Hunza valley Tour! (Explore the hidden Paradise on Earth)
Hunza Valley is a mountainous valley in Gilgit in the Gilgit-Baltistan autonomous region, an area under the control of the government of Pakistan. The Hunza valley is situated to the north of the Hunza River, at an elevation of around 2,500 metres (8,200 ft). The territory of Hunza is about 7,900 square kilometres (3,100 sq mi). Karimabad (formerly called Baltit) is the main town, which is also a very popular tourist destination because of the spectacular scenery of the surrounding mountains like Ultar Sar, Rakaposhi, Bojahagur Duanasir II, Hunza Peak, Diran Peak and Bublimating (Ladyfinger Peak), all 6,000 metres (19,685 ft) or higher.
Islamabad to Hunza valley road map
Day 01: Islamabad
Our guide and driver will pick you at the airport in Islamabad or Lahore and transfer to Hotel in Islamabad for overnight stay.
Day 02: Islamabad – Chilas
Early morning drive to Chilas it takes approximately 10 hours to reach Chilas from Islamabad, This day we will drive on the Karakoram High which is the highest paved international road in the world. It connects China and Pakistan across the Karakoram mountain range, through the Khunjerab Pass, at an altitude of 4,693 m/15,397 ft as confirmed by both SRTM and multiple GPS readings. overnight at Chilas.
Day 03: Chilas – Passu
Departure for Passu village, short stops in route for photography and lunch, arrive and transfer to the hotel
Day 04: Day to explore around
A day for easy trekking, exploring Ghulkin Village, Kamaris Village, Passu Glacier on the way to Passu Glacier you can also view beautiful Borith Lake. Lunch at Borith and drive to Gulmit overnight in Gulmit.
Day 5: Khunjerab Pass
Day excursion to Khunjerab Pass 4693m (Pakistan – China Border)
Day 06: Passu – Karimabad
Karimabad is the capital of Hunza in Gilgit-Baltistan, northern Pakistan. Karimabad is also known as Baltit. It is named after Prince Karim Aga Khan, the spiritual head of Shia Ismaili
Nizari community. It is one of the most beautiful places in Pakistan and it swarms with tourists from all around the world during summers. It provides spectacular views of many beautiful mountains like Rakaposhi, Diran Peak, Golden Peak, Ulter Peak, Lady Finger, Hunza Peak and some others. This day we will visit Baltit Fort, Altit Fort, Bazaar. In the evening we will drive to Duiker to see the view of sunset from there. over night at Karimabad.
Day 07: Karimabad
Day to explore around, visit Baltit Fort, Altit Fort, Karimabad local bazzar and in the evening visit Duiker to see sunset over the snowcapped mountains of Hunza valley.
Day 08: Karimabad – Besham
Drive back to Beshim on Karakoram Highway (KKH) in route stop over at chilas for lunch and over night at Beshim hotel (approx 9hrs Drive)
Day 09: Besham – Islamabad
Early morning we will drive to Islamabad, en-route we will visit the Taxila Museum. Construction of Taxila museum started in 1918, its foundation stone laid by Lord Chemsford, vicery of India in 1918. Construction was concluded in 1928 and the museum was opened for public by Sir Habibullah then the ministry for Education. Sir John Marshall who was going to be retired from the post of Director General of Archaeological survey of India in 1928, could not complete its original plan. The government of Pakistan constructed the northern gallery in 1998. There are 4000 objects displayed, including stone, stucco, terracotta, silver, gold, iron and semiprecious stones. Mainly the display consists of objects from the period 600 B.C to 500 AD. Buddhist, hindu and Jain cults are well represented through these objects discovered from three ancient cities and more than two dozen buddhist stupas and monasteries and Greek temples. Taxila Museum is located 35 km from Islamabad on the Grand Trunk Road to Peshawar. It is famous for remains of Gandhara art. Most of the sites at Taxila, dating back 600 BCE to 500 CE, are located around the Taxila Museum.
Day 10: Islamabad – Fly to destination
This will be the last day in Pakistan; we will visit Faisal Mosque, Pirshowaha, Margala Hills and the local market for shopping. In the evening drive to the airport and destination.
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Services included in this price:
- Single/Twin/Master room for all tour
- Land Transportation for all tour
- 4WD Jeeps where needed
- English speaking tour Guide
- Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Diner)
- Visa supporting documents
- Airport transfers
- Entry fees in Parks, museums etc
Service not included in this price:
- Any kind of insurance
- Personal shopping
- International Airfares