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Gilgit,Pakistan Travel Guide 2017

The Beauty of North- Gilgit, Pakistan

Located in the Northern region of Pakistan, near the Karakoram Highway, Gilgit is the capital city of Gilgit- Baltistan. Hands down one of the most beautiful pieces of land due to its breath-taking landscape, diversity and rich cultural heritage, these are just some of the things that make Gilgit a must visit destination for all tourists.

Gilgit is a place that is filled with people of different cultures, ethnicities and language but they all share one thing and that is their hospitality. The warmth of the people and their way of welcome makes one feel at home. A paradise for the hikers and the trekkers, Gilgit is home to the three highest mountains in the world – The Himalayas, Karakoram and the Hindu Kush.

Places To Visit In Gilgit

Sher Qilla & Naltar
Situated at a distance of only 38 km from Gilgit, the Sher Qilla Nullah is the ideal place for the people that enjoy trout fishing. The route is also linked to the Naltar valley which is famous for a lot of thing such as its forests, ski slope, wonderful glaciers and lakes. The travelers that love natural beauty will absolutely love Naltar valley and those that yearn for such should definitely visit this place.

Kargah Buddha
One of the most famous tourist attraction of Gilgit, the Kargah is the beautiful rock engraving of the Buddha that dates back to the 7th century. Located at the bring of the Kargah ravine, the rock is placed just 10 km away from Gilgit and is a popular picnic spot.

Water channel Walk
Overlooking the city of Gilgit from a high altitude is the water channel walk where you can walk along the water channel, bask in the ambiance and breath in that fresh air. An easy walk that provides views to beautiful landscape and provides a view that you will not find anywhere else.


Accommodation in the Gilgit reason is quite easy to acquire as there are various options for tourists to choose from. Gilgit has High end luxury hotels such as the Serena hotel and Riveria Hotel to guest houses, motels and other mid-tier hotels. Book your hotels in Gilgit on Sastaticket.pk and get the best price guaranteed.


Gilgit has its very own domestic airport located just 2.3 km away from Gilgit and the Benazir Bhutto International Airport (Islamabad) is also located at a distance of only 269km.






Hotel Grand Continental Located on the bank of the Gilgit River and in close proximity to the Gilgit-Baltistan assembly, the Hotel Grand Continental is a spacious, affordable and an economical place of stay for tourists on a budget. The hotel offers..
Located in Chinar Bagh on the River View Road in Gilgit, The Riveria Hotel is a cozy and comfortable accommodation solution in Gilgit. The hotel has a strong prominence in the city and a hospitable environment ready to welcome guests with open arms. The..
Located on main Airport Road in Gilgit, Hotel Shaheen is a budget friendly hotel that is ideal for tourists and business travelers looking for an affordable accommodation solution in the beautiful city of Gilgit. The hotel has a cozy ambiance and courteous..
The Marco polo guest house is a budget-friendly facility suited for vacationers and backpackers looking for a good deal. If you’re low on budget and looking for a simple place to stay then this place is a great fix for you. Located in the scenic Gilgit..
Located in the scenically acclaimed Gilgit Valley the PTDC motel is at a 12 hour drive from the county’s capital; if you make the trip by air it’ll take you less than an hour to reach the hotel. PTDC Gilgit Motel on account of its blissful location captivates..
Located on the main Shandur Road in Giglit, The 2 Star PTDC Motel Gupis is a beautiful accommodation solution in Gilgit. The hotel has a very homely feel and is affordable with all the latest amenities. For the tourist that is on a budget..
One of the most scenic and to die for properties in all of Pakistan is the PTDC Phander. Surrounded by the glorious peaking mountains and situation atop a lake, it’s like the heavens have descended to earth and have placed the PTDC Phander for us to enjoy..
Located on Shahrah e Quaid e Azam, Gilgit, The Rupal Inn is a cozy and comfortable accommodation solution in Gilgit. The hotel has a strong prominence in the city and a hospitable environment ready to welcome guests with open arms. The hotel has a scenic..

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