Gilgit-Baltistan is known to be the coldest region of Pakistan. The lowest temperature recorded there is -35 degree centigrade in winter. Normally, temperature lies between minus 20 to 25 degree centigrade in winter. Snowfall in Gilgit Baltistan is very normal to the locals and even their life becomes more harder than summer.
Climate change is effecting the region in true sense, that the winter season is lingering on as compare to 50 years earlier. In parallel, summer is tend to be more heated than past.
Snow falling is a usual thing in Gilgit Baltistan. Many landscapes reflects a breathtaking view during snow falling season.
These are the highest frequency tourist points of to witness snowfall in Gilgit Baltistan..
Deosai plain is the only tourist place whih only opens for travellers for just 4 to 5 months. The road crossing Deosai remains closed for rest of the 7 to 8 months.
The might mountainous region and home of one of the highest peak Nanga Parbat. one of the best places to visit in winter.
Fairy meadow is very famous for camping and hiking in summer and it will be a very tough job to visit this points in winter. Need someone to dare the challenge.
K2 mountain peak
K2 peak is the second highest peak in the world. To visit basecamp of K2 winter is not an easy job for non-professionals.
After Deosai, Babusar top is road also closed in winter due to heavy snow. Only opens on summer.