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Thui Pass at 4499m

Pakistan a country with unique beauty. It has the best places to visit in north different seasons of the year.  Obviously, unlike any other place in the world. Definitely, the north of Pakistan has a different landscape in different colors during the four seasons. Each season has its own beauty and importance. We will discuss all the best places to visit during the whole year in this post.

There are four seasons in the whole world: spring, summer, autumn, and winter. Spring begins at the beginning of March and ends at the end of May. From the beginning of June to the end of August, summer comes all over north Pakistan. At the beginning of September, the yellow color of autumn arrives and ends at the end of November. Then, winter comes, which has its own beauty with snow, icefalls, and cold breeze until the end of February. Most importantly, the frozen lakes are the top attractions.

Holiday Hikes Pakistan organizes tours during the whole seasons. Certainly, with the interest of clients looking for their choice of interest. And makes your holidays exciting and enjoyable with its skillful staff and organizers. We would love to invite all those who love to see and connect with nature visiting the best places to visit.

Spring Blossom Lovers to visit the best places in north

Spring Blossom is the best time to visit north to the best places
Spring Blossom

Pakistan is country worth visiting in all four seasons of the year. The landscape completely wears an amazing natural dress with different colorful trees in every part of it. Furthermore, North Pakistan, the land of giant mountains, is paradise on earth. It has different trees with different color of spring blossom. That are including cherry, apricots, apples, pears, peaches, almonds, and others that give spiritual food to nature and humans both.

 An unbelievable scene occurs all over North Pakistan during this season. Moreover, with different colors of flowers on different trees that add to the beauty of the whole region. If you have time and interest, it is worth visiting to enjoy your life in a real natural beauty. For more details you may visit to our previous posts for more information.

When does the blossom begins and ends in different parts of Pakistan?

The uniqueness of spring blossoms in north Pakistan stays for a long time. Because it varies from valley to valley with altitude and you have long days to visit the best places in north. The first spring blossom comes to Gilgit in the very first week of March and to its adjacent areas up to 30 km. Then from 15-20th March, the beautiful spring blossom arrives in the upper villages of Hunza, Nagar, Skardu, and Astore.  Ghizer, Gahkuch, Ishkoman, Gupis, Yasin, and Phundar Valley, all are getting full of spring blossom.

 Hunza Valley the Great Tourist Attraction in Pakistan

Hunza, to the north of Gilgit-Baltistan, is famous all over the world because of the incredible landscape and the villages among snow-covered mountains. The infrastructure for tourism is on the rise in North Pakistan. Thousands of visitors move towards Hunza during the whole year to enjoy its beauty. Spring comes here from the beginning of April and ends at the end of June.

Skardu the Base of the Great Karakorum Mountains and the best place to visit in north

Skardu, to the northeast, is the hub of the giant Karakoram Mountains. The spring season in Skardu is amazing with the colorful trees. The side valleys of Khapulo, Ganche, and Shigar, along with the whole villages, are worth visiting during the spring season.

Without a doubt, thousands of adventure tourists move to the Karakoram Mountains during the summer. Furthermore, winter climbing is nowadays on the rise. It is because of the incident with the renowned Pakistani climber Ali Sadpara and his colleagues. Some people usually do winter climbing in the Karakoram Mountains. Four of the above 8,000s in Pakistan are accessible from Skardu Valley. There are several best places to visit in north.

Ghizer Valley to the west, of Gilgit called “The Land of Lakes,”

It has a unique landscape, and very few tourists visit here during the whole year. Ghizer has four huge valleys connecting with different parts of Pakistan. Such as Punial, which begins 33 km to the west of Gilgit and connects with Darel and Tangir to the south. All the villages of Punial are all along the Shandur Road and the Ghizer River. The spring blossom arrives here by the beginning of March and moves up to the upper villages. Ishkoman, Gupis, Yasin, and Phundar until the end of May. It is worth visiting these best places during the spring blossom.

