Places to Visit in Gilgit-Baltistan

K2 Base Camp

K2 is the second-highest peak in the world. In the local Balti language, K2 is called “Chhogho Ri” which means “Highest Peak”. K2 is one of the most beautiful places to visit in Gilgit Baltistan. K2 is located in the Karakoram range in Concordia. Concordia is the most beautiful place in Gilgit Baltistan.

Deaosai National Park

Deosai Plateau is located in between the Skardu, Astore, and Kharmang districts of Gilgit Baltistan. The majority of Deosai National Park is located in the Skardu District. Deosai is only accessible in summer therefore Deosai is called Ghbiarsa by Balti people which means “Summer’s Place”. The most visiting routes are Ali Malik, Chilim, and Burji la.

Naltar Valley

Naltar is just another beautiful pine-forested valley located in Gilgit district. Naltar valley is one of the most beautiful places in Gilgit Baltistan located near Gilgit city. The valley is famous for its greenery, lakes and skiing resort. In winter Naltar valley receives heavy snowfall.

Hushe Valley

Hushe is a beautiful valley famous for its virgin unclimbed mountains of the eastern Karakoram range. Hushe valley is located in the Ghanche district. It is heaven for rock climbers and trekkers.

Hunza Valley

Hunza is one of the most beautiful places to visit in Gilgit Baltistan. The valley is yet another and perhaps most visited place in Gilgit Baltistan. Hunza is famous for its serene beauty, historical places and rich culture.

Phander Valley

Phander valley is another stunning place to visit in Gilgit Baltistan. It is located in Ghizer district GB. This place is famous for lush green meadows, landscapes, and lakes.

Upper and Lower Kachura Lakes

Kachura is located in Skardu. Kachura lakes are one of the most visited place in Gilgit Baltistan. There are two lakes in Kachura: Upper Kachura Lake and Lower Kachura Lake. Famous Shangrila lake is also located on the bank of lower Kachura lake.

Minimarg Valley

Minimarg is located in Astore valley. It is geographically part of Gurez valley. This place can be accessed via Burzil pass. The road is opened during summer while in winter it is closed due to snowfalling.

Atabad Lake

Atabad lake is located in Hunza valley. It is one of the most beautiful tourist destinations in GB Pakistan. The lake was formed due to rock sliding a few years ago. Now it has become a tourist hub in GB.

Nanga Parbat

Nanga Parbat, translates ‘naked-mountain’, also known locally as Diamer, is the ninth-highest mountain in the world at 8,126 metres above sea level. Located in the Diamer District of Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan, Nanga Parbat is the western anchor of the Himalayas.



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