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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Visit Hunza Valley and witness the enchantingly beautiful Hunza valley! Pakistan is beyond beautiful with warm heart people with best tourism tours and packages plan you’re trip to Hunza valley! for the locals willing to travel to Hunza valley trip to Hunza to explore the beauty of Pakistan! Travel to Hunza valley to explore the beauty of Hunza!

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

Sightseeing-Beautiful Lakes Of Pakistan!

Tired of your routine life? want to escape hectic routine? well there are places where you can find peace of mind! well Pakistan is blessed with amazing sight-seeing.

Attabad Lake-

Attabad Lake also known as Lake Gojal is recognize for its mountain backdrop and unique blue color. The Lake is situated in Gojal Valley, and it was formed by a landslide dam in 2010. Attabad Lake is the biggest lake in Gilgit-Baltistan, and it occupies an area of about 5.2 sq miles. It reached a depth of approximately 330 ft and length of roughly 13 miles on the first week after the landslide started to flow over the dam, partially flooding Gulmit and submerging lower Shishkat. Currently, the lake is about 358 ft deep.

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The lake’s chilly waters are a stunning turquoise in spring and early summer, when melt-water from the surrounding mountains deposits glacial silt into the lake. In winter, the lake typically freezes over you can see the locals enjoying ice-skating! Most visitors come to enjoy this spectacular landscape when the lake is ice-free.You can enjoy various recreational activities that take place on and around the lake, including boating, jet skiing, and fishing. And with the rise in tourism, an increasing number of hotels and guesthouses have been constructed around the lake, as well as a number of campsites. You can book and make your hotel reservations and avail amazing deals!

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Ansoo Lake-

Why it is called Ansoo Lake its because it shaped like teardrop,with its unique shape it is one of the most famous attractions among tourist! Pakistan have some amazing tourist spots that captures the attention of people around the globe.The soothing Ansoo Lake is located in Kaghan Valley of District Mansehra, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Ansoo Lake is about 4245 meters above sea level and is considered as one of the highest lakes of Himalayas.

Trip to Ansoo Lake is worth wait! You can have memorable experience, if you visit Ansoo Lake.

Saif-ul-Malook-

The spectacular lake is located at the northern end of the Kaghan Valley near Naran, and in the north east of Mansehra district of Khyber Pakhtunkhuwa. It is the highest alpine lake of Pakistan at an altitude of 3,224 metres and 10,578 feet above sea level.Lake is frozen during winters, due to heavy snowfall,ideal time to visit Saif-ul-Malook is june-september.Facility of camping at the time of the full moon is also available and loved by most of tourist. I highly recommend it if you are someone who loves for those who love to see the moon shining at it brightest amongst five billion stars in the sky Magical isn’t it?

Lake Saiful Muluk

The night view of Saif-ul-Malook is absolutely beautiful and you can afford to miss this view! Pakistan tour packages that pocket friendly,and you’ll be amazed to see such deals.

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Siri Lake-

Siri is situated near Shogran and the way to Payee in Kaghan Valley. It is located at the height of almost 2,590 metres (8,500 ft), an unusual height for a beautiful lake. The area is full of gorgeous greenery consist of large presence of small and large lakes that are nothing less than natural wonders.

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Visit Siri Lake and enjoy your most memorable moments with family and friends,to all the adventurous souls out there.Don’t miss it!

Malam Jaba: Hub Of International Skiers In Pakistan

Looking for some real time adventure? are you who loves to do skiing? then you must visit Malam Jaba,which is the landmark of international event in Pakistan. Malam Jaba is located in Swat Valley, Pakistan province in Khyber Pakhtunkhuwa. You will find some best ski resorts in world! where one of the renown international event is taking place. Malam jaba is a hill station in Hindu kush mountain range, home of two ski resort other one is Naltar in Gilgit Baldistan. Swat named as ‘Switzerland of Pakistan’ is famous for skiing winter festival that take place every year,tourist locals and foreign gathered yearly to experience unforgettable adventure in their lives! What do you get there? well it will be so much for you love skiing. 36 foreign skiers have arrived to participate in international ski race, earlier in Winter Sports Festival that took place in January where tourist witnessed scenic views of Swat and Malam jaba resorts!

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Skiers coming all the way from Afghanistan,Azerbaijan, Canada, Greece, Tajikistan, Timor, Turkey, Ukraine and United Kingdom to take part in FIS races on the slopes of captivating ski resort.Locals too are taking part in this race to showcase their talent.

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Winter Sports Federation of Pakistan, collaborated with Pakistan Air Force to work for the promotion of winter sports in the country and holding such events will not only boost the tourism industry in the magnificent mountains and valleys of the Northern areas but also help in projecting a positive image of the country all over the world. So we are here to let world know Pakistan is blessed with scenic views and warn and welcoming people.Planning to take part? you can book your trip and get cheap rates. Pakistan have got some amazing ski resorts so don’t miss you chance and grab your tickets, you will be witnessing some real time adventure and life changing experience because there is so much more to explore and experience!

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Malam Jabba’s Winter Festival!

