North Pakistan Tour and Trek

Day 1 Arrival in Islamabad (at 01:15 AM / 02:45 AM) - City Tour/Sightseeing/Overnight Islamabad –Rawalpindi. GC Hotel

Arrival at Islamabad International Airport and transfer to comfortable centrally locate Hotel. The remainder of the day is free for you to relax and recover from the long flight to Pakistan. In the Afternoon will be take a tour to Pakistan capital of Islamabad and busting Bazzars of Rawalpindi. Visit Pakistan movement, lok Virsa Heritage here displaying/depicted all Pakistan culture, visit Damane Koh a beautiful picnic point for Pakistani holiday’s makers where you have a panoramic view of Capital Islamabad worth looking Faisal Mosque and Gov. official building Parliament House, Prime Minister house, Superim court and some major business towers top looking from this location visit Fisal Mosque see modern Muslim feature of architecture and later drive you onto Murree road one of very busy road in Rawalpindi In the evening we have a welcome dinner..

Overnight stay at (GC Hotel) Grace Crown Hotel Rawalpindi.

Day 2 KKH Islamabad – Chilas (via Naran or Besham) - Stops along the way - Overnight Chilas / Panorama Hotel Chilas

After breakfast early in the morning we depart for Chilas via Naran ,Kaghan and Babusar pass. En route stop for photography at many special points Naran-Lalazar-Lulusar lake- Bubusar top 4170m. Lunch at Balakot PTDC. Drive to Chilas for overnight stay at Chilas Inn Hotel. Approximate driving distanced 11/12 hours and 390km.

Chilas Inn KKH.

Day 3 Chilas – Raikot – Fairy Meadows - Trekking around Fairy Meadows (Summit/Pass Option?) - Overnight Fairy Meadows-Broad View Hotel and Resort.

In the morning breakfast we head to Fairy Meadows. En route visiting ancient rock carving near Chilas. Stop at Raikot Bridge and hire here community Jeep for Tato village. Lunch at Tato village Fairy Point. After lunch begin first day walk to Fairy Meadows. Check in wooden traditional Hut. Driving 3 hour from Chiilas. Approximate hiking is 3-4 hours. Dinner will be served at the looming of massive Nanga Parbat and Raikot glacier. Overnight stay at Broad View Resort./

Day 4 Fairy Meadows – Nanga Parbat BaseCamp – Fairy Meadows - Overnight Fairy Meadows –Broad View Hotel and Resort.

Very early in morning /dawn we will get up for ;Sunrise photo at top of photography view point where you have a panoramic view of half of Karakoram mountains Rakaposhi and Diran and of course Nanga Parbat is standing in front of your face. . Back to hotel for breakfast. After it we will start walk to Beyal camping with lunch pack through green meadows and juniper and pine trees. A short rest at finest place and keep continue walk to Nanga parbat base camp. Enjoy your photography with fully nature and under beneath of massive NP and Raikot peak, A sweeping views from this part. Visit graveyard of Germans. For overnight stay back to Hotel Fairy Meadows. Approximate walking distanced is 7/8 for round day hike. Broad view Resort/ Hotel.

Day 5 Fairy Meadows – Raikot – Gilgit- Stops along the way –Naltar valley –Nagar valley –Hunza Karimabad . –Overnight Hunza Albarkaat Hotel.

After breakfast in the morning we go down to Tato village trace foot print where our jeep ready to pick and drop at Raikot Bridge KKH. Lunch at Raikot Sarai KKH. From here we embark by own jeep and drive to Gilgit on KKH. En route stop at the world three Greatest mountains ranges The Karakoram, The Himalayas, The Hindu Kush and at same junction point Mighty of Indus and Gilgit river confluence here. Visit Danyore Chinese graveyard and drive on KKH through enchanting valleys of lower Nagar region. Befor Enter to Nagar valley we will make a short trip to Nalar valley. Back to KKH and drive to Hunza. Stop at Rakaposhi view to take a beautiful pic and sip coffee under looming of Rakaposhi7788m. Drive to Hunza where everything’s come. Evening walk in the colorful and traditional bazzars of Karimabad. Albarkaat Hotel.

Day 6 in-and-around Hunza – Highlights: Altit Fort, Baltit Fort, local bazar - Trek: Ultar Meadow - Overnight Hunza. Duiker Eagles Nest Hotel.

Very early in the morning get up for Sunrise from the beautiful view of Hotel rooftop. After breakfast we head to Ultar Meadows with pack lunch though Karimabad village. It is a moderate walk keep continue steep up to Ultar glacier. Ultar Meadows is lies amid flowered with much greenery camping. A superb view of Diran and Miar glacier in Hoper valley. Visit Graveyard of Hasagawas was famous Japanese climber was death during climbing of Ultar in 1. Take a crystal clear spring water and enjoy the photography of scenery. After a complete exploration we will get down via same route. Upon arrival to Karimabad we visit old Baltit Fort which was once Ruler of Hunza. Visit Altit Fort and walk in the village meet to local people and observe their culture. For overnight stay and Sunset photo we will take Duiker village. Dinner is at hotel. Around hike is 4-5 hours for Ultar Meadows. Eagles Nest Hotel.

