Hunza Valley

Hunza Valley (Gilgit Baltistan)

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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.

About Hunza

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.

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