Our top pick travel destination of the month is Hunza

The place with the most breathtaking views and the most welcoming, friendliest and sweetest people, we pick Hunza as our top pick travel destination of the month. Hunza is the former princely state that kept at its legitimacy for more than 900 years. Hunza is a mountainous valley located in the Karakuram mountain range. Hunza is gaining much popularity not just in Pakistan but also across the Globe, with famous international Travel Vloggers & Bloggers visiting & sharing their experience of this heaven on earth.

Take a Glance At famous Vlogger Eva Zu Beck’s Visit to Hunza 


Video Credits: Eva Zubeck

Location of Hunza?

Hunza is a mountainous valley in the Gilgit-Baltistan region of Pakistan. Hunza is located in the extreme northern part of Gilgit-Baltistan, bordering with the Wakhan Corridor of Afghanistan and the Xinjiang region of China.

How Can You Reach Hunza?

Hunza is located just 100 KM drive from Gilgit, and most of the people arrive by road and it takes almost 2 -3 Hours to reach Hunza from Gilgit. The main bus stand is on the KKH Aliabad. There are booking agents in town for long distance buses & jeeps along the KKH. The journey from Islamabad can take as long as 24 hours.

What is Hunza famous for?

The main town of Hunza, Karimabad (formerly known as Baltit) is the capital as well as most popular tourist destination of Hunza. As famous as the valley is for its beauty, the people of Hunza are also well-known for their friendliness and hospitality.

Where are Hunza people from?

The Burusho or Brusho, also known as the Hunza people or Botraj, live in Hunza, Nagar, Chitral, and in valleys of Gilgit–Baltistan in northern Pakistan, as well as in Jammu and Kashmir, India.

What language is spoken in Hunza?

Burushaski: In Pakistan, Burushaski is spoken by people in Hunza-Nagar District, northern Gilgit District, and in the Yasin and Ishkoman valleys of northern Ghizer District.

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What Travellers Are Saying About Hunza?

”Hunza is really heaven on earth.It is a beautiful place to walk around the little villages by yourself.”

”Hunza is spectacular in the March/Spring season with valley flowing with Apricot flowers.”

”Great place for holiday. Beautiful & clean place with lots of near by attractions. The view of sunset & sun rise is amazing from Duikar Hunza”.

”Hunza the attractive Place. I have visit in June 2019. Beautiful place to visit. Sunrising and setting view on mountains, Eagle Nest Hotel, Altit and Baltit Forts are attraction there.”

”As we were heading back to our hotel we came across this valley by accident and it was felt like an outdoor sanctuary.”

”Hunza is one of the most beautiful valleys of Pakistan offering wonderful culture and traditions, fantastic hospitality, immensely beautiful views of mountains including karakoram ranges, Nanga Parbat, Rakaposhi, Ladyfinger etc. and some picturesque lakes. The traditional cuisines including chappshoro, hunzai soup, apricots and dry fruits add so much to what this wonderful place has to offer. The people are wonderful, hospitable and always there to guide tourists. We stayed here for 3 nights and totally enjoyed our trip this summer. We stayed in Karimabad at Hunza Embassy hotel for staying close to the city center. The hotel was wonderful and had good ameneties. We visited Nagar valley, Hopper Glacier, Rakaposhi view point, Nanga Parbat view point, Karimabad, Baltit Fort, Duiker, Eagle Nest, Ladyfinger view point, Naltar valley, Attabad Lake and Passu Cones and were mesmerized by the nature. Cafe de Hunza’s walnut cake is a must try and the local soup of Hunza is worth trying as well. It is a gorgeous valley and a must visit if you visit North Pakistan which is absolutely amazing.”

”It was truly a great experience of my life to visit Hunza. Their rich culture food cleanliness and ethnicity is amazingly good. There are plethora of shops of original and real stones and the shops of pure sheep leather bags. Altit and baltit forts are must visits and give the historical background of Hunza. The hoper glaciers which is almost one hour away from Kareem Abad is worth visiting, gives also the site of the way to K2. There is also the scenes of ladyfinger mountain which is the highest one in hunza. Food is so organic and healthy. You should try each food dish to get to know their food tastes. You must communicate with people there. So that you will be able to understand that they are so good by nature and welcoming. Hope you enjoy your trip.”

”06 hours road trop to Hunza valley from Gilgit. The best time to visit Hunza is in spring or to witness the unique Autumn colours in October.”

”Heaven on earth. Went for a trip here, couldn’t believe my eyes with I was seeing. Too beautiful. Among 33 countries I have been to, this place is the most beautiful place in my list.”

”Mountains, valleys, sunrise, set beside of all the educated ppl of hunza proves to be the residents of heaven on earth.”

”I had spend my 10 days vacation in the majestic Hunza Valley one of the best place to relax and enjoy the nature beauty.”

”I visited this beautiful valley in October. If you want to explore the true colors if Autumn than last week of October and early November is the time. Easily accessible via public transport . I advise to stay for few days and feel the beauty and serenity of this beautiful place. Hospitable people , mesmerizing beauty and tranquility is what you find in Hunza.”

Reviews Via: TripAdvisor




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