5 Days Winter Tour – Hunza Valley

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  • 5 Days
  • Islamabad
  • 4693 m
  • Dec-Feb

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Hunza Valley, located in the Gilgit-Baltistan region of Pakistan, is a stunning destination known for its majestic landscapes, towering peaks, and rich cultural heritage. While Hunza Valley is a popular tourist destination throughout the year, there are several reasons why one might consider visiting it during winters:

 

Snow-Covered Scenery: In winter, Hunza Valley transforms into a winter wonderland with snow-covered landscapes, including the iconic mountains like Ultar Sar, Ladyfinger Peak, and Rakaposhi. The pristine white snow enhances the beauty of the already breathtaking scenery.

Peaceful Atmosphere: Winter in Hunza tends to be quieter and less crowded compared to the peak tourist season. This offers visitors a more serene and peaceful experience, perfect for those seeking tranquility and solitude.

Winter Sports: Hunza Valley offers opportunities for winter sports enthusiasts. Visitors can engage in activities such as snowboarding, skiing, and snowshoeing, making it an ideal destination for adventure seekers.

Frozen Lakes: The famous Attabad Lake and other smaller lakes in the region may freeze during winter, creating a unique and surreal landscape. The frozen lakes provide a different perspective and offer stunning photography opportunities.

Hot Springs: The area around Hunza has natural hot springs, such as the Sikanderabad hot spring. In winter, soaking in these hot springs can be a rejuvenating experience, providing relief from the cold temperatures.

Cultural Exploration: While some areas may experience reduced accessibility during winter, the local culture and traditions remain vibrant. Visitors can still explore the historical sites, forts, and engage with the warm and hospitable local communities.

Unique Festivals: Depending on the timing of your visit, you might have the chance to experience local winter festivals and celebrations. These events often showcase traditional music, dance, and cultural performances.

Clear Views of Mountains: Winter often brings clear skies and crisp air, providing excellent visibility of the surrounding mountain peaks. This is especially appealing for those who want to enjoy unobstructed views of the Karakoram Range.

Cozy Accommodations: Many hotels and guesthouses in Hunza offer cozy and comfortable accommodations with heating facilities, making the stay enjoyable despite the colder temperatures.

Photography Opportunities: The unique winter landscapes, snow-covered villages, and frozen lakes offer photographers a chance to capture the ethereal beauty of Hunza in a different light.

 

While visiting Hunza Valley in winter can be rewarding, it’s essential to be prepared for colder temperatures and potential road closures due to snow. Checking weather conditions, road statuses, and planning accordingly will contribute to a safe and enjoyable winter visit to Hunza Valley.

Attractions

  • Hunza
  • Attabad Lake
  • Altit and Baltit Forts
  • Eagle's Nest View Point
  • Khunjerab Pass

Services Included

  • Transportation: GLI / APV / Grand Cabin / Coaster
  • Accommodation: Hotels and Camps (3-4 Sharing)
  • Meals: Breakfast, Dinner, and RefreshmentIncluded in Package with Food Only
  • Jeep: Where Required
  • Entry Tickets: Where Applied
  • Professional Guide
  • Basic First Aid

Services Not Included

  • Twin Sharing - Extra Charges Applied
  • Extra Meals and Drinks
  • Personal Medication and Insurance
  • Extra Expense: Due to Unforeseen Circumstances
  • Anything Not Mentioned

What to Carry

  • CNIC / Passport
  • Raincoat
  • Sun Block
  • Cap / Hat
  • Sun Glasses
  • Hiking Stick
  • Backpack
  • Trekking Shoes
  • Warm Clothes: Upper, Jacket, Muffler etc.
  • Extras: Jeans, Shirts, Socks, Handkerchief etc.

Itinerary

Day 1 - Islamabad to Besham/Chilas

Places to Visit:

  • Stopovers enroute sightseeing places

 

Night Stay:

  • Besham or Chilas

Day 2 - Besham/Chilas to Hunza

Places to Visit:

  • Nanga Parbat View Point
  • Rakaposhi View Point
  • Mountains Junction Point

 

Night Stay:

  • Hunza

Day 3 - Hunza to Khunjerab Pass and Back to Hunza

Places to Visit:

  • Altit and Baltit Forts
  • Karimabad Bazar
  • Hussaini Bridge
  • Passu Cones
  • Attabad Lake
  • Khunjerab Pass (Optional)

 

Night Stay:

  • Hunza

Day 4 - Hunza to Chilas/Besham

Day 5 - Chilas/Besham to Islamabad

Map

Payment

Package Price Per Head

Without Food

 – Group of 2 Persons: PKR 68500 Per Head

 – Group of 4 Persons: PKR 40500 Per Head

 – Group of 10 Persons: PKR 26500 Per Head

 – Group of 18 Persons: PKR 22000 Per Head

 

With Food

 – Group of 10 Persons: PKR 35500 Per Head

 – Group of 18 Persons: PKR 31000 Per Head

 

(NOTE: Mentioned prices are estimated and are subject to change according to the requirements.)

Payment Methods

 – Cash in Office:
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 – Bank Transfer:
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Cancellation Policy

 – 90% amount will be refunded if cancelled 7 days prior to tour.
 – 75% amount will be refunded if Cancelled 4-6 days Prior to tour.
 – 50% amount will be refunded if Cancelled 2-3 days Prior to tour.
 – No amount will be refunded if Cancelled in last 24 hours.

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