HUNZA VALLEY-GILGIT BALTISTAN
Pakistan is one of the few countries with such a dynamic landscape, rivers, deserts, lakes, waterfalls, streams, springs, glaciers we seem to have it all in great abundance. The much renowned Hunza valley is often referred to as heaven on earth, enveloped in the grand Himalayas and the Karakoram mountain ranges, this place has been a great tourist attraction for many years.
Hunza Valley is located at a distance of 100 kilometers from Gilgit. In the early 1890s, the British embarked upon a mission to annex Hunza and Nagar, which is also known as the Hunza-Nagar Campaign. British soldiers led by Colonel Durand occupied Nilt Fort in 1890. After that, they proceeded to the Baltit Fort but faced heavy resistance. The British gained complete control of Hunza and Nagar with little effort. Thereafter, the Mir of Hunza, Safdar Ali Khan along with his family, fled to Kashgar in China, and his brother Mir Muhammad Nazim Khan was made the new ruler of Hunza by the British.
Hunza is one of the most exotic places in Pakistan. Several high peaks rise above 6,000 m in the surroundings of Hunza valley. The valley provides spectacular views of some of the most beautiful and magnificent mountains of the world which include:
Rakaposhi 7,788 m (25,551 ft), Ultra Sar 7,388 m (24,239 ft), Bojahagur Duanasir II 7,329 m (24,045 ft), Ghenta Peak 7,090 m (15,631 ft), Hunza Peak 6,270 m (20,571 ft), Darmyani Peak 6,090 m (19,980 ft), and Bublimating (Ladyfinger Peak) 6,000 m (19,685 ft).
The fairy-tale like a castle of Baltit, above Karimabad, is a Hanza landmark built about 600 years ago. Stilted on massive legs, its wooden bay windows look out over the valley. Originally, it was used the resistance of the Mirs (the title of the former rulers) of Hunza.
Hunza Valley is also hosting to the ancient watchtowers in Ganish, Baltit Fort and Altit Fort. Watchtowers are located in heart of Ganish Village, Baltit Fort stands on top of Karimabad whereas Altit Fort lies at the bottom of the valley. Dating back to 8th century AD, a huge Buddha figure surrounded by small Buddhisatvas is carved on a rock. Pre-historic men and animal figures are carved on rocks along the valley. Borith Lake is located in upper Hunza and Rush Lake is located near Nagar.
Upper Hunza, Gojal – Upper Hunza (Gojal) is a beautiful valley, where three different linguistically people are existing, Burushaski speakers originated from central Hunza and migrated during the kingdom of Ayashoo and wakhi speakers oriented from Wakhan corridor. 65% of population encompasses of wakhi speakers and the rest of 34% composed of Burushaski speakers. The upper Hunza starts from Ayean Abad village, nowadays affected with a natural hit (Atta Abad Disaster) and sunk completely in the artificial lake; Upper Hunza extends to Misgar, Shimshaal and Chuporson, (Border areas).
Gulmit village is capital city of upper Hunza, and Sost is important village for commercial purposes due to Sost dry port. Upper Hunza is sub divided into four regions, as Gojal1, 2, 3, 4 respectively. Gojal one composed of Ayean Abad, Shishkat, Gulmit, Passu, Hussaini. Gojal two composed of Khyber, Galapan Murokhoon, Jamal Abad, Gircha, Nazimabad, Hussain Abad, Sost, Khudabad and Misgar. Gojal 3 composed of Shimshaal and finally Gojal 4 composed of Khair Abad, Rashit, Kirming, Kill, Espangi, Shersaabz, and Zodokhon. The almighty KKH running from this region of Hunza and exit to neighboring country China, at Khunjareb pass area of upper Hunza and from Chopurson wakhan corridor open and this piece of land isolate this region from former USSR.
Centre Hunza – Center Hunza was the administrative region during monarchial rule of Ayashoo dynast, a ruling family of Hunza for 980 years from 996-1974 and is still the main center of Hunza State. Center Hunza starts from a beautiful village Murtaza abad and ends at Attaabad. It’s composed of villages namely Murtaza abad, Hassan abad, Ali abad, Dorkhan, Shiras, Garelth, Hyder abad, Ganish, Karim Abad (Baltit), Momin Abad, Altit, Ahmed Abad, Gama Sareth and Attabad. This is most populous sub region of Hunza; Center Hunza is two linguistic oriented region 97% people speak Burushaski and rest of 3% speaks Domki.
Lower Hunza – Lower Hunza has boundaries with Nagar valley on the east and on the south. Lower Hunza starts from a village Khizir abad and ends at Nasir Abad. It’s composed of Khizir abad, Mayoon, Hussainabad, Khana Abad and Nasirabad. Nasirabad location on KKH makes it as a center village of Lower Hunza. This area basically composed of Shina speakers mainly migrants from nearby areas of Hunza, and many families belong to families of center Hunza. The shina language is dominated language that’s why people declare it as “Shinaki”. Culturally enriched and it is not much different from the culture of central Hunza. Culture of the area comes out from social customs and as well as from religious practices on births, marriages and deaths. KKH enter into the region on the first bridge of Hunza, at Nasirabad (Hindi) from Nagar Valley.
