Visit Shigar from Gilgit Baltistan Province

The town is a popular site for tourists and trekkers and contains many historical buildings of architectural significance associated with the Noorbakhshi Sufi community. The town is inhabited mostly by Balti people of Tibetan descent. It is gateway to great mountain range of Karakoram including K2 world 2nd highest peak. The valley is very fertile and rich in fruits apples,cherrys,apricots,pears and walnuts.