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Explore HUNZA

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Duration

09 days

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

16 people

Languages

English

About this tour

Welcome to the mesmerizing world of Hunza, a mountainous valley nestled in the Gilgit-Baltistan region of Pakistan. With its breathtaking beauty and rich cultural heritage, Hunza offers a captivating journey like no other.

Situated at an elevation of 2,438 meters (7,999 feet), Hunza is blessed with stunning landscapes and diverse regions. From the northern border with China’s Xinjiang region to the scenic villages of Upper Hunza (Gojal), Central Hunza (“Hunza Valley“), and Lower Hunza (“Shinaki”), each area of Hunza holds its own unique charm.

Join us on this extraordinary tour as we explore the enchanting villages of Hunza, from the cultural gems of Lower Hunza to the magnificent Khunjerab Pass in Upper Hunza (Gojal). Traverse the picturesque valleys of Shimshal, Chipurson, and Misgar, where every corner unveils a new story of beauty and wonder.

Prepare to be awestruck by the majesty of the Karakoram Range, the turquoise hues of Attabad Lake, and the ethereal beauty of the Cherry Blossom season. Immerse yourself in the rich traditions, ancient forts, and warm hospitality of the Hunza people, making this journey an unforgettable experience.

Embark on this extraordinary adventure and let the magic of Hunza envelop your soul. Discover the secrets of this mystical valley and create cherished memories that will last a lifetime.

Highlights

  • Islamabad city tour
  • Taxila city tour
  • Taxila museum tour
  • Taxila heritage site tours
  • Drive on Karakorum Highway
  • Visit to sunset point at Duiker
  • Hike to Passu glacier
  • Day excursion to Khunjerab Pass
  • Boating at Borith or Attabad Lake
  • Walk on Passu suspension bridge
  • Explore Ghulkin, Gulmit and Passu village

Included/Excluded

  • Experienced tour guide
  • Private Transport
  • Rooms on twin sharing
  • Meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
  • Airport transfers
  • Visa supporting documents
  • Additional Services
  • Insurance
  • Drinks
  • Entrance Tickets
  • International/domestic air ticket
  • Visa fee

Itinerary

Arrival in Islamabad, our guide and driver will meet you at the international/domestic arrival of Islamabad international airport, or at your location, after meeting with staff drive to the hotel in Islamabad.

Drive to Chilas on Karakoram Highway, arrive and transfer to the hotel.

Drive to Passu/Gulmit/Ghulkin, stop en-route at Nanga Parbat view point, junction point of three great mountain ranges, Rakaposhi view point for lunch, after lunch drive to Passu/Gulmit/Ghulkin, arrive and transfer to the hotel.

Day to explore around upper Hunza, today we will visit Passu glacier, Borith Lake, Gulmit Old House and Passu suspension bridge.

Full day excursion to Khunjerab Pass, in the afternoon drive back and visit Passu, glacier, borith lake, passu suspension bridge, hussaini suspension bridge, ghulkin/gulmit village and gulmit old house.

Drive to Karimabad, en-route visit Hoper Valley/glacier, arrive and transfer to the hotel.

Day to explore around, visit Baltit Fort or Altit Fort, Channel walk and Karaimabad Local market.

Drive back to Besham via Karakoram Highway, short stops en-route for lunch and photography, arrive and transfer to the hotel.

Drive to Islamabad, en route we will visit Taxila museum. Arrive in Islamabad and explore the city , visit Shah Faisal mosque, Pakistan monument and the local bazaars, later in the evening/night drive to the airport, our service ends here and you will fly back to your destination.

Durations

Multi day

Languages

English

Destination

Gilgit Baltistan
Hunza
Pakistan

Frequently asked questions

The best month to visit Hunza for a sightseeing tour is generally from April to October. During this period, the weather is pleasant, and the region is adorned with beautiful blooming flowers and lush greenery. The roads are accessible, and most tourist attractions are open for visitors. Additionally, the spring and autumn seasons offer breathtaking views of snow-capped peaks and colorful landscapes, making it an ideal time to explore the natural beauty of Hunza. However, it's essential to check weather forecasts and local conditions before planning your trip, as weather conditions can vary.

When packing for a Hunza tour, it's essential to consider the region's varying weather conditions. During the summer months (April to October), the days can be warm and pleasant, so it's recommended to pack lightweight and breathable clothing like t-shirts, shorts, and cotton trousers. However, keep in mind that evenings and nights can get cooler, especially in the mountainous areas, so it's wise to include a light jacket or a sweater.

For the autumn and spring seasons, which can be slightly colder, layering is key. Bring a mix of short and long-sleeved shirts, along with a warm sweater or fleece jacket. A windproof and waterproof outer layer is also essential, as the weather can be unpredictable in the mountains.

