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Gulmit

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Gulmit is the administrative capital of Upper Hunza. The Mir of Hunza had his capital in Gulmit. Climate is pleasant during summer and cool during spring and autumn.

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By Air[edit]

  • Gilgit Airport

By Road[edit]

Via the Karakoram Highway

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See[edit][add listing]

  • Views of mighty Karakorum peaks including Topek Dan, Falful Peak, the Shatabar glacier and the Hunza River.
  • Tomb of Salim khan III (1790-1824) is found in the old part of the village.
  • Gulmit museum, full of traditional ethnic artifacts is part of the Marco Polo Inn.

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  • Walks: Gulmit offers beautiful and spectacular short walks to Kamris, Andhra and Gulkin as well as long walks over the Gulkin glacier to Borith Lake.
  • Fishing at Hunza River.
  • Boating at Borat Lake.
  • Legal hunting (Duck/Ibex) at Khunjarab National Park.
  • Horse Riding and Polo.
  • Local festivals are celebrated seasonally within the village with traditional musicians and dancers

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Gulmit has a simple bazaar with basic amenities.

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Sleep[edit][add listing]

  • Maro Polo Inn, Gulmit Village (by the Karakoram highway), [1]. checkout: 12noon.  edit
  • Gulmit Continental Hotel, [2]. 50 meters from the legendary Silk Route, nice Tupopdan peak sunrise views from the rooms. All rooms have separate bathrooms with running hot and cold water 24-7. Rps 800-2000.  edit

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