Gilgit Holidays

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 over Pakistan and China. A ... Read more
variety of languages are spoken as Chinese silk and chinaware, fabrics, handicrafts, food stuff and spices change hands. An excellent place to stop off or use as a base to explore the Hunza Valley.

Things to see and do in Gilgit

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Nairobi

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/

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Menlo Park

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

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Islamabad, Pakistan

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

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Los Angeles

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

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Hunza, Northern Areas, Pakistan

my village

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Islamabad

farhan ali

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