8 Days Gilgat Hunza Tours
Day 1: Meet in Islamabad or Lahore (Hotel, Airport or railway station) Drive to Besham via Abbottabad, Batgram & Thakot Bridge, overnight at hotel at PTDC Besham.
Day 2: Morning after breakfast drive to Gilgit via Pattan, Dassu & Shitial we have a spectacular view of Indus River and the Karakorum highway, overnight at PTDC Gilgit Hotel
Day 3: Morning tour of Gilgit afternoon drive to Hunza via Jaglot, & Nomal visit of different villages and spectacular view of Rakaposhi View Point, transfer to hotel overnight at hotel in Karimabad Hunza.
Day 4: Drive to Attabad lake visit of Passu fields , overnight at Marcopolo hotel in Gulmit.
Day 5: Day free in Gulmit walk to villages and also enjoy the chilled snow ground, do some snow boarding or skating on snow afternoon drive to Gilgit, overnight at PTDC hotel.
Day 6: Drive to Besham, overnight at Besham hotel.
Day 7: Drive to Islamabad via Taxila transfer to airport ot railway station for onward journey.
For 01 Person private tour Rs. 105625.00 in Single room
For 2 people Rs. 56563.00 per person double room occupancy
For 3 to 5 people Rs. 38657.00 per person double occupancy
For 6 to 9 People Rs. 34688.00 per person on double occupancy
For 10+ people Rs. 30782.00 per person on double occupancy
Price based on per person children will be charged 50% to book now
Cost Include: B/B, Transport with Fuel, and Service Charges.
Cost does not include: Airfare, Lunch, Dinner, Tour Guide fees, Tips, and Extras.
For More detail email contact us or book now call at 03218484087
Kargah Buddha is an archaeological site located about 6 miles (9.7 km) outside of Gilgit, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan. It is a carved image of a large standing Buddha in the cliff-face in Karghah Nala.The carving, which is in a style also found in Baltistan, probably dates to the 7th century.
Naltar is dense pine forest valley with magnificent landscapes, green vegetation, wildlife, flowers, snow-covered mountains, lakes, streams and echoing with the chirping of numerous birds. Naltar is 40 km from Gilgit city and can be reached by jeeps and also famous for skiing activities in the winter.
TOP DESTINATIONS IN HUNZA DISTRICT
If you are looking for the best place to view sunset and sunrise, Duikar village provides the best views anywhere in Pakistan. On a clear dark night, you can see once in a life time view of galaxies in the clear and pollution free sky. it is a great photo-taking spot with magnificent view of the whole Hunza Nagar district.
Attabad Lake is a lake in Gojal Valley, Hunza, Gilgit Baltistan, an administrative region of Pakistan. The lake was created in January 2010 as a result of the Attabad Disaster. Attabad Lake has become one of the biggest tourist attractions in Gilgit-Baltistan offering activities like boating, jet skiing, fishing, and other recreational activities.
TOP DESTINATIONS IN GHIZER DISTRICT
TOP DESTINATIONS IN ASTORE DISTRICT
The North Pakistan, especially Gilgit-Baltistan is blessed naturally with luxuriantly green orchards (mostly of cherry, apricot, apple, pears, peaches), streams full of dancing waters, roaring rivers, and meadows stretching in the quietude like that of heavens at a height which, is a unique feature of Pakistan’s northern areas. The juniper, pine and Deodar are the trees that, in their trunk rings, have recorded the cycles of rainy and snowy seasons of centuries.
The blue of sky, the emerald of flora and the turquoise of water add to the palette, nature has used to paint this landscape full of mountains, trees and flowers with a divine composition of colors and the brightness of the rising sun, worshiped by the whiteness of the snow which, on some peaks, have never melted for millions of years. Spring in Hunza has a myriad of colous, shapes and hue
Best Time To Visit in Hunza
Furthermore, A Trip to Hunza Valley is always preferable for the tourist because of its mild climate. Additionally, the best time to visit Hunza is from April to October as the temperature in hot summers is maximum 27°C. Moreover, the valley bore trillions of colours in its Cherry Blossom Season.
Historical Background of Hunza Valley
As it is stated that the beauty is in the eye of culture and Hunza valley is one of the strong, ethical, historical regions in whole Gilgit Baltistan.
Most noteworthy, the Valley of Hunza holds a strong historical background that makes it more attractive for the tourist.
There is a list of amazing location that holds historical significance along with the panoramic views.
For instance, the valley is consists of three major regions that are:
- Upper Hunza Gojal
- Central Hunza
- Lower Hunza
Local handicraft, cuisine, music, dances, festivals, celebration, language are all the part of its ancestors.
