For everyone with only very short time; see the main sites of Gilgit, Hunza and Baltistan in a 5 day tour: Baltit Fort, Ganish Village, Kachura Lakes, the famous Shangri-La resort, Shigar Fort + Shigar Valley as well as Sadpara Lake. Please do note that flights to and from Gilgit and Skardu can get cancelled due to bad weather so it is advisable to plan for some spare days.
Day 01: Islamabad – fly to Gilgit – drive to Karimabad / Hunza
Day 02: Karimabad – Baltit Fort & Ganish Village – Gilgit & Kargah Buddha
Day 03: Gilgit – drive to Skardu
Day 04: Skardu – Shangri-La Resort & Kachura Lakes – Shigar – Sadpara Lake – Skardu