Most Beautiful Places to Visit in Gilgit Baltistan
Here are top most beautiful places to visit in Gilgit Baltistan.
K2 Base Camp
K2 is the second highest peak in the world. In local Balti language K2 is called “Chhogho Ri” which means “Highest Peak”. K2 is one the most beautiful places to visit in Gilgit Baltistan. K2 is located in Karakoram range in Concordia. Concordia is the most beautiful place in Gilgit Baltistan. Concordia is also called the “Throne Rome of Mountain GOD”. K2 is a dream destination for every climbers and trekkers in the world . Read more about K2 K2 Chhoghori The King of Karakoram . K2 is located between China and Pakistan.
Fairy Meadow is a beautiful meadow located in Gilgit Baltistan’s Diamer district. It is one of the most beautiful place in Gilgit Baltistan. Fairy Meadow is named by a German climber. Nanga Parbat 9th highest mountain in the world is located in front of Fairy Meadow. This is a perfect place in terms of natural beauty. From Mighty Nanga Parbat, lush green meadow, lakes to lush green surroundings, fairy meadow is a perfect place to visit. You shouldn’t miss this place if you got a chance to visit Gilgit Baltistan. Nanga Parbat is also one of the most difficult mountain to climb. Many climbers lost their lives while climbing Nanga Parbat. Therefore Nanga Parbat is also called Killer Mountain.
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Deosai National Park
Deosai plateau is located in between Skardu, Astore and Kharmang districts of Gilgit Baltistan. Majority of Deosai National Park is located in 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. There are many routes to reach Deosai. One can access Deosai via Sadpara Sadpara, This is shortest route. You can also visit Deosai via Chlimi Astore, Shila valley Sermik , Kachura valley Shagharthang and Kharmang. In 1993 government of Gilgit Baltistan declared Deosai a protected area Natioanl Park. Himalayan Brown bear of Deosai is an endangered animal . Deosai is a plateau covering 3000 Sq Km. Deosai is home to endangered Himalayan Brown Bear.
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 snow fall. There is a Ski resort in Naltar valley. Recently Pakistan Airforce PAF has installed ski chairlift in Naltar valley. Skiers from different countries visit here.
Checkout this Naltar Lake.
Hushe is a beautiful valley famous for its virgin unclimbed mountains of eastern Karakoram range. Hushe valley is located in Ghanche district. It is heaven for rock climbers and trekkers. It is not less than a paradise for climbers and trekkers. Charkusa valley in Hushe is a famous trekking destination in Karakoram. The granite towers of Hushe valley is the reason rock climbers call Hushe a paradise for mountaineers.
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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. Places to visit in Hunza are :Atabad Tunnel on Karakoram Highway, Altit fort,Baltit fort, Atabad lake, Khunjarab Pass and Gojal.
Phander valley is another stunning place to visit in Gilgit Baltistan.
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.
Minimarg is located in Astore.
Rama is a stunning place to visit.
Atabad lake is located in Hunza.
Nagar is one of the most stunning place in Gilgit Baltistan. The valley is famous for rich culture, fruits and lush green pastures. Rakaposhi is located in Nagar valley.
Another place located in Hunza. The passu cones can be seen from Karakoram Highway.
This beautiful valley is located in Ghizer district.
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