Marcopolo Inn reflects the grace and elegance of the royal family of Hunza. It was founded by Raja Bahadur Khan, grandson of Mir Nazeem Khan (KCIE, KCSL), the ruler of Hunza from 1892 to 1938. Raja Hussain Ali Khan son of Raja Bahadur Khan is the present General Manager of Hunza Marcopolo Inn. The Hunza Marcopolo Inn nestles in the delighted Upper Hunza Valley (Gojal) surrounded by breathtaking views of mountain peaks and glaciers. located in the ancient village of Gulmit Hunza, it is on the ancient Silk Route. Only 150 Kms from Gilgit, it is conveniently accessible from the Karakoram Highway.
The Guest Rooms
The Inn’s restaurants and buildings, constructed by Raja Bahadur Khan (grandson of Mir Mohammad Nazeem Khan, KCIE, KCSL and the ruler of Hunza from 1892-1938) reflect a traditional style of architecture. The Inn offers twenty-five clean and comfortable rooms with wall-to-wall carpets, en-suite bathrooms with hot and cold running water that is from a nearby mountain spring. All the rooms face and lead our onto garden lawns with apricot trees, an ancient walnut tree, and flower blossoms. The Inn offers captivating views of the mighty Karakoram peaks including Topek Dan, Fulfil Peak, the Shatabar glacier and the Hunza river.
The restaurant provides a traditional and elegant atmosphere and offers the guests a wide selection of local and continental dishes cocked by expert chefs in Hunza. Delicacies include traditional pancakes served with mulberry syrup as well as strawberries. Fresh local fruit is readily available in spring and summer an can be picked from the garden.