Baltistan or Little Tibet is a mountainous region on the border of Pakistan controlled Kashmir and Indian Controlled Kashmir in the Karakorum mountains just south of K2 (the world’s second-highest mountain). Baltistan borders Gilgit to the west, Xinjiang (China) in the north, Ladakh on the southeast and the Kashmir valley on the southwest. Its average altitude is over 3,350 metres (10,990 ft).
The rising of Indus stretches down to Baltistan valley from Tibet to Gilgit and down to the Arabian Sea, which cuts the Indian sub-continent from Asia; Baltistan valley is called a little Tibet in the North of Pakistan. Baltistan is situated at the last end of Himalaya, beside Deosai Plain and Satpara Lake. Baltistan the tourist destination of Mountains paradise where the world 2nd highest peak is K-2 (8611-m) and the other 8000m is Broad Peak, Gasherbrum I & II Likely 8068 to 8047m and there are many peaks 7750- 7800m. Its snow-capped peaks and long glaciers give you a spectacular view for climbers, trekkers and travelers.