Best Time to Visit Gilgit Baltistan, It Really Depends on Your Taste.

Want to know the best time for your next wonderful trip to Gilgit Baltistan? Here is what you should know first.


So you want to know what is the best time to visit Gilgit Baltistan? That is really a very tough question because every single day here in Gilgit Baltistan has its own beauty and taste. But the perfect time for your visit to this beautiful land may greatly depend on your own taste and expectations. Therefore we will present you the four seasons of Gilgit Baltistan. You can always compare these seasons owing to your needs and expectations. We will leave you the choice for yourself. Read, choose, and comment to tell others why you choose that particular time.

The Four Beautiful Seasons of Gilgit Baltistan.

The seasons here in Gilgit Baltistan have a proper and fixed timescale. They are variant and visible, unlike other parts of Pakistan. We call it the change of color and it is dominant. So what color do you want? Probably Autumn color or Spring beauty?

Best time to visit Gilgit Baltistan
The four seasons in a single picture.

Spring Season in Gilgit Baltistan.

After a long and harsh cold winter season here are finally the spring blossoms in Gilgit Baltistan. It is like a sunrise after a long sleep in the darkness after the end of the long winter. Spring blossoms in Gilgit Baltistan start in April and end in May every year. During spring blossoms the season becomes quite pleasing, the combination of colors like the white-pinkish color of flowers and the white snow-covered mountains with the freshly growing light green herbs and plants makes its scenery an unmatchable beauty.

Read more: Gilgit Baltistan Spring Blossoms: A Breathtaking Natural Wonder.

People from all over the world, especially come to visit Gilgit Baltistan to witness this natural beauty. The color spectrum of this season is the main reason for tourist attraction. It is very difficult to explain the magnificent beauty of spring blossoms, to those who have not experienced it. Here are some pictures/ photos of spring blossoms, apricot, and cherry blossoms in Gilgit Baltistan.

Spring blossoms at lakes around here are the most colorful and mesmerizing, read here:

Why the spring season?

  • Unique color.
  • Spring Blossoms.
  • Pleasant and cool weather.
  • Ice-breaking
  • wedding photography.
A colorful spring blossoms in Gilgit Baltistan.

Autumn Season in Gilgit Baltistan.

Autumn in Gilgit Baltistan brings with it a vibrant color palette as the hills and slopes are covered in bright yellow leaves; making the region more picturesque than in any other season. With a dynamic landscape, there is a reason the valley is often referred to as ‘Heaven on earth’. From vibrant tones of orange and red to soothing shades of yellow, the season brings with it a spectrum of color and beauty. Consider this is a farewell to the warm environment of Gilgit Baltistan. After this winter will start. The Autumn season in Gilgit Baltistan starts in October and continues till mid of November every year.

Why the autumn season?

  • The most colorful one.
  • Photography
  • Average Temperature.
  • Unique taste.

If you are visiting anyway, don’t forget to know the best ten places to visit in Skardu city.

The autumn beauty of upper Kachura lake.

Summer Season In Gilgit Baltistan.

Each season in Gilgit Baltistan has its own magnificent color and beauty. The summer here comes with lush green landscapes and trees laden with freshly grown local organic fruits. The waterfalls and rivers are in full swing this season due to higher temperatures than normal days. Locals working inland and on crops during these days add more beauty to the region. One who enjoys communities and is interested in lifestyles can enjoy a more lively and busy day in the summer season. For those who want to pass their summer vacations, this is a perfect time. The season is quite normal for outsiders and is the peak time for tourists in the region. The only main problem you may face is over crowed places, So if you don’t like rush and overcrowdedness you may opt for other seasons as you like. Summer starts in mid of June and ends in mid of September. The added advantage of the summer season is that you can visit Deosai National Park easily. Find out where to visit at Deosai here:

Why did you choose the summer season?

  • Fresh local fruits.
  • Rashly flowing rivers and waterfalls.
  • Lush green pastures.
  • Normal environment and temperatures.
  • Summer Vacations.
  • The peak time for tourists.
Manthokha Waterfall in the summer.

Winter Season In Gilgit Baltistan.

Winter season is the harshest season in Gilgit Baltistan, but if love snow-carpeted land and snow-covered mountains then the winter season is the perfect time for your visit to Gilgit Baltistan. Either you love snow skiing or want to enjoy the most adventurous and challenging cold weather in the region. This season people of the region mostly engage themselves in sports and other traditional activities. They cook special foods that are supposed to be warmer and help them to keep their body temperature in the harsh winter.

Why the winter season?

  • Snow-covered mountains.
  • Snow-covered lands.
  • Snow Skiing.
  • Snow Photography.
  • Winter beauty.

So tell us, what do you think? what is the best time to visit Gilgit Baltistan? tell us in the comment section. Which season you most enjoyed and why?

Winter beauty of lower Kachura Lake Skardu Baltistan.

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