The Shangrila (Hunza Valley)

Embark on this spectacular voyage at Islamabad, the political and administrative city of Pakistan. Guarded by Karakoram giants, Hunza Valley nestles itself in the lap of snow-capped mountains which makes it a tourist delight. The enchanting Hunza’s beauty reaches its peak in the apricot and cherry blossom in spring, the valley turns green in summer and leaves change their colours to red, yellow and orange in the autumn season. The magical Karimabad (Baltit), the formal capital of Hunza Valley has a charm of its own, encircled by breathtakingly beautiful snow-capped peaks, lush green fields, fruit orchards, and the singing Hunza River, the feeling of being here is unmatchable. Views from a fairytale like Baltit Fort, the old residence of the Mirs of Hunza standing atop Karimabad are incredibly beautiful. A walk along the Barbar irrigation channel with striking views of Rakaposhi, Diran Peak and Golden Peak add more essence to your journey. The beautiful Gulmit valley surrounded by high mountains and glaciers, and the Passu village known for Passu Glacier, Batura Glacier and Passu Cones are worth visiting. The smiling, welcoming and friendly inhabitants of Hunza truly make your stay at home. The trip can be combine with a visit to Lahore the cultural capital of Pakistan. 


Trip Highlight

Trip Code: ATP-SNG-02
Trip Duration: 06 nights/ 07 days (shorter & longer trip itineraries available)
Best time: Late March to Early Mid November
Colors of autumn: Mid October till Mid November
Route: Islamabad- Gilgit-Karimabad Hunza-Atta Abad – Gulmit-Passu-Borith Lake- -Gilgit Islamabad. 
Apricot/Cherry Blossom: Late March – Mid April



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