Top 10 (ten) highest mountains of Pakistan - Travel Pakistan

Oct 7, 2014

Top 10 (ten) highest mountains of Pakistan

Everyone knows that Pakistan is heaven for the nature lovers especially the mountain climbers. World's three mightiest mountains ranges, Himalaya, Karakorum, and Hindukush, are located in Gilgit-Baltistan of Pakistan. There are more than 100 mountains in Pakistan which are more than 7000 meters above sea level. In the world, there are total 14 peaks which are more than 8,000 meters above sea level and out of them, five peaks are in Pakistan. 

Actually, if you visit the area of Gilgit-Baltistan by air and have a look down into the valleys from the plan you will get an idea of how densely these areas are filled with the mountains and glaciers. The towering rocky mountains standing like a giant gives mesmerizing views to the tourists, even if you are not able to visit the base camp of K-2 and Nanga Parbat you don't need to worry, you can find high rocky mountains around the city of Gilgit, Skardu, and Hunza.

If you want to explore the mountains of Himalaya, Karakoram and Hindukush thoroughly then by road Journey from Islamabad to Skardu is one of the journeys, to enjoy the look of gleaming mighty peaks of the world's three mightiest mountain ranges. While passing on the Karakoram Highway (KKH) you will learn that how densely the region of Gilgit-Baltistan is packed with the rocky mountains and glaciers. En route to Gilgit or Skardu, you will be able to sight the gleaming icy summit of Nanga Parbat (Ninth highest peak in the world) from KKH and also you will witness the junction where the three mightiest mountain ranges meet. 


10) Batura Sar
Batura Sar also referred to as Batura I, is the 25th highest mountain on earth. and the 10th highest in Pakistan.It is located in the Hunza Valley of the  Gilgit.


9) Masherbrum 
Masherbrum is located in the Ghanche District, Gilgit Baltistan of Pakistan. At 7,821 metres it is the 22nd highest mountain in the world and the 9th highest in Pakistan. 


8) Kunyang Chhish

Khunyang Chhish  is the second-highest mountain in the Hispar Muztagh, a subrange of the Karakoram mountains of Pakistan.With the height of 7823m it is ranked 21st in the world and 8th in Pakistan.


7) Distaghil Sar
Disteghil Sar or Distaghil Sar is the highest mountain in the Hispar Muztagh, a subrange of the Karakoram mountain range, in Gilgit-Baltistan. It is the 19th highest mountain on earth and the 7th highest peak in Pakistan.


6) Gasherbrum IV
Gasherbrum IV(7,925 m) is the 17th highest mountain on Earth and the 6th highest in Pakistan. It is one of the peaks in the Gasherbrum massif.












1) K2

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