Gilgit Holidays

Pakistan
Gilgit, the capital of the Gilgit-Baltistan of Pakistan is a flourishing town that has expanded rapidly to about 150,000 inhabitants since the Karakoram Highway (KKH) opened in 1978, connecting Gilgit with the rest of Pakistan and China. Gilgit town is the hub of Gilgit-Baltistan. Its bazaars attract traders from all …

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How to get to Gilgit

Here's what you need to know about getting to Gilgit. You can see the cheapest month to fly and a snapshot of flight prices for the following month. Also, don't forget to factor in your travelling time - the typical flight from London Heathrow to Gilgit takes 11 hours, 10 minutes.

When to go to Gilgit

Typical Holiday Price

£607 per person

The average price of hotels and apartments in Gilgit varies according to the time of year. To help you plan when to go, we've looked at the hotels available on our site, then worked out the average price per night for the quietest and the busiest months.

Cheapest Month to Visit

May

Based on a typical 1 week holiday - adding together the cost of flights and accommodation - May is the cheapest month to go to Gilgit.

Where to stay in Gilgit

Whatever your travelling style, we can help find you the perfect place to stay. From luxurious hotels to practical apartments, these are our most popular places in Gilgit, according to other travellers.

Things to see and do in Gilgit

Ishtiaq Ahmed | Trip by SkyscannerNaltar
Naltar
Muneeb Idrees | Trip by SkyscannerNanga Parbat
Nanga Parbat
Ishtiaq Ahmed | Trip by SkyscannerPassu
Passu
Ahmed Sajjad Zaidi | FlickrFairy Meadows
Fairy Meadows
Nomadic by Nature | Trip by SkyscannerKargah Buddha
Kargah Buddha

Reviews of Gilgit

Nomadic by Nature
Nomadic by NatureNairobi
21/05/2015

This is one of the major towns and cultural capitals of the Northern Areas of Pakistan. Check out the shops for antiques, visit the Buddhist carvings in the rocks surrounding the city, and use it as a launchpad for trekking the region. Check out my description and pictures from the area here: http://www.nomadic-by-nature.com/northern-pakistan-mountain-mecca/

Travis Katz
Travis KatzMenlo Park
18/04/2015

Beautiful and historic village with sweeping views over the valley. Good hiking from here.

Mohammad Arshad Qazi
Mohammad Arshad QaziIslamabad, Pakistan
27/03/2014

Do not drink local tap water, bring always mineral water for the trip, otherwise looose motionsssssss

Nicholas D
Nicholas DLos Angeles
20/06/2011

Gilgit is a town in northern Pakistan known for its role as an embarkation point for expeditions into the Himalayas.

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