The visitors to Hunza are overwhelmed by the rugged charm, the fragrant breeze singing through graceful poplar trees and the velvet-like green carpet of wheet fields, set against the background of snow-covered mountains. Situated at an elevation of 2,438 meters, Hunza Valley's tourist season is from May to October. The temperature in May is maximum 27oC and minimum 14oC. The October temperatures are: maximum 10oC and minimum 0oC.
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Pakistan is a great mix of metropolitan cities, natural beauty and a very attractive culture hat results in a lot of people visiting Pakistan every year. When it comes to travelling, everyone has different taste. Some people like to visit metropolitans which are culturally rich but offer all facilities to the tourists. Our bigger cities and cultural destinations like Lahore and Karachi attract both foreign tourists and local tourists from extreme southern part or from northern part.
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Monday, June 25, 2012
Hunza, June 23: The traditional “Ginani’’ festival has been celebrated in Central and Lower parts of Hunza valley, with traditional zeal and fervour. Main gatherings were organised in Altit and Aliabad villages. The local community has performed rituals at central places and also performed traditional dances on local tunes. Special traditional dish locally known as Dirum Pitti has been prepared to mark the festival.
Before the construction of KKH, the local community was totally dependant on subsistence farming and during the winter seasons most of the families were also facing shortages of foods. This festival was thus celebrated to mark the beginning of new harvesting season. During the time, when Hunza was an independent principality, these rituals were performed at royal courtyard. This event is called Ginani and Chineer in Hunza, Strublah in Baltistan and Ganoni in Gilgit.
Monday, May 28, 2012
Hunza, May 25: A colourful Spring Blossom Festival kicked off today in Hunza valley. The opening ceremony was attended by GBLA Speaker Wazir Baig, Commander of FCNA Maj Gen Ikramul Haq, CM’s adviser on tourism, youth and sport Sadia Danish, among others. The festival is being organized by the government of Gilgit – Baltistan.
Addressing the opening ceremony GBLA Spaker Wazir Baig, who is also the region’s elected representative, said that life is a blessing of Allah Almighty and it should be celebrated as a bounty. He said that peace will soon return to Gilgit also.
Hunza: Thousands of people are attending the cultural festival
Our Correspondent Speaking at the occasion Maj Gen Ikramulhaq said that the people of Hunza Valley are loyal to Pakistan. He paid tributes to the martyrs and servicemen from Hunza who, he said, had been at the forefront for Pakistan’s defense. He also urged the people to stay calm and peaceful and take part in the region’s progress.
Sadia Danish, CM’s adviser on tourism, culture, sports and youth, said that 3 million rupees is being spent to renovate polo grounds in Hunza Valley. She said that the funds for Hunza – Nagar will be increased in the next budget and more will be spent on uplift of the region’s culture. She also praised the people of Hunza – Nagar for their peacefulness and higher literacy.
Different cultural items were presented at the occasion by elders, youth and children, to celebrate the region’s cultural heritage.