Khaplu , additionally spelt Khapalu, is a city that serves as the administrative capital of the Ghanche District of Gilgit-Baltistan, in northern Pakistan. Lying 103 km (64 mi) east of the town of Skardu, it turned into the second one-largest state in old Baltistan of the Yabgo dynasty. It guarded the exchange route to Ladakh along the Shyok River.
The Khaplu Valley is almost one hundred ten kilometres (sixty eight mi) from Skardu and two hours with the aid of jeep. It is a sprawling village placed at the confluence of the Indus and the Shyok River in Pakistan.