Gilgit was an important point on old silk route and it also remained an important part of the Buddhist Kingdom between 3to 11th century. Currently, Gilgit is the capital of Northern Pakistan and is connecting China with the rest of Pakistan for economic activities. Gilgit is one of the administrative divisions of Northern Areas.
Gilgit acts as starting points for tourists, they spend time before leaving for trek or tour, it provides opportunities for shopping, transportation. You can also view mighty Rakaposhi and Domani peak from Gilgit.
Hunza is famous for its spectacular panoramic views, the incredible Attabad Lake with crystal clear water. It is known as Switzerland of Pakistan, rich and colorful traditions, the mighty forts, the blossom in spring and the autumn hues… who can deny the beauty it has.
There is another miracle of nature “The Hopar Valley” a beautiful and mesmerizing valley in Nagar district. It is just 10 km away from Nagar, the main city of Nagar valley. The Spantik and Hoper Glacier lies in Hopar valley, it is the base camp for trekkers who trek towards high snow-draped peaks of Hispar Muztagh.