LONG LIFE FOOD in Hunza Valley - HEAVEN ON EARTH, Pakistan | Pakistani Food Tour!

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  • Published: 12 December 2018
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    I want to say a massive thank you to Ali (Pakistan Travel Market): goo.gl/VY6NjH Without him, this entire trip wouldn’t have been possible.

    Also, thank you to Hunza Serena Inn (serenahotels.com/serenahunza/en/default.html) for sponsoring our stay in Hunza Valley.

    The goal of today’s food tour was to uncover some of the secrets of the long life food of Hunza Valley. Especially traditionally, people were known to live very long and healthy lives - a combination of eating seasonally, lots of nuts, and apricots, and fresh mountain air - we also discovered a few dishes that must have led to long life.

    But we began our day in Gilgit, and first thing at daybreak, we drove about 20 minutes outside of Gilgit to start our morning from a strategic viewpoint. There’s a confluence where three of the highest mountain ranges in the world - Himalayas (Mount Everest), Karakorams (K2), and Hindu Kush, mountains come together. It’s a magical place, and we were literally the only people there.

    We then headed back to Serena Gilgit Hotel for breakfast before starting our day to Hunza Valley. The drive was spectacular from start to finish - you will literally feel your jaw dropping as you drive and you almost cannot believe the scenery will possibly get better… and it does.

    Chapshoro Point - Along the Karakoram Highway from Gilgit to Hunza Valley one of the most famous foods is chapshoro, a meat filled dough pocket. It’s a great tea snack - and we’d be having a few more of these today.
    Total price - 900 PKR ($6.74)

    Hunza Valley - We arrived to Hunza Valley and immediately checked in to Hunza Serena Inn, with an almost unbelievable view from our patio.

    Baltit Fort - We quickly hiked up to Baltit Fort, a spectacular and iconic fort within Hunza Valley and then walked down for a quick bite to eat.

    Hunza Food Pavilion - Just a small little cosy restaurant, yet so inviting and so many good aromas coming out of the kitchen. We ordered chapshoro again, and daodo soup, both of which were amazing.
    Total price - 630 PKR ($4.72)

    Osho Maraka - Hunza Serena Inn - We then headed back to the hotel where they wanted to prepare a local Hunza Valley food lunch for us. The food was good, a little on the plain side for me, but very fresh and local ingredients.

    Eagles Nest - Next we drove up one of the main mountains of Hunza Valley for the view. Although we were late for the sunset, the view was still spectacular.

    Traditional Hunza Valley food - In the evening is when the real authentic Hunza Valley food and cultural learning began. We were invited (thanks to the Gilgit Baltistan tourism ministry for setting it up) to a 400 year old home for a time of music and local Hunza Valley food. The old home was beautiful, and they immediately started playing amazing local music. The food was authentic and local - lots of whole grains, walnuts and almonds, and plenty of apricot oil. One of the dishes, a tortilla like bread filled with walnut paste and apricot oil was one of the secret dishes of longevity - so I was told! Whatever the case, the food, people, and experience, was outstanding.

    By this time I have to stay I was tired, cold, and ready to go back to the hotel to sleep, but they said, we need to stop at one more place.

    It was completely dark, and looked abandoned.

    But we stepped inside a home, and there were at least 20 people huddled in the house, waiting for us.

    I was blown away and humbled.

    They made us tea and a few local pancake like snacks. It was beyond special.

    Thank you to everyone involved, and to the families for their amazing hospitality and kindness. Another absolutely incredible day of food and people in Pakistan.

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Comments • 15 062

  • Ramesh PN
    Ramesh PN  2 hours back

    why can't PAK govt makes a tourism promotion in this place , instead of promoting terrorism , they can make lot of money out of it .

    • Hf Fd
      Hf Fd  5 hours back

      delicieuse food

      • Malik Mahmood
        Malik Mahmood  14 hours back

        Ow bro, I watching this 2 am, and you make me so hungry that I had to order Uber eats. And you know what, it’s nothing like what you eating. 🍟 thank bro for beautiful videos!!!