 Apart from these, the Ghizer River is famous for trout fishing activities. Especially in the crystal-clear river that flows from Shandur Lake to the west. Traveling along the Shandur Road during the spring blossom makes it unique.  The road leads along colorful villages among the snow-capped mountains of Hindukush and Karakoram. All the way from the beginning of Gilgit and ending at Shandur Pass on the way to Chitral. You connect your tour with Chitral from the Ghizer Valley over the famous Shandur Pass, at 3,732 m.

Ishkoman Valley the Gate Way to Wakhan Corridor to the North East of Ghizer

Once you go towards the Ishkoman Valley in natural beauty and tourism potential, several popular treks stretch from there. The most popular and charismatic is the Wakhan Corridor over Korumbar Pass, 4,200 m. That connects Broghil in North Chitral and Gilgit-Baltistan. The other incredible trek over Chilinji Pass, 5,200 m, connects Ishkoman and Baba Ghundi Chuporsan, Upper Hunza. Both of these treks take 2-3 weeks from Islamabad to Islamabad. 

There are other amazing treks that lead to Darkot Yasin over Attar Pass (4,700 m) and Panji Pass (4,600 m), passing through charming summer pastures and spectacular views of snow-covered peaks. Some peaks are very easy to climb during the trek if you are fond of small peak climbing and many technical peaks too.

 For technical climbers, most of the peaks are unclimbed and unnamed. You can have an opportunity to climb such peaks. And have the honor of being the first climbers of the Hindukush Mountains. Such opportunities are in every valley of Ghizer. Click here to see more in Ishkoman.

There are great opportunities, to go on a day hike or month-long trek and discover “off the beaten tracks” in the valley. Most of these treks are circle ones. You will cross easy passes from one valley to another and experience diverse cultures, landscapes, languages, and people.

Off the Beaten Tracks” in Ghizer Valley the best place in the north to visit
One of the hidden best places to visit in north
Darmander Valley

There are many valleys and passes that still need to be discovered. Most of them could be done in 2-3 days, but some need weeks to discover and explore. All these are easily accessible from nearby villages in the Ghizer District.

Yasin Valley, Ishkoman Valley Yasin has several opportunities and potential that have to be discovered and enjoyed during your holidays. The historical Darkot Pass, at 4,570 m, connects Yasin to Broghil Chitral. It has an interesting history of the ancient explorers and conquerors.  They passed through these areas in order to capture the sub-continent from Central Asia. In the next posts, I will provide all the details and information about the history. There are numerous best places to visit to enjoy holidays.

Phundar Valley the Home of Trout Fish in Pakistan and best places to visit

One of the most beautiful valleys in Gilgit-Baltistan, Phundar Valley. It has its beauty in lush green meadows, crystal clear rivers (full of trout fish), blue sky lakes, and waterfalls. There are several trekking opportunities. It connects to the Yasin Valley via Nazbar Pass, 4,971m. And northwest to Mastuj Chitral over Zagar Pass, 5,008 m, and Chumarkhand Pass, 3,800. To the south, Dadralli Pass connects Kalam (Swat) Valley and Borom Saw to Kohistan Valley. From Chashi Nala to Darel and Tangir, an incredible trek passes through an amazing landscape and beautiful campsites, rivers and streams.

Punial Vally the main part of the Land of Lakes to visit the best places in north

Punial is the lower valley of the Ghizer District, with its headquarters in Gahkuch. There are mind-blowing highlights in history, archaeological sites, day hikes, and short treks Click here. You can walk around to mesmerizing viewpoints while going through small villages and water channels connecting to nature and listening to amazing stories while interacting with local people. For more interesting highlights click here.

In the near future, new posts will be appearing with amazing stories and highlights about all the above valleys. Connect with this blog, discover new things, and enjoy reading it. For more detailed information and to plan your trip, visit here. For more booking and planning your trips to north click here.

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