15 days in Gilgit-Baltistan Itinerary

15 days in Gilgit-Baltistan Itinerary

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15 days in Gilgit-Baltistan Itinerary

Start: Karachi
Fly + taxi:  8​h 15​min
1
Hunza
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Gilgit
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Astore
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Skardu
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Karachi

4
nights
Hunza

Hunza ©
A tour of Hunza lets you discover a mountainous valley surrounded by massive snowcapped Himalayan peaks.
Step out of Hunza to go to Pasu and see Passu Glacier, which is approximately 54 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire the verdant scenery at Hunza Valley, contemplate the waterfront views at Hunza River, take in the pleasant sights at Attabad lake, and make a trip to Ganish.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Hunza trip planning tool .

Karachi to Hunza is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. In May in Hunza, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Gilgit.

Things to do in Hunza

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Karimabad, Passu Glacier
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Hunza Valley ©
Hunza Valley
Attabad lake ©
Attabad lake
Baltit Fort ©
Baltit Fort

3
nights
Gilgit

Gilgit ©
Gilgit is the capital city of the Gilgit-Baltistan region, an administrative territory of Pakistan. Gilgit is known for scenic drive, nature, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a memorable drive along Karakoram Highway, explore the activities along Indus-Gilgit Confluence, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Karakoram Mountains, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kargah Buddha.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Gilgit vacation builder site .

You can drive from Hunza to Gilgit in 2.5 hours. In May in Gilgit, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can drive to Astore.

Things to do in Gilgit

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Gilgit-Baltistan
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Hunza Valley ©
Hunza Valley
Karakoram Highway ©
Karakoram Highway
Kargah Buddha ©
Kargah Buddha

3
nights
Astore

Astore ©
Astore, also spelt Astor, is a city and the capital of Astore District in the Gilgit-Baltistan region of northern Pakistan. Take a break from Astore with a short trip to Rainbow Lake in Domel, about 1h 20 min away. There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Nanga Parbat and explore the activities along Rama Lake.

To see photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Astore sightseeing planner.

Getting from Gilgit to Astore by car takes about 2.5 hours. You'll set off for Skardu on the 4th (Tue).

Things to do in Astore

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Rainbow Lake
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Nanga Parbat ©
Nanga Parbat
Rama Lake ©
Rama Lake

4
nights
Skardu

Skardu ©
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Skardu: Shigar (Amburiq Mosque & Khilingrong Mosque). Spend the 5th (Wed) exploring nature at Deosai National Park. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Upper Kachura Lake, don't miss a visit to Kharphocho Fort, explore the fascinating landscape at Katpana Desert (Cold Desert), and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manthal Buddha Rock.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Skardu online trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Astore to Skardu in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Skardu

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Shigar
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Deosai National Park ©
Deosai National Park
Upper Kachura Lake ©
Upper Kachura Lake
Satpara Lake ©
Satpara Lake

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