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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