Nagar (Gilgit Baltistan)

Nagar district is located next to the Gilgit district in Gilgit Baltistan at an altitude of 8,822 feet on the Karakoram Highway. It was part of the Nagar-Hunza district, it is constituted as a separate district in July, 2015. Nagar Khas is the major town in Nagar district, and other main attractions are the Hopper valley and Chaprote valley in the Nagar district. The popular peaks such as Rakaposhi at the elevation of 25,551 feet, Diran and Spantik peak are also situated in Nagar.

The view of Rakaposhi from the Karakoram Highway is so much attractive, that number of visitors stay there for hours to have got pictures of the Rakaposhi peak. Rakaposhi is also viewed from Hunza Valley in the Upper Hunza Gojal district.

Nagar Map

Tour places in Nagar

Naltar valley

Naltar is a pine forest village in Gilgit at a distance of 40 km from Gilgit city. It is famous for its scenery and wildlife. Various animals can be seen while moving toward Naltar valley. A jeep trek leads to Naltar valley, and jeep can be hired from Gilgit.

Tourism in Naltar valley


Rahimabad is a beautiful and attractive hill station in the Nagar district in Gilgit Baltistan on the Hunza River. It is located at the distance of 33km from Gilgit city on the Karakoram Highway in very high mountains. It is a lush green valley along the Hunza River and has a very pleasant atmosphere.

In clear weather, the Mt. Rakaposhi top can be viewed from the surrounding mountains of Rahimabad.

Tourism in Rahimabad


Rakaposhi, also known as Dumani, is situated in the Karakoram Range and is located in the center of Nagar Valley. It is the 12th highest peak in Pakistan at an elevation of 25,551 feet. It gives an exceptional view from the Hunza valley and the Karakorum Highway. It is also a place of different endangered species such as snow leopard, brown bear, and Marco Polo sheep, etc. It is clearly visible from Karakoram Highway and its viewpoint on Karakoram Highway, is located in the town of Ghulmat in Nagar Valley.

Tourism in Rakaposhi