There's so much to do in Gilgit Baltistan. No matter what time of year you visit, you will find there is never enough time to enjoy all the fun. Spring bursts forth with tree blossom, making it one of the best time to visit beautiful valleys, hill stations and lakes. In summer, you can enjoy hiking, mountain biking, swimming or climbing. Autumn brings the falling of leaves from trees and the white of the birches in contrast with evergreen conifers. In winter you can enjoy snow activities like snowboarding or skiing . For every season in Gilgit Baltistan, there is plenty to see, lots to do, and everything to enjoy!.
Top destinations in Gilgit District
Naltar is dense pine forest valley with magnificent landscapes, green vegetation, wildlife, flowers, snow-covered mountains, lakes, streams and echoing with the chirping of numerous birds. Naltar is 40 km from Gilgit city and can be reached by jeeps and also famous for skiing activities in the winter.
Kargah is at distance of 10 km from the Gilgit city, a rock wall carved Buddha dating back to 8th century AD. A river flows between mountains offer stunning views, if you like fishing then it is the right place, as there are loads of trout in the river.
A small valley surrounded by high mountains makes it the perfect place for trekking. It is a place less known when compared to any other nature spots in Gilgit Baltistan, but surely will leave you with a much enhanced nature treatment like the others.
If you are an adventure junkie, then you should not miss out on the experience of Danyore suspension bridge. The bridge constructed over a half century ago and it enters a tunnel constructed by locals without any proper civil engineering equipments.
Top destinations in Hunza District
If you are looking for the best place to view sunset and sunrise, Duikar village provides the best views anywhere in Pakistan. On a clear dark night, you can see once in a life time view of galaxies in the clear and pollution free sky. it is a great photo-taking spot with magnificent view of the whole Hunza Nagar district.
A small village with irrigated terraced fields known for fruit orchards and the production of potatos. Hopar is one of the most recommended treks for those who want to have a first time trekking experience with a life long excitement.
Passu lies between Batura & Passu Glaciers. The famous natural beauty of Passu is Tupopdan Peak, also known as "Passu Cones", having picturesque shape is one of the most photographed peaks in the region.
Anybody who wants to take the experience of looking at the best landscapes, must visit Gulmit. A walk through the valley exposes you to over 100 varieties of flora and fauna all of which are pervasive through this region.
Top destinations in Ghizer District
Khalti Lake is an artificial lake was formed due to stretch of river near the village of Khalti. The dark blue waters of lake during summer look very charming. The lake usually freezes during winter, it becomes crystal-clear and villagers of Khalti use to walk on it.
A twisting road passing through lush green fields & forests with a view of flowing river and icy peaks will lead you to this Phandar valley. From springs of crystal clear waters to lakes & rivers of deep blue water, there are all colors of nature's beauty.
Hundarap is a small beautiful village to the west of Phander. Hundarap Lake is famous for trout fishing and is a good camp site which has been selected as high altitude wetland by World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF).
A magnificently beautiful valley surrounded by mighty mountains and filled with numerous streams. The valley great spot for trout fishing and camping, especially during the summer season.
Top destinations in Astore District
Rama is thickly forested valley with huge pine, cedar, fir and juniper trees. Rama lake is peaceful and beautiful lake located near Rama village. The lake is one of the most beautiful tourist attractions in Gilgit Balistan.
A scenic beautiful valley close to the Indian border. Minimarg river flows through the valley and the area is covered with the grass slopes, thick pine forests, fertile fields, blue water streams, lush green grasslands and tiny colorful flowers.
Top destinations in Ghanche, Skardu, Shigar Districts
Skardu is surrounded by dry rugged, snow-capped mountains and sand dunes. The place is famous for trekking and adventure spots. The near by Satpara Lake and Shangrila resort are attraction spots for tourists.
Khaplu valley is a base for trekking into the Hushe valley. The valley is attractive for mountaineers and trekkers as it is surrounded by several famous mountain peaks like Mashabrum, Sharpi Gangri, Sia Gangri and Saltoro Gangri.
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