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.
Take a break from Hunza with a short trip to Passu Glacier in Pasu, about 54 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the verdant scenery at Hunza Valley, contemplate the waterfront views at Satrangi Lake, make a trip to Ganish, and take in the dramatic natural features at Passu Glacier.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Hunza holiday 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, daily temperatures in Hunza can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can 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: cruise along Karakoram Highway, appreciate the views at Hunza Valley, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Karakoram Mountains, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kargah Buddha.

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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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to 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. Go for a jaunt from Astore to Domel to see Rainbow Lake about 1h 20 min away. It doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Nanga Parbat and explore the activities along Rama Lake.

For maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Astore trip planner .

You can drive from Gilgit to Astore in 2.5 hours. On the 4th (Tue), you'll travel to Skardu.

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Skardu: Shigar (Amburiq Mosque & Khilingrong Mosque). Spend the 5th (Wed) exploring nature at Deosai National Park. There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Upper Kachura Lake, make a trip to Kharphocho Fort, explore the fascinating landscape at Katpana Desert (Cold Desert), and see the interesting displays at K2 Museum.

To find other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Skardu trip itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Astore to Skardu in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to 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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