During the winter months (November to March), temperatures can drop significantly, and some areas may even experience snowfall. It's crucial to pack heavy winter clothing, including warm jackets, thermal layers, hats, gloves, and insulated footwear.

Regardless of the season, don't forget to pack comfortable walking shoes, as you'll likely be exploring various sights and trekking trails in Hunza. Also, remember to carry a sun hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen for protection against the strong sunlight at higher altitudes. By packing a mix of clothing suitable for different weather conditions, you'll be well-prepared to enjoy your Hunza tour to the fullest.

Yes, we offer special discounts for children to make family travel more affordable and enjoyable. Children under 5 years of age are complimentary and do not require a separate booking. For kids aged 6 to 12 years, we provide a 50% discount on all our tours. We believe in creating memorable experiences for families, and these discounts are our way of encouraging families to explore the beauty of our destinations together. So, bring your little ones along and let them embark on unforgettable adventures with us!

To fully book your tour with us, we require an advance payment of 30% of the total tour price. This payment is necessary to secure your reservation and confirm your participation in the tour. The remaining balance can be paid closer to the tour start date or as per our payment schedule. We aim to make the booking process smooth and hassle-free, ensuring that you can focus on preparing for an exciting and memorable journey with us.

We offer multiple convenient options for making payments to book your tour with us. Our preferred mode of payment is through bank transfer, which allows for secure and straightforward transactions. Additionally, we accept payments via Western Union transfers, providing flexibility for international clients.

For added convenience, we have an online payment option available on our website, where you can securely pay using your credit card. This method is quick and easy, allowing you to complete the booking process from the comfort of your home.

We strive to make the payment process as seamless as possible, so you can focus on anticipating the incredible experiences that await you on your upcoming tour with us.

Most of our tours start and end in Islamabad, the capital city of Pakistan. We have designated meeting points within Islamabad/Rawalpindi, and we are also flexible to arrange pick-up and drop-off services at any location inside Islamabad/Rawalpindi, or even in other cities of Pakistan, as per our clients' preferences and convenience.

Whether you are arriving from abroad or from any other city in Pakistan, we ensure a seamless travel experience by providing transportation services to and from Islamabad. Our goal is to make the tour logistics as smooth as possible, allowing you to focus on enjoying the journey and exploring the incredible destinations with us.

Absolutely! We offer the flexibility to organize tours from any city in Pakistan for private tours. Whether you are based in Lahore, Karachi, Peshawar, or any other city, we can tailor a private tour to suit your preferences and arrange pick-up and drop-off services from your location.

For fixed departure tours, most of them are planned to start and end in Islamabad for logistical convenience. However, we are always happy to accommodate your needs and can arrange special arrangements for private tours from your city of choice.

Our aim is to provide you with a memorable and personalized travel experience, so feel free to reach out to us with your preferences, and we will be delighted to design a custom tour that meets your requirements, regardless of your location in Pakistan.

During the tour, you will have the expertise and company of a professional guide dedicated to escorting you from the start to the end of your journey. Our experienced guides are knowledgeable about the destinations, culture, history, and natural wonders that you will encounter along the way.

While our drivers are skilled at navigating the routes and ensuring a safe and comfortable journey, they do not double as guides. We believe that having a specialized guide enhances your travel experience, as they can provide valuable insights, answer your questions, and share fascinating stories about the places you visit.

With a dedicated guide at your side, you can fully immerse yourself in the wonders of each destination, gain a deeper understanding of the local culture, and create lasting memories during your tour with us.

Yes, a valid visa is required for entry into Pakistan. Visitors from most countries need to obtain a visa before traveling to Pakistan. The visa application process varies depending on your nationality and the purpose of your visit, such as tourism, business, or other activities.

It is essential to check the visa requirements and application procedures specific to your country before planning your trip. We recommend initiating the visa application process well in advance to allow sufficient time for processing and avoid any travel disruptions.

Ensure that your passport has at least six months' validity from your planned date of entry into Pakistan, as this is a standard requirement for visa issuance.

Our team can assist you with information and guidance on the visa application process, making your travel preparations smoother and more convenient. With a valid visa in hand, you can look forward to exploring the diverse and enchanting landscapes of Pakistan.

Yes, we are committed to providing excellent customer service and assisting you throughout the travel process, including obtaining the necessary visa supporting documents. After you book your tour with us and make the advance payment, we will promptly prepare and provide you with all the required visa supporting documents.

These documents may include an official invitation letter, hotel bookings, itinerary details, and any other relevant paperwork that is essential for your visa application. Our team will work closely with you to ensure that you have all the necessary documentation to apply for your visa smoothly and successfully.

We understand the importance of proper visa arrangements, and our goal is to make your travel preparations as hassle-free as possible. Rest assured that we will assist you at every step, so you can focus on the excitement of your upcoming journey with us.

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Hunza Explorers

Member Since 2023

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