Enchantingly Beautiful- Hunza Valley!

Want to meet people with longest life span? then plan you’re visit to Hunza valley!Hunza, known as Heaven on Earth, is situated in the Gilgit-Baltistan region of North-West Pakistan, is blessed with sky-high and world-famous mountainous peaks of Rakaposhi, Hunza Peak, BojahagurDuanasir II, Darmyani Peak, Ghenta Sar, Ultar Sar and Ladyfinger Peak in Himalayan and Karakoram ranges.Why Hunza valley is famous for? well you get to see most distinct color ranges whether it is autumn colors, from golden-yellow to predominant red colors you get see beautiful range of colors in every season.Best season to visit Hunza valley is in summers the hunza valley are lush green with warm days, the residents wish the tourists to head the valley in the autumn season to witness the bizarre landscape of Hunza valley.

History Of Hunza Valley

Local legend states that Hunza may have been associated with the lost kingdom of Shangri La which was mentioned in the Novel of James Hilton “The Lost Horizon”.  Even though lost horizon is pure fantasy, a story of westerner brought to a remote Tibetan valley whose rulers lived to extraordinary ages because they know nothing of greed, fear, anger or competition. Hunza Valley has remarkable parallels with Shanri-La. The mountain, Hunza people with Brown or Golden hairs and green, blue or grey eyes, unravel the mystery of their origin. Their ancestors are belived to be to the solders of Alexander’s army who settled down in these valleys with their Persian wives.The state capital was the town of Baltit (also known as Karimabad) and its old settlement is Ganish Village.Hunza was an independent principality for more than 900 years. The British gained control of Hunza and the neighboring valley of Nagar between 1889 and 1892 followed by a military engagement of severe intensity. The then Thom (Prince) Mir Safdar Ali Khan of Hunza fled to Kashghar in China and seek political asylum.

Food Of Hunza Valley

Hunza food has its own specialty in food, and Hunza valley has some of the most delicious dishes to offer. To start your day, the traditional Giyaling is to make your breakfast of Hunza, it is a flatbread made with whole-grain flour served with butter on the bread along with namkeen chai.(salted tea)

Harisaaaa is one of the acclaimed dishes of Hunza which is prepared by wheat, boiled meat, and oil, sometimes they use butter instead of oil and sometimes they use dry apricot seeds as oil with Harissa. The must-have local pizza of Gilgit Baltistan is the Chapshuro locally known as Berckuzh. Chapshuro is a bread filled with a mixture of chopped Beef/Yalk meat, onion, chile peppers, tomato, and fresh coriander leaves.The best special soup made during winters in Hunza. Chap refers to the meat –  mutton or beef but never chicken. Traditionally, this soup is dao dao soup is served in a wooden bowl with a wooden spoon.

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Hunza Valley in Pictures!

One can not describe the beauty of Hunza valley in words, what words can’t say can be seen in pictures let’s do virtual tour of Hunza valley!

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A Look Into Cultural Heritage Of Pakistan-

“Culture Opens The Sense Of Beauty.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love to explore cultural heritage of different countries? Pakistan historical sites are one of a kind! The beautiful and captivating architecture is a delight for those who appreciate art.What you got to see in historical sites of Pakistan is uniqueness of it’s own culture.Culture of Pakistan is rich in diversity,color and communities.Pakistan cultural heritage includes tombs,mosques,forts,shrines,buildings and residencies.

Badshahi Mosque-Lahore

Built by Mughal Emperor,Aurangzeb in 1673 Badshahi Mosque is sitiuated in the heart of city Lahore,Pakistan. Badshahi Mosque is on of the oldest historical sites of Pakistan.Just like the character of its founder, the mosque is bold, vast and majestic in its expression. Badshahi Mosque was the largest mosque in the world for a long time. Beautiful exterior is decorated with stone carving as well as marble inlay on red sandstone, specially of loti form motifs in bold relief. The embellishment has Indo-Greek, Central Asian and Indian architectural influence both in technique and motifs.The cultural heritage in Pakistan is always appreciated and retained.

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The inside look of Badshahi Mosque is incredibly beautiful,and captures attention of many tourist! Badshahi Mosque is one of the most eye-captivating architectural sites of Pakistan.

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Baltit Fort- Hunza Valley

Pakistan historical sites are absolutely eye-catching,the architectural sites of Pakistan is the biggest attraction for tourist from around the globe.The diversity of culture in Pakistan is what make it diversified.People coming to capture such culture and architectural sites is boosting tourism in Pakistan.The ancient parts of Baltit Fort date from the 13th century. Over the years more houses and towers were added, and it was fortified.In the 90’s Baltit Fort’s renovation worked out,several rooms have exhibits of clothing and old photos, plus utensils and furnishings donated by local people. Visitors get a half-hour tour with a knowledgeable local guide (you cannot go in without one), and interested persons can use the library too.

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Beautiful Baltit Fort after renovation was opened for visitors and this cultural heritage in Pakistan is one of the biggest attraction for locals as well as foreigners. Want to know more about Baltit Fort? check out the 5 facts about Baltit Fort and get to know this place better before you visit.

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Deosai National Park-Gilgit Baldistan

You can guess easily by the place,this place is only open for visitors in summers.Situated in Skardu ,the name itself meant as “summer place”. Deosai National Park is a home to many wild life animal in which most common is Himalayan Brown Bear and to protect wild life the government has declared Deosai as a national park. There is much you can do well there are quite interesting things like fishing,night camps with some amazing night views under the starry night,steamy lakes and meadows are treat to see.But you can only visit few areas as brown bears is area of concern for the authorities.

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Deosai National Park is the 2nd highest plateau in the world.If you are who is wild life photographer or wild life lover this place is must visit then! you get to see Markhore(national animal of Pakistan),sparrow hawk, golden eagle, red fox and many more! So grab some exciting offer to Skardu today!

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There is lot to add to the cultural heritage in Pakistan and how the architectural sites in Pakistan are being such sight for foreigners as well as locals who love to explore places they have never seen before! Get some amazing travel packages for yourself today