Hunza Valley Tour Packages
One of the most well-known tours in the world is the Hunza Valley Tour. It is way up in the northern part of Pakistan. Many people think that Hunza Valley was the inspiration for James Hilton’s famous book “Lost Horizon.” The Hunza Valley is known as worldwide the Land of Legends because of its culture, scenery, politeness & hospitality. Every year, travelers and adventurers from around the world come to this point on Earth.
The Beauty of Hunza Valley
Hunza Valley has the mighty peaks of the Karakoram Range around it. From anywhere in the central Hunza valley, you can see Rakaposhi Peak (7,788 m), Diran Peak (7,266 m), Spantik (7,072 m), Shishper Peak (7,611 m), Ultar Peak (7,388 m), and many other peaks and mountains above 6,000 m. There are many types of plants and animals in the Hunza valley. You will see beautiful lakes, huge mountains, unique culture, history, architecture, wildlife, glaciers, and how the community works. Here is the plan for the Hunza valley tour.
Hunza Valley Trip Highlights
- Islamabad and Rawalpindi City Tour
- Travel along the KKH Karakoram Highway, which is the 8th wonder of the world. Learn about the culture of the Hunza Valley’s ethnic minority groups.
- Possibility to talk with men, women, and children from the Hunza Valley community
- Enjoy the organic food of the Hunza Valley.
- Hunza Valley (Altit and Baltit Forts, Karimabad Local Bazars, Water Channel Walk, Duiker View Point, and Ganish Village, a 1,000-year-old village) (Gulmit, Passu and Hussaini Suspension Bridge )
- In the Karakoram mountain range, you can see peaks like Nanga Parbat (8126m), Rakaposhi (7,708m), Passu Sar (7,478m), Ultar (7,388m), Shisper (7611m), Diran and (7266m), Golden Peak (7027m), Lady Finger (6000m), and Passu Cathedral (6106m).
- Khunjerab Pass (4,733m) and Attabad tunnel (7km)
- Valleys of Northern Pakistan Lakes, such as Attabad, Borith, and Batura Lake Glaciers, such as Passu, Batura, Hopper, and Ghulkin Rivers (Hunza, Gilgit, Indus, Kunhar), tributaries, and streams
- The highest border between Pakistan and China is where the Karakoram, Hilamaya, and Hindukush mountain ranges meet. There are Khunjerab National Park and Khunjerab Pass.
Islamabad- Karakoram Highway – Besham – Phundar Valley – Gilgit- Karimabad – Borith Lake – Gulmit Upper Hunza Valley – Khunjerab Pass.
About the Tour to Hunza Valley
Hunza Adventure Tours is the best choice if you want a Hunza Valley tour with local experts and want to learn about the area’s rich culture and friendly people.
Background of Hunza Valley
Hunza valley is a mountainous areas hard to find anywhere else in the world. Hunza valley was a semi-independent state until recently infact it is now a part of Pakistan. Its beautiful scenery and snow-capped peaks make Hunza a paradise. It is on the old trade route from Kashgar, China, to Sinkiang Province. The Karakorum Highway goes through this area. The main town in the area is called Karimabad.
People of Hunza Valley
People in Hunza valley live longer as people in other places they live simple life and eat a natural diet that includes more vegetables and herbs. The clean air in Hunza valley is reason people live long. Tibetan traders gave the name Shangri-La paradise because of its beauty.
People call Hunza valley Heaven on Earth for its beauty. The Karakorum mountain range and the Himalayas mountain range bring a lot of tourists to this area.
Crops in Hunza Valley
Rakaposhi is one of the most beautiful and well-known peaks. It is 7788m high. In the spring, the prominent fruit Moreover, this irrigation system makes it easy for corn, wheat, trees, and firewood to grow. In the valley, maize wheat is a well-known feed crop. It grows fast.
When people go to Hunza valley, they can do many fun things. Because of these things to do, Hunza valley is a magical and fun place to visit. These activities include hiking, trekking, camping, swimming, fishing, white water rafting, and wildlife safari.
What to Look for in Hunza Valley?
Tourism in Hunza valley is top-notch, and everyone loves to go there because of the beautiful weather, mountains, rivers, cultural and traditional tours, local food, luxurious and unusual events, and fun nightlife. It would not be wrong to say there is never a dull moment in Hunza valley. The famous Khunjerab pass, which connects the area to China, is one of the places to see. The beautiful Attabad Lake and Borith Lake, the Passu Glacier, the many peaks, and watching the spring flowers bloom in the area. The views of the Karakoram Range are stunning and will stay with you forever. These places are just a few of the many beautiful places in Hunza valley. You have to go there yourself to see the beauty and wide range of mountains and peaks, as well as the beautiful landscape.
Hunza Valley Tour Schedule
Islamabad is where the flight leaves and returns to.
Services you will get:
- 12 nights of accommodations with double occupancy.
- All of the trip’s transportation
- Guide with lots of experience
- Mountain Jeep to Fairy Meadows from the Hotel
- Boating on Attabad Lake Fees for getting into the park and entering the site
- Airport pick-up and drop-off at hotels, as well as airport toll taxes and parking fees, are all included.
