|BEST SEASON||May to October|
|ALTITUDE MAXIMUM||3000m to 4575m|
This spectacular trekking program is an ideal combination of adventure and culture, giving you an opportunity to observe the life style of various tribes residing under the shadow of snow covered mountains. This awe-inspiring trip takes you to the enchanting valleys of Hunza and Nagar in the Karakoram Range.
We Travel over the famous Karakoram Highway, along the Indus River, visiting the picturesque Hunza and Nagar valleys along side high snow covered peaks, then drive all the way up to Khunjrab pass at 4733 meters near the Pakistan – china border.
The most exciting and scenic trek starts at the beautiful village of Minapin in the Nagar valley that takes you to the most scenic base camps of Rakaposhi (7788 meters) and Diran peak (7265 meters). This exquisite green meadow with high altitude forests offers the most impressive view of these majestic peaks.
As we trek through the Hunza valley, we will see 700 year old Baltit and Altit Forts, old villages and traditional houses of Altit as well as 800 years old wooden Mosques and watch towers at Ganesh. 4th century Ad Rock Carvings on the ancient Silk Road are an astounding trip back in time. A short jeep drive to the Duiker meadow offers the unforgettable panoramic sunrise and sunset view of the Rakaposhi, Diran peak, Golden peak and Ultar group of Peaks.
Another Picturesque trek starts at the beautiful village Gulmit that takes you to one of the most beautiful vintage points in upper Hunza valley to a meadow known as PatunDas which is 4575 meters high. This gorgeous plateau offers a fairytale like beauty to look at and touches one’s imagination as we look at most of the peaks in the area including Passu group of peaks reaching 7284 to 7500 meters in height as well as Dastaghil SAR at 7895 meters, Batura Group at 7500 to 7785 meters and many countless peaks above 6000 meters. We then drive to the scenic Khunjrab National Park, winding up through the narrow gorges along the crystal clear Hunza river. Here you watch the rare wild life species of Marco polo sheep and Ibexes grazing on the green meadows.
Wild yaks are the main attraction of this Park grazing close to the Road sides. Khunjrab National Park is providing a sanctuary for rare bird species such as Falcons and Eagles and the game reserve area where tourists enjoy these wild life species and is an ideal sight for trophy hunting for a limited variety of species that are in plenty of numbers or are affecting the environment negatively. We drive up to the pass at Pak-China Border the highest paved road that connects Pakistan and China.