Landsliding near Chilas (Gilgit Baltistan)
Landsliding is much common in Gilgit-Baltistan and due to landsliding, most of the roads in Gilgit-Baltistan, remain block for number of hours or even for number of days. Temporary roads are constructed to move the traffic and it takes number of days to repair the road in good conditions. On Karakoram Highways, number of tunnels are constructed in landsliding areas to avoid road blockages.
Chilas is the capital town of Diamer district on the Karakoram Highway on the left side of the Indus River. It connects Gilgit through Mansehra, at the distance of 475 km from Islamabad via Besham through KKH. It is also accessible via Naran in less time, road via Naran by crossing Babusar Top is now in good condition. The weather conditions in Chilas is normally dry and hot in summar season.About Chilas, Chilas Gallery