Blogs Posts in Gilgit-Baltistan category; 24 blog posts

Altit Fort, Hunza

Altit Fort, Hunza

Altit is one of the oldest settlements of Hunza valley. It is the birth place of Hunza Kingdom.  The Altit Fort was constructed by artisans from Baltistan who accompanied the wife of Mir Ayasho II during 1540s A.D.   [...]

Posted On : Jun, 04 2012 | Comments : 1

Shandur Pass

Shandur Pass is one of the four major mountain passes to enter Chitral. The other three passes are: • Dorah Pass from Badakshan in Afghanistan, • Lowari Pass from Dir • Broghol Pass from the Wakhan Corridor in Afgha [...]

Posted On : Jun, 04 2012 | Comments : 0

Khunjerab Pass, KKH

Khunjerab Pass, KKH

Khunjerab Pass is the highest paved international border crossing in the world and the highest point on the Highway. At a height of 15,397 feet, it connects Gilgit–Baltistan region of Pakistan to Xinjiang region of China. The [...]

Posted On : Jun, 03 2012 | Comments : 0

Phandar Lake, Gilgit

Phandar Lake, Gilgit

At location: 36°10'13"N 72°55'4"E Phandar Lake in Phandar Valley along Gilgit River is famous for its trout fishing. It stands beautiful form of nature where crystal green water, sand, green grass, straight tre [...]

Posted On : Jun, 03 2012 | Comments : 0

Eagle's Nest, Hunza

Eagle's Nest, Hunza

Hunza valley has the best view point “Eagle’s Nest” of Dulkar Village. This place is easily accessible from Karimabad Town by a 6 Km metal road.   Hunza Eagle's Nest offers the World's only view poi [...]

Posted On : Jun, 03 2012 | Comments : 1

Satpara Lake, Skardu

Satpara Lake, Skardu

The Satpara Dam development project on the Satpara Lake was inaugurated in 2002 and expected to be completed soon. It is 7 km away from Skardu city and its altitude is 8,700 feet (2,700 m) moreover it will also pond the water about 90,000 [...]

Posted On : Jun, 02 2012 | Comments : 0

Baltit Fort - Karimabad

Baltit Fort - Karimabad

Baltit Fort or Balti Fort is an ancient fort in the Hunza valley in the Northern Areas of Pakistan. In former times survival of the feudal regimes of Hunza was ensured by the impressive Baltit fort, that sit on top of Karimabad. The fou [...]

Posted On : Apr, 11 2012 | Comments : 1

Karimabad - Hunza

Karimabad - Hunza

Karimabad is the capital of Hunza in Gilgit-Baltistan, northern Pakistan. Karimabad is also known as Baltit. It is named after Prince Karim Aga Khan, the spiritual head of Shia Ismaili Nizari community. The Guardian ranked it as the 12th [...]

Posted On : Apr, 11 2012 | Comments : 0

Gilgit-Baltistan

Gilgit-Baltistan

Gilgit is the capital city of Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan. Its ancient name was Sargin, later to be known as Gilit, and it is still called Gilit or Sargin-Gilit by local people. In the Burushaski language, it is named Geelt and in Wakhi an [...]

Posted On : Apr, 11 2012 | Comments : 0

Hotel Broadview & Camping Site, Fairy Meadows

Hotel Broadview & Camping Site, Fairy Meadows

The NANGA PARBAT BROAD VIEW Hotel & Camping Site located at a distance of five minutes hike from main village and other tourist resorts overlooks the five adjacent peaks of Nanga Parbat locally called Raikot Peak, Chongra Peak, Ganalo Pea [...]

Posted On : Jan, 11 2012 | Comments : 0

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