Rakaposhi Glacier is on the lower slopes of the Karakoram Ranges in the Gilgit region of Ladakh. Placed on the northern slopes of the Rakaposhi massif, this glacier lies in trough, whose bottom inclines to the north and north-west. The water which melts from glacier flows into the Hunza River, and this river joins Indus River. Boulders and rocks can be spotted here. Rakaposhi Glacier can be approached from Gilgit in Ladakh.