Hunza was a princely state, bordering China to the north-east and Pamir to its north-west, which continued to survive until 1974, when it was finally dissolved by Zulfikar Ali Bhutto. The state bordered the Gilgit Agency to the south, the former princely state of Nagar to the east. The state capital was the town of Baltit (also known as Karimabad) and its old settlement is Ganish Village.
Situated at an elevation of 2,438 meters, Hunza Valley’s tourist season is from May to October. The temperature in May is maximum 27°C and minimum 14°C. The October temperatures are: maximum 10°C and minimum 0°C.
TOP ELEVEN PLACES TO VISIT IN HUNZA VALLEY
1. Rakaposhi and its View Point.
3. Altit Fort.
4. Baltit Fort.
5. Eagle Nest Hunza.
6. Attabad lake Hunza Valley.
7. Passu Cones.
8. Rush Lake.
9. Khunjerab Pass (Pak-China Border).
11. Hussaini Bridge