11 Days at Gilgit, Hunza, Gojal and Nagar Valley
A land where the three extravagant mountains of the Himalaya, Karakoram, and Hindu-Kush greet each other, the home to rare flora and fauna, beautiful valleys and the dazzling lakes, is Gilgit-Baltistan; yet another eye-catching region of Pakistan and a popular tourist destination. The amiable denizens, celestial landscapes, and enthralling cascades make this province a favorite destination for tourists from all across the world. Moreover, the simplicity and harmony of the province is a treat for the mind and soul. The region is known to be surrounded by the highest and greatest number of mountains around the world. Although the area is dry and rugged, as the clouds are blocked by the huge mountains but the labour of the strong and willing local population has even claimed the hard mountains for cultivation resulting in beautiful green orchids of many fruits in the valley. This makes a spectacular contrast in the green fields and ruggedness on the mountains topped with white snow.
Hunza (A paradise for trekkers, hikers, and Nemophilist).
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. Surrounded by majestic mountains of Karakoram, the Hunza valley is a mountainous valley in the Gilgit–Baltistan region of Pakistan. Hunza is situated in the extreme northern part of Pakistan and it borders with China and Afghanistan. The Karakorum highway passes through Hunza valley which connects Pakistan and China via Khunjerab pass.
People of Hunza are courteous, friendly, cheerful and helpful. They practice gender equity; you’d see women running shops along with men in addition to working as carpenters, masons, teachers, managers, entrepreneurs and what not. Even better, Hunza boasts one of the highest literacy rates in Pakistan.
The valley provides views of several tall mountains above 6,000 meters. including Rakaposhi, Ultar Sar, Bojahagur Duanasir II, Ghenta Sar, Hunza Peak Darmyani, and Bublimating (Ladyfinger Peak). Hunza Valley has many attractions among these attractions the Baltit and Altit fort are also well known, The Baltit fort, after renovation, has recently been turned into a heritage museum.