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Chillum Chowki (Gilgit Baltistan)

Chillum, or Chilam, 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 also known as Chillum Chowki due to police check post there. It is a lush green area with grazing fields and crops, and number of running streams. Road is not in good condition, but still suitable to continue the journey, there are sharp ascends and descends on the road, which need extra power of vehicle to travel.

There are small size hotels and accommodation available in Chillum, you can also enjoy camping here. Weather conditions in Chillum are mostly cool and cold in night.

Chillum Map

Chillum Photo Gallery

  • Village in Chillum

    Chillum is the last town in Astore village before Deosai Plains, and there some villages in the way of Deosai Plains from Astore District along the Chillum Nallah.

  • Fields curved out on Mountain Tops

    Forms and Fields are specially curved out on the mountain top in mountain areas. Supply of water of these fields is also not easy task, water is sometimes carried through by use of pipes from the nearby streams or springs.

  • Road toward Chillum

    The road passing through the area is full of high ascends and desends, that makes a difficulty for a vehicle to move. There are also breakages on the road due to the passing streams and nallahs over the road.

  • Greenary around the Chillum

  • Bridge crossing near Chillum

  • Das Khirin Gah

    Das Khirin Gah is a stream near Chillum in Astore, Gilgit-Baltistan. It joins with Astore River and flowing through the lush green landscape around it.