Discover Pakistan
The Land of Hospitality and Mountain Treasure

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    This program allows you to discover the high mountain valley of the Karakorum, HUNZA VALLEY, Shangri-La and Heaven on earth. It is also an opportunity to meet the local people, touch their culture and warm hospitality with simple way of life and gives unique experience by hiking in various parts of the valley. You may sightseeing of towns with different tribes and wonderful nature where the Himalayas, the Karakorum and the Hindu-Kush ranges meet together. Also mix up with local population of roof of the world, visits to local traditional houses. 

    Suitable period: May to October
    Day-01: Arrival to Islamabad, sightseeing of Islamabad and Rawalpindi
    Day-02: Fly to Gilgit or drive to Chilas on Karakorum Highway
    Day-03 Continue to Karimabad – Hunza
    Day-03: Visit of Baltit Fort and Altit Fort 
    Day-04: Drive to Hopar and walk on the glacier and drive to Duikar
    Day-05: Walk to Shahabad and around, visit of local summer house 
    Day-06: Walk down to Altit then drive to Lake which is newly formed by huge landslide, boat safari and walk to Borite lake and continue to Passu
    Day-07: Day hike on the glacier
    Day-08: Drive back to Hussani and walk to Gulmit
    Day-09: Walk around the Gulmit
    Day-10: By boat cross the lake and drive to Karimabad
    Day-11: Continue to Gilgit
    Day-12: Fly to Islamabad or drive to Naran via Babu Sar Pass
    Day-13: Full day visit of Taxila or continue to Islamabad 
    Day-14: Departure from Islamabad (drop to the airport)
  • Shimshal Pass Pamir Trek

    Shimshal is the remotest area of the Hunza Valley, near the Chinese border, remotest valley in the entire Karakoram, located on three hours driving distance from the Karakoram Highway 53km at Passu. It is only accessible through a narrow, barrow gorge across the Passu area and Hunza River. Shimshal covers the largest territory of the Gojal of the Hunza. From its western reaches border by the Hunza River, its area extends as far as Baltistan to the East and it northern Khunjerap River, demarcates the frontier with China.

    Trekking to Shimshal's broad Pamir highlands takes you to top the Shimshali’s favourite place, where lakes sparkle on the Central Asian watershed and herds call melodiously across the hills. Yaks and several thousands sheep and goats graze in the Shimshal Pamir, an extensive alpine grassland above 4500m. In late May, women and children leave Shimshal village for Shuizherav (pastureland). In June, they move to Shuwerth, the main summer settlement just beyond the Shimshal Pass. In early September, they move back to Shuizherav, and in early October, they return to Shimshal village.  

    Altitude: Pass (4735m) and Mingil Sar (6050M)
    Duration:   14 -16 days
    Season:    June-September

    Day-01: Arrival to Islamabad /hotel
    Day-02: Fly to Gilgit or drive to Chilas
    Day-03: Drive to Karimabad (Hunza)
    Day-04: Shimshal village 2880m/hotel
    Day-05: Wuch Furzeen (3365m)/camp
    Day-06: Trek to Shuizherav (4350m)
    Day-07: Trek to Shimshal Pass (4735m)
    Day-08: Day free for climbing Manglik Sar
    Day-09: Trek back to Purien – e- Ben  
    Day-10: Trek to Zardgarben (4075m)
    Day-11: Trek to Shimshal village/hotel
    Day-12: Drive to Karimabad
    Day-13: Continue to Chilas/hotel
    Day-14: Islamabad via Babu Sar Pass
    Day-15: Departure

  • Baltoro K 2 Base Camp Gondogoro Pass Trek

    In 1986, a trekking route was established that connects the Baltoro Glacier to Hushe Valley over a Pass called “GONDOGORO LA 5700M”. Since then, this challenging Pass has attracting large number of the trekking groups as well as numerous climbing expeditions. However, the popularity of this trek is also and accurate reflection of its attractions. This is along the BRALDU River then into Baltoro Glacier is a long and extremely demanding one. This route follows mainly on the Baltoro Glacier, which is 65km long. The climax of the Baltoro Glacier is the beautiful conjunction of the Godwin Austin Glacier, which descends from K-2 and Baltoro Glacier called “CONCORDIA 4700M” lying in the heart of the most heavily glaciered region outside the Polar area and densest concentration of peaks on earth.

