Passu is a little town on the Karakoram Highway, alongside the Hunza River, approximately 15 kilometers from Gulmit, the Tehsil base camp of Gojal in the Gilgit-Baltistan district of Pakistan, and around 150 km upriver from Gilgit. It lies extremely close to the tongue of the Passu Glacier, and only south of the tongue of the Batura Glacier. The last is the seventh longest non-polar icy mass on the planet at 56 km, and arrives at exceptionally close to the interstate. The individuals are Wakhi and communicate in the Wakhi Language. Strictly they are Ismaili, an organization of Shia Islam.
Tupopdan, 6,106 meters (20,033 ft), otherwise called “Passu Cones” or “Passu Cathedral”, deceives the north of the town; it is the most shot pinnacle of the region. Also close by are the high pinnacles of Pasu Sar, Shispare Sar, and Batura.