Hunza Valley

March 24, 2019
Hunza Valley

Hunza Valley

At the end of September 1974, Hunza valley became Pakistan’s part. Hunza is a Pakistani princely state ever since the independence of the modern day Gilgit- Baltistan. However, the formal accession with Pakistan was made after the death of the last Mir of Hunza who was the mir Muhammad Jamal Khan on 25 September 1974.
Hunza’s people look like British people. Their resembles is coz of that when the British left their injured soldiers in Hunza and gone they also left some beauty. So that Hunza,s people have resemblances.

Pakistan’s Beauty “Hunza Valley”

Pakistan is a beautiful country and full of Allah’s blessings. Pakistan’s some mountainous areas are so beautiful just like heaven on earth. It has much more beautiful but Hunza Valley is one of the most beautiful and healthful places. Pakistan’s region Gilgit Baltistan is a region where Hunza Valley is located. It’s a beautiful mountainous valley. Hunza Valley situated in the extreme northern part of Pakistan, it’s bordering with the Wakhan corridor of Afghanistan and also bordering with China’s region Xinjiang region.
Hunza’s people also known as the Burusho people. They live in Nagar,  Hunza, Chitral, and Gilgit Baltistan and also in Pakistan’s some northern areas, for example in Kashmir and India.

Hunza’s Life Expectancy

Their life expectancy is much more than Pakistan’s average age. They can live 120-140 years while on the other hand, Pakistani’s average age expectancy is 67-70 years almost. If a Hunza person is 100 years old, it doesn’t mean he is getting elder. Hunza people live their lives for a long time coz of their diet and environment.

Hunza’s Diet

The Hunza people in the hills of Pakistan until lunchtime don’t eat anything. They eat apricot, nuts, and dry fruits. Once a day they cooked only one dish that may be “dhal” with whole meal chappati’s.

Hunza Water

Hunza water is an example of perfect natural water. People of Hunza drink pure Hunza water. Pure water od Hunza is so pure that Hunza people cannot carry dental caries, bone decay, no cancer or degenerative changes throughout their life.

Top Viewpoints in Hunza Valley

Altit Fort
It is an ancient fort and nowadays serving as a museum. This fort is a masterpiece of architect and craft.

Altit Fort
Altit Fort

Baltit Fort
Its another fort of Hunza valley. Above Karimabad the fairy tale like a castle of Baltit stilted on massive legs, its wooden bay windows look out over the valley. Baltit Fort is famous coz of that it was mirs residence.
Baltit Fort
Baltit Fort

Attabad Lake
This lake is famous coz of its attractive crystal turquoise water. the colors and charms of spring season are awe-inspiring.coz of its tremendous beauty it is ranked in the top lakes of Pakistan.
attabad lake
Attabad Lake

Gulmit
Gulmit is a nine colored valley of upper Hunza. Panoramic views of high peaks of this valley are so captivating. Gulmit valley is a gateway of five beautiful valleys.
Gulmit
Gulmit

Karimabad
Karimabad is the capital of Hunza. Its famous coz of its historical houses of royal families.
Karimabad
Karimabad

Khunjerab pass
Khunjrab pass is a high mountain pass in the Karakoram mountain range. Khunjrab pass is also called the Pak-China border. Its a magnificent symbol of Pak-China friendship.
Khunjerab pass
Khunjerab pass

Rakaposhi
The immense mountain of Rakaposhi can be seen anywhere, no matter where are you staying in Hunza valley. Rakaposhi means ” the shining wall”.
Rakaposhi
Rakaposhi

Hunza Weather

The climate of Hunza remains cold here’s no rainfall all over the year. In July August temperature reaches a maximum of 31C in central Hunza. if you are facing high temperature you must spend your most time in upper Hunza Gojal valley because it remains much cooler even in summers.

Passu cones

Passu is a small village located in Gilgit Baltistan region of northern Pakistan. Situated along with the Karakoram highway in upper Hunza. Passu is famous coz of its golden peaks in the form of the pyramidical shape known as Passu cones or Passu cathedral. The cathedral range is also known as the Passu cones. Passu cones are one of the most striking landmarks of Karakoram.
Popularity of Passu
Passu is popular tourist destination coz of its easily accessible sweeping land spaces and vistas of the 7478m tall Passu Sar mountain, the Passu glacier, Passu cones. Passu cones also known as the cathedral ridge as viewed from the Karakoram highway in Passu.

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