Shimshal

Welcome to Shimshal village, a serene retreat in the heart of Gilgit-Baltistan, offering not only breathtaking landscapes but also a haven for adventure enthusiasts. Formerly known as Shingshal, this elevated village stands proudly as the highest settlement in Hunza District, at an altitude of 3,113 meters.

Shimshal isn’t just about the altitude; it’s a gateway to thrilling trekking experiences and mountaineering adventures. The village boasts some of the most spectacular trekking routes, including the challenging Shimshal Pass/Pamir trek, which takes you through awe-inspiring landscapes and offers a glimpse into the rich cultural tapestry of the region.

For those aspiring to conquer peaks, Shimshal presents several majestic options, with some towering above 6000 meters. Among them, the most famous peak for beginners is the Minglik Sar Peak, providing an excellent starting point for novice mountaineers to test their skills and experience the thrill of summiting a majestic peak.

As you explore Shimshal, you’ll not only be surrounded by the natural beauty of the Shimshal River and the grandeur of the Hunza Valley but also by the opportunities for trekking and mountaineering that beckon adventure seekers from around the world. Discover the allure of Shimshal village, where every step unveils a new adventure and every peak invites you to conquer the heights of Gilgit-Baltistan.

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