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Hunza Valley in the Karakorum Mountains of Pakistan
Hunza Valley in the Karakoram Mountains of Pakistan

Hunza is one of the most impressive places in Pakistan -
 the valley providing spectacular views of some of the most magnificent mountains
 in the world including:-
Rakaposhi ( 7,788m ), Ultar Sar ( 7,388m ), Bojahagur Duanasir II ( 7,329m ),
 Ghenta Peak ( 7,090m ), Hunza Peak ( 6,270m ), Darmyani Peak ( 6,090m )
and Bublimating / Ladyfinger Peak ( 6,000m ).



Hunza Valley in the Karakorum Mountains of Pakistan
Hunza Valley in the Karakoram Mountains of Pakistan





Hunza Valley in the Karakorum Mountains of Pakistan
Hunza Valley in the Karakoram Mountains of Pakistan





Hunza Valley in the Karakorum Mountains of Pakistan
Hunza Valley in the Karakoram Mountains of Pakistan





Hunza Valley in the Karakorum Mountains of Pakistan
Hunza Valley in the Karakoram Mountains of Pakistan





Hunza Valley in the Karakorum Mountains of Pakistan
Hunza Valley in the Karakoram Mountains of Pakistan




Hunza Valley in the Karakorum Mountains of Pakistan
Hunza Valley in the Karakoram Mountains of Pakistan





Hunza Valley in the Karakorum Mountains of Pakistan
Hunza Valley in the Karakoram Mountains of Pakistan




Hunza Valley in the Karakorum Mountains of Pakistan
Hunza Valley in the Karakoram Mountains of Pakistan







Baltit Fort in the Hunza Valley in the Karakorum Mountains of Pakistan
Baltit Fort in the Hunza Valley in the Karakoram Mountains of Pakistan





Baltit Fort in the Hunza Valley in the Karakorum Mountains of Pakistan
Baltit Fort in the Hunza Valley in the Karakoram Mountains of Pakistan





Baltit Fort in the Hunza Valley in the Karakorum Mountains of Pakistan
View of the Hunza Valley from Baltit Fort






Altit Fort in the Hunza Valley in the Karakorum Mountains of Pakistan
Altit Fort in the Hunza Valley in the Karakoram Mountains of Pakistan

Altit Fort is an ancient fort above Karimabad in the Hunza valley in Gilgit Baltistan.
 It was originally home to the hereditary rulers of the 
Hunza state.
Altit Fort and in particular the Shikari tower is around 1100 years old
 - the oldest monument in Gilgit–Baltistan.





Tower of Altit Fort in the Hunza Valley in the Karakorum Mountains of Pakistan
Shikari Tower of Altit Fort.




Hunza Valley in the Karakorum Mountains of Pakistan
Hunza Valley in the Karakoram Mountains





Hunza Valley at night in the Karakorum Mountains of Pakistan
Hunza Valley at night




Polo in the Karakorum Mountains of Pakistan
Polo in the Karakoram




Polo at Shandur in the Karakorum Mountains of Pakistan
Polo at Shandur




Map of Hunza Valley in the Karakorum Mountains of Pakistan
Map of Hunza Valley in the Karakoram Mountains of Pakistan

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