Hunza Valley is situated in the extreme northern section of Pakistan in the Gilgit Baltistan Region. The valley lies at the north-west of the Hunza River, at an elevation point of 7,999 feet and borders the Xinjiang region of China. It comprises of three different geographical regions; Upper Hunza is called Gojal, Central Hunza is known as Hunza Valley while Lower Hunza is named Shinaki.

Hunza is the epitome of the beauty of nature and is often called Heaven on Earth. Apart from that, the valley is steeped in rich culture and history. Each and every aspect of it encourages vast amounts of tourists, both local and foreign. The serene beauty of Attabad Lake, the breathtaking show put on by the bloom of cherry blossoms during spring and rich history of Altit and Baltit fort are enough to satisfy the cravings of an adventurer. Some of the many attractions that the valley holds for travellers include;

  • Rakaposhi Peak
  • Hunza Peak
  • Karimabad
  • Altit Fort
  • Baltit Fort
  • Attabad Lake
  • Bojahagur Duanasir II Peak
  • Ultar Sar Peak
  • Ladyfinger Peak
  • Sost Border
  • Borith Lake
  • Passu cones

And many more. With tons of places for tourists to explore, there are also a number of activities that they can enjoy while visiting Hunza Valley, including;

  • Jeep Safari
  • Horse Riding
  • Camping
  • Camping
  • Fishing
  • Inflatable boats
  • Paragliding

 

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Attractions in Hunza

Khunjerab pass

Khunjerab Pass stands at an elevation point of 15,397 feet and serves as one of the world’s highest international borders. It borders Pakistan from the Hunza and Nagar Districts in the Gilgit Baltistan region and China from the Xinjiang region. It is also the highest point on the Karakoram Highway. The famed Karakoram Highway is a 1300 km long highway that extends from Hasnabdal in Punjab to the Khunjerab Pass. As the highway passes into China it becomes the China National Highway 314. Khunjerab Pass also houses the world’s highest ATM by National Bank of Pakistan and 1LINK.

The famed mountain pass is also a prominent tourist attraction. Due to extreme weather conditions during winters, the ideal season for tourists to visit Khunjerab pass is summers. The scenic views of the mountains surrounding the Khunjerab Pass are a sight to behold. Another attraction for tourists is the Khunjerab National Park that houses a number of different species of animals. The park is renowned for Snow Leopards, Brown Bears, Marco polo sheep, the Tibetian wolf and Red fox. The park also keeps a number of bird species including the Saker Falcon, Snow Pigeon, Western Marsh Harrier and grey heron. The pass is also a common destination for a number of cycling tours. Different activities that tourists can enjoy while visiting the Khunjerab Pass include;

  • Cycling
  • Trekking
  • Camping
  • Sightseeing

 


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