PHANDER VALLEY: LITTLE KASHMIR
Phander Valley is a breathtaking valley situated in the Ghizer District of Gilgit Baltistan region in Pakistan. It is easily approachable through Gilgit and Chitral. Foreigners can take the flight to Gilgit from Islamabad and to reach this scenic valley, it will take a drive of about five to six hours.
Phander Valley is also known as “Little Kashmir”. Here, a lake called Phander Lake is a major attraction for tourists with its crystal clear water and abundance of trout fish. Recreational activities at Phander Lake include fishing and boating. Phander valley is a serene location filled with nature. It has picturesque mountains and rivers with lush green trees. It is a dream of every environmentalist. The people of this place are as beautiful as the place, very hardworking and are courteous towards visitors especially foreigners.
Tourists can rest at PTDC Motel or Phander rest house as they provide quality services and traditional food. So, if you want to escape the chaos of urban life and enjoy your vacations at a scenic and peaceful location, then visiting Phander Valley will be a great decision.