18 days in Gilgit-Baltistan Itinerary

18 days in Gilgit-Baltistan Itinerary

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18 days in Gilgit-Baltistan Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
Hunza
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Gilgit
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Astore
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Skardu
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Khaplu
— 5 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Dubai

3
nights
Hunza

Hunza ©
A tour of Hunza lets you discover a mountainous valley surrounded by massive snowcapped Himalayan peaks.
Explore Hunza's surroundings by going to Rakaposhi View Point (in Ghulmet) and Passu Glacier (in Pasu). There's lots more to do: appreciate the views at Hunza Valley, make a trip to Ganish, contemplate the waterfront views at Satrangi Lake, and explore the striking landscape at Passu Glacier.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Hunza online sightseeing planner .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Hunza is an approximately 15-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dubai to Hunza due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Dubai in June, with highs in Hunza at 24°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Gilgit.

Things to do in Hunza

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Karimabad, Passu Glacier, Rakaposhi View Point
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Hunza Valley ©
Hunza Valley
Attabad lake ©
Attabad lake
Baltit Fort ©
Baltit Fort

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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: head outdoors with Karakoram Highway, admire the verdant scenery at Hunza Valley, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kargah Buddha, and take in the awesome beauty at Karakoram Mountains.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Gilgit trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from Hunza to Gilgit in 2.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Astore.

Things to do in Gilgit

Nature Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Astore

Astore ©
Astore, also spelt Astor, is a city and the capital of Astore District in the Gilgit-Baltistan region of northern Pakistan. Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): take in the awesome beauty at Nanga Parbat. On your second day here, contemplate the waterfront views at Rama Lake.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Astore itinerary site .

You can drive from Gilgit to Astore in 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Skardu.

Things to do in Astore

Nature Parks
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Nanga Parbat ©
Nanga Parbat
Rama Lake ©
Rama Lake

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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.
When in Skardu, make a side trip to see Amburiq Mosque in Shigar, approximately 54 minutes away. Spend the 13th (Thu) exploring nature at Deosai National Park. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Upper Kachura Lake, admire nature's extreme beauty at Katpana Desert (Cold Desert), examine the collection at K2 Museum, and take in the dramatic scenery at Manthokha Waterfall.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Skardu trip planner .

Traveling by car from Astore to Skardu takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to drive to Khaplu.

Things to do in Skardu

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Amburiq Mosque
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Deosai National Park ©
Deosai National Park
Upper Kachura Lake ©
Upper Kachura Lake
Satpara Lake ©
Satpara Lake

5
nights
Khaplu

Khaplu ©
Khaplu is known for . Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at K2 Mountain and make a trip to Chaqchan Mosque.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Khaplu online holiday planner .

You can drive from Skardu to Khaplu in 2.5 hours. You will leave for home on the 20th (Thu).

Things to do in Khaplu

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

K2 Mountain
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K2 Mountain ©
K2 Mountain
Chaqchan Mosque ©
Chaqchan Mosque