Rush Phari Lake Trek

Rush Phari Trek in the Karakoram (Rush Phari means sparkling Lake), is one of the most recommended treks for those who want to have a first time trekking experience with a life long pleasant memory. We walk on glaciers, through villages to a look at the real life of those living at foot steps of mighty glaciers along the irrigated terraced fields with the impressive view of the mighty Karakoram Mountains from summit of Rush Peak (5098 Meters).

It is the junction of two famous glaciers of Barpu and Bualter. It is interesting that local legends talk about the gender of these glaciers of being male and female and also about their meeting and birth of the new glaciers. Our trek starts at Hoper, a marvelous valley with green fields and fruit orchards which is also famous for its potato seeds which are exported to other parts of Pakistan especially in the Northern Areas. If you have enough skill you can climb Push Peak.


Day 1
Day 1: Islamabad

Arrive Islamabad. Transfer to Hotel. Overnight at Hotel

Day 2: Islamabad-Chilas
Day 3: Chilas-Hopar

First Day of Camping

Day 4: Hopar-Shiskin
Day 5: Shiskin - Barpu Giram
Day 6: Barpu Giram - Rush Lake
Day 7: Rush Lake - Rest Day
Day 9: Datchugan - Hamdar
Day 10: Hamdar – Hopar -Karimabad (Hunza)
Days 11: Karimabad – Khunjerab Pass- Gulmit
Days 12: Gulmit - Chilas
Day 13: Chilas - Islamabad
Day 14: Departure

Transfer to airport

Please Note:

The above itinerary is not a fixed programme but is intended to give an indication of the likely events during the expedition. Please note that because of the nature of mountaineering on 8,000m peaks, it will be necessary to have a flexible plan in order to take the best advantage of situations as they present themselves. Any changes to the itinerary will be made with a view to maximizing the benefit to the team members and of ensuring their eventual success on the mountain.

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