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Ghizer valley also known as the valley of the martyrs is famous for its natural beauty. The valley obtains a higher rank among the beautiful places of Gilgit Baltistan. More of the martyrs from the valley have sacrificed their lives for their motherland. Ghizer is a separate District among the ten districts of Gilgit Baltistan.
Ghizer valley is about two hours drive from Gilgit city by road accessible by any kind of transport means. The famous Khalti Lake is also situated in Ghizer District. The people are friendly to tourists vising the valley. The medium of communication are some of the local dialects known as Shina, Khuwar, Brushaski and Wakhi in the valley but Urdu and English are widely spoken there. Some of the famous tourist spots to visit in Ghizer Valley are as follows.
• Gupis
• Phander
• Yasin
• Khalti Lake
• Tomb of Lalik Jan Shaheed (Nishan-e-Haider)
• Punial
• Karumbar
The valley is surrounded by high mountains and spring water. Trout fish are found in Khalti Lake, when you visit the valley do not forget your fishing equipment and catch some trout fishes for dinner.

Trekking & Camping

Hiking is the preferred term, in Canada and the United States, for a long, vigorous walk, usually on trails (footpaths), in the countryside, while the word walking is used for shorter, particularly urban walks. On the other hand, in the United Kingdom, and the Republic of Ireland, the word “walking” is acceptable to describe all forms of walking, whether it is a walk in the park or backpacking in the Alps. The word hiking is also often used in the UK, along with rambling (a slightly old-fashioned term), hillwalking, and fell walking (a term mostly used for hillwalking in northern England). The term bushwalking is endemic to Australia, having been adopted by the Sydney Bush Walkers club in 1927. In New Zealand a long, vigorous walk or hike is called tramping.It is a popular activity with numerous hiking organizations worldwide, and studies suggest that all forms of walking have health benefits.

In the United States, Canada, the Republic of Ireland, and United Kingdom, hiking means walking outdoors on a trail, or off trail, for recreational purposes. A day hike refers to a hike that can be completed in a single day. However, in the United Kingdom, the word walking is also used, as well as rambling, while walking in mountainous areas is called hillwalking. In Northern England, Including the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales, fellwalking describes hill or mountain walks, as fell is the common word for both features there.