        • Mutsu Enmei Ryuu
          Mutsu Enmei Ryuu  16 hours back

          Funny thing didnt know Pakistan had any culture, i only see afghan and hindu culture, even so called pakistani music is from afghan instrument rubab, dont misunderstand, nowadays afghans lost culture like pakistan even worse

          • Mars Boyo
            Mars Boyo  17 hours back

            Mark enjoys local food better than hotel restaurants. His eyes didn't roll back when he tasted the food. That's how you tell his food grading.... his eye roll 🤣

            • Sheik Asweem
              Sheik Asweem  17 hours back

              These ppl are clean unlike those dirty street indians

              • husinah amir
                husinah amir  19 hours back

                Amazingly Amazing. <3

                • Atul Tiwari
                  Atul Tiwari  19 hours back

                  Want to visit pak bt not getting visa

                  • mehreen jan
                    mehreen jan  22 hours back

                    Thank you! MarkWiens and Ali for discovering our concealed “Hunza valley”. Love from Hunza Pakistan.

                    • mehreen jan
                      mehreen jan  22 hours back

                      Thank you! MarkWiens and Ali for discovering our concealed “Hunza valley”. Love from Hunza Pakistan.

                      • Halee M
                        Halee M  22 hours back

                        What an amazing people!
                        Warm and welcoming in a land of such majestic beauty.

                        • 艾力H M
                          艾力H M  1 days back

                          actually the people of Gilgat baltistan and Hunza are honest people, not greedy. You enjoyed cheapest food because we believe strangers or even every trans-passers are our guests. This is our tradition. Otherwise you might get such food anywhere at 1000 USD or more. But they demand only rightful charges from everyone especially if you tell them I am a foreigners, so treat you as our guests

                          • Rayian Jaffar
                            Rayian Jaffar  1 days back

                            Wow Salman Paras with them... Love from Gilgit..

                            • raza ahmed
                              raza ahmed  1 days back

                              This is the natural beauty of pakistan

                              • Aslam Salam
                                Aslam Salam  2 days back

                                How indians can get there?? Is visa needed?

                                • Vikash Singh
                                  Vikash Singh  2 days back

                                  Try sme where else country i hope u achieve ur goal bro ..oh hann delhi se benchod tujhe smjh aaye to thik warna 🖕

                                  • Vikash Singh
                                    Vikash Singh  2 days back

                                    Beta tu chutiya h jo vlog bna rha. Hai Pakistan madarchod pe.

                                    • kathir Karun
                                      kathir Karun  2 days back

                                      Am indian from tamilnadu ...I lyk ur foods menu...I wanna survey ur food for start Mi restaurant... U ppl acept me

                                      • saqib shahzad
                                        saqib shahzad  2 days back

                                        I really enjoyed your video and thanks for showing a true picture of Pakistan.

                                        • Manas Bharti
                                          Manas Bharti  2 days back

                                          Pakistani madharchod hote h

                                          • Umm Nabihah
                                            Umm Nabihah  2 days back

                                            The locals are so welcoming, just inviting him and his crew into their homes. Very nice to watch

                                            • Zen S
                                              Zen S  2 days back

                                              *I request all Indian friends to give a thumbs down to the Pakistani Series*
                                              After the horrific attack on Indian Army by Pakistani Terrorist, I am stopping to follow you Mark. Been your ardent follower but hate to see you showing Pakistan as a peace loving country where it is just opposite. Sad to see you now going after sponsors and not caring for the truth.

                                              • jennifer vincent
                                                jennifer vincent  2 days back

                                                That home just oozed love.... Stunning!!!!

                                                • Mohd. Zakir
                                                  Mohd. Zakir  2 days back

                                                  Pakistan is amazing country ,amazing food ,amazing natural sites and amazing people ,love from India

                                                  • Vicc Shokeen
                                                    Vicc Shokeen  2 days back

                                                    The old dadi is so sweet and welcoming 😊

                                                    • Lean Cheng Loh
                                                      Lean Cheng Loh  2 days back

                                                      A healthy lifestyle advocated by World Health Organization and Modern Medicine can only lower the risk of being seriously ill or dying early. Without complying with the core principles and prime evolutionary intents and purposes of Mother Nature as advocated by the revolutionary approach and holistic solution of isickless.com ,you will not remain youthful and vibrant ,absolutely healthy and biologically younger for life. So called long life food in Hunza Valley is purely by chance. YOU STILL UNABLE TO LIVE TO THE NATURALLY INTENDED AGE OF ABOUT 150 YEARS OLD.

                                                      • shahzeb mughal
                                                        shahzeb mughal  2 days back

                                                        Make more Pakistan video.your last one please make more

                                                        • Su Krittie
                                                          Su Krittie  2 days back

                                                          Mark Weins your vlogs are amazing, thank you for letting us know about this beautiful Hunza valley and its amazing people and culture

                                                          • Rubeena Muhamed
                                                            Rubeena Muhamed  3 days back

                                                            11:55 is that guy imitating mark??😁😁😁

                                                            • tyty990099
                                                              tyty990099  3 days back

                                                              SUBHANALLAH!!! My Pakistan is absolutely beautiful!!!

