Amazing Gilgit Baltistan Tour 2024

14 Days

Gilgit Baltistan is a breathtaking region located in northern Pakistan that is known for its spectacular mountains, stunning valleys, and vibrant culture. It is a popular tourist destination that attracts visitors from all over the world who are looking for adventure, natural beauty, and cultural experiences. A Gilgit-Baltistan tour is an excellent way to explore this incredible region and immerse oneself in its rich heritage and natural wonders.

Why Gilgit Baltistan?

One of the most popular activities on a Gilgit-Baltistan tour is trekking. The region is home to some of the world’s most beautiful trekking routes, including the K2 base camp trek and the Baltoro Glacier trek. These treks offer stunning views of snow-capped peaks, glaciers, and alpine meadows. For those who prefer a more leisurely pace, there are plenty of easy hiking trails and walks that offer beautiful views of the valleys and mountains.

Gilgit-Baltistan is also home to a rich cultural heritage that is reflected in its traditional music, dance, handicrafts, and cuisine. Visitors on a Gilgit-Baltistan tour can experience this rich culture by attending local festivals, visiting historic sites, and sampling the delicious local food. Traditional dishes such as shapik, palao, and harissa are a must-try for food lovers.

The region is also famous for its beautiful lakes, including the Karakoram Highway, one of the highest paved roads in the world. The highway offers stunning views of the Karakoram mountain range, which is home to some of the world’s highest peaks, including K2, Nanga Parbat, and Gasherbrum. A Gilgit-Baltistan tour also offers the opportunity to visit beautiful lakes such as Attabad Lake, Satpara Lake, and Shangrila Lake, which are surrounded by stunning mountain scenery.

Finally, a Gilgit-Baltistan tour would not be complete without visiting some of the region’s historic sites, including ancient Buddhist rock carvings, the Altit and Baltit forts, and the beautiful mosques and shrines. These sites offer a glimpse into the region’s rich history and architecture and are a testament to the cultural diversity of the region.

Ultimately, a Gilgit-Baltistan tour offers visitors a unique opportunity to explore one of the world’s most beautiful and culturally rich regions. From trekking in the mountains to sampling local cuisine, visiting historic sites, and experiencing traditional music and dance, there is something for everyone in Gilgit-Baltistan. The region’s natural beauty, vibrant culture, and warm hospitality make it a must-visit destination for any traveler seeking adventure and cultural immersion.


Gilgit-Baltistan is a stunning region in northern Pakistan that is renowned for its natural beauty and cultural heritage. The region is home to some of the highest peaks in the world, including K2 and Nanga Parbat, as well as beautiful valleys, glaciers, and rivers. The region’s cultural diversity is also a major draw for tourists, with influences from Central Asia, Tibet, and the Indian subcontinent.

A typical tour of Gilgit-Baltistan might begin in the city of Gilgit, which is the largest city in the region and serves as a hub for tourism. From there, tourists can explore the region’s many natural wonders, including the Khunjerab Pass, which is the highest international border crossing in the world and provides access to China.

Other popular tourist destinations in Gilgit-Baltistan include the Hunza Valley, which is known for its stunning scenery and historic forts and palaces, and the Skardu Valley, which is home to some of the most spectacular mountain ranges in the world. Visitors can also take part in a range of outdoor activities, such as hiking, mountain biking, and rafting, or immerse themselves in the region’s rich cultural heritage by visiting traditional villages and attending local festivals.

Overall, a tour of Gilgit-Baltistan is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that combines breathtaking natural beauty with rich cultural traditions, making it an unforgettable destination for any traveler.


Arrival in Islamabad, Pakistan. Meet and greet with the guide at the airport and transfer to the hotel. Group briefing about the tour in the evening.

*The itinerary includes information about the accommodations and meals, as well as the activities to do during the trip.
*Please note that this itinerary is just a general guideline and may vary based on weather conditions, road conditions, and other factors. It is always best to consult with our team to ensure a safe and enjoyable trip.

