Cherry blossoms (Sakura) signals the end of chilly winter weather in Hunza, Nagar and in the other valleys of Gilgit-Baltistan. Blossom season starts from the second week of March and ends by the end of April (depends on altitude). Many tourists around the world are coming to explore Hunza valley in Cherry blossom/Spring season to see the all valley in white, pink and green! Cherry blossom viewing began in ancient times when aristocrats wrote poetry and sang songs under the flowering trees of Cherry. Japanese, Thai, Singaporean, Vietnamese and Malaysian like cherry blossom the most because the shape and color of the petals reflect people’s ideal notion of purity and simplicity. They are also touched by the blossoms that they are so fragile short-lived scattering just a few days after the flower. We at Hunza Explorers Treks and Tours welcome you to spend your spring Holidays in Hunza valley with us!
Arrival to Islamabad airport,our guide and driver will meet you here and take you to your hotel for overnight stay.
|02||Islamabad – Chilas
Drive to Chilas on Karakoram Highway, arrive and transfer to the hotel.
|03||Chilas – Passu/Gulmit/Ghulkin
Passu – Phandar/Gupis valley
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.
|04||Passu/Gulmit/Ghulkin/Passu Glacier/Passu Suspension Bridge
Day to explore around upper Hunza, today we will visit Passu glacier, Borith Lake, Gulmit Old House and Passu suspension bridge
|05||Khunjerab / Khunjerav Pass – 4693m (Pakistan – China border)
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
|06||Passu/Gulmit/Ghulkin – Karimabad
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
|08||Karimabad – Besham
Drive Besham on Karakoram Highway, short stops en-route for lunch and photography, arrive and transfer to the hotel.
|09||Besham – Islamabad – Fly to destination
Drive for Islamabad, en-route short stops for photography, lunch and visit Taxila museum, later drive to Islamabad, arrive and explore the city, later drive to the airport and fly to destination