Day 7 Hunza – Gulmit – i – Passu - Stops along the way (Attabad Lake, Ondra Fort, Borith Lake, Hossaini Bridge) - Trek: Passu Glacier - Overnight Passu Tourist Lodge.

After breakfast we drive you to Passu village Atta Abad lake. Stop at Atta Abad lake for 40 minutes boating, enjoying boating in the lake and drive to Gulmit for lunch. Visit Ondra Fort. Lunch at Silk route Lodge or Gulmit restaurant. Visit Old musician house. Visit old Polo ground and tradition old house of Wakhi women where you see homemade carpet of Ibex hair. Drive to Husseini Suspension bridge spend some good time for taking picture. Drive to Borit lake stop for photography. It is one the fabulous lake at 2400m. Drove to Jeep road end point and start walk to Passu glacier along the water irrigation channel with spectacular views. From this part you have spectacular view Toppodan, Passu village and passu glacier. For overnight stay we back to Passu.  Passu Tourist Lodge.

Day 8 Trek Passu Glacier, Yunz Valley, Yunz Lookout/Viewpoint, Batura Glacier – Overnight Passu Tourist Lodge.

Trek to Batura glacier and Yunza valley which is pretty access from Batura glacier. We will take lunch for the day hike above passu village. We head to Yunz valley through the barren part on upper section of Passu village. Visit Yunz and take picture in the ablation valley. You have a great view of Passu cathedral, Butura glacier and Shishper peak 7650m, Passu peak 7280m. Open our lunch here. After lunch we trek down Batura glacier and Burat lake. Butura glacier is 56km long distanced and 5th largest glacier out of the polar region. Around day hike is 6\7 hours.Overnight stay at passu Tourist Lodge.

Day 9 Passu – Khunjerab Pass (PAK-CHI-Boarder) – Sost – Passu – Nagar Minpin -Stops along the way - Overnight Minapin Valley.

After breakfast we drive to Khunjerab pass China boarder. En route sightseeing Khyber village-Sost-National Park. ‘See Ibex, marmot Yaks in the National Park. From Passu to China boarder top 3 hours one side. Spend some quality time on the pass which is the world highest Jeep paved 4790m altitude. Enjoy the photography. Boarder is crossing and touch to boarder is not allowed. A great view of surrounding high snowcapped mountains. For lunch we drive back to Sost. After lunch we walk in Sost Bazzar. Evening back to Nagar Minpain valley.Around trip is 8/9 hours and 240km total.

Osho Thang Hotel/Homestay.

 

Day 10 Minapin – Rakaposhi BC - Diran - Trek Rakaposhi BC Tagha Phari - Overnight Rakaposhi Base Camp

After breakfast we meet porter and start trekking through pretty walk in lush green fields of potatoes for Happaku meadows midway of Rakaposhi BC. A perfect place spend first night. Happakun meadows lies amid flowered and finest places with sweeping views of Nagar and Hunza valley. On our way we enjoy a spectacular views of thick forest and contrast of white glacier. Due to no enough time we keep continue ascend to Rakaposhi BC from Happakun ascend a trail through forest with excellent views of Diran as you rise above the Minapin Glacier. The meadows and shepherd Hut at Taghai Phari are in an ablation valley overlooking the glaciers’ upper ice fields. Overnight stay in the tent. Meals is served by our camp staff. Approximate hiking 5-6 hours.

Day 11 Rakaposhi BC – Minapin –– Gilgit – – Astore - Overnight Astore – Overnight Rama Midways Hotel./ PTDC Motel/Homestay

Very early in the morning we get up to the ridge side overlooking the glaciers’ upper ice fields, some 1500m more above an impressive view of Minapin village. This is also a base Camp for Rakaposhi Base camp. Walk slightly up to 4000m ridge for excellent view of the Batura peaks, Shishper peak and Ultar peaks from here which located in the Hunza valley. This ridge is dramatically offering for Sunrise and Sunset photography. For breakfast come to camping side Rakaposhi main BC. After breakfast we come down to Minapin valley for lunch. Walking distanced for down way 3-4 hours. After lunch we move to Astore valley through small cozy village on Karakoum Highway. We leave KKH near Thalich and turn on a let southern part for Astore valley. Reach Astore.

Overnight PTDC OR Home stay. Approximate driving distanced is 6-7 hours and 220km.

Day 12 Astore –- Trek Rama Lake, Trek Deosai Plains - Sheosar Lake, Barapani .Overnight Deosai Plains –Overnight Stay in Tent.