                                                              • Marilyn Pantin
                                                                Marilyn Pantin  3 days back

                                                                He will eat till his belly burst anyway food looks delicious

                                                                • Lee Haji
                                                                  Lee Haji  3 days back

                                                                  So are we gonna act like we didn’t see that guy, g riding on front of the truck @ 3:02 lol legend

                                                                  • Usman Hasan
                                                                    Usman Hasan  3 days back

                                                                    Hmm so beautiful proud to b pakistani

                                                                    • Shining Star
                                                                      Shining Star  3 days back

                                                                      Thankyou so much for uploading such a beautiful mind blowing amazing video.keep uploading like these videos for us.lots of love for those hunza people

                                                                      • Terri VanMatre
                                                                        Terri VanMatre  3 days back

                                                                        Another amazing journey! 👍

                                                                        • Zeteo1
                                                                          Zeteo1  3 days back

                                                                          Thank you for sharing your food adventures, always amazed by your being respectful to people and culture as well as your positive attitude. 👍 Keep up!

                                                                          • myra maltog
                                                                            myra maltog  3 days back

                                                                            Hunza Valley is now on my list of places to go. The people seem beautiful and welcoming, the mountains and everything is beautiful and there's no doubt I will cry when I see that view in person

                                                                            • bulla 420
                                                                              bulla 420  3 days back

                                                                              Is Dislikers moms fucked by Pakistanis?

                                                                              • Anmol Chhavi Bhardwaj
                                                                                Anmol Chhavi Bhardwaj  3 days back

                                                                                Not at all good come to india to see heaven on earth

                                                                                • Gracie Grapes
                                                                                  Gracie Grapes  4 days back

                                                                                  wow!what a hidden paradise!💕

                                                                                  • pesterer Dude
                                                                                    pesterer Dude  4 days back

                                                                                    Although I come from Switzerland but Pakistan not less than any European country, the food seems extremely diverse like the culture, the northern part of this country is stunning....I have been to India but had a disappointing experience, next Pakistan is on my visit-list for sure

                                                                                    • kamaljit rai
                                                                                      kamaljit rai  4 days back

                                                                                      Good luck

                                                                                      • Dorothy Fishbaugh
                                                                                        Dorothy Fishbaugh  4 days back

                                                                                        The beauty of the scenery. the people, and the food in this video series was absolutely awesome. I love how your videos share peoples and their culture, and friends who travel and eat with you. and your precious family. Absolutely every video educates, inspires, encourages, and enriches me. I hope you never change your style because what you are doing, and how you are sharing it is so positive and healing.

                                                                                        • PANKAJ BHATT
                                                                                          PANKAJ BHATT  4 days back

                                                                                          INDIAN MILITARY ZINDABAD..👍👍👍👍👌👌👌🏆 HINDUSTAN ZINDABAD.....👍👍👍👍👍👍 PAKISTAN MURDABAAAD👎👎👎👎... Har Pakistani Suar ki Aulad... India se nikla hua mulk.. Hmara kutta hmpe hi bhaunk rha h... China ki karz tale Dabe bhikari....

                                                                                          • Mohsin Ali Quraishi
                                                                                            Mohsin Ali Quraishi  4 days back

                                                                                            This is Our Pakistan and Our Pakistani people i just wanna say with those who thinks that Pakistanis are terrorists no we are not Terrosrists we are a peaceful Nation and being a pakistani its my humble request to everyone that plz tell everybody about us. Pakistani people are more peaceful and humble as compare to others we respect others then why they dont give respect us??? Think about it ..... I am so glad to see this video and peoples positive comments for our country ALLAH bless you all . Pakistan Zindabad

                                                                                            • Gul . F . Majeed
                                                                                              Gul . F . Majeed  4 days back

                                                                                              Three free Thirsty rivers of love

                                                                                              • Nasrin Rekha
                                                                                                Nasrin Rekha  4 days back

                                                                                                Over expression

                                                                                                • Gul Majeed
                                                                                                  Gul Majeed  4 days back

                                                                                                  Mountains Paar Thiair meaning 3 Three Milney meaning Meeting first time new Thiray meaning Thirsty