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/
Beautiful and historic village with sweeping views over the valley. Good hiking from here.
Do not drink local tap water, bring always mineral water for the trip, otherwise looose motionsssssss
Gilgit is a town in northern Pakistan known for its role as an embarkation point for expeditions into the Himalayas.