The tribe lived a long life and had many of the most beautiful women in the world
PAKISTAN Living at an altitude of nearly 2,500 m, Hunza people do not have diseases such as cancer, diabetes and women can give birth when they are over 60 years old. The closest city to the Hunza valley is Gilgit, about an hour's flight from Pakistan's capital, Islamabad. From Gilgit city, visitors can travel by Natco bus or long-distance jeep. Travel time is 2 to 3 hours.
Hunza is an isolated valley at an altitude of nearly 2,500 m, north of Pakistan, adjacent to China's Xinjiang region and the Wakhan, Afghanistan corridor. It is the abode of the Hunza community, also known as Burusho, the world's oldest long-lived tribe. Photo: Levart.
This tribe claims to be descended from Alexander the Great, dating from the 4th century BC. They live in an isolated area and get married at the discretion of their parents. The origin of the Burushaski language of the Hunza people is a mystery. Anthropologists say that, instead of being related to the Indo-European or Tibetan languages, the border areas, Burushaski, have similarities with the Basque region, Spain. Photo: Dawn.
Most Hunza people are farmers. They grow crops such as wheat, potatoes, barley, millet, buckwheat, and a variety of fruits on terraced fields. They also raise cattle including goats, sheep and chickens. Photo: Chirawan Thaiprasansap / Shutterstock.
The Hunza believe that they can live to be 120 years old and even 150 years old, women are said to be able to give birth in their early 60's. years of this tribe. Photo: Gaia.
However, according to local reports, the population here has a high average life expectancy, healthy and lucid old age. The Telegraph put Hunza on the list of 14 places where people have incredible longevity. Photo: Claudiovidri / Shutterstock.
Hunza is also said to be the tribe with the most beautiful women on the planet. Photo: Khlong Wang Chao / Shutterstock.
They have fairer and fairer skin than those who live in other parts of the country. Photo: Chirawan Thaiprasansap / Shutterstock.
The long and beautiful secret of the Hunza people is attributed to the pure water, fresh air, clean food and healthy lifestyles. Photo: Khlong Wang Chao / Shutterstock.
Their diet consists of subsistence foods like vegetables, milk, cereals, nuts, fruits and less meat. Photo: Mark Wiens.
Local people do not consume processed food. Photo: Dawn.
Apricots are the main food of the Hunza people. For one year, they had several months of dieting with apricots and water from this fruit. The Hunza do not have cancer due to the absorption of vitamin B17 or amygdalin, found in apricot kernels. Photo: Easyway / Shutterstock.
The Hunza regularly practice yoga, including breathing methods and meditation. In particular, they will relax and rest when needed, to minimize stress. According to Very Well Health, Hunza is the happiest person in the world. They love life and express it through rigorous physical training and a minimalist lifestyle. Photo: Karavan Leaders.
In addition to the story of longevity, Hunza also attracts visitors by its picturesque natural landscape. The best time to come here is from April to October. June - August is the tourist peak here. Photo: Khlong Wang Chao / Shutterstock.