After breakfast we take you the beautiful Rama Meadows full pine thick forest moving altitude is 3200m. We park Jeep here and start walk to Rama Lake taking 40 minutes’ walk. It is one of the fabulous lake under lap of Nangar Parbat Mountain. After visit Rama Lake we drive back to Astore for lunch. After lunch we drive to wilderness of Deosai. It is most exciting and beautiful plain. Lying between Indus River and the southern extension of Himalayan Range, it comes next to Tibetan Plateau. Deosai National Park spread over 3000 square kilometers is the main tourist attraction with its rich flora and fauna. Also, the mesmerizing view of Milky Way on a bright night leaves eyes stunned. It also attracts photographers from across the globe to capture the divine miracles. Stop at Sheosar lake making photography. It is one of the fabulous and highest lake in the world. Drive to Bara Pani. ‘We pitch tent here and evening we enjoying trout fishing in Bara Pani. Dinner is served by our camp staff. Approximate driving distanced is 6/7 hours.

Day 13 Deosai Plain -Skardu (Shigar Valley, Sarfaranga Desert, Kachura Lake, possibly Katpana Desert -Overnight Skardu.Masherbrum Hotel

After breakfast we close the tent and drive to Skardu en route visit Satpara Lake. Satpara Lake water sources of Deosai mountains glacier. Drive to Skardu valley. We take lunch at Skardu Dewan e Khan Rest. Drive from Deosai to Skardu. Visit Skardu colorful bazzars. Drive to Sarfarang Desert and keep drive to Shigar valley. Stop at photography point where you have nicer view of whole Shigar valley Shigar River. Visit Shigar fort and Ambruque Mosque, Lunch at Shigar Restaurant. After lunch we drive back to Skardu and keep drive to Shangri La Kachura village and Kachura Lake. Enjoy the scenery of the Kachura village and Lake. Evening drive back to Lower Kachura and Skardu. ‘Masherbrum Hotel. Round trip is 9/10 hours.

Day 14 Flight from Skardu to Islamabad – Peshawar Sightseeing.

Today we fly from Skardu Airport to Islamabad. Upon arrival to Islamabad we drive you to Peshawar City for full day sightseeing. Visit Mohabat Khan Mosque, Visit Peshawar Museum, view of Bahlisar Fort and Peshawar Gold Market, Qisa Khanwani Bazzar and Chock Yadgar .Overnight stay to Club Guest House Peshawar.

Day 14 Drive Skardu – Gilgit –Chilas KKH (via Indus River?)

If Flight could not operate for Islamabad this day transfer you to KKH Chilas on the most thrilling road Skardu along the Mighty Indus River. Driving distanced is 8/9 hours.

 Day 15 FLY HOEM

After breakfast in the morning we drive back to Islamabad. Upon arrival to Islamabad we will take you to Kabul Restaurant for Lunch. After lunch we will reaming time for sightseeing, visit said pur village-Monal Daman Kho-some major shopping malls. Dinner at Chinese Restaurant. After dinner transfer you to Islamabad Airport.

 

Day 15

Chilas – Drive via Besham or over Babusar pass via Naran – Islamabad;

Today we drive to Islamabad from Chilas via Babusar pass. Reach Islamabad and transfer to ‘Airport. Approximate driving distanced is 13/14 hours. En route lunch and toilet break. Dinner will be arrange on the way to Islamabad. Today we resume more stopping to save time to reach Islamabad to catch flight for home. Transfer to Airport (evening time 20:30 PM / 20:40 PM flights). End of our services.

 

What's included?

The following included services are offering during the journey in Pakistan.

01 - Transport for Pick & Drop from/to airport AND domestic Flight ticket Skardu to Islamabad.

02 - Transport throughout tour itinerary, including fuel and all taxes/tolls

03 - All camping gear and Kitchen equipment’s.

04 - Hotels Meals and all Trekking foods.

05 - Tourist Class Hotel accommodation through tour program.

06 - Guide, cook and porters, Insurance policy and their daily allowance.

07 - Tents and mattress all for all members on sharing basis.

08 - Sites Entrance Fees.

09 - Daily Mineral Waters.

10 - English speaking and license Mountains guide

What's excluded?

SERVICES ARE EXCLUDE:

01 - Insurance policy of trekkers.

02 - Other services which are not mentioned above.

03 - Airfare (international)

Additional Information

As per this tour program best time to travel is from July to October

 

Number of days: 15
Included services:
Guide
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation (Hotel/Guesthouse)
Accommodation (Homestay)
Entrance tickets (e.g. museums, parks etc.)
Beverages (non-alcoholic)
Car (with driver)
Fuel, Petrol
Bus/Train tickets
Domestic flight tickets
Not included: Travel Insurance
What to bring: personal kit only
Transport: SUV 4x4
Tour season:
January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
Tour categories:
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Adventure tours
Offroad tours
Sightseeing tours
Winter tours
Special Event tours
Wildlife tours
Highlight tours
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Short tours
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Payment Method

For a confirmed booking, a deposit of (10%) is required. Deposit is paid by credit card (secure payment via Stripe, no credit card fees). The remaining balance can be paid in cash upon start of the trip - unless Host & Traveler agree on different payment methods.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations can be made free of charge up to 30 days prior to the beginning of the booked service. The deposit (10%) is only refundable if the booking is canceled at least 30 days in advance.