Passu Cones | The Majestic Marvel

Passu Cones- The majestic Viewpoint in Hunza


Hola Adventure Seekers and mountain lovers! Are you ready for awe-inspiring Passu cones – the majestic mountain peaks in Hunza? So join us at E-Lands – Explore Pakistan as we have curated the information you need to know for jumping into this journey which is fueled by adrenaline. Let’s dive into this blog to explore the bombshell and stunner beauty of Passu cones.


Welcome to Passu Cones
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Catch a Sight of Passu Cones

Get yourself lost in the beauty of Passu village – the holder of Passu cones located near Gulmit in Gilgit. Connected with the Karakoram highway which makes every tourist stop by as here they will experience the mountain madness of Passu cones.

So What are Passu Cones?

These stunning peaks are also known as Tupopdan, Passu Cathedral and Hot Mountains. The reason why we call Passu a hot mountain is its pyramid-like structure. This structure doesn’t allow the snow to settle for a long time to hide its beauty.

These peaks are also as the pyramid-like structure of cones doesn’t let the snow settle on it for a long time which makes it allure its beauty.

پاسو کونز

جو کہ پاکستان کے گلگت بلتستان میں واقع ہیں، ایک دلفریب کوہستانی سلسلہ ہیں جو دنیا بھر سے طبیعت پرستوں اور سفر کاروں کو متاثر کرتے ہیں۔ پاسو کونز کی شاندار پیرامیڈ نما شکلیں، کراکورم رینج کی پسینوں میں بڑھتی ہیں۔

پاسو کونز کچھ کراکورم رینج کی اہم شاخوں میں واقع ہیں جو پرجوش دھوپ میں چمکتے برفوں سے ملتے ہیں۔ یہ رقبہ نقیبی گلیشیئرز سے گھیرا ہوتا ہے، جن میں سے پاسو گلیشیئر بہت مشہور ہے۔ یہ پراکرتک زیبائش کو مزید بڑھاتا ہے۔ پاسو کونز کی سکون اور سکیواں اسے وہ مقام بناتی ہے جہاں آرام و خلوت کی تلاش کرنے والے لوگوں کے لئے مثالی مقصد ہے۔

منظر کے علاوہ، پاسو کونز مختلف آؤٹ ڈور سرگرمیوں کے لئے بھی ایک بنیادی مرکز ہیں۔ پیدل چالو پیماں کو روشن کرنے والے مسافروں کو اطراف کی سیر کرنے کا موقع ملتا ہے اور کراکورم رینج کے بین المللی مناظر کو دیکھنے کے لئے دلچسپ اور جرات مندانہٴٴ ٹریکس پر جا سکتے ہیں۔ قریبی بتورہ گلیشیئر، جو قطبی علاقوں ک

Location of Passu Cones – Where are Passu Cones Located?

The madness of these cones lies in the Passu village of Upper Hunza next to Karakoram Highway. This tantalizing and alluring village is one of the eminent tourist attractions in this region. It brags among tourists because of the majestic Passu Cones Hunza, Passu Sar Mountains and the glacier named Passu Glacier.


Weather of Passu Cones
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Passu Cones Height

The Passu Cones height standing alone in the Passu Village is 7478 meters (almost 24000 feet) above sea level.

Passu Cones Weather

The temperatures will hover between -3 to 30 degrees Celsius throughout the year. This offers a perfect blend of mild and cool weather. Don’t be surprised by occasional rain showers and thunderstorms, as they will only enhance the breathtaking scenery. (Weawow)


Passu Cones
Passu Village
6:10 pm, July 17, 2024
overcast clouds
Wind: 15 mph
Pressure: 995 mb
Visibility: 10 km
Sunrise: 6:12 am
Sunset: 7:43 pm


Temperature Throughout Year in Passu Village

MonthTemperature (°C)Precipitation (mm)Weather Conditions
January-5 to 410Cold, occasional snow
February-4 to 515Cold, occasional snow
March1 to 1020Cool, occasional showers
April8 to 1730Mild, occasional showers
May15 to 2340Pleasant, occasional rain
June20 to 2850Warm, occasional showers
July23 to 3060Warm, occasional rain
August22 to 2960Warm, occasional rain
September17 to 2540Pleasant, occasional rain
October10 to 1830Mild, occasional showers
November2 to 1120Cool, occasional showers
December-3 to 615Cold, occasional snow


How to Reach Passu?

Reaching Passu Cones is not a seamless journey as it is visible from the Karakoram Highway. Simply hop onto the Karakoram Highway and enjoy the magnificent view of the Passu Sar Mountains until you surpassed the Attabad Lake in Gulmit Valley of Hunza.


A majestic view of mountains from the highway
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Places to Visit near Passu

Some of the famous tourist attractions nearby Passu, Hunza are as follows

  • Passu Cones
  • Passu Sar Mountain
  • Passu Glacier
  • Attabad Lake
  • Borith Lake
  • Batura Glacier
  • Hunza River (Wikipedia)


Camels Passing by the Passu cones
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Tourist Activities

Passu Cones is one of the most Instagrammable places in the Hunza as it offers breathtaking and splendid views of the Passu Sar Mountains.


For more information on northern areas of Pakistan like Attabad Lake and Rakaposhi view point, visit E Lands – Explore Pakistan

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