Karimabad – Hunza Valley Travel Guide

Karimabad Hunza Travel Guide

Karimabad is one of the most famous towns in Gilgit-Baltistan. Located under the snow packed Ultar Mountain (7388 m) in Hunza valley, this town is awesome in scenery and tourist facilitation. The altitude of Karimabad is 2450 meters and it offers superb views to a number of mountain peaks and vast area of Hunza and Nagar. The Hunza valley is rich in fruit and crops production. Wheat, barley, millet, beans and various vegetables are important crops while apple, apricot and pear are the major fruit of Hunza. Many of the world renowned mountaineers and guides belong to Hunza valley which reflects …

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Gilgit Town Travel Guide

Confluence of mountain ranges

The Gilgit Town is situated at an altitude of 1500 meters above sea level. The weather is hot in June to August and freezing from December to end to February. Shina is the local and common language while Urdu and English languages are also spoken in the urban areas. Gilgit offers all kind of utilities, health, business, education, communication and transport related facilities. Tourism is the vital source of business for local economy. Other significant local sources of income include agriculture, fruit farming, mining and handicrafts. Gilgit is the mountaineering paradise with exceptionally vast variety of climbing and trekking possibilities. …

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Skardu Town Travel Guide

Skardu Travel Guide

The capital of Baltistan and a major town of Gilgit-Baltistan province, the Skardu is a well established mountain city. Skardu is about 10 kilometers wide and 40 kilometers long valley at the confluence of the Indus River and the Shigar River. At an altitude of 2,500 meters, the Skardu town is encircled by rigid brown mountains with white snow at the top for most of year. Skardu is the commercial and administrative center of Baltistan. Both public and private facilities related to utilities, health, business, education, communication and transport are available in Skardu. Most of the commodities are being supplied …

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Murree – The Queen of Hills

Murree Hills Evening

Pakistan’s most popular and mesmerizing hill station Murree is an ideal family holidays spot. A broad area from Murree to Galiat is predominantly a population of pine and oak forested mountains. In addition to the dense natural brilliance, the Murree is equally rich in tourist amenities.  Due to well constructed all weather roads, large number of accommodations, amusement options like chair lifts, wildlife and children parks, walking trails and food variety, the Murree remains the first choice for a large number of tourists. Administratively, the Murree is a subdivision of Rawalpindi in the Punjab province. The altitude of Murree is …

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Abbottabad Travel Guide

Abbottabad division

Abbottabad is the most advanced, beautifully established and scenic mountain city of Pakistan. This city is a large lush bowl surrounded by green Sarban hills which add to the magnificence. The Karakoram Highway divides the Abbottabad and thus makes it a very convenient base for the tourists heading further up towards Karakoram, Himalayas and the Hindu Kush ranges. Located in the Hazara region of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, the city is 110 kilometers north of the federal capital Islamabad. The distance of Abbottabad from the provincial capital Peshawar is 150 kilometers. Abbottabad is located at an altitude of 1,260 meters …

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