- LOI Invitation letter for getting a Pakistan tourist visa
Services left out
- Extended hotel check-in and check-out times
- Guide, driver, porter, etc. tips
- Charges because of delays that were not Hunza Adventure Tours’ fault.
- Extra days beyond the schedule
- International flights, airport and departure taxes, visa fees, and personal travel insurance
- Water in bottles, soft drinks, and alcoholic drinks.
- Personal things, like phone calls, laundry, etc.
Ø Day 1
Islamabad: The team from Hunza Adventure Tours will meet you at Islamabad International Airport and take you and your bags to a centrally located hotel. You will stay the night in Islamabad.
Distance: 30 km / Getting There: Time: 1 hour; Height: 540m; Activities: Seeing the sights.
Ø Day 2
Drive to Chilas on the Karakorum Highway. On the way, we will stop at the Shatial rock carving. When we get to Chilas, we will check into our hotel. Stay in Chilas for the night.
Distance: 460 km / Driving 11 to 12 hours, 1265 meters above sea level, sightseeing.
Ø Day 3
Chilas to Karimabad Hunza Valley: After breakfast, we will drive to Karimabad Hunza and stop for sightseeing along the way. Moreover, we will stop at the point where the three largest mountain ranges meet. Also, we will have lunch at the Rakaposhi viewpoint. After lunch, we will continue driving to Karimabad Hunza valley. There, we will stay for the night. After a short break, we will check into the hotel and go to Eagles Nest for the sunset safari. You will spend the night in Karimabad Hunza.
Distance: 220 km; Driving Time: 4 hours; Altitude: 2400m; Things to Do: See the sights.
Ø Day 4
Baltit, Altit Forts, Hopper, Gulmit, Upper Hunza Valley: After breakfast, we’ll visit Baltit Fort, the local market in Karimabad, Altit Fort, and the old village of Altit. After lunch, we’ll go on a water channel walk. Later, we will drive to Hopper Valley and hike up to the Hopper glacier. Then, we will head to Attabad Lake and rent a boat there before heading to Gulmit Gulmit Upper Hunza Valley. You will spend the night there.
Distance:180 km / Driving 4 hours, 2500 meters above sea level, sightseeing.
Ø Day 5
Gulmit – Borith Lake – Suspension Bridges: This is an interesting day. In the first half an hour, we will drive to Hussaini Village and visit the Hussaini suspension bridge. Then, we will drive up to Upper Borith and walk up to a view of the Passu white glacier. After lunch, we will go to Passu village and have a village visit. Later, we’ll drive back and stay the night in Gulmit, in the upper Hunza Valley.
Distance:85 km / Driving 4 hours, 2500 meters above sea level, sightseeing.
Ø Day 6
Expedition to Khunjerab Pass: Full-day trips to Khunjerab pass (The border between Pakistan and China). In the past, there were not enough high passes to travel from China. At 4733 m, the Khunjerab Pass is the highest point in the world on the Karakorum Highway. It makes it easy to get from Pakistan to the famous Sinkiang province of the People’s Republic of China, no matter the weather. On this route, you can see the high mountains of the Karakoram and the Pamir mountain ranges in the distance. People can see Marcopolo Sheep, Snow leopards, and Himalayan Ibex at Khunjerab. It is now a national park. Come back to the hotel in the evening.
Distance: 272 km; Driving Time: 7 hours; Altitude: 4733m;
Things to Do: Sightseeing.
Ø Day 7
Exploring: Upper Hunza Valley, Gulmit:
After breakfast in the morning, we’ll go to Gulmit’s sites, which include a 700-year-old house, a cultural museum, Gulmit’s old town, and a community-based school. In the evening, we’ll go to a traditional house in Upper Hunza Valley for a traditional meal. Overnight Stay in Gulmit Upper Hunza valley
Ø Day 8
Gilgit to Gilgit: After breakfast, drive to Gilgit with a short stop at Rakaposhi viewpoint for photos. Then, drive to Gilgit, where we will visit the bazaar to learn about Gilgit’s customs. Stop at the cooperative store, where you can buy Chinese goods using a barter system, which will give us a chance to look at Chinese treasures. Finally, we will take a hair-raising drive across Asia’s longest suspension bridge, which is 600 feet long. We’ll check into our hotel and take a short break when we get to Gilgit. After that, we’ll go to the Kargah Buddha Nulla. Stay the night in Gilgit.
Distance: 145 km; Driving Time: 3 hours; Altitude: 1500m; Things to Do: Sightseeing.
Ø Day 9
Gilgit to Gupis Valley: After breakfast, we’ll drive to Gupis Valley. We’ll stop for lunch on the way. Then, continue to Gupis Valley. When we get there, we’ll check into our hotel and then go to Khalti Lake. Stay the night in Gupis Valley.
Distance: 130 km; Driving Time: 4 hours; Altitude: 3000m; Things to Do: Sightseeing.
