Pakora Pass, Naltar valley

DAY – 1: Arrival-Islamabad Sightseeing
Arrival at Islamabad, transfer to hotel for rest. If arrival is during the day, you will be taken for a short sightseeing trip around Islamabad. The new Capital City of Pakistan is lush green at the footsteps of Potohar hills. We will visit Faisal Mosque, Pakistan monument and Lok versa, institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage.

Overnight stay at hotel in Islamabad.

DAY – 2: Islamabad – Gilgit
Take an early morning flight to Gilgit – the capital town of Gilgit Baltistan. There will be ample time to explore bazaars of Gilgit and a visit to a Rock Carving Buddha from 5th century AD.

We will then drive on the road to Chilas, if there are no flights available from Islamabad- Flights to Gilgit are operated subject to weather condition.

Overnight stay at a hotel in Gilgit.

DAY – 3: Gilgit – Naltar valley – Naltar Lake
We will leave Gilgit town and drive along the Hunza river up to its confluence with Naltar River at Nomal village and take the uphill road to upper Naltar valley within just a few hours.

At upper Naltar we will visit the Ski-resort; one of the two ski resorts Pakistan has and then valley view point for sweeping views before resume the drive on a winding road to Naltar Lake. This part of the road can be done only by 4WD Jeeps and that takes an hour.

Lunch will be arranged at Naltar Lake and you will have plenty of time to explore the magnetic surrounding of the Lakes in the afternoon.

Overnight stay in a Camp

DAY – 4: Naltar Lake- Lower Shani
We will start our ascent gradually towards to the Pakora Pass, a little bit tiring day but rewarding views all along the way. After 6-8 hrs walk we will reach the campsite known as Lower Shani. The Naltar glacier lies just below our scenic campsite and the majestic Hindukush peaks dominate the horizon.

Overnight stay in a Camp.

DAY – 5: Lower Shani – Upper Shani
Day 5 is shorter walk for few to reach the Upper Shani while enjoy the views to campsite situated at the outskirt of Naltar Lake. This is another wonderful campsite to stay at where wild animals, such as Ibex are occasionally seen grazing on the beautiful slopes of Upper Shani.

Overnight stay in a Camp

DAY – 6: Upper Shani – Pakora Pass – Jut
Day 6 will be the longest and tiring day as it takes you to the climax of the trek and the trail is a bit difficult in some parts. The climb from the campsite is going to be over 3000 ft. to the Pakora Pass (4710 m), where snow remains even in midsummer and the magnificent views stretch to Pakora glacier and down to the Pakora valley. After enjoying some time on the pass, resume the trek and descend down through some rocky terrain and glacier to Jut – the campsite for tonight’s stay.

Overnight stay in a Camp

DAY – 7: Jut – Pakora village – Gilgit
Day 7 will be the last day of this trek and an easy downhill walk to Pakore village of Ishkoman Valley. We will take a break here to rest and prepare our lunch before we get on Jeep/Van and drive back to Gilgit through the fruit rich valley of Ishkoman and Punial.

Overnight stay at a hotel in Gilgit.

DAY –8-9: Hunza valley / Khunjerab Top / 4750m (OPTIONAL)
You will have two full days to explore the extraordinary Hunza valley, where you will be able to visit the ancient Baltit Fort, newly formed Attbad Lake, Hussaini Hanging bridge and Passu Glacier. You will have the choice of a spare one full day and drive all the way to Pakistan – China border; it is beautiful drive on a metal part of the highway through the mountains to highest international border.

Overnight stay at a hotel in Hunza valley.

DAY –10: Hunza valley – Besham / Naran
Travel down the Karakoram highway and break the journey enroute at Besham or Naran, subject to condition of snow on Babusar top.

Overnight stay at hotel in Besham / Naran

DAY –11: Besham / Naran – Islamabad
Complete the road journey down to Islamabad towards Monal restaurant in Islamabad to wrap up the trip in a perfect ambience: good food, night view of the capital and live music.
Overnight stay at a hotel in Islamabad

DAY –12: Transfer to airport three hours prior to homebound flight.

Trip cost: Depends on number of participation
The trip includes:

  • Airport pick up/road transfer in private Car / Jeep to Naltar Lake
  • All meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) on the way and during the trek
  • All accommodations ( hotel / camping as specified in the itinerary)
  • 10 kg of personal baggage during trek
  • Sleeping tents, mattresses, kitchen tents, mess tent.
  • Kitchen equipment, crockery, fuel, cooking, camping,
  • cleaning and related gear
  • Cook and Assisting staff
  • Visa supporting documents (If needed)
  • Camping Fees

Trip does not include:

  • Visa to Pakistan
  • Personal sleeping bags and personal nature
  • clothing/equipment.
  • Extras at hotel, like drinks, laundry, phone calls, act.
  • Charges incurred as a result of delays beyond our control.
  • Extra days beyond the specified itinerary.
  • Insurance liability and other under force conditions,
  • medical aid and helicopter rescue
  • Any other service or product that is not agreed or
  • mentioned herein or agreed prior to the commencement of the journey.
  • Any tipping to staff

$999.00

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