.
The Khaplu Valley is 103 kilometers (64 miles) from Skardu and two hours by jeep. It is a sprawling town situated at the juncture of the Indus and the Shyok Rivers in Pakistan.
Khaplu is a base for trekking into the Hushe valley which prompts Masherbrum mountains. Numerous well-known mountains, for example, Masherbrum, K-6, K-7, Sherpi Kangh, Sia Kangri, Saltoro Kangri and Siachen and so on are situated there.
The principal specifies of the previous little kingdom called Khápula is in Mirza Haidar’s (1499– 1551) renowned work Tarikh-I-Rashidi. The creator records the Khaplu region of Baltistan. Khaplu was likewise extremely understood in the seventeenth and eighteenth century because of it’s nearby political and family ties with the imperial group of the neighboring nation of Ladakh.
Rather than Skardu and Shigar, the domain of Khaplu was not centered around a solitary huge waterway valley but rather was rather spread over the three valleys of Shayok, in particular on the region of the present town of Khaplu, the valley of Thalle River, and the Hushe/Saltoro valley. The zone around the mouth of the waterway in the Thalle Shayok shaped the western fringe of the kingdom. Today Gangche region, whose authoritative focus is situated in Khaplu, covers Balghar and Daghoni notwithstanding the mouth of the Indus in Shayok. It incorporates the previous Kingdom of Kiris as a military rampart of the West against the attacks of the most despised foes Skardu and Shigar the mountain strongholds of Kharku were beside a château in Balghar and cruising been manufactured. In Haldi, in eastern Hushe/Saltoro Tal, was another fortification. The stronghold in the town of Khar Thortsi Khaplu was seen as militarily secure and the territory’s most vital barrier framework.