Relaxing and Luxurious Tour of Hunza
Relaxing and Luxurious Tour of Hunza - Hunza Valley is one of the most beautiful place on the planet. Rich with natural beauty of mountains with ice topping, rich with all four seasons and welcoming and hospitable people.
You can read more about Hunza Valley here.
This relaxing and luxurious tour of Hunza will start from Islamabad and you'll fly to Gilgit city where our destination expert will meet you and transfer to a vehicle. We will then visit Serena Hotel Gilgit to for a breakfast. Because we know you'll not like the breakfast on plane and a good breakfast to start with is a good thing. After the breakfast we will start our trip.
An Archeology Site
Will be visiting an archeology site known as Kargah Buddha, which was build around 7th century. Just for your information, Gilgit was a prominent centre of early buddhism and you can read more about this site here.
Food Travellers Love
Move towards Hunza Valley. On the way, we will try local version of dumplings known as "Mamtu" locally, which is actually a Chinese food but its 100% Halal. We will also try a local food looks sort of a pizza known as "Chap Shuro" but the taste is totally different and juicy. I bet you'll love it.
On the way, you'll see the remaining of Silk Route in the Nagar Valley and you'll also see the the most beautiful mountain known as Rakaposhi Mountain.
Make a short stay here because we know that you'll love it. Rakaposhi Mountain is properly visible on sunny days without clouds roaming around it, you'll see the breath taking views if you're lucky and the day is sunny. 😊 We can do zip line here if interested.
You can read more about Rakaposhi Mountain here and read about other mountains of Hunza Valley.
Old Settlement of Hunza
Taking our journey forward, we will then move towards Altit Hunza, shift to Serena Hotel and explore the Altit Fort, Altit Street and Old Altit Settlements. Altit Fort was a royal palace built in 11th Century. Read more about Altit Fort here. We'll also experience amazing tastes of Hunza Valley at Hidden Paradise.
Explore Duikar Hunza which is on top of Hunza. Once we reach there, we will be able to see a clear picture of some of the villages of Hunza Valley. Just like an eagles eye view. We will also be able to clearly see the other side of Rakapohsi Mountain, Ultar Sar and 5 other peaks. The view from there is like nothing you've seen before. Spend some quality time there, photography etc.
Experiences of Upper Hunza
The next day after breakfast, check-out and will move towards Karimabad and explore Baltit Fort. Baltit fort is an old royal fort built in 12th Century, which was home of the King of Hunza for winters. Read more about Baltit Fort here. After our visit to Baltit Fort, we will explore Karimabad Bazar and move towards Attabad Lake. Attabad Lake is formed in January 2010 due to a major landslide in Attabad Village. It is the longest lake of Pakistan with length of 21kms. Check-in a hotel on Attabad Lake just for the amazing views and vibe.
Experience boating and jet ski at the lake. Then will start exploring Gulmit, visit Ondra Poygah, Gulmit Rugs Centre. We will also experience a cultural dance & music in Gulmit. Visit Borith Lake which is just an hour away from Gulkin Glacier. We will have our lunch at Borith Lake, will experience lake kayaking. We will then visit Hussaini Suspension Bridge which is stretched out to 1Km. The bridge is famous because of the massive gaps between the planks makes it dangerous but it is used by locals which connects them to their land. Read more Hussaini Suspension Bridge here. Back to Hotel, overnight stay.
Khunjerab National Park
After having breakfast, we will leave towards Khunjerab which is the last point of Pakistan in the north, China Border is there and it is one of the highest passes with altitude of 15,397 ft above from sea level. We will stop at Khyber Village to buy some dry fruits and move on. Reach to border area in approx 3 hours, will enjoy quality time there, experience yak riding, photography and get back to Passu. Enjoy Yak Steak and Apricot Cake which are both famous. Short stay at Shishper Glacier View, Batura Glacier View and back to hotel. Overnight stay.
Rakaposhi Base Camp
We check-out after breakfast and move towards Karimabad (if you want to shop). Will then move towards Rakaposhi Base Camp on a 4x4 jeep. Reach there and enjoy the mesmerising views with open BBQ. Spend quality time in a relaxed environment or hike towards glacier. Back to Gilgit and check-in to Serena Hotel. Enjoy campfire and dinner.
The Dramatic Scenery
This is going to be an amazing day so we will enjoy our breakfast and move towards Naltar Valley. Naltar Valley is a forested region with a dramatic scenery. You can read more about Naltar Valley here. Once reached Rahimabad, we will shift to a jeep which will take us to the Naltar Valley. We will visit the Bodlok Lake, Satrangi Lake & Blue Lake.
Back to Hotel & Overnight.
The next day, we will drop you at Airport and you'll fly back to Islamabad.