Sost (Gilgit Baltistan)
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 border. Thi is the small market and Dry Port for the carge coming from China, so custom departments and immiration offices are also located in this town.
In winter due to heavy snow, border crossing between China and Pakistan through Khunjerab Pass remains block.
Sost Photo Gallery
On the side of Karakoram Highway near Sost, a beautiful waterfall located at the height on the Hunza River side. It is not easy to access the waterpoint, as water falling point is also at the height, but it can be adventurous to trek toward the waterfall.
Sost is international dry port in Gilgit-Baltistan especially for the trade town between Pakistan and China. There is a huge market of chinease products and offices of international traders. Number of containers having goods imported from China are moved daily from Sost for further travelling inside other regions of Pakistan.
Sost is located among the high mountains and snow-covered peaks, Karakoram Highways is one of the wounder of world, which is constructed by cutting the mighty mountains and becomes a most popular trade route between Pakistan and China.
Hunza River is the main river in Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan. It is generated by the confluence of the Kilik and Khunjerab nalas from the glaciers. It flows throughout the Hunza and Gilgit in the Karakoram range along the KKH. It joins with Gilgit River, which finally merges with Indus River.