Autumn in Gilgit Baltistan is the time of year when the trees of poplar, apricot, mulberry, peach, apple and plum burst forth into a riot of color with hues of orange, rust and red. The clear and bracing weather offers the best view of the surrounding mountains.
During mid September to mid November various trees start changing and adding colors to nature and making it one of the picturesque moments. The whole region presents breathtaking views and vibrant landscapes for a nature lover.
The autumn colors vary in each valley of the district, known for its uniqueness in certain colors due to the existence of certain trees.
The popular Karakorum Highway along the Indus and provides finest opportunities to explore colors of autumn in Fairy Meadows, Gilgit, Naltar, Ghizer, Hunza, Nagar along with views of mighty Nanga Parbat, Rakaposhi, Diran, Ultar Peaks, Golden Peak and several other high mountains in the region. The addition of Skardu and other towns in Baltistan further enhances the scenic value and make it one of the best autumn destinations on this planet.