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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 covers an area of over 72,971 km² (28,174 sq mi) and is highly mountainous. Gilgit-Baltistan is home to five of the “eight-thousanders” and to more than fifty peaks above 7,000 metres (23,000 ft). Three of the world’s longest glaciers outside the polar regions are found in Gilgit-Baltistan. Tourism is mostly in trekking and mountaineering, and this industry is growing in importance. Same like trekking and mountaineering spring is another season which attract 1000s of tourists around the world who come here to enjoy the colors of Spring. During Spring season, the blooming flowers turns all the valleys of Gilgit Baltistan into pink, yellow, red, white and the snow-capped mountains in the background makes it more attractive.
Arrival in Islamabad, our guide and driver will meet you at the international/domestic arrival of Islamabad international airport, or the location you will share, after meeting with staff drive to the hotel in Islamabad.
Drive to the airport in Islamabad and fly Skardu, arrive in Skardu and explore the city, visit Kharapochu fort.
Drive to Khaplu. en-route we will visit Katpana desert, Skardu cold desert, Shigar fort, Shigar valley and the small beautiful villages of Skardu valley. Arrive in Khaplu and transfer to the hotel.
Drive to Hushe valley, enjoy the cherry and apricot blossom in the beautiful valley, visit the old mosque in Machulu and Hushe village.
Drive back to Skardu, visit Sadpara Lake, the sacred rocks (Manthal Bhddha) and explore the town.
Drive to the capital city of Gilgit-Baltistan "Gilgit city" en-route visit Lower and upper Kachura lake, arrive in Gilgit and explore the city.
Dive to Gupis/Phandar valley, en-route visit Kargah Buddha, explore the beautiful small villages of Ghizar valley along the road to Gupis/Phandar valley.
Day to explore Phandar and Gupis valley, in the evening drive back to Gilgit
Drive to Ghulkin/Gulmit/Passu village in Gojal valley (upper Hunza), en-route stop at remaing of old silk road, rakaposhi viewpoint, sacred rocks of Hunza and Attabad Lake, arrive and transfer to the hotel
Day to explore around, visit Borith lake, Passu suspension bridge, hike to Passu glacier, explore Ghulkin, Gulmit and Passu village
Day to visit the world's highest paved crossing border "Khunjerav" which connects Pakistan with China in the north! visit Khunjerav national park, on the way back explore Sost, Khudaabad, Moorkhun, Gulapan and Khyber village.
Drive to Karimabad, visit Hopper valley, Hopper glacier and Ganish village, arrive in Karimabad and explore around
Day to explore Kariamabd and the surroundingsm, visit Baltit fort, Altit fort, Royal garden, Karimabad local bazar and in the evening drive to Duiker to see sunset from the sunset point! enjoy the beautiful scene of sunset on Rakaposhi, Diran, Golden, Ulter, Hunza and Ladyfinger peak.
Drive to Besham on Karakoram Highway, en-route stop at junction point of three great mountain ranges, viewpoint of world's 9th highest mountain "Nanga Parbat 8126m" and in the cities and town along the Karakoram Highway.
Drive back to Islamabad, en-route visit Taxila museum and the heritage sites, arrive in Islamabad and explore the bazars!
Dpending on the flight time, if its in the morning/noon we will drop you to the aiport before 3 hours of your flight. Or if it is in the evening/night, all day will be to explore the twin city, visit Faisal mosque, Pakistan monument, Lok virsa museum, Saeedpur village. In the evening/night drive to the airport (our service ends here) and fly home!