Top Five Mountains in Pakistan
Northern Areas of Pakistan are bestowed with many enchanting valleys and mountains. Pakistan is the home of world’s second highest mountain, the K2.
1. K2 (8,611 meters)
The second highest mountain of the world K2 is located in Skardu on the boundary between Pakistan and China, in Gilgit-Baltistan region of Pakistan. This is a very challenging mountain for mountaineers. It has second highest fatality rate among all 8000+ meters high mountains. For every four mountaineer that managed to reach the top, on died. It is located in Karakoram Range. Second Highest of the world- Highest of Pakistan.
2. Nanga Parbat (8,126 meters)
It is located in Diamer District in Gilgit-Baltistan region of Pakistan. This mountain is also called Killer Mountain due to its highest fatality rate among eight thousanders. Ninth highest of the world – Second highest in Pakistan.
3. Gasherbrum I (8,080 meters)
Gasherbrum I is also known as K5. Like K2 it is also located on the border of Pakistan and China in Skardu, Gilgit-Baltistan. 11th highest in the world – Third highest in Pakistan
4. Broad Peak (8,051 meters)
Broad Peak is located 8 kilometers from K2. It is also called K3. The mountain was namedBroad Peak because it has a summit more than 1.5 kilometers long. 12th highest in the world – Fourth highest of Pakistan
5. Gasherbrum II (8,035 meters)
It is also known as K4. 13th highest mountain in the world – Fifth highest of Pakistan.