Hunza Valley Travel Guide
Pakistan is one of the rare countries with such a vigorous landscape; rivers, deserts, lakes, waterfalls, spring, glaciers we seem to have it all in great richness.
Pakistan has been blessed with attractive locations all over the country and Hunza Valley really is one of them. It rests very famously, for its charming beauty and exclusive culture, with the residents as well as the foreigners.
The much well-known Hunza valley is often bringing up to as heaven on earth, wrapped in the grand Himalayas and the Karakoram mountain varieties, this place has been an excessive tourist attraction for many years.
In April, the sun shining then we can feel surrounding by a whole new spectrum of colors;
The pastures, plants loaded with white, pink, and orange flowers could be brought into being all over.
There were so many flowers beside the road from Hussain-abad to Ali-abad, it gives the impression to be the literal meaning of primrose path,
In mountains, one feels isolated; separated from depressions, separated from everything but the welcoming people of northern areas, the loving and gentle people that they are.
Spring weather period is the one which nurtures and boosts the upcoming weather, time, and the environments. And it also nurtures one’s inspirations.
The resident specialty dish of Hunza is ‘fittis’ which is very delightful and means tasting. These are mostly cakes made of wheat flour, milk, butter and salt, baked on a sizzling rock.
Passu having two beautiful glaciers, famous as Passu glacier and Batura glacier, these are the lengthiest glaciers in Pakistan. It also has a very nice region for Trekking. Passu, provide relaxed and safe camping site to tourists.
Borit Lake is very slight but very famous although its green color.
Batura has been taken from a Brushuski name (Bat-Tur) language of dominant Hunza “Bat” stands for skin and “Tur” stands for horns. In early times, there were many ibex (mount goats) which were required by snow leopards or killed by snow slip. When Bruskin men came to the region, they found many skins and horns, in and everywhere the glacier, that they said “Bat-Tur” . Well along, it became Batur and currently – days Batura. Batura has the succeeding Pasture.
SOST: The last village on the KKH as it permits on to Khunjerab Pass and at that time into China. So is the Pakistani entry and customs post at about 2700m at a deep level.
Attabad Lake is a lake in Hunza Valley in north (Gilgit-Baltistan) Pakistan. The lake was made by a landslide which occurred in the village of Attabad on 4th January 2010. It suppressed and flooded the Karakoram Highway and choked up the flow of the Hunza River for five months. It swamped over 12 miles (19 km) of the Karakoram Highway.
Apricots, apples, plums, peaches, cherries and grapes are numerous fresh fruits grown in this area. As specified before, the Hunza cash is again a nutritious food of grains. When talking about foreign guests, Grape abstract known as ‘Hunza Water’ is very popular between them.
It is not dangerous Hunza valley is about 650 kilometers from Swat and nearby 800 kilometers from Waziristan the Afghan border, this area has never had any problem.
In the early 1890s, the British boarded upon a mission to extension Hunza and Nagar, which is also identified as the Hunza-Nagar Campaign.
British militaries ran by Colonel Durand occupied Nilt Fort in 1890. After that, they continued to the Baltit Fort but cope with heavy resistance.
The British grew complete control of Hunza and Nagar with slight effort. Afterward, the Mir of Hunza, Safdar Ali Khan along with his family, escaped to Kashgar in China, and his brother Mir Muhammad Nazim Khan was prepared the new leader of Hunza by the British.