Drive from Islamabad to Naran/Chilas (461 km) for 8 hours. Travel on the famous Karakoram Highway and pass through some historic towns and cities. Night stay in Naran.

Drive from Naran to Gilgit (134 km) for 6 hours. Drive on Naran road, cross Babusar Pass and rejoin the Karakoram Highway. Night stay in Gilgit.

Drive from Gilgit to Karimabad (102 km) for 3 hours. Rejoin the Karakoram Highway to Hunza Valley. Visit the Rakaposhi viewpoint on the side of the Karakoram Highway. Night stay in Karimabad.

Explore Karimabad. Experience a spectacular sunrise view over the Rakaposhi mountain. Visit Baltit Fort and Altit Fort. Later in the afternoon, travel to a place called Eagle Nest for a breathtaking sunset view over Rakaposhi mountain.

Drive from Karimabad to Khunjerab Pass (4,880 meters) for 3 hours. Visit the trade border between China and Pakistan. Return to Passu for the night stay.

Drive from Hunza to Skardu (286 km) for 7 hours. Follow the famous Karakoram Highway with the view of Rakaposhi in the background. Night stay in Skardu.

Explore Skardu. Visit Shangrila Resort, Upper Kachura Lake, and Skardu Fort, Sadpara Lake and Buddha Rock

On Day 9 of the Gilgit Baltistan tour, you will travel from Skardu to Khaplu, a journey of around 103 km that should take 2-3 hours by car. You'll travel through some green villages along the Indus and Shyok rivers before arriving in Khaplu, the former second-largest kingdom in the old Baltistan region. You'll stay at the ex-royal palace, which has been turned into a luxury hotel (Serena Hotel).

On Day 10, you'll visit the local bazaar, explore the town and see the 700-year-old Chaqchan Mosque. Afterwards, you'll spend the night in the hotel and enjoy three meals.

On Day 11, you'll travel from Khaplu to Skardu via Shigar, stopping to see the Shigar Fort, which has also been converted into a museum and luxury hotel (Serena Hotel). You'll have lunch in the royal garden before continuing to Skardu. You can choose to spend the night at either the Shigar Fort or the hotel in Skardu.

Day 12 is the most adventurous day of the tour, as you'll travel in a jeep to Astore via the Deosai Plateau, the world's second-highest plateau. You'll stop for lunch and sightseeing in Deosai before continuing to Astore for the night.

On Day 13, you'll wake up early to see a beautiful sunrise over the Karakoram Mountains and Nanga Parbat. You'll then travel from Astore to Islamabad, a journey of around 461 km that should take around 9 hours by car. You'll travel through some culturally rich and historical towns, including Taxila, an important archaeological site of ancient India. You'll arrive in Islamabad late in the afternoon and enjoy dinner at the hotel.

On Day 14, you'll be transferred to Islamabad International Airport for your flight home, marking the end of your Gilgit Baltistan tour in Pakistan


  • Pick-up or Drop-off service from and to Airport(in our own vehicle)
  • Transportation to and from!!
  • Food all along the trip(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and a cup of coffee or tea) and accommodations during the trip in hotels with family environment
  • Transportation, food, accommodation and insurance of Guide during the trip
  • First Aid Medical Kit(Your guide will carry the Medical Kit but we also advise to bring yourself for your own use, as far as possible)
  • All the required permits and paperwork


  • Visa Charges
  • Hotel early check in and late check out.
  • Charges incurred as a result of delays beyond the control of Broad Peak Adventures.
  • Extra days beyond the specified itinerary.
  • Personal Expenses such as shopping, bar bills, hot shower, telephone, laundry, titbits etc
  • Emergency expenses such as expenses on chartered helicopter.
  • Services not mentioned or not promised by the agent/agency
20% Off
From $2,500 $2,000
/ Adult
  • Best Price Guaranteed
  • No Booking Fees
  • Professional Local Guide
  • 3 Star hotel
  • 4x4 Vehicles
  • All Meals Included
  • 4,114 metres (13,497 ft)
  • Islamabad
  • All year
  • Nature, Adventure