Naltar Valley (Valley)

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Naltar is a valley near Gilgit, Hunza and Nomal, Gilgit Baltistan in the  Gilgit–Baltistan  province of  Pakistan . Naltar is 40 km (25 mi) from Gilgit and can be reached by jeeps. Naltar is a forested (pine) village known for its wildlife and magnificent mountain scenery. Now the communication is available by the efforts of  Pakistan  army signal corps (SCO special communication organization). There are ski lifts under the 'Ski Federation of  Pakistan '. Transport is available from Gilgit to Naltar but during a specific time after that own arrangement.[1] ISBN 978-2- 8317-0030-4.
  • Information
  • Location:

    Gilgit-Baltistan Pakistan

  • In Urdu :

    وادی نلتر

  • Nickname:

    Forested (pine) village

  • Type:

    Valley

  • Local Language Name:

    Pothohari,Pushto

  • Coordinates :

    36.1654° N, 74.1786° E

  • Details
  • Province:

    Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

  • District:

    Hattian Bala

  • Elevation:

    2889.97 meters

  • Time zone:

    PST (UTC+5:00)

  • Languages:

    Urdu,Pothohari,Pushto,English

  • Situated :

    Naltar is 40 km (25 mi) from Gilgit

  • Reached by :

    Reached by jeeps

  • Known for:

    Wildlife and magnificent mountain scenery

  • Ski Lifts:

    Under the 'Ski Federation of Pakistan'

  • Villages :

    Naltar Bala and Naltar Pine are two villages

  • Naltar Pine Distance :

    Distance of 34 kilometers

  • Naltar Bala Distance :

    Distance of 40 kilometers

  • Hydropower Projects:

    Constructed an 18 MW hydropower plant

  • Naltar Hydropower Plant-IV:

    Near Naltar Pine

  • Plant operational :

    Since October 2007

  • Naltar-III Hydropower Plant:

    16 MW

  • Naltar-V Hydropower Plant:

    14.4 MW

  • Naltar lake:

    Three lakes in the Naltar valley

  • lakes known as:

    Bashkiri Lakes

  • Bashkiri Lakes distance :

    13 kilometers (8 mi) from Naltar Bala

  • Bashkiri Lakes In winter:

    Impossible to reach, Snow (10 to 15 feet high) on the road

About

Naltar Valley in Winter
Naltar Valley in Winter

History

Naltar Valley Snow Falling
Naltar Valley Snow Falling
Ski competitions are held at Naltar under the supervision of PAF. Naltar Bala and Naltar Pine are two villages of Naltar valley. N.Pine Is at a distance of 34 kilometers (21 mi) and Naltar Bala at 40 kilometers (25 mi) from Gilgit. There is a main village known as Nomal between Naltar valley and Gilgit. A road from Nomal goes to 'The Silk Route' to China.The Naltar Wildlife Sanctuary is a protected area in the valley that was established on 22 November 1975.There are three lakes in the Naltar valley known as ‘Bashkiri Lakes’ at a distance of 13 kilometers (08 mi) from Naltar Bala. The road from village to the lakes is nonmetallic and narrow alongside a stream throughout this road coming from the mountains. In winter it is almost impossible to reach the lake through any vehicle due to the snow (10 to 15 feet high) on the road.[2] N.Pine Is at a distance --   of 34 kilometers

Hydropower Projects I II IV

Recently government has constructed an 18 MW hydropower plant, Naltar Hydropower Plant-IV (operational since October 2007), near Naltar Pine, in addition to two smaller hydel power generating plants (Naltar I, II of 2.28 MW combined) already there, to fulfill the power requirement of the area as well as Gilgit. Naltar-III and Naltar-V Hydropower Projects of 16 MW and 14.4 MW generation capacity respectively are under construction.[3] History - naltar valley

Education

Naltar Valley Stones
Naltar Valley Stones
Education rate in this valley is very poor. A government high school and an NLI public school is there at Naltar Bala and a middle school for girls is under construction.

Naltar lake

Naltar Valley Roads
Naltar Valley Roads
There are three lakes in the Naltar valley known as 'Bashkiri Lakes' at a distance of 13 kilometers (08 mi) from Naltar Bala. The road from village to the lakes is nonmetallic and narrow alongside a stream throughout this road coming from the mountains. In winter it is almost impossible to reach the lake through any vehicle due to the snow (10 to 15 feet high) on the road.[4] wiki media - org

Famous People

  • Muhammad Abbas - Participant of Vancouver Olympic
  • Ifrah Wali - South Asian Winter Games gold medalist
  • Amina Wali


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