Shandur Gilgit Road in Phander Valley

Shandur Gilgit Road in Phander Valley (Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa)

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Phander valley is located at the distance of 187 KM from Gilgit and 49 KM from Shandur Pass on Shandur Gilgit Road. Scenic beauty of Phander Valley can be observed while traveling along the Shandur Gilgit Road.

About Phander Valley

Phander valley is located in Gupis-Yasin district in Gilgit-Baltistan at the distance of 184 KM from Gilgit on Gilgit Shandoor Road. The valley is quite flat like a palm, that's why it is called Phander as meaning of Phan is palm in Khowar language that is local language of the town.

There are four beautiful lakes in the Phander valley, in which Phander lake is the largest lake. In this area, the Gilgit River shows an attractive landscape by cutting its passage into several strands, which again merge into one at the end of the valley.

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