    The reward as the other hand is spectacular, taking you right into the heart of Karakorum Mountains at Concordia to K-2 Base Camp then on Vigne Glacier to the foot of Gondogoro Pass. After the crossing there is High Camp then to the Dalzampa, a beautiful place for camp with water and meadows, then on Gondoghoro Glacier to the Satchio and finally to the Hushe Valley.

    Duration:    21- 22days    
    Altitude:    In the range of 5700m
    Season:    June to end of September
    Grade:     Challenging

    Day-01: Arrival to Islamabad airport/hotel
    Day-02: Fly to Skardu or drive to Chilas
    Day-03: Skardu or Chilas to Skardu
    Day-04: Jeep drive to Askoli (3050m)/camp
    Day-05: Trek 5–6 hrs to Jula (3200)/camp
    Day-06: Trek to 5-6 hrs Pauju 3450m/camp
    Day-07: Rest day at Pauju /Camp
    Day-08: Trek to Urdukas 4000m/camp
    Day-09: Trek to Goro-II (4300m)/camp
    Day-10: Trek to Concordia (4700m)/camp
    Day-11: Excursion to K-2 Base Camp (5135m)
    Day-12: Trek on Vinge Glacier to Ali- Camp 4800m
    Day-13: Xhuspan (4800m) via Pass 5700M
    Day-14: Climb Gondogoro Peak or rest day
    Day-15: Trek to Dalzapa 4150m
    Day-16: Trek to Saticho 3200m
    Day-17: Trek to Hushe 3050m.
    Day-18: Jeep drives to Skardu/ hotel
    Day-19: Fly to Islamabad or drive to Chilas
    Day-20: De-briefing or Chilas to Islamabad
    Day-21: Departure from Islamabad


    Trango is the group of the mountains on the Baltoro Glacier region called « Trango Group », which is one of most remarkable mountain setting on earth. The Great Trango (6286M) and Nameless Tower (6251M) offer wonderful experience for climbers wanting a taste of the best in the Himalayas without extreme altitude but only moderately technical climbing. These rock walls are very famous in Pakistan, are highest rock walls on earth.

    As the Government of Pakistan made open (free) to climb the peaks up to 6500M altitude without climbing permit (without paying royalty of peak), in order to promote the trekking and mountaineering in Pakistan. These peaks are below 6500M and good opportunity to climb these spectacular peaks in the Karakorum. You need only a trekking permit to enter the Baltoro region and briefing, de-briefing at the Tourism Department or Alpine Club. You do not need the climbing permit, royalty fee, liaison officer etc.

    The approach route to the Base Camp is from Skardu town, which is connected with Islamabad by road and by air. There is Jeep road from Skardu up to beginning of the trek Thongal or Askoli, which is the last village on the trek to Baltoro Glacier.

    Day-01: Arrival Islamabad/hotel
    Day-02: Government formalities
    Day-03: Fly Skardu or drive to CHilas
    Day-04: Preparation or Skardu
    Day-05: Jeeps drive to Askoli/camp
    Day-06: Trek to Jula
    Day-07: Trek to Pauju
    Day-08: Trek to Base Camp
    Day-09 to 18: Climbing and acclimatization
    Day-19: Trek back to Pauju
    Day-20: Jula
    Day-21: Askoli
    Day-22: Skardu/hotel
    Day-23: Fly to Islamabad or drive to Chilas
    Day-24: De-briefing or Islamabad
    Day-25: Departure