⏹ Babusar Pass, Chilas
⏹ Nanga Parbat View Point
⏹ Mountain Junctions
⏹ Altit Fort
⏹ Baltit Fort
⏹ Royal Garden
⏹ Karimabad Bazar
⏹ Ataabad Lake
⏹ Hussaini Bridge
⏹ Khunjerab Pass
✅ Luxury Transportation (Coaster Saloon or Grand Cabin)
✅ Quality Meals (5 Breakfast & 5 Dinner)
✅ 4 night’s hotel stays on 3/4 person sharing.
✅ Bonfire Arrangement
✅ Facilities of guide
✅ Basic first aid kit.
✅ Internet facility throughout the travel
✅ All tolls and taxes
SERVICES NOT INCLUDED
❌ Extras at hotels like hot / soft drinks / mineral water
❌ Entry tickets etc.
❌ Insurance and liability
❌ Any item not mentioned above.
TRIP COST & EXCEPTIONS
Per Head Cost from Lahore: 17,000 Rs.
Per Head Cost From Islamabad: 16,500 Rs.
Kids age 5-10: 50% charges and given jumper seat.
Kids age < 5: Free and given jumper seat.
Separate Room (twin sharing): Rs.2500/- per head additional.
Day 0 (Friday, 07 June 2019) 2nd or 3rd Day of EID
Departure from Lahore 10:30 PM via Motorway
Day 01: (Saturday, 8 June 2019) Islamabad, Besham, Dassu, Chilas
Pick Islamabad members at around 4 AM
Breakfast at Besham 10: 00 AM and continue the journey
A short stay at Dasu and some other beautiful points
Arrival in Chilas at 6:00 PM and transfer to hotel
Dinner 8:00 pm
Overnight stay in Chilas
Day 02: (Sunday 09 June 2019) Nanga Parbat, Mountain Junction, Hunza Valley, Altit Fort
Breakfast 7:30 AM
Departure from Chilas 8:30 AM
The short stay in Nanga Parbat View Point, Mountain Junction Point
Arrival in Hunza around 3:00 PM
Visit Altit fort & Royal Garden
Visit Baltit fort (If time allows, otherwise will visit on return)
Drive to the hotel
Free time to visit Karimabad Bazar for shopping / local food
Dinner in hotel 9:00 pm
Overnight stay in Hunza, Karimabad
Day 03: (Monday 10 June 2019) Royal Garden, Attabad Lake, Gulmit, Passu, China Border
Breakfast 8:00 AM
Visit Altit Fort and Royal Garden Hunza
Departure for Khunjerab 11:00 am
Whole day trip to visit Ataabad Lake, Gulmit, Passu, Hussaini Bridge, Sost and Khunjerab Pass Pak China Border
Dinner 9:00 pm
Overnight stay in Hunza, Karimabad
Day 04: (Tuesday 11 June 2019) Baltit Fort, Rakaposhi View Point
Breakfast 8:00 am
Visit Baltit Fort and surroundings
Departure for Chilas 10:00 am
Stopovers at Rakaposhi view point
Arrival in Chilas before evening
Dinner 8:00 pm
Overnight stay in Chilas
Day 05: (Wednesday 12 June 2019) Babusar, Lulusar Lake, Naran
Breakfast 8:00 am
Departure for Islamabad 9:00 am
Travel via Babuar and Naran Rote
Stopovers at Babusar, Lulusar Lake and Naran
Lunch cm dinner in Mansehra / Abbottabad 4:00 pm
Arrival in Islamabad 8:00 pm
Arrival in Lahore 1:00 am
End of service
PICK & DROP
Lahore: Siddique Trade Centre Gullberg Lahore and
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Islamabad: New Daewoo Terminal near NUST Eme
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Remaining amount should be paid at the time of departure
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80% deduction on the total amount or full initial deposit, if anyone cancels their booking in last two days before departure
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1- Bank Deposit
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TERMS & CONDITIONS
• Every member must keep original NIC with him/her all-time in the trip.
• The member should have to report 30 minutes before departure time.
• Only 10 Kg of cargo bag is Allowed
• Any misbehavior by any member, the company has the right to cancel his/her membership at any time.
• Click Pakistan Company is not responsible for personal injuries and accidents.
• The Company is not responsible for the loss of any kind of valuable item.
• Click Pakistan is very keen to take security and safety measures of his participants, still each venture can be troubled with endangers of unforeseen natural disasters such as avalanches and land sliding or any other accidents and sometimes such disasters cannot be ruled out.
• Any type of accident during the whole tour, the company, group leader and the tour organizers will not be held responsible at all.
• Theft, loss or damage to personal belongings during the trip, organizers will not be held responsible in any case.
• In case of any inconvenient situation, the leader or tour guide has the right to decide that what is the best alternative, taking into consideration the best interests of the whole group.
• The Company can cancel the booking at any time.
• Personal weapons are strictly prohibited during the tour.