Hunza Valley Pakistan
Explore the captivating Hunza Valley Pakistan on a 7-day journey filled with awe-inspiring landscapes, rich cultural experiences, and warm hospitality. Your adventure begins in Islamabad, the nation’s capital, where you can acclimate and visit iconic landmarks like Faisal Mosque, Daman-e-Koh, and Lok Virsa Museum.
The second day takes you on a scenic drive from Islamabad to Chilas via the legendary Karakoram Highway. Along the way, you’ll encounter the mesmerizing Shatial Petroglyphs and the point where the Karakoram, Himalayas, and Hindu Kush mountains converge.
Day three continues your voyage as you head further along the Karakoram Highway, arriving in Hunza Valley, renowned for its rugged beauty and the iconic Nanga Parbat. In Karimabad, the valley’s main town, you’ll immerse yourself in culture and natural beauty with visits to Baltit Fort and Baltit Village.
On the fourth day, you’ll explore the valley, visit Altit Fort, stroll through Shishkin Garden, and shop for local handicrafts at Karimabad Bazaar. As the day ends, you can marvel at the breathtaking views of Rakaposhi and Ultar Sar mountains.
Day five will take you to Attabad Lake, a stunning turquoise gem formed after a landslide in 2010. A boat ride across its waters reveals its unique beauty. Later, in Gojal Valley, you can cross the picturesque Hussaini Suspension Bridge before returning to Karimabad.
Prepare for an exhilarating day trip to Khunjerab Pass, the Pakistan-China border, on day six. The journey involves a scenic drive through Khunjerab National Park with opportunities to spot wildlife. The day culminates with a visit to the Khunjerab Top, the highest point on the Karakoram Highway.
On the final day, you’ll bid farewell to your hotel and return to Chilas or Gilgit, with the option to explore the captivating Naltar Valley or the serene Fairy Meadows (not included). The adventure concludes as you return to Islamabad for your departure flight or onward travel.
Explore the captivating Hunza Valley in Pakistan, beginning in Islamabad and its iconic landmarks. Drive along the Karakoram Highway, stopping to admire Shatial Petroglyphs. In the heart of Hunza Valley, visit Baltit Fort, Altit Fort, and the serene Shishkin Garden. Explore local handicrafts at Karimabad Bazaar. Discover the striking Attabad Lake, and the picturesque Hussaini Suspension Bridge, and make an exhilarating day trip to Khunjerab Pass. Depending on the time, visit Naltar Valley before concluding your journey in Islamabad.