Every year in January Malam Jabba’s winter festival take place which is enjoyed by local and foreign tourist.Foreign tourists enjoy activities at the festival every year. They joined groups of Pashtun youth in local dance. The famous Khattak dance of swirling swords drew huge applause. The visitors were stunned by the beauty of Swat. What’s more you simply can’t resist mouth watering food! you can have your favorite barbecues and different food stalls serving local food of Swat. Not only local cuisine is highlight of the winter festival, but handcrafts,traditional dress also added colors to the festival.

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Malam Jabba’s Enchanting Beauty!

Malam Jabba has lot of tourist attractions,the famous Malam Jabba’s ski resorts also features chair lift.Tourists coming all the way for striking landscape of Malam Jabba that is beyond everything as tourists could go to the mountain peaks, lush green views to travel inside the forests and drink spring water.Sounds exciting? book your trip today and get some amazing deals!

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Pakistan Heaven On Earth!- Must Visit Places In Pakistan

It is better to travel well than to arrive.

Buddha

What a life without travelling? travelling doesn’t merely mean you go from one place to another place, where your destination is known to you. To travel is to explore new places,destinations a place you have never been before! If you are a mediocre and cant afford to travel fancy place with your family and friends i have got you all covered! Pakistan, is one one of the most beautiful place in the world! no debate on that. If you are nature lover you must make arrangement to visit Pakistan,you will be astonished! to see absolutely breathtaking places in Pakistan.Now its not that Pakistan is my homeland and i am exaggerating here but you can have a look, just Google Pakistan destinations or best places to visit in Pakistan you will see it yourself that Pakistan is nothing but full of natural beauty!

Must Visit Places In Pakistan!

Pakistan is truly blessed when it comes to beauty,diversified culture vibrant colors and hospitality of people you name it this country is truly blessed. Some best Pakistan tourist places you must visit are Neelam Valley,Kaghan Valley, Hunza Valley.Well i have only mentioned few of the most visited places in Pakistan, there are several other destinations in Pakistan that are yet to be explored! is Pakistan to travel? Yes! recently United Kingdom have relaxed its travel advisory for Pakistan ,British Airways have also announced to resume flights to Pakistan Good News! Pakistan have become best place to visit,Pakistan tourist place are breath taking beautiful US travel magazine have also published an article placing Pakistan in top list of favorite tourist place in 2020

Neelam Valley-Paradise of Kashmir

One of the best places to visit in Pakistan is Neelam Valley,located in the northernmost district of Azad Kashmir. If you are some one who loves road trip then this place is must visit destination in Pakistan.So calling out all adventure lovers out there,adventure travel to Pakistan and you will experience some insane road trips in your life! excited much?. What is more interesting is fares are absolutely pocket friendly you don’t have to spend a lot of money to experience to fill your soul with adventure.

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Kaghan Valley

Kaghan Valley is located in Manshera district of KPK province of Pakistan. What interest the tourist here is beautiful Saif-ul-Malook, beautiful lake and considered Pakistan fav tourist place. You can easily hire a jeep to hop on and reach your destination.What more you can do here? well you can have trout fish and climb to Malika Parbat- which is the highest peak of Kaghan Valley cool isn’t it? Love trekking great! you can trek too if you wish to the lake. The absolute pleasure to mother nature is here. How to get their well there are tremendous tourist web in Pakistan you can easy make a trip to Pakistan and get interesting and cheap deals to Kaghan Valley. The best time to visit Kaghan is May-Sep.

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Hunza Valley

Beauty of Hunza Valley is most enchanting, you simply just cant take your eyes of such magnificent scenery. Your visit to Pakistan and to Hunza Valley is worth your money, one wont regret coming all the way to Pakistan just to visit Hunza. Why Hunza is famous for? well there are plenty of reasons. People of Hunza and food oh yes! you ready to have some delicious breakfast you ever had in your life? Hunza’s famous local breakfast ‘Gyal’ is traditional local breakfast,wheat pan-fried cakes with honey/fruit jam and apricot(local food ingredient) served with buttery hot milk tea mouthwatering ain’t it?

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Local muesli is also served in breakfast and people of Hunza love their local food and it is one of their secret to stay young.Nobody want to die early right? you can increase your life span by drinking Hunza water surprized? well it is proven by the scientist you can increase your life span by having glacical water of Hunza its no jokes folks!Hunza Water is not a joke, it comes from Himalayan-glacial melt, has an unnaturally alkaline pH-level (meaning high pH), and “extraordinary levels of active hydrogen.”Boat ride to Attabad lake is another attraction for tourist,the stunning beauty of Attabad Lake (sometimes ‘Atta Abad’) is the result of a massive landslide in 2010. The lake rests entirely surrounded by towering steely gray rock faces of the Karakoram Range. The lake surface reflects a color of the most vibrant blue, you have to see it to belive it!

Attabad Lake in Northern Pakistan

So you already make up your mind to visit to Pakistan? don’t know where you can make booking and hotel reservations? no worries you can easily book your trip and pack your bags because a visit to Pakistan is surely not to miss! Pakistan’s beauty is worth to be seen once in your lifetime.