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The beautiful Valleys of Gilgit Pakistan

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Published on April 14, 2010 with 12 Comments

Gilgit Pakistan

phandar-valley-gilgitToday, Pakistan does not counted among well reputed countries of the world, corruption and terrorism depicts everywhere. What is the truth nobody knows for real. We should be supportive at the time of crises a country is undergoing. The objective should rather be restoring it, when it is facing difficulties. We can really help to build a new Pakistan by looking at the bests they had right now.
After a thorough research and exploration, we found it rich and fully blessed by nature. Its Northern areas are as beautiful as the beautiful lush green fields of Scotland.
Gilgit is one of the main cities in Baltistan Region and is the heart of Pakistan’s Northern Areas, also known as the hub for Mountaineers who come from all over the world.

Gilgit, Baltistan

Gilgit is truly magnificent for its scenic beauty, it seems to be like especially crafted by the Nature to have the greatest tourism experiences. It is consisted of high altitude mountains, Glaciers, beautiful valleys and lakes. This is one reason why almost every traveler familiar with this area of Pakistan.
It is accessible from road and Air too. By Road it takes about 18-24 hours passing through the Silk Road (also known as Shahrah-e-Resham in Urdu). Air flights are also operational from Islamabad (the Capitol city of Pakistan) on alternate days and daily in peak season, subject on the weather conditions, it only takes about 45-50 minutes by air travelling, most people chose to travel by air instead of going by road. The peak season is from May to Mid-October. The maximum temperature in May goes upto 33 C and minimum 16 C in September.

Tourism in Gilgit

phandar_valleyGilgit is the base for World’s High Altitude Climbers, Trekkers and Expeditors. Because it leads to the Karakoram and Himalayan Ranges which is the land of all the highest peaks in the world above sea level. Most of the expeditions come in the month of August every year.  From there onwards they move to Skardu, where they get ready for their expeditions by purchasing important mountain gears on very cheap prices, the products are also available for rent in order to keep your expenses low.

The biggest Expeditions of K2, Broad Peak, Nanga Parbat, Gasherbrum I and Gasherbrum II are all trekked from this route. On the way there are other hundreds of other 6000m+ and 7000m+ mountains that come in Karakoram, Hindu Kush and Himalayan Range. Several of them are still un-named and unclimbed.
Places to Explore in Gilgit

There are various places to visit this beautiful Capitol city of Baltistan Region like Naltar Valley, it is on the South Eastern side of Gilgit and is gifted with its lush green lands and pine forests, behind there are huge mountains that creates a complete poetic or a fantasy land. Hence, it became the main attractions for tourists in Pakistan.
hunza_valley-in-autumn

Hunza Valley is at a distance of almost 3 hours drive and is known as the heart of Gilgit. Other than its scenic views it gives a time of life and a true peaceful experience when lying there for several hours. There are 3 Historical forts still standing there perfectly, the Altit Fort, Baltit Fort and Ganish Fort along with a big range of mountains around it.
Some general words have been thrown about this place, if death has to come, it should come here.

More places to visit in Gilgit

Fairy Meadows, Shigar Town, Skardu City, Deosai National Park, Astore Valley, Rama Lake, Juglot Town, Phunder Village, Yasin Valley and Kargah Valley.
Other than the above mentioned places there are even more beautiful locations that you will be able to only explore when there.

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  1. I found this post while surfing the net. Thanks for sharing I’ll be back regularly.

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  7. IM FROM GILGIT…….THANKS FOR THIS..

  8. admin

    lucky man, arn’t you? Why dont you send us some more photographs of your town. We will send you images courtesy copyrights.

  9. well i wasnt intending comming here :o) was trying to find something compleatly distinct but ended up here and glad i did :) food for thought perhaps for a short article i was thinking about so will link back to here if thats ok ? and may i wish you a happy new year.

  10. I have seen the photo gallery, i wish to go there in near future, it is really like a paradise in the world. please could you email other beautiful places of valley Gilgit and Hunza valley, Skardu valley and also Kargil places please. i will wait your reply in near future and i will also want to know more about this northern Pakistan’s part and also other beautiful places in the north Pakistan. Please i would like to request for more photos and images and different parts of the valley of Gilgit in north Pakistan. I also want to show to my friends and mates for this beautiful valley and about it tour, some my friends are making a plane to go there, and firstly they want to see the images of this particular valley via email. I am requesting you again please do not forget to send me all the images and pictures of this valley of Gilgit and also other surrounding valleys of Pakistan.

  11. Gilgit Valley of Pakistan is the great to see its natural beauty, and other surrounding tourist attractions. The world best nature can be experienced in the Gilgit Valley Pakistan by the tourist.

  12. hello people am feeling that most of u pple have attraction to this website but the main focus for me is the pictures and hunza its a heaven and i am lucky i live here ..my home .thanks God

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