Best places to visit in Gilgit-Baltistan

The complete guide to the tourist regarding the Gilgit-Baltistan

We hope that after reading this post all the questions in your head would be solved and you would pack your backpack and head towards Gilgit-Baltistan. 
The fact is, Gilgit-Baltistan was least known to the outside world due to its remote location and unavailability of infrastructure. But now with the availability of internet the remoteness in the world now is a story. Also, the government has improved the infrastructure therefore people from all over the world rush to Gilgit-Baltistan through out the year. 
If we list the tourist destinations then it would be difficult to write all in a single post, that is what we have come up of idea to list the names which would be linked to the actual pages. In this way you can choose different locations district wise. 

What can one do in Gilgit-Baltistan?

Gilgit-Baltisan has lot to offer to the tourist. You can enjoy any kind of tourism in the region depending on the seasons. You can do fishing at Deosai Plains, Satpara Lake, Attabad Lake in summer. You can enjoy skiing at the Naltar Ski Resort in winter. You can climb worlds higest mountains like K-2, Nanga Parbat and many others. You can visit many historical buildings and there are much more that is what we are going to list them all here. 

1- Places to visit in Skardu

Deosai PlainsShangrila Resort, Satpara Lake,Sheosar LakeKharpocoFort, Cold Desert, Katpana Lake, Basho Valley, Bilamik Valley, Tormik Valley, Chunda Valley 

2- Places to visit in Gilgit 

3- Places to visit in Hunza

 Baltit FortAltit Fort, Atabad Lake, Pak-China Border

4- Places to visit in Ghizer

Phandar ValleyShandur Polo Ground. Khalti lake, Handrap Valley

5- Places to visit in Shigar

Shigar Fort, Khashopi Bagh, Blind Lake, Cold Desert 

6- Places to visit in Ganche

Chaqchan Mosque. Khaplu Fort, Hushe Valley, Thalay La, Ghondoghoro Pass

7- Places to visit in Astore

Rupal ValleyRama Lake,Chilim Valley, Minimarg

8- Places to visit in Kharmang

Manthokha waterfall, Mehdiabad, Raja Palace

9- Places to visit Nagar

Hussainabad, Gulmit, Nilt

10- Places to visit in Chilas 

 Fairy MeadowsBabusar Pass

What are the peaks to climb?

Though most of the peaks are in the districts of Shigar and Ganche, but we have excluded the peaks in the above list because these mountains peaks or not visited by common tourists. For visting these peaks you need to be an experienced and avid mountain climber. But if you have have the will you can visit these as well. Therefore we have listed the peaks as well. 

K-2, Nanga Parbat, K--3, K-4, K-5 Rakaposhi, Masherbrum Peak, Broad Peak, Golden Peak, Ultar Sar, Haramosh Peak, Laila Peak, Parabar Peak, 

What kind of tourism one can enjoy in the Gilgit-Baltistan?  

  • Inclusive Tourism
  • Agritourism
  • Backpacking and Freehiking
  • Cultural Tourism
  • Culinary Tourism 
  • Ethno Tourism
  • Cultural tourism
  • heritage tourism
  • Dark Tourism 
  • War Tourism
  • Ecotourism
  • Geotourism
  • Sustainable Tourism
  • Health Tourism
  • Nautical Tourism
  • Sports Tourism
  • Religious Tourism
  • Voluntourism
  • Wildlife Tourism

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