Ø Day 10
Gupis to Phundar Valley: After breakfast, we’ll drive to Phundar Valley. We’ll stop for lunch on the way. Then, continue driving until we reach Phundar Valley. When we get there, we’ll check into our hotel. You will spend the night in Phundar Valley. Distance: 60 km; Driving Time: 2 hours; Altitude: 3500m; Things to Do: Sightseeing.
Ø Day 11
Phundar Valley to Gilgit: After breakfast, we’ll drive to Gilgit. On the way, we’ll stop for pictures. When we get to Gilgit, we’ll check into our hotel. Stay in Gilgit for the night.
Distance: 186 km; Driving Time: 5 hours; Altitude: 1500m; Things to Do: Sightseeing.
Ø Day 12
Gilgit to Besham: After breakfast, we’ll drive to Besham. On the way, we’ll stop for photos. When we get to Besham, we’ll check into our hotel. Stay in Besham for the night.
Distance: 335 km; Driving Time: 8 hours; Altitude: 615m;
Things to Do: Sightseeing.
Ø Day 13
Besham to Islamabad: After breakfast, we’ll drive to Islamabad and stop at the Taxila Museum. After lunch, we’ll visit the Faisal Mosque, Lok Versa, Saidpur Village, Daman Koh, and Raja bazaar. After a farewell dinner party, we’ll drop you off at the airport so you can catch your flight home.
Distance: 376 km / Driving 4-5 hours, 540 meters above sea level, sightseeing.
Terms and Conditions
Hunza Adventure Tours publishes its terms and conditions for any trip, trekking, mountaineering, hiking, rafting, wild safari, or other services the company offers. Before any interested visitor signs up for the programs mentioned, read the terms and conditions.
What should our clients do to book any service our company offers?
- 40% of the advance payment is due one month before departure or as soon as the reservation is confirmed. It shows that you are sure to go on the trip. Do as suggested so the company can keep track of all the needed paperwork, permissions, and field staff.
- Before a client goes on a trip or gets any service when they arrive in Pakistan, they should have paid for everything in full.
- If the client changes their mind about the trip, the advance payment is not refundable.
- The advance payment will only be refunded if the holding company shows that the trip cannot happen because of technical problems.
- If you arrive late, do not show up, or cancel your trip for any other reason, you won’t get your 40% deposit back.
- For any considerations about the terms mentioned, the hosting company and the client can try to negotiate together.
- Any bank can deposit the advance payment straight into our bank account.
About Hunza Adventure Tours
Hunza Adventure Tours (License DTS: 1994) is one of Pakistan’s best adventure tour operators. We offer mountaineering and climbing expeditions, trekking adventures, tours and sightseeing, and other adventures like discovery, sports, cycling, biking, safaris, etc.
We do We Do?
Hunza Adventure Tours has been helping international and domestic travelers, such as business people, charities, students, families, and people traveling alone, for more than twelve years. We set up private trips for people who want to go on their own and fixed departures for group tours and trips.
We are committed to offering tailored/partial services and separate, independent services for booking hotels and renting cars. More than 80% of our trips each year are guided, which is a big reason why we get such good reviews from our guests online.
One of our goals is to keep up with new technology in the tourism industry. Our company’s founders are always lookout for new ways to use technology to help travelers and run the business. Moreover, we are adding new services for the growing number of people who use mobile phones in different languages. Through marketing and advertising, our team reaches 200% more travelers worldwide every year, which is best for Pakistan’s tourism industry.
Given the scope of our tour operations, our mountain operations and logistics crew are among the largest in the country. It has both young minds and individuals with extensive expertise.
Our management works hard to give good service and teach men and women about the latest hospitality management systems and ethical practices. Hunza Adventure Tours believes in quality assurance at every stage of a tour, from when a guest first asks about a trip to when they give us feedback. We are always putting in place new systems to ensure and keep an eye on quality.
Quality Services You will Remember Forever
Our most important goals are to be kind to nature, ensure tourists are safe, respect our workers’ rights, and help the local community. As part of its social responsibility initiative, Hunza Adventure Tours also works on projects in the community.
We want to ensure that people who come to our beautiful country have the best connections possible. With our group tours, you can visit some of the most beautiful and unique places in Pakistan at reasonable prices. If anyone has special requests, our sales team can make tours that meet their needs.
Book a Hunza Tour
Our company works in all of Pakistan’s provinces and takes tourists to the country’s destinations, but we focus on adventures in the Karakoram, Himalayan, and Hindukush mountain ranges. We are best-selling destinations are K2 Base Camp, Hunza Valley, Fairy Meadows, Kalash Valley, Hunza and Nagar Valley, Skardu Valley, Swat Valley, Gilgit, and Naran-Kaghan Valley.
Our guests come from all over the world, but most come from Europe, the Americas, Asia, and Oceania. France, the United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, the United States, and Australia are among the top ten countries from which our guests come.
Summer (71%) and spring (14%), then fall (10%) and winter (5%), are the most popular times for our guests to visit. July, August, September, and June are the months with the most guests coming to Hunza Valley and other destinations.