Naltar is a valley near Hunza, Gilgit Baltistan almost 40 km (25 mi) from Gilgit. Tourists can reach by jeep. While in Naltar, visitors can enjoy a visit to Naltar Wildlife Sanctuary that was created in 1975. It occupies an area of 27,206 hectares (67,230 acres) and adjoins two other protected areas, Sher Quillah Game Reserve and Pakora Game Reserve, the total area of all three being over 50,000 hectares (120,000 acres). The sanctuary is home to many forests and wild species of animals.
During summer and winter, the mountains of Naltar Valley are covered with snow. There are two major peaks in Naltar Valley; Maharbani Peak and Shani Peak. Naltar is also famous for its colorful lakes. Rainbow lake is located at a distance of 12 kilometers (08 mi) from Upper Naltar. The lakes are surrounded by dense pine forests.
The climate in Naltar Valley is moderate during summers. The temperature in July-August reaches a maximum of 22 °C . Naltar is a rich culture and unique history. In Naltar there are two villages Naltar Pain and Naltar Bala and two ethnic groups speaking different languages Includes Shina and Gujjri.
Naltar valley is a such a peaceful Valley, The people of Naltar are friendly, loving and caring and the people of Naltar warmly welcome to a visitor.