10 most famous visiting sites in gilgit-baltistan Pakistan

Passu

Passu is a small village located on the Hunza River at the distance of 150 km from Gilgit on the Karakoram Highway next to Gulmit in Gojal on the edge of the Passue Glacier and the Batura Glasier. Passu Cathedral, also known as Passu Cones, at an altitude of 20,033 feet, provides very attractive view for tourists from the Karakoram Highway. The Cathedral Ridge has beautiful view just from the Karakoram Highway near Passu village.

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Gojal Upper Hunza

Gojal is the largest city in Baltistan next to Hunza, having a border with China and Afghanistan. Gojal is the highest mountains area in the Karakoram and Pamir mountain ranges, at an average elevation of 4,000 meters. The third-largest glacier of Pakistan, Batura Glacier, is situated in Gojal. It has the most scenic and attractive views in the Gilgit-Baltistan.

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Shukargah

Shukargah is one of the beautiful valleys in Gizer near Chatorkhand in Ishkoman Valley. Along the Hayool Gol, there broader and deeper valley with lush green meadows and streams. There is also a number of beautiful and attractive lakes in this area.

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Ishkoman

Ishkoman valley is located in Ghizer district, Gilgit Baltistan, Pakistan, at a distance of 140 km from Gilgit City. It will be accessed on the right of Gahkuch along the Karamber River on Karambar River Valley Road. It is a high mountain valley surrounding by snow-capped peaks at an altitude from 7,000 to 12,000 feet in the Hindukush and Karakorum Range. The highest peak near Ishkoman is Shiniki peak, which can be visible from Ishkoman valley.

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Nanga Parbat

Nanga Parbat, also known as Killer Mountain, is located on the border between Diamer and Astore districts. It is the 9th highest mountain in the world, having a height of 8,126 meters. It is the most difficult mountain to climb. The weather conditions here, are too much uncertain, within few minutes, it covers with clouds and temperature drops below freezing point.

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Chilas

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, the road via Naran by crossing Babusar Top is now in good condition. The weather conditions in Chilas are normally dry and hot in the summer season.

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Yasin Valley

Yasin Valley, Babaye-e-Yasen, is a valley in Hindu Kush Range at an average altitude of 26,00 meters, in Ghizer district, Baltistan, at the distance of 128 km from Gilgit main city and accessible through Chitral Road from Gilgit along the Gilgit River, at Gupis turn right on Yasin Valley Road along with the Yasin River.

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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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Shandur Top

Shandur Top, flat plateau, is located in Ghizer district, Gilgit Baltistan, at an altitude of 12,200 feet at the distance of 212km from Gilgit via Shandur-Gilgit Road, or at the distance of 150km from Chitral via chital-Mastuj Road.

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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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