Astore

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Astore (Gilgit-Baltistan)


Astore is located at an altitude of 8,500 feet in Gilgit Baltistan on eartern side of Mount Nanga Parbat, at the distance of 60 km from Gilgit main city and ascends from the Indus River from Jaglot. The valley is famous for different kind of important medicinal plants and herbs. In summer, the colors of valley become very much attractive due to different flowers of different colors.

Astore valley lies in the famous peaks of Nanga Parbat, Chongra Peak, and Rupal Peak. It includes diffenernt lush green valleys and lakes which are the main attraction for tourists. It is accessible through Gilgit as well as from Skardu through Deosai Plains. From Skardu through Deosai Plain is an adventurous four-wheel drive within the colorful and attractive view of Deosai. It is also connected with Minimerg on the extreme side of Neelum Valley, Azad Kashmir.

Astore Map

Main Locations in Astore

Chillum

Chillum

Chillum is the last village in Astore District and is the starting point to start the next journey toward the world highest plain, Deosai. It is a lush green area with grazing fields and crops, and number of running streams. Road is not in good...

Deosai Plains

Deosai Plains

Deosai Plains, also known as Deosai National Park, is located at the distance of 30 km from Skardu between Astore and Skardu District. Its average elevatin is 13,497 feet above sea level, and considered as the second highest plateaus in the world....

Eidgah Astore

Eidgah Astore

Eidgah is the central and capital town of Astore district. Astore village and Rama Valley are important place for tourist near it. There are lot of hotels and accomodations for tourists.

Gorikot

Gorikot

Gorikot is the capital and largest vally of the Astore District. It is a gateway to Nanga Parbat Tarisheng Base camp and to Deosai Plain that link Astore to Skardu. It has lush green plains with beautiful scenic views in the high mountains in...

Gudai

Gudai

Gudai is beautiful village in Astore Valley at the distance of 16 km from Gorikot and 27 km from Astore village. Gudai is famous for the fresh water and trout fish in the area. It is a gateway to Deosai Plain, one of the world highest plain, from...

Minimarg

Minimarg

Minimarg is a very attractive village in the Neelum Valley in Azad Kashmir, located on the right bank of the Kishenganga River, also called Neelum River, at an altitude of 2,845 meter. It is located at the distance of 536 km from Islamabad and...

Rama Lake

Rama Lake

Rama Lake is located in Choungrah village in Astore district in Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan, at a distance of 122 km from Gilgit city. It is one of the beautiful lake in Pakistan with a wounderful beauty of greenary around it and snow covered...

Rama Meadows

Rama Meadows

Rama Meadows is located at the distance of 13 km from Rama Village in Astore district, Gilgit-Baltistan. Rama Meadows is a peaceful and clam place to enjoy the greenary in the Rama Valley within the attractive colors structure of mountains. There...

Sheosar Lake

Sheosar Lake

Sheosar Lake is located in Deosai National Park at the elevation of 13,589 feet and at the distance of 16 km from Chillum from Astore District, whereas from Skardu side, it is at the distance of 65 km. As Deosai is a peaceful place, so Sheosar...

More Pictures of Astore

Mushkin Forest Nursary

Mushkin Forest Nursary

Mushkin is a small valley in the beginning of Astore district, just near Harcho. After the unlawful cutting of the trees in this area, Mushkin is...

Spring at Dashkin

Spring at Dashkin

Dashkin is a small beautiful village near Harcho at the distance of 16 km from Astore Village. It is popular for wildlife such as Astor markhor and...

Harcho

Harcho

Harcho is a small town in Astore district at the distance of 16 km from Astore village on the bank of the Astore River. There is a beautiful...

Mushkin Forest Nursary

Mushkin Forest Nursary

Mushkin is a small valley in the beginning of Astore district, just near Harcho. After the unlawful cutting of the trees in this area, Mushkin is...

Astore

Astore

Astore, the Capital of Astore District, is located at the distance of 110 km from Gilgit City. It has number of restaurants and hotels for...

Astore Village
Astore Gateway to Deosai Plain
Road to Astore Valley
Road inside Astore Valley
Astore Valley Landscape

Astore Valley Landscape

Astore Valley gives very much attractive colors due to its landscape. These colors are due to the structure of mountains as well as different kinds...

Astore River Tributary of Indus River

Astore Valley Tributary of Indus River

Astore River is one of the main tributary of the Indus River and flows throughout the valley from the Deosai Plain, joins with the Gilgit River...

Astore River

Astore River

Astore River flows throughout the valley from the Deosai Plain in the deep gorges of high mountains along the Astore Valley Road and finally joins...

Beautiful View of Astore Valley
Astore Valley