    The ancient “Silk Road” was lying buried in the history, mystery legends in some of the unbelievable terrible tales of the past. It is however possible to travel on Silk Road and visit the legendary city of Kashgar-China via Karakorum Highway (KKH) and Khunjerab Pass. In the annals of history the Khunjerab Pass stands admired for pastures rather than passage.
    The border with China, Khunjerab Pass was formally declared open on May 1st, 1986 and Pirali was declared as entering point in China but now shifted to Tashkuran and Sost pot of entry in Pakistan. The zero point is located at the top of Khunjerab Pass 4733m that is 86 km from Sost. 
    Kashgar is one of historical and cultural cities in China, There may be several tribes or dynasties but all of them are Muslim, is the Muslim region of the China. Kashgar today offers man y interesting scenes and sights and its unique blend of old and new ways of life and traditions 
    Suitable period: Mid of May to end of October
    Duration: 17-19 days from Islamabad back Islamabad
    Day-01: Arrival Islamabad, sightseeing of Islamabad and Rawalpindi
    Day-02: Drive on the Karakorum Highway to Chilas 12-14 hrs drive
    Day-03: Continue to Hunza Karimabad 7-8 hrs drive
    Day-04: Local visit to Hopar and Duikar
    Day-05: Day free for local visits and walk
    Day-06: Drive to Lake and by boat to Gulmit
    Day-07: By boat to Hussani then drive to Passu
    Day-08: Continue to Sost then to Tashkurgan - Karakoli Lake, overnight in Yurt
    Day-09: Walk around the Lake/overnight in Yurt
    Day-10: Drive to Kashgar/hotel
    Day-11: Sightseeing in Kashgar
    Day-12: Drive back to Tashkurgan
    Day-13: Continue to Sost via Khunjerab Pass then to Passu/hotel
    Day-14: Continue to Karimabad
    Day-15: Drive to Chilas
    Day-16: Drive to Islamabad via Babu Sar Pass
    Day-17: Departure from Islamabad
    Hunza is located in the extreme north of Pakistan in Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), fortified by the giant mountain ranges of Karakoram, Himalayas, Hindu-kush and Pamirs through the Wakhan Corridor and further north neighbored by the heavenly mountains of Tianshan and Kunlunsun and historic city of Kashgar. The legendary land of Hunza is most majestically placed on the roof of the world. It falls on a junction of old silk route, now replaced by the KKH, Karakoram Highway, “ 8th wonder of the world ”, snaking into the people’s Republic of China through the Khunjerab Pass 4733M, between Oxus and Indus. It is no doubt the SHANGRI LA, Heaven on earth.
    Hunza had been an independent state till 1974, ruled by the king," tham". Known for its far crag mountains, glaciers, men made oasis and fairy lands and re-known for bravery, hard-work, longevity, hospitality and distinct cultural heritage, the people of Hunza have kept their autonomy for centuries and championed the ideals of freedom, equality and peace in the region.
    There are two very famous seasons to visit to this valley, the Spring season, the fruit trees erupt in white blossom and in Autumn the leaves of the trees become yellow and reddish, looks very beautiful with fall colors. The suitable period to visit to this mountain valley is April to end of October. 
    Suitable period: October
    Day-01: Arrive to Islamabad, sightseeing
    Day-02: Fly to Gilgit or drive to Chilas 
    Day-03: Continue to Hunza – Karimabad
    Day-04: Hopar and Duikar
    Day-05: Lake, by boat Hussaini then to Passu
    Day-06: Walk on Passu Glacier and visits
    Day-07: Drive to Lake, cross by boat then to Karimabad
    Day-08: Drive to Gilgit via Minapin 
    Day-09: Fly to Gilgit or drive to Naran via Babusar Pass 
    Day-10: Sightseeing around Islamabad to drive to Islamabad
    Day-11: Departure from Islamabad 
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