Road toward Chillum (Gilgit Baltistan)
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.
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.
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