Hunza Valley turns extremely majestic two times every year - during the Cherry Blossom Season and during Autumn.
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Asia6 days / October 2020
Highs & Lows
The Duodo soup at Altit Fort with the valley's view is not to be missed!
The temperature can drop very low after the sunset
To have a complete experience of the mountains of Pakistan - a road trip to the Hunza Valley, the northern most valley in the country is a must! I did a 7 days road trip to the Hunza Valley from Islamabad during the autumn season and visited all the major attractions of the valley while indulging myself in mouth-watering local cuisines!
Q & A
What would you have changed?
I would try to visit during the summer months to avoid the cold shivering nights
Anything go wrong during the trip?
Altitude sickness can be a real threat when visiting mountain towns. I got a severe headache on the way back from the Khunjerab Pass due to the rapid change in altitude.
How was the food?
Yak Grills Restaurant for Yak burgers and steak Passu Inn restaurant for momos
What tips would you give a friend?
Prepare for walking and hiking at altitude and in low temperatures
Mostly pack warm clothes and thermals. A light jacket can be used when hiking during the day
I booked my trip with Coyote Trails Pakistan and it was a brilliant experience!