Hunza is nestled in a valley circumvented by snow covered peaks, over 7000 feet in altitude. This is the first town you will enter emanating from China on the Karakoram Highway. Here you can view Rakaposhi where there is a PTDC motel and several minute hotels.
How to Reach?
The famous Karakoram Highway crosses Hunza, connecting Pakistan to China via the Khunjerab Pass. Travelling up the valley from the south, it is the land to the left, and the former state of Nagar to the right of the Hunza River. Conventional bus and van accommodations operate between Gilgit and Central (Ganish Village, Aliabad and Karimabad) and withal between Gilgit and Sost Gojal. PTDC Office at Gilgit, Sost and Islamabad arranges tours and convey for visitors.
Places to Visit
There are two main villages in it, Altit, and Baltit. Here you will find the antediluvian Baltit Fort that has recently been renovated and converted into a museum . Tour guides are available at the fort answering visitor’s queries and giving tours. For the more adventuresome, climb to the top of the mountains where the hills are covered in snow, cross country ski transversely or just take in the scenery and have a snowball fight. First rate Jeep Safaris, Trekking Tours, Cultural Tours, and terrific Tour Guides are available to provide a marvelous experience in this historic area for more information contact: Tourist Development Corporation of Punjab.
Blosssom in Hunza
Sunset in Golden Peak , Gilgindar and Chotokan Peak
The view at night
View of Rakaposhi