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At an elevation of 1,454 meters (4,770 feet) lies the Gilgit valley
For the adventure-loving tourist, there are a few places in the world that can compare to the valley of Gilgit. Gilgit is an ancient trading post, near whose bustling bazaar has been a caravanserai for many of the traders of the silk road.
Being the main city, Gilgit is linked by road with Hunza, Nagar, Astore, Yasin and Ishkomen and Baltistan valleys.