Roof of the World”

Tourism in Gilgit Baltistan, a dependent territory of Pakistan, focuses more on the mountains of Karakoram, Himalaya and Hindukush. Gilgit Baltistan is truly roof of the world. Gilgit-Baltistan borders with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province to the west, a small portion of the Wakhan Corridor of Afghanistan to the north, Xinjiang, China to the northeast, the Indian Territory Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh to the southeast, and the Pakistani-administered state of Azad Kashmir to the south. Karakoram Highway is the eighth wonder of the world passing through Khunjerab Pass (5000m) connects with China.

Tourism in Gilgit Baltistan is home to five of the “eight-thousanders” and to more than fifty peaks above 7,000 metres (23,000 ft). Gilgit Astore and Skardu are the three main hubs for expeditions to those mountains. The region is home to some of the world’s highest mountain ranges but the Karakoram Range is known as the most beautiful mountain range of the world. The main ranges are the Karakoram and the western Himalayas. The Pamir Mountains are to the north, and the Hindu Kush lies to the west. Amongst the highest mountains are K2 (Mount Godwin-Austen) and Nanga Parbat, and also known as the killer mountain in the world. Three of the world’s longest glaciers outside the Polar Regions are found in Gilgit-Baltistan, named Biafo Glacier, the Baltoro Glacier, and the Batura Glacier.

Tourism in Gilgit Baltistan and Hunza Valley is not only considered one of the most beautiful valleys of Gilgit-Baltistan but also in the world. It consists of Upper Hunza, Central Hunza, and Lower Hunza. Karimabad is the major city of the valley and has all facilities for mountaineers and tourists. Hunza is like a bowl and have 5 peaks higher than seven thousand meters high. Attabad Lake is another addition to its beauty. So Tourism in Gilgit Baltistan is worth by all means. We as tour operator and Tourism Company are specialized to design Pakistan tour packages for your desired tours to Gilgit Baltistan.