ALTIT TRAVEL GUIDE
The Serena Altit Fort Residence is a gateway to a unique array of experiences that immerse you in the culture, heritage and lifestyle of the friendly and welcoming Hunza people and the breathtakingly beautiful Hunza Valley.
In nearby Karimabad, you can explore the 700-year-old seat of power of the Mirs of Hunza, the UNESCO award-winning renovated Baltit Fort which features a museum and unparralled panoramic vistas of the Hunza Valley. Karimabad Bazaar also features a bustling array of shops featuring local crafts and produce, and a range of multi-cuisine restaurants and cafes. Guests can also explore the jewel-coloured Attabad Lake, the mighty Passu Glacier, Hopper Glacier and Black Glacier, all of which are under two hours away from the Residence. The KKH, due to its difficult terrain and the engineering difficulties faced during its construction, it is referred to as the eighth wonder of the world and culminates in the Northernmost tip of Pakistan at the famous Khunjerab Pass, which is the highest border crossing of the world and an alluring tourist attraction. Also worth visiting is Borith Lake, a must for nature lovers and ideal for a day out birdwatching, boating and swimming.
Stay with us to avail plentiful options of exploring the history, culture, natural beauty and heartwarming hospitality of Hunza and Gilgit-Baltistan!