naltar valley gilgit baltistan

Naltar Valley Hunza Gilgit

Naltar is a forest (pine) village known for its wildlife and beautiful mountains. Naltar Valley is renowned for its lakes whose waters change colours depending on the time of day.  Communication is now available in the region. There are ski lifts under the ‘Ski Federation of Pakistan’. 

The Naltar Valley is a valley near Gilgit, Hunza and Nomal, in Gilgit Baltistan in the Gilgit-Baltistan province of Pakistan. It is 40 km (25 mi) from Gilgit and can be reached by jeep.

Transportation is available from Gilgit to Naltar but sometime after that arrangement.

Places to Visit in Naltar Valley

The Naltar Mountains, below it, Skiing is a popular sport.

Ski tournaments are held in Naltar under the direction of PAF. Naltar Bala and Naltar Pine are two Naltar Valley valleys. Naltar Pine is located 34 km (21 mi) and Naltar Bala 40 km (25 mi) from Gilgit. There is a large village known as Nomal between Naltar Valley and Gilgit. Road from Nomal to ‘The Silk Route’ to China.

Naltar Lakes

There are five lakes in Naltar village known as Satrangi Lake, Halima Lake, Bodo Lake, Dibia Lake, Pari Lake, and Blue Lake 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Naltar Bala. The road from the valley to the lakes is ironic and narrow along the stream on this road from the mountains. It is almost impossible to reach the lake by any car in winter due to snow (10 to 15 feet high) on the road.

Five Naltar Lakes:

  • Satrangi Lake
  • Green Lake
  • Dibia Lake
  • Halima Lake
  • Crystal Lake
Naltar lakes rise to over 10,000 feet [10,000 m] and are counted among the world’s highest mountain lakes. The journey to the lakes is made by 4 by 4– wheeler jeeps as the road is rocky and difficult. The Naltar River flows along the road, making it difficult for some to travel. The first lake is located 12 miles from Upper Naltar. Some of them are within 10 miles of each other.

This valley offers a wide variety of plants, animals and the natural environment. There is a natural green garden known as the “Halima garden”. The government has set up restrooms in the valley. The GBPWD Resthouse is the oldest resort in the village. FCNA, GB Scouts & PAF had their own restrooms for this purpose. There are also private residences and several hotels in the valley. Ski tournaments are held at the Naltar ski resort.

The Naltar Valley Tour Trip is best for families and individuals. The well-tested Valley of Naltar has invited travelers to visit the area where the eruption is full. Indeed, even in the middle of the year, it offers an attractive combination in the icy valley in winter. Pine trees with green fences anywhere in spring and summer. Undoubtedly, the beautiful pools make the eyes relax and the hearts soft because of the wide range of colors it reflects.

This region is ideal for mountaineering, hiking, and mountain climbing. Roses, lilies, pansies, willows, pine, and fir trees are found. The valley is home to wildlife. For example, Markor, Ibex, Snow panther, and winged creatures, to form a particular chakor, partridge, and duck. Satrangi Lake is located 40 kilometers from Hunza on Gilgit Baltistan. In addition, it is also a paradise for ski lovers during the winter. Above all, you can also enjoy the position of chairman throughout the year.

An international festival is being held at the Naltar Ski Resort during the winter. Many champions have participated in these skiing competitions. Naltar is also famous for its lakes. Cold pools attract skaters to enjoy skiing.

Naltar Wildlife Sanctuary

Naltar Wildlife Sanctuary was created on 22 November 1975. It covers an area of 27,206 hectares (67,230 hectares) and joins two other protected areas, Sher Quillah Game Reserve and Pakora Game Reserve, with a total area of more than 50,000 hectares (hectares). 120,).

Naltar Valley Gilgit Weather

The climate in the Naltar Valley is mid-summer. Temperatures in July-August reach a maximum of 22 ° C.

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