Bilamik Valley is considered one of the best tourist destinations in Gilgit Baltistan, but due to lack of roads and other facilities, it is still hidden from the eyes of domestic and foreign tourists. If Bilamik Valley this valley can be offered for tourism, then the beautiful tourist heritage of Baltistan will be further enhanced.
Bilamik Valley is a beautiful valley in the Roundu District of Gilgit-Baltistan, with Astor in the west, Talo Broq in the north and Harpoh in the east.
How to reach in Bilamik Valley?
On the way from Gilgit to Skardu, there is a bridge named (Shot Bridge) just before the Dambodas Village. After crossing the bridge there is a lost valley between the mountains called Bilamik in Balti language, the Bilamik valley is located in Rondu valley which is two hours drive from Skardu city and further 3 hours drive from the Rondu Valley to the best tourist destination in Gilgit Baltistan.
The Bilamik Valley is a vast and sprawling area. It is a lush green area, rich in natural springs and waterfalls, consisting of about 20 small and large villages, with Harpoh Valley in the north, Astor Valley in the south, Talo Broq in the west and Basho is located a few glaciers to the east.
Crystal water will be seen flowing in the streams and valleys of the Bilamik Valley. This clear water shines like the moon in its purity, sweetness and color. When the sun’s rays fall on the trees, the valley looks beautiful.
This Valley is a paradise for tourists with a taste for adventure tourism, that’s why we call it the best tourist destination in Gilgit Baltistan
Especially when you go out for a walk in the morning, the cool breeze of the morning, the fragrance of fragrant flowers, the transparent drops of dew on the flowers and greens and the chirping and humming sounds of various birds makes the environment more peaceful
Wild animals and birds in Bilamik
A large part of this area is covered with forest in which many wild animals like deer, markhor, sheep, fox and birds like chickens, pigeons and among the pets, cows, zoos, zoos, yaks, sheep and goats are the most important animals.
Since the whole area is lush green, flocks of sheep and goats can be seen grazing in these green fields and grazing in the natural landscapes. These animals make the scene even more charming.
Weather of Bilamik Valley
The weather of Bilamik Valley here is mild and pleasant, the black mountains standing on the horizon in summer and the light white snow on them add to the beauty.
Language and History
The two major languages of Gilgit-Baltistan, Balti and Shina, are almost equally spoken in the valley. The customs of the two nations are almost identical. The exact history of this valley is not known to anyone but the archeological finds such as the old dilapidated buildings of Shanal Toq, Ronkti Khar and Khar Zone, etc. suggest that it is a century’s old historical site.
All the people of Baltistan are exceptional in hospitality, but the people are exemplary in their hospitality. The people here are unparalleled in thought, freedom of speech, manners and courage, Great Spirit of tolerance and brotherhood.
Facilities in Bilamik Valley
Due to a lack of facilities, this valley is still hidden from the eyes of domestic and foreign tourists. This region is still deprived of high schools and other educational facilities. There is only one middle school, one primary boys ‘school and two primary girls’ schools for about 1500 students.
There are no medical facilities. Most of the time one has to travel several kilometers to Dambodas or Skardu City for medical checkup, which is utter cruelty and injustice in view of the present advanced age.
Source of income
The source of livelihood of the people is considered to be farming. Potatoes are the most exported vegetable from this are to other regions of Baltistan and Pakistan. Wheat, barley and other commodities are also cultivated.