Gilgit Baltistan

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Gilgit Baltistan - The Unspoiled Land of Fascinating Natural Beauty

Located in the north of Pakistan, the region of Gilgit Baltistan is a 72,000 sq. kilometer mountainous area, which is a paradise for mountaineers and trekkers. The area is surrounded by some of the world’s highest mountain peaks with a height of over 8000 meters. Apart from majestic mountains, the second highest mountain of the world, K2, is locaed here in the Shigar Valley. Some of the largest glaciers outside polar regions are also situated in Gilgit region alongwith 2200 sq. kilometer of snow covered area; 119 lakes ; diverse flora and fauna and 6500 sq. km of forests.

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