Karimabad is the capital of Hunza Valley in Gilgit-Baltistan, northern Pakistan. Baltit is the old name of Karimabad. It is named after Prince Karim Aga Khan, the otherworldly head of Shia Ismaili Nizari people group. Individuals still allude to Karimabad as Baltit. The Guardian positioned it as one of the five “Best Tourist Sites” in Pakistan.Both Baltit Fort and Karimabad town got the World Award of Tourism in 2000 when Indonesia, Australia, India and Britain and different nations contended.
Karimabad town, situated on the west bank of the Hunza River, is in the Northern Areas of the Pakistani-controlled piece of the Kashmir region,in a valley which is at 8,200 feet (2,500 m) elevation.The town is comprised of stone walled soak inclining enormous terraces.The town was a convoy stopping place for individuals who were going through the Hindu Kush mountains to the Vale of Kashmir. It is set in the midst of snow clad mountain pinnacles of Rakaposhi (height of around 25,000 feet (7,600 m)), and ice sheets like the Ulter Nala as a background, and profound crevasses. Access is by slope street from Gilgit.
Flora and fauna:
The flower vegetation in the wild comprise of roses, pansies, lilies, zinnias, and universe, alongside trees, for example, apple, apricot, pecan, mulberry, willow, fir, and poplar trees.
The fauna recorded in the town comprise of ibex (Capra (sort), duck, red-striped fox, snow panther (Panthera uncia syn. Uncia), markhor (Capra falconeri) (wild goat), Marco Polo sheep (Ovis ammon polii), and yak (Bos grunniens and Bos mutus).