6 Beautiful Must Visit Valleys of Gilgit Baltistan, Pakistan

Gilgit Baltistan Valleys Places to Visit

Gilgit Baltistan is one of the most beautiful places around the world. It is famous for its various tourist spots in Pakistan. It is situated in the northern areas of the country. The province is administrated by the Government of Pakistan and its capital is Gilgit.

The official language of Gilgit Baltistan is Urdu while English, Pushto, and Punjabi are also spoken. The famous places which attract the tourist are Gilgit Bridge, Monument of  Taj Mughal, Sher Qilla, Naltar Valley and Kargah Buddha.

Its appealing geography and scenic beauty cast a spell on its visitors. Gilgit Baltistan is also famous for its beautiful valleys which are must visit once in a life. The details are below:

Hunza Valley

Hunza Valley

Hunza Valley is situated in Gilgit Baltistan. Baltit and Altit are the most beautiful places of this region. Most of the people in this valley are Ismaili Shia. Traditional dance is common in this valley. People celebrate local events joyfully.

The best time to enjoy its scenic beauty is from May to October. The people of Hunza Valley are hospitable and warm-hearted.

Nagar Valley

Nagar Valley

Nagar Valley is about 120 Km from Gilgit. This valley is famous for its charming beauty and abundance of fruit. Hunza Valley is about 15 Km away from this valley. The famous peaks of this valley are Rakaposhi, Diran Peak, and Golden Peak.

Suitable season to enjoy the beauty of this valley is from April to September. In summer the temperature remains below 13 degrees but during winter the weather is always cold. Shena and Brushashki languages are spoken in the valley.

Once you visit this valley the memories of its beautiful landscapes would haunt you all the time.

Astore Valley


Astore Valley is about 484 Km. away from Islamabad. Rama lake the most beautiful place for tourists. The valley has a moderate climate. Tourists who visit this valley recommend that everybody should visit the valley. People who belong to this valley speak Shina language.

Astore town is famous for climbing, jeep riding, and trekking. I would suggest Minimarg if you visit the valley. This place would capture you and make you forget the rest of the world.

Gupis Valley


Gupis Valley is situated in the west of Gilgit. It is located on the bank of River Gilgit. The valley is packed with fascinating sights. Tourists’ spots of the valley Gupis Fort, Shingaloti village and Khatli lake.

The most beautiful place of Gupis is Phandar valley. Khaltikaje is also situated in this valley. Mountains of Hindu Kush range lie beside the lake. He who visits this valley remembers it for a long time.

Shigar Valley

Shigar Valley

The Shigar Valley is located in Gilgit Baltistan, This valley is the gateway to Karakoram hills. It is the best place for hiking and trekking. Cold Desert Shigar cast a spell on tourists.

During the winter season, the sand dunes are covered with snow and his sight has magical effects on tourists. Hashupi Bag in Shigar valley offers a magnificent view to tourists who visit it to buy fresh fruits.

Khaplu Valley

Khaplu Valley

Khaplu Valley is famous for trekking and mountaineering. Its beautiful and magical landscapes attract visitors from all over the world. This valley contains many tourist points. The temperature of khaplu remains at 30 degrees.

Khaplukhanqah is a resting place as well as a worship place for the visitors.

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