In the valley of Hunza, Altit Fort is an old fort above Karimabad. The hereditary Hunza rulers took the title Mir. It is situated here. Altit Fort was around 1100 years old the residence of a former prince. Now it’s there as a museum. The fort is an architect and design masterpiece.
The Saif-ul-Malook Lake is considered, according to a survey, to be the fifth best tourist site in the world. The lake is filled with a magnificent beauty, a friendly atmosphere and stunning views. Every year it draws many visitors from all over the world.
It is from May to September the perfect time to explore it. In the winter season, the snow covers the lake and heavy snowfall closes the highways. The lake also has brown trout fish and a legendary view over Malika Parbat – Kaghan Valley’s highest point.
In addition, in the daytime you can also boat and camp under the magnificent blue sky filled with millions of stars and a full moon rendering it warm and sparkling Night sky.
The town of Karimabad, on the west side of the river Hunza, lies at 8,200 feet (2,500 m ) high in northern Pakistan. The city consists of steep sloping walled stone terraces. The city was a stopover caravan for those who traveled to the valley of Kashmir via the Hindu Kush mountains. It is positioned between the snow-covered Rakaposhi mountains (around 25000 feet (7600 m) altitude) and context glaciers such as the Ulter Nala and deep gorges.
Sost is a village in Gojal, Upper Hunza, Gilgit–Baltistan, Pakistan.It is the last town inside Pakistan at the Chinese border on the Karakoram Highway. It is 2800 meters high. It’s huge. For all transport by passengers and freight, the city is an important place on the highway because any traffic that crosses the Pakistan-China borders crosses this city; the immigration and customs departments of Pakistan are located here. The Khunjerab border opened for business and tourism in Pakistan and China.
Passu is a small village in northern Pakistan’s Gilgit Baltistan region. Located along the Karakoram Highway in Upper Hunza, Passu is a popular tourist destination due to its easily accessible sweeping scenery and views of the 7,478 m (24,534 ft ) high Passu Sar Range, the Passu Glacier and Tupopdan 6,106 m (20,033 ft).
Attabad Lake was formed in January 2010 as a consequence of the Attabad disaster in Gozhal Valley in Hunza, Gilgit Baltistan, Pakistan. Attabad lake has become one of Gilgit-Baltistan’s most popular tourist attractions and offers such activities as boating, jet skiing and fishing.
The best time to visit Gilgit Hunza is between June to October.
In recent years, many travelers visiting Gilgit Hunza have come from Islamabad , Lahore and Karachi. To reach Gilgit Hunza from Islamabad , Lahore and Karachi, travelers from Lahore and Karachi must first arrive in Islamabad.
Autumn (Sep to November) is considered the best time for foreigners to visit because there is a snowfall in northern areas.
Naran to Hunza travel time is approximately 6 h 41 min (316.8 km) via N-15 and Karakoram Hwy/N-35.
Around 45 minutes are awarded for boating at beautiful Atta-bad Lake.
For getting best experience and witness the beauty of eagle nest view point, we will trek on top mountain in 20 to 25 minutes to watch wonderful view.
Pakistan Travel Diaries offers Gilgit Hunza Package Tours from Islamabad, Gilgit Hunza Tour Package from Karachi and also Gilgit Hunza Tour Package from Lahore. Travel cost varies with different packages.
Yeah, our cancelation policy pays you. If you cancel the tour, the size of the refund will depend on it. We provide a cancelation policy for all tours, if you want to make sure you return your money. Please contact us if it was not given to you!
If you’re up to 15 minutes late, the guide will usually wait for you and begin the tour as planned.
When you’re more than half an hour late, it does not make sense to continue the tour as scheduled. We would probably recommend that you try to rearrange the tour or cancel it in certain cases only. If the lateness or cancelation of your account is not within your authority, we will clearly review your case and see whether we can provide any partial reimbursement.
We demand payment at the time of reservation for a tour. This is the only assurance that you will obtain the tour you have booked.
The tour can also be paid in cash at the beginning of the tour. But here, at least, you may visit our online cancelation policy. You are free of cancelation costs with this scheme. No Question asked. No additional payment is required.
We need an advance payment for complicated tours when you agree to our schedule and terms and conditions. Depending on the tour, the advance payment can vary from 10 to 100 percent.
Cash deposit in office is the quickest way but you can also deposit though Jazz Cash or bank account. You get payment access once you register.
We can configure the tour at any time of the day potentially. We decided to reduce our booking system’s complexity. If you are going to start in the comments section of your booking form or if you would like to contact us by email , please inform us. In general, we are glad to start from 8 am until 8 pm at any time of the day but depends on availability.
We focus on the opening times of the places we are visiting for some tours. In this scenario, we will tell you whether or not the time you propose is feasible.
Of course, tour which includes PTD nightlife can start a little later than normal.
Private guided tours are our main Pakistan tour schedules. We assume they have the most genuine experience. You will discover Pakistan’s journey every day, as local people see the region. We can offer cars to private tours.
We have the best accommodation near Naran are Hotel Royal Saeed & Hotel Arcadian.
In case of land sliding, we will choose an alternative path to reach our destination OR in case of no alternative path we will stay at safe alternative destination for the time being.
While planning you trip, make a list of clothes to carry while travelling to northern areas. This list should include a sweeter, a warm jacket, a pair of boots, a woolen cap, a pair of gloves, warm socks and trouser.
Yes! We are offering special discount (50 % off) to the children under 8 Years of age.
Our hotels are located both in bazaar as well from walking distance to bazaar. All depends on your preference at the time of selection of tour package.
We will provide first medical aid for free at the spot and in case of admission in hospital our company will not be responsible for any kind of medical charges.
In case of language barrier like English, our guides speak English well and they are mostly local. They will let you know the places history in good way.
Most of the hotels have both American or Indian washroom facilities on customer’s demand.
No, hotels does not provide lift service in their hotels.
Our pick up and drop points are the same which is Lahore, Islamabad Bus Terminal, and on Motorway interchange near to customer.
No! fast food is not easily available at every tourism point except hunza vally.
Yes you need to carry your extensions with you. Mostly extensions are available at hotels but not necessarily at all places.
We prefer you to take minimum luggage because you can enjoy your tour without any problem.
You can wear dress as per your wish and culture but recommend is shirts and jeans because they are comfortable while trekking to the mountain.
Keep some of the most important with you in your hand bags that can be come under use at any time like shawl, medicine, or any other gadgets
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