Gulmit Village Hunza Valley – How To Reach & What To Do



Gulmit village is one of the most beautiful villages of Hunza Valley and it is 144 KM from Gilgit. It is situated on the roadside of Karakoram highway. On average it takes 3-4 hours to reach from Gilgit to Gulmit village.

Gilgit To Gulmit Village Route
Gilgit To Gulmit Village Route

Attractions Of Gulmit Village

Gulmit offers spectacular views and relaxing environment for its visitors. It is one of the best places to relax and enjoy the natural beauty. You for a short walk from Gulmit to Kamaris, Andhra Fort and the neighboring village of Ghulkin. Batura glacier is just 12KM away from here and you can cross the Hunza river by the suspension bridge and hike to Batura Glacier as well.

Gulmit Museum

Gulmit museum is also in Gulmit village and is part of Marcopolo Inn. You can see very old artifacts of local people and you will be amazed to see the history and heritage of people of Hunza Valley. Marcopolo Inn also arranges the local festivals regularly and people from around Pakistan come to enjoy these festivals.

Activities Offered By Gulmit Village

Fishing

Hunza River Fishing
Hunza River Fishing

Gulmit village is situated at the bank of Hunza river and offers a unique point to fish. If you go fishing you will see other tourists and local people fishing along the river bank. Hunza river has trout fish inside and if you are lucky to catch one then the Marcopolo Inn will cook it for you. Fishing at Hunza River is a time-consuming activity but you will have a good time. See the surrounding views as well as do the fishing, What a combination it is. You can rent the fishing equipment from Marcopolo Inn.

Duck Hunting At Khunjarab National Park

Khunjarab National Park Duck Hunting
Khunjarab National Park Duck Hunting

Khunjarab National Park is a protected territory that’s why it has so many ducks in it. But the local authorities are offering legal duck hunting in the park. The charges are changing and depends on the number of people. I have no specific information about the charges but the Marcopolo Inn can negotiate for you to get the best deal. They will help you arrange this legal duck hunting trip at Khunjarab National Park.

Horse Riding In Gulmit Village

Horse Riding Gulmit Village Hunza Valley
Horse Riding Gulmit Village Hunza Valley

If you love riding then you can do the horse riding here and go in the ground to play polo. Marcopolo Inn will help you get the horse. The management is very tourist friendly and they will get you the best rate.

Hotels In Gulmit Village

Marcopolo Inn Gulmit
Marcopolo Inn Gulmit

Gulmit village has a wide range of hotels but the most famous and well-maintained hotel is Marcopolo Inn. Rooms have spectacular views. Marcopolo Inn also has their small garden where you can sit and relax. Its environment is very relaxing. Its recommended staying in this hotel. You won’t regret.

Price: Rs. 6000-9000 ($50-60)

Phone Number: 03465431267

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