Hopar Valley

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The Hopar Valley (Urdu: وادی ہوپر) is a scenic portion of the Nagar Valley in northern Pakistan. It is about 10 km away from Nagar Khas, the principal city of the Nagar Valley. Hopar Valley is the site of the Spantik and Hopar (Hopper) glaciers.

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Hopar Valley is a cluster of villages around a natural bowl at a bend of Bualtar Glacier. Opposite Hopar the white Bualtar is joined by the Barpu Glacier. This is a base camp for treks into the high, glacier-draped peaks called the Hispar Muztagh. Whole population of this valley is Burushaski speakers. Burushaski has always been a mystry for linguists. This valley is full of natural resources and natural beauty but due to ingnorance of Government and local politicians add to itsbackwardness.

Lodging[edit]

The Hopar Hilton is a small mountain lodge overlooking the Hopar Glacier, which is unaffiliated with the famous Hilton Hotels chain.[1]

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