Gojal Upper Hunza (Baltistan)
Gojal is the largest city in Baltistan next to Hunza, having a border with China and Afghanistan. Gojal is highest mountains area in the Karakoram and Pamir mountain ranges, at an average elevation of 4,000 metres. Third largest glacier of Pakistan, Batura Glacier, is situated in Gojal.
Gulmit, Passu, Shimshal, Sost, and Husseini are the main valleys of this area. The Khunjerab Pass has its international importance, as it is a trade gateway beteen Pakistan and China.
Gojal Upper Hunza Map
Main Locations in Gojal Upper Hunza
Attabad Lake, also known as Gojal Lake, is located in Gojal valley in Gilgit Baltistan at the distance of 122 km from Gilgit main city on Karakoram Highway. It was created accidently in January 2010 by a massive landsliding in Attabad village.
Gulmit, an historical town, is located in mountains, peaks and glaciers in Gojal Upper Hunza, Gilgit Baltistan at the distance of 140 km from Gilgit on Karakoram Highway on the bank of the Hunza River.
Khunjerab Pass is a gateway between Pakistan an China, at an elevation of 15,397 feet in the Karakoram Range in Nagar, Gilgit. It is the highest border crossing in the World, and located at the distance of 270 km from Gilgit main city.
Passu is a small village located on the Hunza River at the distance of 150 km from Gilgit on the Karakoram Highway next to Gulmit in Gojal on the edge of the Passue Glacier and the Batura Glasier. Passu Cathedral at an altitude of 20,033 feet,...
Shimshal, highest settlement in Hunza Valley, is a small village located in Gojal, Gilgit-Baltistan on Pakistan-China Border, at an altitude of 3,100 m above sea level and at the distance of 210 km from Gilgit main city. It can be accessed by...
Sost is the last town in Gojal, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan at the distance of 184 km from main Gilgit city on Karakoram Highway before China Border at Khunjerab Pass. It is the last town inside Pakistan on the Karakoram Highway before the Chinese...