8 days in Gilgit-Baltistan Itinerary

8 days in Gilgit-Baltistan Itinerary

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8 days in Gilgit-Baltistan Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  32​h
1
Skardu
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
2
Hunza
— 2 nights
Fly:  32​h
End: Sydney

2
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.
Spend the 26th (Sun) exploring nature at Deosai National Park. Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Upper Kachura Lake, admire the sheer force of Manthokha Waterfall, examine the collection at K2 Museum, and explore the fascinating landscape at Katpana Desert (Cold Desert).

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Skardu trip builder tool .

Sydney, Australia to Skardu is an approximately 32-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Sydney to Skardu. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Hunza.

Things to do in Skardu

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Deosai National Park ©
Deosai National Park
Upper Kachura Lake ©
Upper Kachura Lake
Satpara Lake ©
Satpara Lake

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nights
Hunza

Hunza ©
A tour of Hunza lets you discover a mountainous valley surrounded by massive snowcapped Himalayan peaks.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Baltit Fort, then admire the verdant scenery at Hunza Valley, then appreciate the views at Hunza Valley, and finally explore the activities along Satrangi Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape at Passu Glacier and then take in the pleasant sights at Attabad lake.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Hunza online day trip planner .

You can drive from Skardu to Hunza in 6.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Hunza can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. On the 30th (Thu), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Hunza

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Baltit Fort, Hunza Valley
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Hunza Valley ©
Hunza Valley
Attabad lake ©
Attabad lake
Baltit Fort ©
Baltit Fort

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