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Gojal Valley, Gilgit Baltistan, Pakistan: “Series of Valleys”

Gojal valley is located in the North of Gilgit. Whitch lies in the far North of Pakistan. Gojal valley is near to the Chinese and Afghan borders. It is the largest tehsil of the Gilgit Baltistan.

Gojal is a series of small and large valleys sharing borders with Hunza in the south, China in the north and east, and Afghanistan in the north-west. Gulmit, Shishkot, Passu, Khaibar, Morkhun, Khudabad are some of the beautiful villages of Gojal valley.

Borith Lake
Borith Lake is a very beautiful lake of Gojal valley .The altitude of Borith is roughly 2,600 mrters above sea level.It lies approximately 2 km to the north of Ghulkin, a saline body of water occupying a small hollow at an elevation of 2,500 meters. The lake can be reached via a 2 km unpaved jeep route from Hussaini village, which lies adjacent to Ghulkin village
Batura Glacier
Batura Glacier (57km long) is one of the largest and longest glaciers outside the polar regions.It lies in the Gojal just north of Batura (7,795 m) and Passu (7,500 m). It flows west to east. The lower portions can be described as a gray sea of rocks and gravelly moraine, bordered by a few summer villages and pastures with herds of sheep, goats, cows and yaks and where roses and juniper trees are common.

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