The Northern Areas of Pakistan are truly magnificent in their beauty ranging from majestic mountains that kiss the sky, enchanting valleys, forests, rivers, and glaciers. These remote areas exhibit a tranquil sense of magic with the absence of commercialization and an ethnic culture relatively unchanged by modernity. The book is both a travelogue, detailing a series of journeys, as well as a guide to travelling in the Northern Areas for the inexperienced as well as the seasoned traveller and is essential for anyone interested in this untarnished region. The author writes about trekking, accommodation, food, landscape and the overall travelling conditions. Thirty-nine photographs showing the splendour of the Karakorams and the Western Himalayas are included.