8 days trip to hunza valley gives you the freedom to observe peace and enter into another world of nature and beauty. The Hunza is famous for its spectacular scenery, hospitality, culture and has been recognized as a top tourist attraction worldwide. The magnificent mountains, mighty Karakoram Ranges, ancient history, and heritage sites make it one of the jewels of tourism in the mountainous region of Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan.
The grandeur of the ancient Altit & Biltit forts still speaks loudly and mesmerizes the visitors. The unusual beauty of the valleys attracts hundreds of thousands of tourists every year, making it one of the most visited spots. 8 days trip to hunza valley gives you the freedom to observe peace and enter into another world of nature and beauty.
Tour Highlights of 8 Days Trip to Hunza
- Opportunity to dance with locals
- Go through the Hunza valley, surrounded by mighty peaks.
- Opportunity to witness hundreds of peaks including Rakaposhi (7,708m) Passu Sar (7,478m), and Ultar Sar (7,388m) in the Karakoram Range
- Rivers (Hunza, Gilgit, Nagar, Indus, Kunhar), tributaries, and streams
- Lakes including Attabad, Lulusar, Borith, Shandur, Khalti, Phandar and Batura
- Glaciers including Bualtar, Passu, Batura and Hussaini etc
- Sightseeing of years old forts (Altit and Baltit)
- Karakoram Highway and Ancient Silk Route
- Sightseeing in Capital city of Islamabad
- An experienced and knowledgeable local tour guide (English spoken)
- All land transport involved as per itinerary, including jeep safari
- Airport transfers for international flights on day start and day end
- Accommodation on twin sharing as described below in details
- Meals throughout the tour (breakfast, Lunch & dinner)
- Letter of Invitation and general visa advice
- Tea & Coffee morning & afternoon
- Travel insurance
- Pakistan Visa
- Domestic Flights
- Tips for local guides and support staff
- Guided Islamabad sightseeing
- Miscellaneous expenses – drinks and souvenirs etc
- Anything not mentioned in inclusions
Tour Itinerary of 8 Days Trip to Hunza 2023
Our representative will receive and greet you at Islamabad International Airport. On this day, we will visit top Islamabad sights and explore the maximum historical, cultural, religious, and commercial sites of the capital of Pakistan. Snacks and dinner will be offered during the day excursion. Night stay in Islamabad.
After briefing about traveling we will take you toward Naran. This photogenic valley is one of Pakistan’s most popular summer vacation spots. It’s famous for its colorful panoramas, and it attracts hundreds of thousands of tourists every year. We will take stopovers on different popular spots while passing Naran Valley, continue on the KKH, cross BABUSAR TOP (4175 M), and reach Chilas, a small town of Gilgit Baltistan, situated on the bank of the Indus River. The night stay will be in Chilas.
After breakfast in the hotel, we will leave for Hunza Valley via Karakoram Highway, the highest paved international road between Pakistan and China, take short stopovers on the way at Nanga Parbat & Rakaposhi mountain view points, and three mighty mountain ranges junction point. This beautiful excursion takes around 4 to 5 hours to take you to Hunza Valley, a fairytale land surrounded by 7000 m plus mighty peaks; overreaching the valley, check-in the hotel, and rest for one hour. In the evening, we will take a guided walking tour around Karimabad, the main town of Hunza valley, and see the major channels that divert water from melting glaciers. We go through the valley’s residents’ life in this arid landscape. There will be opportunities to capture the beautiful moment in the lap of lofty mountains. The night stay will be in Karimabad Hunza valley.
We take a guided tour around the ancient forts of Altit and Baltit and will be given a brief presentation about its history and the Royal family inside the forts. The forts are located high up in the mountains. They were first used for defensive purposes, but they also served as the seat of power before the political center moved to modern-day Karimabad. Next, we enjoy the sunset at Duikar View Point. It’s a beautiful view of the valley and the surrounding mountains. From here, we get some wonderful sunset views. Dinner and overnight stay will be in Karimabad, Hunza.
Today we leave further towards the Pak-China border (Khunjerab Pass) and a beautiful Passu town. Before heading toward Passu, take a brief stop at one of the majestic Attabad Lake, which came into existence in 2010 against the massive landslides. Emerald lake circled with towering mountains will catch you for being unforgettable from your life. Then, spend quality time at Passu village and hike to see the breathtaking view. After that, there is a short break at Hussaini Suspension Bridge and then some quality time at the Pak-China border. Finally, get back to Karimabad after a whole day excursion; a hearty meal will have to wait for you. Overnight stay will be in Karimabad.
We visit other unusual stunning valleys, Hopper and Nagar. While passing, remote villages will stop to see thousands of years old Buddhist sacred rocks with inscriptions still visible. Make a brief walk around the village and its livings of Minapan surrounded by the mountains. Get back to Karimabad after a whole day excursion. Overnight stay in Hunza.
After having breakfast, get ready to travel back to Naran Valley. Naran, Babusar road remains open from June to September. In other months of the road closure, we opt for Karakoram Highway, taking a westerly route along mighty Indus Valley and reaching Besham for a Night stay.
This day is the last memorable day; we move back by passing through high pine trees with multiple stopovers on the way for tea/coffee. Finally, we reach the capital city of Islamabad around 8:00 pm, and the time is to drop you with millions of memories by saying Allah Hafiz (Good Bye) End of Services.