Altit is a Landmark tourist destination in Hunza. White Apricot Lodge is located at Altit a distance of about 2.5 KM from KKH. The lodge offers a completely rustic environment and to great extent is free from the pollution of vehicular fumes and noise.
Altit is a Landmark tourist destination in Hunza. It is the original capital of the ancient principality of Hunza and is famous for its impregnable fort built by the rulers of Hunza in 15th century AD, and its enchanting beauty.
White Apricot Lodge is located at Altit a distance of about 2.5 KM from the Karakorum Highway and is linked by a wide road.The lodge offers a Completely rustic environment and to great extent is free from the pollution of vehicular fumes and noise. The atmosphere is truly relaxing and invigorating. The location is at a walking distance from Karimabad the more recent capital of Hunza which has turned into a bustling tourist destination.
Commissioned in 1995 the White Apricot Lodge has at present 14 double bedded rooms with spotlessly finished attached bath rooms offering hot and cold running water and 24 hours electricity.
White Apricot Lodge is an owner managed hotel and the management specializes is serving traditional Hunza dishes. Some of these dishes, cooked with apricot kernel oil have been known to contribute towards the legendry longevity of the people of Hunza.
At the White Apricot Lodge we provide clean and comfortable lodging in an environment friendly setting with the proverbial village hospitality at affordable rates. The management with their world wide travel experience have ensured to design and furnish the lodge with a view to providing their guests what they come all the way looking for.
White Apricot lodge offers a variety of local and Continental delicacies.The lodge also arranges for the guests to have a local meal with a village family in a traditional home.Some of the local delicacies include freshly home backed breakfast (khamishdone) , apricot juice , (chamoos) , garma (flat bread cooked in vegetables steam) and daudo (a rich Central Asian soup).
Altit can be a heaven for outdoor activity. The hotel is perched on the edge of 'Sa Shabaran' the polo ground built in 14th century AD by Sa Thum (the ruler Sa of Hunza). The 15th century Altit Fort is at a stone' s throw distance. A pre dawn drive to Duikar, directly above, for viewing the spectacular sunrise provides a life time experience. A jeep tour to rock carvings across the river Hunza and visit to the Baltit Fort could be another rich experience which could be undertaken from this appropriately located hotel.
Altit has been the traditional venue for celebration of some of the most popular culture festivals of Hunza. Bo Fau, the most popular Festival of Hunza. when commenced the spring seed sowing, was celebrated at Altit.
At the White Apricot we can arrange on request for such cultural shows with traditional Hunza music. Compare the location, the quality, the atmosphere and the affordable rates these seems no reason why you should not choose White Apricot Lodge for a comfortable stay in Hunza in traditional village environment.
Near Altit Fort (330.42 mi) Hunza