Hunza Valley

Hunza Valley:

Lahore to Chillas via Babusar Top is carpeted and fit for any vehicle. From Chillas to Raikot Bridge, some patches are worn-out roads. After Raikot Bridge to Khunjerab Pass Smooth and Silky Road.

Things to Do in Hunza Valley

  • 1. Taste the walnut cake from Cafe De Hunza in Karimabad
  • 2. Boating and Jet Ski at Attabad Lake
  • 3. Climb up the Baltit Fort and Visit Altit Fort 
  • 4. Paragliding at Eagle Nest (only advance booking)
  • 5. Taste the Apricot Cake from Glacier Breeze Restaurant in Passu

Tickets Price of Forts and Parks

  • Baltit Fort Ticket Price 2022-2023 is Rs.800 for locals and Rs.1200 for foreigners
  • Altit Fort Ticket Price 2022-2023 is Rs.800 and Rs.1200 for foreigners
  • Khunjerab Pass Ticket Price 2022 is Rs.500 for local people and Rs.800 for foreigners
  • Attabad Lake Jet Ski Price is Rs.1500 PKR
  • Naltar Valley

Where is Hunza Valley?

Hunza Valley is basically the district of Gilgit Baltistan. The most beautiful valley of Pakistan. It attracts many tourists every year due to its highest peaks and diversity of land.

Peaks of Hunza Valley

  • Golden Peak
  • Rakaposhi Mountain
  • Diran Peak
  • Lady Finger Peak
  • Altar Peak

Local Dishes of Hunza Valley

  • Go-Lee
  • Harissa
  • Chapshuro
  • Shopan
  • Gittey
  • Hoi Lo Garma
  • Diram Fitti
  • Buttering Daudo
  • Tumoro Tea
  • Fenugreek Soup

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Hunza Water (A Secret or a Myth)

Discovering the secret of Hunza water has not been easy. This water is closer to distilled than plain tap water on the one hand. It does not contain mainly ions of different dissolved. Distilled minerals as ordinary water has. Yet it mostly consists of rich minerals and elements in traces. Which are not decomposed; they exist in the form of stable form. Very small minerals – colloids – are suspended in the liquid. The water is partially cloudy and, for this reason, called ‘glacial milk.’ It differs from ordinary potable water in many physical and chemical properties.

Which substances in this multitude of minerals are essential in providing Hunza water with special properties?
Hunza water, the melted liquid form of an Ultar glacier, is natural, pure, and excellent for physical and mental health. Elusive Hunza water reverses the ageing process and prevents various dangerous diseases such as cancer, diabetes etc. This moonshine brewed pure water is locally found in the main town of Hunza but has miraculous health effects.

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Best Restaurants one should not miss the taste

  • Mountain Cup
  • Cafe De Hunza famous for Walnut Cake
  • Glacier Breeze famous for Apricot Cake
  • Rainbow Restaurant
  • Maizban Restaurant
  • Hunza Pavilion 

Price of Boating in Attabad Lake:

Boating price is vary according to distance cover in a Attabad Lake. The price is Rs.2500 for full boat and 15-16 persons can adjust in this motor boat. Jet Ski are  also available on discounted rates. Price may vary according to distance, time and speed of boat.

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Best time to Visit Hunza Valley

Hunza weather is a bit warm in the summer season. The Hunza is accessible all over the year, even in snowfall season by 4 by 4 Jeeps. In the summer, the weather in Hunza remains cold and chill. At night, Hunza Valley has chilled and cool, pleasant mild weather. The temperature goes below zero in winters, and many people enjoy snowfall. Upper Hunza and Khunjerab Pass are not accessible in the winter season. Khunjerab Pass officially closes from December start to March End by the authorities. Check the temperature and season before visiting this place.

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