The Gultari Valley or Shingo Shigar is amongst the biggest valleys of Baltistan, is located in south of Skardu. It comprises three valleys, Shingo, Shigar and Phultukus, with the majority of the people speaking the language Shina. These valleys are enclosed between the mountains of Himalaya.It has a total of 10 estates which contains many villages.
Administratively there are two unions of Gultari valley. One is called Shingo Shighar union while another is Gultari. Gultari valley is strategically important for Pakistan. Its population is around 10,000 . The region is most coldest part of the country and remina under snow six months of the year.