Hunza Valley Autumn Guide | The Colors of Hunza Valley Pakistan

Hunza valley is known for its beauty and usually, people visit here in the summer season. But the great news is that Hunza valley is open to visitors in autumn and winter as well.

Hunza Valley Autumn

The valley has to offer you a more charismatic and breathtaking panorama in the autumn season.  The conversion time from summer to autumn is during the last two weeks of September.  The autumn season here presents a picturesque beauty; all full of colors and spellbinding shades of yellow, orange, golden, and red. The sharp contrast of these bright gold and rusty shades with the desolate hills covered with snow and emerald green colored gushing river waters is a great treat to eyes and your aesthetic sense.  This is the most suitable time to visit alluring Hunza valley.

You can relish the vibrant and dynamic shades of nature’s color pallet. Mountain tops and slopes get covered with snow and vibrant shaded leaves. It is called “Heaven on Earth” due to its vibrant and stirring landscape. Trees in orchards start changing their colors in a wide range of shades of yellow, gold, and orange. It is worth capturing the scenes of these high peaks of seven thousand meters and above. Gushing watercourses and roar of waterfalls add to the valley’s charismatic beauty. Aliabad is the major spot other than Altit and Baltit that are famous tourists’ spots due to splendid scenery surrounded by alluring mountains.

Nature is at its best in Hunza valley, not only scenic view, you are going to adore the green or blue-eyed friendly, cheerful, and beautiful people. The main languages spoken in the valley are Burushaski and Wakhi. Its residents Hunzakuts attribute their longevity to a fresh environment, fresh fruits, cereals, and a vegetarian diet.  You can view the panorama of majestic Rakaposhi, Diran Peak, Spantik Peak, Ultar, and Lady Finger from Hunza valley.

Hunza Valley Winter

November marks the start of the winter season in Hunza valley and it lasts till the end of February.  In winters, the temperature can drop to as low as 10-15 C especially at night time. If you want to enjoy snowfall and chilling breezes of the season, you should keep yourself equipped with all the guards against the freezing temperatures. You are going to fall in love with the mesmerizing snowfall.

The valley is full of contrasting shades of orange and yellow against the deep crispy shades of blue. You will be enamored by the mystic shades of blue, grey, and white color of snowfall.

Roads are expected to remain open during most times of the year. There could be some issue of road blockage but highway authorities provide you timely road maintenance. It is suggested that you should stopover over halfway.  Besham is the recommended stopover spot on your way from Islamabad. On your way back from Hunza, you can choose to have a midway over at Besham or Chillas.

You will be driving on Karakorum Highway as there are no shortcuts you can choose to travel in a four-wheeler like Parado or jeep. In order to avoid heavy expenses, you can also travel in a coaster, van, or car.

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