Mar 9, 2008
Hunza is a spectacular and beautiful valley and town in Gilgit-Baltistan region of Pakistan. At a distance of 101 km from the Gilgit city, and about 700 kilometers from the Islamabad city, Hunza is one of the dreamlands of Pakistan. Surrounded by the towering rocky mountains of Karakoram and Hindukush with gleamy peaks covered by the snow, this valley is famous for its breathtaking and sublime beauty.
Hunza is one of the known and famous valleys of Pakistan and almost half of the Pakistanis, even those who never ever been there, know the Hunza by name because this valley in Pakistan is where one can enjoy the quality vacation and one can enjoy a range of tourist spots in a round trip. The golden peaks with gleamy summits, the beautiful apricot, cherry and the eucalyptus trees in the whole valley and the gushing river bisecting the valley present an amazing and mesmerizing scene, especially in the summer and autumn seasons.
Hunza is where you can enjoy the centuries-old architectural buildings, soothing and yogi still lakes, glacier-packed ravines and blooming pastures.
It is not only the natural beauty, the valley has the higest literacy rate in the Pakistan and it leads in term of women empowerment.
The peaks which surround the valley are Ultar Sar, Rakaposhi, Bojahagur Duanasir II, Ghenta Peak, Hunza Peak, Passu Peak, Diran Peak and Bublimotin (Ladyfinger Peak), all 6,000 meters (19,685 ft) or higher.
If you are looking for the top tourist destinations in Hunza valley to have a round trip or if you want to visit the place and spend few days to enjoy the camping, bonfire, and stargazing in the towering rocky mountains of Karakoram then you can have a look at the following list and pick the best place or places according to your choice.