Below is the List of Top 10 Places in Hunza Valley you must visit
- Rakaposhi Peak
- Altit fort
- Baltit Fort
- Attabad Lake
- Rush Lake
- Sost Border
- Borith Lake
- Eagle Nest Duikar
Some Details of Top 10 Places of Hunza Valley
First and foremost is the view of Rakaposhi.
The immense mountain of Rakaposhi can be seen for anywhere, no matter what part of Hunza you are staying.
Moreover, the mountain is a part of Karakoram Mountain Range and is 7,788 meters high.
Rakaposhi means the “Shining wall”.
The peak is surrounded by some of the famous glaciers like:
The dawn and dusk on Rakaposhi are just an astonishing view.
Second on the list is the Karimabad, the capital of Hunza.
The village is famous for its history as it houses the formers of Royal family.
The village gives the most ancient look because of its stones made houses and streets.
Moreover, some of the famous landmarks in Karimabad are:
- Baltit Fort
- Queen Victoria Monument
- Channel Walk
- Additionally, the glaciers of Ulter Nala also falls in Karimabad
Altit Fort is an ancient fort above Karimabad in the Hunza valley.
It was home to the hereditary rulers of the Hunza state who took the title Mir. Altit Fort was the residence of former prince around 1100 years old.
Now serving as a museum over there.
Both the fort are a masterpiece of architect and craft.
The magnificent design was renovated by Agha Khan Culture Trust, a preserved heritage for future generation.
Altit fort is not just about a place it’s about the heritage which is still growing with the passage of time.
Baltit Fort is another fort in the Hunza valley, a must visit the place to visit in the valley.
The foundations of the fort are said to date back around 600 years. But there have been rebuilds and alterations over the centuries.
The fairy-tale like a castle of Baltit, above Karimabad, is a Hunza landmark, stilted on massive legs, its wooden bay windows look out over the valley.
Originally, it was used as the residence of the Mirs of Hunza.
Due to a clash between the two sons of the ruler and rulers were shifted to a new place that was Altit Fort.
One of the most amazing to place in Hunza valley is Attabad Lake.
The crystal turquoise water makes anyone spellbound within the gigantic mountains of Karakoram.
The colours and the charm of the spring season are awe-inspiring that attracts many tourists per year there.
In addition, the length of the lake is 13 miles and depth of the lake is almost 358 feet.
The lake also ranked in the top lakes of Pakistan because of its tremendous beauty.
Another amazing in the Nagar Valley of Hunza is Rush Lake.
Moreover, Nagar is one of the most attractive valleys.
Above all, mesmerizing colours of Nagar valley will never be found any every, nothing is beautiful then simplicity.
Talking about the Rush Lake in Nagar valley is an alpine lake which is almost at the surface elevation of 4,694 meters.
The massive mountains surround the lake and it is considered to be the highest lake of Pakistan.
Sost being the last village of a Hunza on Karakoram Highway next to Chinese border.
A town is an important place on the highway for all passenger and cargo transport because all traffic crossing the Pakistan-China border passes through this town.
Along with Khunjerab Pass is the high mountain pass in Karakorum mountain range.
Additionally, Khunjerab passes also possess a national park that inhabitant with the rare species of snow leopard.
It is a magnificent symbol of Pak China friendship.
In between the Gojal valley of upper Hunza, the nine coloured valley Gulmit provides a major tourist spot in Hunza.
Here you can find the enormous colours of nature.
The panoramic views of the whole valley along with the Passu Cones is so captivating.
Moreover, Gulmit provides a complete package for its tourist in the shape of high peaks and mountain, monuments along with the pleasant climate.
Above all, the most visited valley is a gateway to five different valley that are:
- Shimshal Valley
- Chipursan Valley
- Misgar Valley
- Boibar Valley
While exploring the beauties of Gulmit valley, you will encounter a saline lake of Borith.
The lake is beautiful and surrounds by the vast plains.
The lake formed by the melted water of Ghulkin Glacier.
Additionally, the lake is about at the surface elevation of 25000 meters and a life saver for the trekkers to Passu peaks.
Moreover, the lake is accessible by a 2 km jeep ride from Husseini village that is parallel to Ghulkin village.
Eagle Nest Duikar
The most experience to have while staying in Hunza is to witness the dawn and dusk on the fabulous peaks of Lady Finger and Rakaposhi from the famous eagle nest in Dukair.
Dukair is a small village and commonly known by Eagle Nest as the hotel is situated there and offers the panoramic views of whole Hunza.
The place can be reached in 30 minutes’ drive from the capital of Hunza Karimabad, and here you can witness the incredible view of your whole life.
Hope you like our List of Top 10 places you must visit in Hunza Valley.