Explore the Beauty and Culture of Hunza Valley


Explore the Beauty and Culture of Hunza Valley

Hunza Valley

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On Earth, Hunza Valley is known as heaven. It is located in the Gilgit-Baltistan region of Pakistan and a ravishing mountain valley. It is on the northwest of the Hunza River. Around the Hunza Valley several high peaks as well as Rakaposhi, Hunza Peak, BojahagurDuanasir II, Darmyani Peak, Ghenta Sar, Ultar Sar, and Ladyfinger Peak.2,438 meters above sea level, its location. This valley is also called rich culture, history, and traditions, making it a famous destination for visitors who want to experience the beauty and diversity of Pakistan.

History and Culture

In History, Hunza Valley is marinade and has a rich culture.  The people of Hunza are very polite, courteous, and tolerant. Tourists to the valley can witness traditional dances, music, and other cultural events, which are a testament to the Hunza people's rich history and culture.

Hunza culture is one of the most engrossing cultures in the world because it affects almost every single aspect of a separate life.

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Hunza Valley is the promised land for nature lovers and exploits enthusiasts. The region is place to various glaciers, lakes, and hills, which give enough moments for traveling, hiking, and mountaineering.

The most famous tourist desirability in Hunza Valley is Rakaposhi Hills, which is located tall at an altitude of 7,788 meters. 

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Tourists can as well find the Khunjerab National Park, which is a place for various types of animals and birds such as the snow leopard, Marco Polo sheep, and the ibex.

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On the report of a survey held, the learning rate of the Hunza Valley is believed to be greater than 90%. 

The valley proves to be a ‘role model’ for Pakistan concerning its high learning rate and school enrolment where every child to a minimum study up to high school. Of these, numerous goes to prestigious colleges and universities in Pakistan and abroad to get higher education.

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Traditional Festivals

Festivals fall into two main types namely religious festivals and cultural festivals (daily life or agricultural).

  • 1.    Eid-Ul-Azha
  • 2.    Eid-Ul-Fitr
  • 3.    Eid-Ul-Meladu Nabi
  • 4.    Nowraz festival
  • 5.    Shab-e-Barat
  • 6.    Shab-e-Miraj

The traditional Gianni festival is celebrated by the local community with various gatherings arrange in Altit, Baltit and Aliabad. 

This festival is celebrated to welcome the new harvesting season with delight and happiness. The celebrations are built with dance and music, and a traditional dish is made to mark the festival known as Dirum Pitti.


The weather from April to September is quite pleasant in Hunza which need people to wear light woolen clothes. However, during winter heavy woolen clothes are needed.

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The women particularly wear colorful, knee-length shirts with shalwars and cover their heads with traditional embroidered caps.

For men, the usual dress is Shalwar Qamiz, and caps are built out of hand-woven woolen stuff called ‘Pattu’. In winter they wear loose embroidered gowns as overcoats.

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Food and Cuisine

The Hunza people have a unique cuisine that is both healthy and delicious. Visitors to the valley can enjoy traditional Hunza dishes such as chapshuro, a meat-filled pastry, and Hunza bread, which is made from whole wheat flour. 

The region is as well popular for its fresh fruits, especially apricots, which are gathered in big amounts in the time of the summer season. 

The local specialty dish of Hunza is ‘fitting’ which is very delicious and worth tasting. These are primarily cakes manufactured of wheat flour, milk, butter, and salt, baked on a hot stone.

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Famous Destination Points

The best visited or the most well-known destination points in the Hunza Valley. As well as historical buildings as well as scenic destinations.

Baltit Fort

Altit Fort

Khunjerab Pass

Atabad Lake

Borith Lake

Rush Lake



Rakaposhi and its viewpoint

The Hunza Valley is not fair an ordinary valley with scenic charm but it is a land that has an overwhelming amount of value, tradition, and richness of both; culture and natural beauty. 

One who visits the Hunza Valley is bound to fall in love with all its aspects and return to it again and again. These factors make visitors not just from Pakistan but from around the world, visit Hunza every single year.


Hunza Valley is a secret gem in Pakistan that is held back to be explored. The place's natural beauty, wealthy culture, and tasty cuisine built it a should-visit landing place for visitors who desire to experience Pakistan's diversity and kindness. 

If you are an environmental lover, a trail fan, or a foodie, Hunza Valley has something for everybody. So, pack your bags and front to Hunza Valley for a memorable experience.

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