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Location: Islamabad

Day 1 - 2 Aug 2018

Islamabad

Islamabad, Islamabad
Islamabad, Islamabad

Content: Islamabad is the main starting point (major cities) for all the trips going up north in the mountains. Start your journey from Islamabad through the new motorway M1 road. You will reach Naran in six hours if you drive without making any stops. The road is well-paved so this leg of the journey is going to be very smooth. Naran is a touristy town so it only makes sense to stop at Naran overnight and prepare for a long 10hours drive to Hunza the next morning.

Location: Naran

Day 1 - 2 Aug 2018

Hotel One Naran

Naran, Hotel One Naran

Content: Hotel one is a boutique hotel perfect to spend a few nigjts. The hotel has 24 7 hot running water and it is centrally located.

Location: Hunza Valley

Day 2 - 3 Aug 2018

Nanga Parbat

Hunza Valley , Nanga Parbat
Hunza Valley , Nanga Parbat

Content: This first pitstop of the day will be the Mt. Nanga Parbat viewpoint, the 8th highest mountain in the world also known as the 'Killer Mountain'. If the weather is clear, you can get a clear look at the Nanga Parbat peak from this point.

Rakaposhi

Hunza Valley , Rakaposhi
Hunza Valley , Rakaposhi
Hunza Valley , Rakaposhi

Content: Mt. Rakaposhi viewpoint - As you get near to the Hunza Valley, the last town before it is Nagar, which is home to Mt. Rakaposhi the 27th highest mountain and the steepest slope in the world. Unlike, Mt. Nanga Parbat, Mt. Rakaposhi can be seen at a very close distance very clearly from this point. This is also a great place to enjoy some snacks as there are many restaurants and to take a toilet break too.

Location: Karimabad

Day 2 - 3 Aug 2018

Hunza Serena Inn

Karimabad, Hunza Serena Inn

Content: Serena is the best hotel to stay at in Hunza. The 4 star hotel is located in the Karimavad market and close to plenty of restaurants and tourists shops

Location: Hunza Nagar

Day 3 - 4 Aug 2018

Ganish

Hunza Nagar, Ganish
Hunza Nagar, Ganish
Hunza Nagar, Ganish

Content: Drive another short 15-20 mins to the village of Ganesh. Ganesh is a 1000 years old civilization and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. People still live there in the old brick houses and any local boy will be very excited to show you around his tiny village without expecting any compensation in return.

Location: Hussaini

Day 3 - 4 Aug 2018

Hussaini Bridge

Hussaini, Hussaini Bridge

Content: Drive to the famous Hussaini Suspension Bridge which is the second scariest suspension bridge in the world! Crossing that bridge is not for the faint-hearted! Though there are only small villages on the other side of the bridge, if you are feeling adventurous, you should consider crossing the dangerous bridge.

Location: Hunza Nagar

Day 3 - 4 Aug 2018

Passu

Hunza Nagar, Passu

Content: Take a stroll in the Passu village accompanying any local from the village who will show you apricot plantations in the village.

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Day 4 - 5 Aug 2018

Khunjerab Pass

, Khunjerab Pass
, Khunjerab Pass

Content: For this day, do not plan anything else, because today you will do a day trip to the Khunjerab Pass, which is the Pakistan-China border located at 4693 meters altitude. Eat a filling breakfast and carry lots of water and protein bars because there is a high chance for you to get altitude sickness. Khunjerab Pass is 3 hours one side drive from Passu, so in total, you will drive 6 hours today. The route Khunjerab is very scenic. The temperatures at the border pass will be quite low so dress-up accordingly.

Location: Hunza Nagar

Day 5 - 6 Aug 2018

Attabad Lake

Hunza Nagar, Attabad Lake
Hunza Nagar, Attabad Lake

Content: Start your day with a visit to Attabad lake. The lake was built as a result of a glacier melt and swept many villages in 2010. Having a tragic history, the lake is nonetheless very beautiful with turquoise water. Local boat ride, speed boat ride, and jet-ski can be done at the lake.

Location: Altit

Day 5 - 6 Aug 2018

Altit Fort

Altit, Altit Fort
Altit, Altit Fort
Altit, Altit Fort
Altit, Altit Fort
Altit, Altit Fort

Content: visit the Altit Fort which is 1100 years old fort, which used to be the residence of the king of Hunza. Views of the valley from Altit fort are mindblowing! Do not forget to try the Doudo soup served at the restaurant at Altit fort.

Location: Islamabad

Day 6 - 7 Aug 2018

Islamabad

Islamabad, Islamabad

Content: Keep the last day reserve for the long drive back from Hunza to Naran. Stopover in Naran for lunch and then continue the journey to Islamabad