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Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Places to Visit in Hunza Valley


  1. GANISH,THE OLDEST SATTLEMENT IN HUNZA
  2. ALTIT FORT, HUNZA VALLEY
  3.  ATTABAD LAKE, HUNZA VALLEY
  4. GULMIT, UPPER HUNZA
  5. KARIMABAD, HUNZA VALLEY
  6. PASSU, HUNZA VALLEY
  7. SOST / SUST, HUNZA VALLEY
  8. SHIMSHAL, HUNZA VALLEY
  9. CHASHKIN SAR, SHIMSHAL, HUNZA VALLEY

Places to Visit  in Hunza Valley

Hunza Valley is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Pakistan, and is situated in the extreme northern side of Pakistan. It is basically a mountainous valley in Gilgit-Baltistan part of Pakistan that was once a princely state and was dissolved in 1974 becoming the part of Pakistan. It is divided into three parts; Upper Hunza, Lower Hunza and Central Hunza, and all of them have their own beauties that attract millions of visitors ever year.

Karakoram Highway, the road the connects Pakistan to China, also adds charm to one’s journey. Regular bus and van services operate between Gilgit and Central Hunza (Ganish Village, Aliabad and Karimabad) and also between Gilgit and Sost Gojal. PTDC Office at Gilgit, Sost and Islamabad arranges tours and transport for visitors. NATCO (Northern Area’s Transport Co) runs a daily bus from Rawalpindi to Hunza.

Hunza valley provides views of several tall mountains, including Rakaposhi 7,788 metres (25,551 ft), Ultar Sar 7,388 metres (24,239 ft), Bojahagur Duanasir II 7,329 metres (24,045 ft), Ghenta Sar 7,090 metres (23,261 ft), Hunza Peak 6,270 metres (20,571 ft), Darmyani Peak 6,090 metres (19,980 ft), and Bublimating (Ladyfinger Peak) 6,000 metres (19,685 ft). A watch tower is located in heart of Ganish Village, Baltit Fort stands on top of Karimabad whereas Altit Fort lies somewhat lower down the valley on another outcrop

Hunza Gilgit Baltistan is very rich in its natural beauties that is why it has many amazing tour points (in summer) like highest white mountains K2, Nanga Parbat, Rakaposhi; longest white and black glaciers Siachen , Batura. Green gardens and valleys, fresh clean cold and hot spring water, Channels and rivers, high water falls, lakes, forts, Karakuran Highway (KKH) eighth wonder of the World etc .


GANISH,THE OLDEST SATTLEMENT IN HUNZA

ALTIT FORT, HUNZA VALLEY

 ATTABAD LAKE, HUNZA VALLEY

GULMIT, UPPER HUNZA

KARIMABAD, HUNZA VALLEY

PASSU, HUNZA VALLEY

SOST / SUST, HUNZA VALLEY

SHIMSHAL, HUNZA VALLEY

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