The Unseen Marvelous Chapursan Valley | Gilgit Baltistan

Chapursan Valley

The Unseen Marvelous Chapursan Valley | Gilgit Baltistan

Chapursan Valley is consisting of eight villages in Gojal, Gilgit Baltistan

The villages are Yarzerech, Raminj, Kirmin , Kil, Result, Sher-e-Savz, Ispenj, Shitmerg and ZuwudKhoon

It is the most Northern part of Pakistan, bordering Afghanistan and China and Tajikistan.

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Inhabitants

Majority of The people speak the Wakhi Language but the villagers of Raminj town speak Burushski language and belong to the Ismaili sect of Islam.

In Chapursan Valley is the mystic and holy Baba Ghundi Ziarat, a monument to a Sufi saint said to have astounding powers, and a popular pilgrimage site. The shrine is bounded by pastures which host crowds of sheep in summer.

Baba Ghundi Ziarat

Baba Ghundi Ziarat

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Chapursan River flows through the Valley which then merges into Hunza River at Khudabad on Karakoram Highway.

Like other fascinating valleys of Pakistan, this valley is also full of scenes, backgrounds and nature.

Tourism

Very few people have visited the Chapursan Valley. Even can say that the tourism at this place is at zero level. But this site is worth seeing it. It is a safe and peaceful area. To reach there you have to travel from Hunza to Sost and then towards Valley entering Gojal.

A wide variety of treks is available there for the trekkers.

Festival

Kuchkhamak is a traditional festival where the groups from the meadow land return to the village in late autumn. It is pretty attractive event for visitors and a delight for local youth, women and children.

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Gojal

Gojal is a chain of large and small valleys involvement of borders with Hunza in the south, China in the north-east and Afghanistan in the north-west. Shishkat is the first village of Gojal. Except for the Shimshal, Misgar and Chipursan valleys, all the villages of Gojal can be seen from the Karakorum Highway (KKH), which crosses Gojal, entering China at the Khunjerab Pass.

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