The paradise on earth
Gilgit-Baltistan is one of the most popular landmarks in Pakistan, both among domestic and international tourists.
Situated in the northern most part of Pakistan, it shares border with the Pakistan controlled Kashmir to the south and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to the west. It borders Afghanistan to the northwest and China to the north.
Comprising 12 administrative districts, Gilgit-Baltistan boasts melodramatic and hypnotizing panoramas besides a rich history and culture. The people of Gilgit-Baltistan are very friendly, helpful and hospitable. It is worth mentioning here that Gilgit-Baltistan is the most visited region in Pakistan and is extremely popular among international tourists who mostly flock to the region during summer.
Gilgit-Baltistan is the place where the three mighty mountains ranges intersect – the Karakorum, the Himalayas and the Hindu Kush. The region is home to several rivers, including the Indus River. The lush green valleys boast fertile agricultural fields that produce high quality organic crops and fruits. The glacial and spring water running down the mountains and hills give epic views and taste delicious.
Gilgit-Baltistan is home to some of the most famous valleys, such as Hunza Valley and Skardu Valley. Moreover, it embodies a large number of the world’s high mountains, including K2, Nanga Parbat, Broad Peak, Rakaposhi, Gasherbrum I and Gasherbrum II. The good news is that you will get beautiful views of the famous Rakaposhi and Nanga Parbat from the comfort of your vehicle while travelling on the might Karakorum Highway (KKH). Gilgit-Baltistan is famous as “heaven on earth” and “Shangri-La.”
Visit Gilgit-Baltistan with Karakorum Expeditions
We have 12 days itinerary for Gilgit-Baltistan tour that starts with your arrival in Islamabad. You will spend day 1 and 2 exploring Islamabad and the surrounding areas and on day 3, we’ll fly you to Skardu where you will spend 5 days exploring landmarks like Shigar Valley and Sadpara Lake.
We will then drive you along the River Indus to reach Karimabad in the Hunza Valley. You will spend 2 days exploring Hunza Valley and then return to Gilgit where you’ll spend a day and then drive on the KKH via Chilas and Besham to Islamabad.
Karakorum Expeditions will always be with you through your tour, facilitating and pampering you like no other. We will go the extra mile to ensure that you get value for investing your trust in our service. Our dedicated, helpful, friendly and professional staff will always be available to make the your to as smooth and secure as possible.
If you are interesting in the tour to Gilgit-Baltistan, contact us now for more details.