Ghizer Valley is North most part of the Northern Areas of Pakistan. It joins with Wakhan strip on its north-west, and China on its north most borders. On its west, there is Chitral District of NWFP; and on its east is situated Gilgit. Diamer District is on its south. Its capital is Gakuch. The highest peak in Ghizer District is Koyo Zum (6,871 m) (Hindu Kush Range) which lies on the boundary of Ghizer District and NWFP.
Ghizer Valley Popular Attractions:
Some of the main places in the district are Ishkoman and Yasin valleys. Other places include Phandar, Khalti , Hundrap Gupis, Chatorkhand, Imit and Utz. Ghizer is also a contact point between Gilgit and Chitral via Shandur Pass. The main river in the district is Ghizer River, which is known as Gilgit River in the east of Gupis town. Some of its tributaries include Karambar River, Ishkoman River, Phakora River and Hayal River. Ghizer is a multi ethnic district and three major languages are spoken. Khowar, Shina and Burushaski are spoken in Ghizer. There are also a few Wakhi speakers in Ishkoman.
Ghizer Valley Accessibility:
Ghizer is connected to Chitral via Shandur pass( highest Polo ground in the world)and Gilgit which is well connected by air with Islamabad( weather dependent) and by road with Islamabad/Rawalpindi, Skardu. You can take a flight to Gilgit from the capital of the country and reach Ghizer.
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Ghizer Travel Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 79.6°F (26.4°C) and 54.8°F (12.7°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 5 to 6 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.
Summer (June through August)
The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see moderate precipitation with 3 to 4 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Ghizer, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 81.3°F (27.4°C) and 56.7°F (13.7°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 3 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is too cold this time of year in Ghizer to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 54.8°F (12.7°C) and 45.8°F (7.7°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 2 to 6 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.