A view of Naltar Valley.
A valley which is 40 km(25 miles) from Gilgit and is only accessible through jeeps.
A forsted area known for its wildlife and attractive and eye capturing mountain scenes.
Transport facilities are provided for a specific time from Gilgit, with a metalled road
from Gilgit to Naltar.
The popular sport in naltar is skiing which is carried under the supervision of PAF
Two main villages of Naltar are Naltar Pine and Naltar Bala
Naltar wildlife sanctuary is a protected area in Naltar valley which came into being in
The sanctuary alone comprises an area of 27206 hectares which also combines two
other protected areas known as Sher Quillah Game Reserve and Pakora Game Reserve
which makes an area of more than 50000 hectares together.
About 35 species of birds have been recorded in sanctuary
The living mammals in this sanctuary includes markor, snow leopard, brow bear, grey
wolf, red fox, beech marten and leopard cat.
A wide variety of herbs are also found in this forested area.
There are three lakes in Naltar which are known as Naltar lakes or Bashkiri lakes which
are at an altitude ranging from 3050-3150 which are impossible to access in winters due
to the 10-15 ft snow.
Naltar ski resort, which is the oldest ski resort in Pakistan,is situaued at an altitude of
2870 at base and 2950 at the top most point
A chairlift also serves as an attraction for tourisms which was built in 2015 in Naltar