Blossom in Gilgit-Baltistan

Blossom in Gilgit-Baltistan

Spring, one of the four distinct seasons, is the rebirth of nature in the beautiful valleys of Gilgit-Baltistan. It is packed
with a blend of contrasting colours, pleasant aromas, and brings festivities. It is the season of blossom displaying nature at its utmost grandeur across the region.

Marked usually in March and April every year (depending on the altitude and respective weather patterns), blossom is a short-lived yet an incredibly charming season. Cherry Blossom (Sakura) in Gilgit-Baltistan is a Japanese ritual symbolizes a special spiritual occasion. It brings in tourists from Japan and other parts of the world including Thailand and China to witness the natural at its best.

Glazing between the harsh winters and hot summers, the ephemeral spring season is worth witnessing. Even in the valleys at high altitude, the spring reaches late and lasts a bit longer than its routine season. Be it a journey along the Karakoram Highway or to the remote valleys of Ghizer and Baltistan, in the backdrop of the Karakoram and Hindukush mountains, the green terraced fields and orchards decked with blooming trees displaying contrasting colours are simply heavenly.

Fact Sheet:

Duration: 08 Nights / 09 Days    
Ideal Season: March to April
Max Elevation: 2800 m
Range: Karakoram & Hindukush
Trip Grade: Easy
Zone Type: Open

Itinerary:

Days Program Overnight
01 Islamabad to Besham/Chilas along the Karakoram Highway Hotel
02 Besham/Chilas to Gilgit Hotel
03 AM: Bagrot valley visit; PM: Gilgit town sightseeing Hotel
04 Drive from Gilgit to Ghizer Valley (Approx. 4-5 hours) Hotel
05 Drive from Ghizer to Hunza Valley (Approx. 6-7 hours) Hotel
06 Morning sightseeing in Hunza, afternoon visit Hoper valley. Hotel
07 Day excursion to Gulmit and Passu valley and drive to Gilgit for overnight. Hotel
08 Drive to Besham along the KKH Hotel
09 Drive to Islamabad via Taxila.

NOTE:
This program can also be customized according to the preferences of our clients. For further assistance please feel free to contact us.

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