Hunza Beautiful Places to Visit
Hunza has many stunning places, few of the most popular ones are listed here. You may also be interested in our Hunza Tour Guide.
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1. Karimabad (formerly known as Baltit) Town
Karimabad is one of the major towns of center Hunza region. It is well known for its cultural diversity. Karimabad is top tourist destination in Hunza. Foreign and local tourists enjoy visiting Karimabad and exploring culture and history of Hunza Valley.
2. Baltit Fort
Baltit Fort situated on hill top of Karimabad. It is landmark building of the Hunza and most popular amongst tourists. It was built around 800 years ago.
3. Altit Fort
Altit Fort is located at the bottom of the Hunza valley. While entering into gates of Altit Fort, you will be greeted by the Royal Garden, a beautiful garden of Cherries with orchard of apricots, lush green grass, walk way and beautifully designed cafes, walkways leading to the Altit Fort.
4. Hussaini Hanging Bridge
The Hussaini Hanging Bridge is constructed over the Hunza River, connecting Zarabad hamlet to Hussaini village. This bridge is known as a dangerous bridge due to the wide gaps between the planks and the wild swing. It was built in 1968. Hussaini Hanging Bridge is another iconic structure and famous tourist attraction.
5. Passu Glacier
Passu Glacier is situated in the south side of Passu village. Passu Peak is situated in the back side of the glacier. This glacier is linked with Batura Glacier and many other glaciers of the region.
6. Eagles Nest View Point
Eagles Nest is located on Duikar view point in Hunza valley, at a height of about 10000 feet above sea level accessible by jeep from Hunza. The sunrise view from Eagles Nest is spectacular. There is small hotel where tourists visit take view of the Hunza Valley. The hotel has magnificent views of Rakaposhi, Ultar, Golden peak & other snowcapped mountains.
7. Rakaposhi View Point
It is tourist spot in the town of Gulmat (located in the Nagar Valley). It is also called Zero Point of Rakaposhi & is the closest view point of the mountain.
8. Ganish Old Town
Ganish village is the oldest and first settlement on the ancient Silk Road in the Hunza Valley, and is the site of various ancient watch towers, traditional buildings, religious centers, and a water reservoir. Ganish means gold in Brushaski language.
9. Khunjerab Pass
The Khunjerab Pass is the highest paved international border crossing in the world and the highest point on the Karakoram Highway. It is famous tourist attraction.
Beautiful Lakes in Hunza
1. Attabad Lake
The lake was formed due to a massive landslide at Attabad Village in Hunza back in Januray 2010. Attabad Lake has become one of the biggest tourist attractions offering activities like boating, jet skiing, fishing and other recreational activities.
2. Borith Lake
Borith Lake is located in Gulmit, Hunza Valley. The altitude of Borith is about 2,600 metres (8,500 ft) above sea level. Borith Lake is a tourist attraction offering activities like boating, jet skiing, fishing and other recreational activities
3. Rush Lake
Rush Lake one of the most beautiful lakes in Hunza Valley. It is located in the Hoper Village. Nagar Valley, situated at about 4,500 meters above sea level. It is believed to be among the highest alpine lakes of Pakistan. It is top tourist attraction offering camping facility around the Rush Lake to enjoy the serenity of the mystic surroundings.
Hunza Tour Itinerary
Skardu Baltistan Stress Buster Tour Package taking you to the serenity of the mother nature out of the bustling city dwelling to rejuvenate. Check out detailed Skardu Tour Plan here.