World Of Colors
The Hunza Valley (World Of Colors) is a mountainous valley in Gilgit- Baltistan region of Pakistan.Hunza was formerly a princely state to the northeast and Pamir to the northwest, which survived until 1974. which is an area under the government of Pakistan.
Capital Of Hunza Vally
The main town of Hunza, Karimabad (formerly known as Baltit) is the capital as well as the most popular tourist destination of Hunza. Hunza valley is famous in entire Pakistan for its beauty, civilization and unique identity.
People Of Hunza Vally
The people of Hunza are also well-known for their friendliness and hospitality.Hunza valley also hosting to the ancient watchtower, in Ganish, Baltit Fort, and Altit Fort.Watchtowers are located in heart of Ganish village, Baltit Fort stands on top of karimabad whereas Altit Fort lies at the bottom of the valley.
Why Visit Hunza Vally ?
Hunza valley is perhaps one of the most beautiful and attractive areas in northern areas.this area boasts of some of the most spectacular scenery in the world. many of the highest mountains in the world are located in Hunza and Gilgit. Hunza Valley is really a paradise with regard to backpackers and climbers, as a result of higher hills that encompass this Valley. Natural beauty and a very attractive culture that results in a lot of people visiting Pakistan every year. Hunza is just 100 km drive from Gilgit, and most people arrive by road and it takes almost 2-3 hours to reach Hunza from Gilgit.
Hunza shares its borders with the Wakhar corridor of Afghanistan and the Xinjiang region of China.It is some 100kms away from Gilgit city.State of Hunza and state of Nagar were princely states and came under control British between 1889 and 1892. Hunza people are probably the most friendly people the region.This valley is located from Gilgit Baltistan and it is very beautiful and amazing views.
They have the beautiful culture . their ladies work all kind of work.I love Hunza people and places.The valley is one of the only few part of Pakistan that has 98 percent literacy rate and 90 percent of them are postgraduates.The local language spoken include Burushaski and shina. Almost every child is educated up to the at least high school level.The people of Hunza are very healthy and have the longest lifespan in the world. They remain strong and robust even in old age. This is because of the pure water they drink and their natural diet. The people walk a lot on the rugged terrain every day which serves as a physical exercise for them.
Attabad Lake, also known as Gojal Lake, is a lake in the Gojal Valley of northern Pakistan that was created In 2010 a landslide blocked the river and created Attabad lake.which threatened 10 to13000 people in the valley.This landslide occurred in Hunza valley.most of the people of the valley were killed and some of the people were saved by the local organisation the lake was formed due to a massive landslide at Attabad village in Gojal Valley in Gilgit-Baltistan, 9 miles (14 km) upstream (east) of Karimabad that occurred on 4 January 2010.
Water levels continued to rise on 18 June 2010 caused by a difference in the outflow and inflow of the new lake. As bad weather continued, the supply of food, medicine, and other goods was stopped as all forms of transportation including helicopter service to Hunza could not resume. Now, this lake is a part of the natural beauty of Hunza valley and most of the foreign and local tourist visit this lake and people enjoy by getting a ride on the boards present on the lake.most of the people of Hunza valley get financial support by constructing shops and selling their local products.