Blogs Posts in Gilgit-Baltistan category; 24 blog posts

Darkot Pass, Broghil Ghizer

  Darkot Pass is a high mountain pass (elevation 15430 feet) that connects Broghil Valley in Chitral to Ghizar Valley in Gilgit.   The pass is located at a distance of 16 kilometers east of koyo Zum Peak (6872 meters), the [...]

Posted On : Jun, 28 2012 | Comments : 0

Chillinji Pass

Chillinji Pass at a height of 17530 feet is a high mountain pass which is the closest natural path between upper Gilgit and Hunza. The pass connects karomber river valley (upper gilgit) in Ishkoman tehsil of Ghizer district with Chaprus [...]

Posted On : Jun, 27 2012 | Comments : 1

Burzil Pass, Astore Valley

Burzil Pass at an elevation of 13500 feet is in Astore District, Gilgit Baltistan. It is an ancient pass connecting Gilgit with Srinagar and Skardu via Deosai Planes and was a caravan route. The pass is closed after Pakistan independenc [...]

Posted On : Jun, 25 2012 | Comments : 0

Rush Lake, Nagar Valley Hunza

Rush Lake, Nagar Valley Hunza

Rush Lake is a beautiful round lake on a ridge surrounded by snow-capped mountains all around near Rush Pari Peak in Nagar Valley (Gilgit Baltistan Province). At 4694 meter, the lake is one of the highest alpine lakes in the world wi [...]

Posted On : Jun, 20 2012 | Comments : 0

Rama Lake, Astore Gilgit-Baltistan

Rama Lake is in Gilgit Baltistan Province near Astore. It is easily accessible by road after 30 minutes drive from Astore City. The lake is surrounded by thick forest of huge pine, cedar, fir and juniper trees. The area around it is k [...]

Posted On : Jun, 20 2012 | Comments : 0

Naltar Valley, Gilgit

Naltar Valley, Gilgit

Naltar is an alpine plateau 40 km from Gilgit and is accessible by jeeps. The two villages of Naltar Valley i.e. Naltar Bala and Naltar Pine are at a distance of 34 kilometers and 40 kilometers respectively from Gilgit city. Nalta [...]

Posted On : Jun, 20 2012 | Comments : 0

Snowland Guest House, Skardu

Snowland Guest House & Hotel Snowland Palace   Radio Pakistan Chowk Skardu, Gilgit Baltistan Pakistan Contact Person: Jafir Ali +92 303 849 0590 +92 581 545 3487 +92 581 545 3442 E-mail: snowland001@gmail.com www. [...]

Posted On : Jun, 05 2012 | Comments : 0

Hill Top Hotel, Hunza

Hill top Hotel, Hunza P.O Karimabad Tehsil Aliabad District Hunza Nagar Gilgit Baltistan Pakistan Contact Person: Javaid Ali +92 342 559 0729 +92 346 523 3792 +92 581 345 7129 +92 581 348 0329 E-mail: manager@hilltophu [...]

Posted On : Jun, 05 2012 | Comments : 0

Kharphocho Fort, Skardu

Kharphocho Fort, Skardu

The great Kharpocho Fort was built by Ali Sher Khan Anchan who ruled Skardu (1560 – 1625 AD).   The Fort Kharpocho, meaning King of Forts is situated on a hill overlooking the town.      Location [...]

Posted On : Jun, 04 2012 | Comments : 0

Kachura Lake, Skardu

Kachura Lake, Skardu

Kachura Lakes There are two Kachura Lakes around 18 kms before Skardu Lower Kachura and Upper Kachura. Upper Kachura is pure serene beauty, surrounded by snow capped mountains in winter The lake is famous for trout fishing & has [...]

Posted On : Jun, 04 2012 | Comments : 0

Shigar Fort

Shigar Fort

Shigar Fort, located on the route to the world’s second highest mountain K-2. It is also known as Fong-Khar, which in the local language means the “Palace on the Rock”. The complex at Shigar comprises the 400-year [...]

Posted On : Jun, 04 2012 | Comments : 0

Shangrila, Skardu

Shangrila, Skardu

There are two Kachura Lakes around 18 kms before Skardu Lower Kachura and Upper Kachura. The Lower one is more famous & better known as Shangrila Lake. Lower Kachura is home to the Shangrila Resort hotel complex built in a Chinese [...]

Posted On : Jun, 04 2012 | Comments : 0

Khaplu Fort

Khaplu Fort

103 Km east of Skardu Town is the 2nd largest kingdom of old Baltistan having its administrative capital KHAPLU. It gurads the trade route to Ladakh along the Shyok river.   The town is a base for trekking into the Hushe val [...]

Posted On : Jun, 04 2012 | Comments : 0

Deosai National Park. Skardu

Deosai National Park. Skardu

The land of Giants “DEOSAI” is located in Skardu Astore districts of Gilgit Baltistan Province. It is the second highest plateau in the world, after the adjacent Tibetan Plateau.   This is a protected area under [...]

Posted On : Jun, 04 2012 | Comments : 0

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