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Hunza Valley (Gilgit Baltistan)

Hunza, a mountainous valley in Gilgit Baltistan, is situated at a distance of 98 km from Gilgit city. There are several high peaks above 20,000 feet in Hunza Valley and provides a splendid view of many high mountains such Rakaposhi (25,551 ft), Bojahagur Duanasir II (24,045 ft), Ghenta Sar (19, 980 ft), and Hunza Peak (20, 571 ft).

Hunza valley has a number of important and popular tourist places such as Larimabad, Baltit Fort, and Altit Fort.

The climate of Hunza is cold, in winter, heavy snow blocks every access to the valley whereas summer is cool and pleasant and attracts tourists in this area.

Hunza Map

Tour places in Hunza

  • Borith Lake

    Borith Lake is located in Borith village at an altitude of 8,500 feet, near Husseini village in Gulmit, Gojal in Gilgit Baltistan on Karakorum Highway. The lake is accessible via 2 km jeep route from Husseini village adjacent to Ghulkin village. Alternatively it can be accessed within 2-3 hour trekking route directly from Ghuylkin at the end of the Ghulkin glacier. Lake is home land of differnt type of birds, so tourists can enjoy natural views of those birds in the lake.
    Tourism in Borith Lake

  • Karimabad

    Karimabad, also known as Baltit, is the capital of Hunza Valley in Gilgit-Baltistan, located at the distance of 100 km from Gilgit main city on the west bank of the Hunza River. It is the best tourist spot in Pakistan especially Baltiti Fort and Karimabad village are the main attraction of this area. Karimabad town, located on the west bank of the Hunza River, the landscape of Karimabad is made up of huge steep sloping terraces.
    Tourism in Karimabad

  • Rakaposhi

    Rakaposhi, also known as Dumani, is situated in the Karakoram Range and is located in the center of Nagar Valley. It is the 12th highest peak in Pakistan at an elevation of 25,551 feet. It gives an exceptional view from the Hunza valley and the Karakorum Highway. It is also a place of different endangered species such as snow leopard, brown bear, and Marco Polo sheep, etc. It is clearly visible from Karakoram Highway and its viewpoint on Karakoram Highway, is located in the town of Ghulmat in Nagar Valley.
    Tourism in Rakaposhi

Hunza Photo Gallery

  • Hunza Valley from Baltit Fort

    The beautiful lush green valley of Hunza, is situated on the Hunza River. The eye catching view of Hunza Valley can be seen from the Baltit Fort, which is the residency of Royal family.

  • Karakoram Highway in Hunza

    Hunza valley is the most beautiful valley in the Gilgit-Baltistan and attracts thousands of tourists from all over Pakistan and other countries. Karakoram Highway crosses in the center of the vally and gives memorable views while traveling through KKH.

  • Grapevine Orchards in Hunza

    Hunza is a lush green valley with different fruit orchards, fields and trees. These fruit orchards are famous for best quality of grapes, apricot, cherry, etc.

  • Cool view of Hunza Valley

    The surrounding mountains of Hunza, are normally covered with dense fog and clouds in the morning and give beautiful view of white straps over brown mountains.

  • Hunza Valley

    Hunza valley is lush green valley on the Hunza River with pleasant weather. Valley is covered with high mountains and has a beautiful view of Rakaposhi Peak top in clear weather. Its surrounding mountains are normally covered with fog in the morning. There are number of orchards, forms, and fields in Hunza valley, where export quality fruits can be grown.

  • Fog covers Mountains

    In foggy days in Hunza, you can see dense clouds and fogs cover the mountains around the valley. Fog just wraps the mountains and gives an attractive white straps around the brown color mountains.

  • Rakaposhi Peak behind Fog

    Mt. Rakaposhi peak top is visible all of the locatins of Hunza. During fog days, fog and clouds cover the mountain around the Hunza, so hidden view of Rakaposhi peak can be seen.

  • Beautiful View Hunza

    Hunza is a beautiful hill station on Karakoram Highway within the high mountains, with lush green landscape along the Hunza River in Gilgit-Baltistan.

  • Hussain Bridge Dangerous Bride of the World

    Hussaini hanging bridge is one of the most dangerous bridge in the world, in the village of Hussaini to cross the Hunza River, also known as Borit Lake. It connect Hussaini village with Zarabad hamlet with a shortest route, otherwise a long walk along the lake, is used to access the destination. It is located at 45 km from Hunza.