6 days in Gilgit-Baltistan Itinerary

6 days in Gilgit-Baltistan Itinerary

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Fly
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Skardu
— 1 night
Drive
2
Gilgit
— 1 night
Drive
3
Hunza
— 3 nights
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Skardu — 1 night

The notable peaks that surround Skardu may be rugged, daunting, and otherworldly, but the imposing reputation of its most famous natural attractions belies the more fertile, diverse, and homely aspects of the town.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): explore the activities along Satpara Lake and then explore the activities along Upper Kachura Lake. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape of Deosai National Park.

To find more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Skardu day trip website.

Islamabad to Skardu is an approximately 3-hour flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Gilgit.
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Parks · Nature

Gilgit — 1 night

Gilgit is the capital city of the Gilgit-Baltistan region, an administrative territory of Pakistan. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kargah Buddha and then cruise along Karakoram Highway.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Gilgit day trip planning site.

You can drive from Skardu to Gilgit in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, daytime highs in Gilgit are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Hunza.
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Scenic Drive · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Hunza — 3 nights

A tour of Hunza lets you discover a mountainous valley surrounded by massive snowcapped Himalayan peaks.
Hunza is known for nature, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the views at Hunza Valley, don't miss a visit to Attabad lake, step into the grandiose world of Baltit Fort, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Sacred Rocks of Hunza.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Hunza vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Gilgit to Hunza takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, daily temperatures in Hunza can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to fly back home.
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Gilgit-Baltistan travel guide

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Valleys · Bodies of Water · National Parks
Gilgit-Baltistan, formerly known as the Northern Areas, is the northernmost administrative territory in Pakistan. It borders Azad Kashmir to the south, the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to the west, the Wakhan Corridor of Afghanistan to the north, the Xinjiang region of China, to the east and northeast, and the Indian-administered state of Jammu and Kashmir to the southeast. Gilgit-Baltistan is part of the Kashmir region that is disputed by India and Pakistan, along with Azad Kashmir, Aksai Chin, the Shaksgam Valley, and Jammu, Ladakh, and the Valley of Kashmir.The territory of present-day Gilgit-Baltistan became a separate administrative unit in 1970 under the name "Northern Areas". It was formed by the amalgamation of the former Gilgit Agency, the Baltistan district and several small former princely states, the larger of which being Hunza and Nagar. In 2009, it was granted limited autonomy and renamed to Gilgit-Baltistan via the Self-Governance Order signed by Pakistan president Asif Ali Zardari, which also aimed to empower the people of Gilgit-Baltistan. However, scholars state that the real power rests with the governor and not with chief minister or elected assembly.

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