List of tour places in Gilgit Baltistan

Gilgit Baltistan is the fifth administrative part of Pakistan in its north side. Formaly it was part of Northern Areas, by the year 2009, it was granted limited autonomy under the Self-Governance Order of Government of Pakistan and renamed to Gilgit-Baltistan. Pakistan still not included it as a separate province due to Kashmir Movement in disputed Jammu and Kashmir held by India.
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  • Altit Fort

    Altit Fort

    Altit Fort, a historical landmark almost 1100 years old, is located on a big rock in Altit town in the Hunza valley, Gilgit-Baltistan at a distance of 5 km from Hunza Valley on the bank of the Hunza River. It was the old residency of Rulers of Hunza before Baltit Fort and it is also considered as the oldest building in Gilgit-Baltistan.
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  • Altit Village

    From top of Altit Fort, a broad view of the lush green Altit Village of Hunza can be seen, which are constructed beautifully. Hunza is famous for its green orchards, forms and fields.
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  • Astore River

    Astore River flows throughout the valley from the Deosai Plain in the deep gorges of high mountains along the Astore Valley Road and finally joins the Gilgit River.
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  • Attabad Lake

    Attabad Lake, also known as Gojal Lake, is located in Gojal valley in Gilgit Baltistan at the distance of 122 km from Gilgit main city on Karakoram Highway. It was created accidentally in January 2010 by a massive landslide in Attabad village.
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  • Baltit Fort

    Baltit Fort is situated on Old Fort Road in Karamiabad, Hunza, Gilgit-Baltistan just at the distance of one kilometre on a big rock. It was constructed in 17th century for the daughter of the balti ruler on the top of hill. Fort is presenting in Balti-style with balconies, windows, fireplaces, etc. Tourists can have beautiful scenery view of the fort with broader view of background mountain ranges.
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  • Baltit Fort Museum

    There is wounderful museum in Baltit Fort to represent its history and civilization of baltit people.
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  • Borith Lake

    Borith Lake is located in Borith village at an altitude of 8,500 feet, near Husseini village in Gulmit, Gojal in Gilgit Baltistan on Karakorum Highway. The lake is accessible via 2 km jeep route from Husseini village adjacent to Ghulkin village. Alternatively it can be accessed within 2-3 hour trekking route directly from Ghuylkin at the end of the Ghulkin glacier. Lake is home land of differnt type of birds, so tourists can enjoy natural views of those birds in the lake.
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  • Chatorkhand

    Chatorkhand is the main town in Ishkoman Valley along the Karambar River. It is a deep valley with high mountains. Along the Karambar River, greenery provides a very wonderful view with brownish mountains and snow-capped peaks at the distance.
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  • Chillum

    Chillum 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 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.
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  • Danyor

    Danyor is a tehsil in Gilgit District in Gilgit-Baltistan and located at the distance of 9 km from Gilgit City via the Nomal Road. It is located on Karakoram Highway on the opposite side of the Gilgit River, and at a distance of 19 km via Karakoram Highway. It is also a point of confluence of the Hunza River and the Gilgit River. After crossing Danyor Nala, Nagar district is started, which is separated from Hunza-Nagar.
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  • Deosai Plains

    Deosai Plains, also known as Deosai National Park, is located at the distance of 30 km from Skardu between Astore and Skardu District. Its average elevation is 13,497 feet above sea level and is considered the second-highest plateaus in the world. Due to its height, there is no tree in the Deosai Plains but full of lush green grass and flowing plants. It is also famous for wildlife and different kind of flora and fauna in the Karakoram Range. In the spring season, it becomes colorful due to those wildflowers and a variety of butterflies.
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  • Duikar

    Duikar is the highest village at the altitude of 10,000 feet in Hunza valley and is located at the distance of 11 km from Karimabad. It is a very interesting point to visit due to its height and you will get a broader view of high mountain peaks in front of you. The most common peaks such as Rakaposhi, Lady Finger, Ultar, Golden peak, etc. can be viewed at this spot.
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  • Eidgah Astore

    Eidgah is the central and capital town of the Astore District. Astore village and Rama Valley are important places for tourist near it. There are a lot of hotels and accommodations for tourists in this area.
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  • Fairy Meadows

    Fairy Meadows, a lush green plateau, is located at an altitude of 3,300 meters at the base of Nanga Parbat in Diamer district of the Gilgit-Baltistan. It is a wonderful site that gives a splendid view of The Killer Mountain, Nanga Parbat. It is situated at the distance of 410 km from Islamabad via Naran-Chilas Road by turning right to Karakoram Highway after Chilas toward Fairy Meadows.
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  • Gahkuch

    Gahkuch is the capital of Ghizer at the distance of 72 km from Gilgit City on Shandur Gilgit Road. It is surrounded by mountains on the bank of the Gilgit River. There are all types of accommodations including PTDC hotel for tourists. It is a lush green valley with high mountains. The view of the Gilgit River in Gahkuch is very of beauty due to the wideness of the river in this area. Another wonderful view is the confluence of the Gilgit River and the Ishkoman River.
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  • Gorikot

    Gorikot is the capital and the largest valley of the Astore District. It is a gateway to Nanga Parbat Tarisheng Base camp and to Deosai Plain that link Astore to Skardu. It has lush green plains with beautiful scenic views in the high mountains in attractive colors. Roads from Gorikot are mostly suitable for Jeep but other vehicles can also be used but with some care. It is also famous for fruits and vegetable fields.Gorikot also provides accommodation facilities to stay the night there to start the further journey toward Deosai or Nanga Parbat.
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  • Gudai

    Gudai is a beautiful village in the Astore Valley at the distance of 16km from Gorikot and 27 km from Astore village. Gudai is famous for the fresh water and trout fish in the area. It is a gateway to Deosai Plain, one of the world highest plains, from Astore Valley.
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  • Gulmit

    Gulmit, a historical town, is located in mountains, peaks, and glaciers in Gojal Upper Hunza, Gilgit Baltistan at the distance of 140 km from Gilgit on Karakoram Highway on the bank of the Hunza River.
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  • Harcho

    Harcho is a small town in Astore district at the distance of 16 km from Astore village on the bank of the Astore River. There is a beautiful waterfall in Harcho, tourist can stay there to have a short break in their journay.
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  • Hunza

    Hunza, a mountainous valley in Gilgit Baltistan, is situated at a distance of 98 km from Gilgit city. There are several high peaks above 20,000 feet in Hunza Valley and provides a splendid view of many high mountains such Rakaposhi (25,551 ft), Bojahagur Duanasir II (24,045 ft), Ghenta Sar (19, 980 ft), and Hunza Peak (20, 571 ft).
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