Pakistan Karakorum Highlights (15 Days)

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Run by: Oasis Overland

Reference number: 277

From: £1785.00

Visit this amazing and little travelled area of Northern Pakistan. We travel in open top Jeeps with a local guide and a maximum of 3travellers per vehicle, staying in basic hotels with twin bed en-suite rooms. Journey from Islamabad up the Karakorum highway past the junction of the Himalaya, Karakorum and Hindu Kush mountain ranges with 7000mtr peaks above and beside you. Get off the beaten track with jaw dropping vistas down nail biting roads! Trek to Nanga Parbat base camp and visit the vast Deosai Plains. Hike to Passu Glacier and walk over the death defying suspension bridge before heading backdown the original Karakorum Highway to Islamabad. One thing is for certain, Pakistan is sure to stay in your memory forever! All meals are included!!

Days 1 to 3

Airport transfer - buy local clothes - overnight Naran

Cross the Babussar Pass (4175 m) and drive the Karakorum Highway to Fairy Meadows

Optional trek to the base camp of the 8000m + peak of Nanga Parbat

Days 4 to 6

Rama in Astore Valley - a luxuriant pine forested area

Tarashing - hike to Herrlikoffer Base Camp on the opposite side of Nanga Parbat.  Free time in the village looking at local life

Magnificent drive through the plains of Deosai National Park to Skardu

Satpara lake & Satpara Buddha

Days 7 to 9

Shigar valley and fort - area known as Little Tibet

Katchura Lake

Gilgit and Kargah Buddha (7th Century) - hopefully see a famous Polo Match!

Karimabad (Hunza Valley) - Surrounded by 7000m peaks we visit Altit and Baltit Forts

Days 10 to 11

Karakorum Highway to Passu

Borit lake - we hike to Passu Glacier and cross Gulkhin Glacier on foot

Hussaini suspension bridge - cross if you dare!

Walking tour of Karimabad town and melt water channels

Sunset at Duikar view point (3000m)

Days 12 to 13

We take the original Karakorum Highway, following the Indus River, to Besham

Continue to Islamabad, stopping off in the pine forests along the way

Day 14

City tour of Islamabad and a visit to Taxila Museum

Day 15

Airport transfer and fly home

15 Days - Central Asia & South East Asia - Regional Explorers

Please note there may be a kitty contribution - please check the website

Departures

Departure Date Return Date Availabiliy Price
16/06/2018 30/06/2018 Places Availabl £1785.00
07/07/2018 21/07/2018 Places Availabl £1785.00
28/07/2018 11/08/2018 Places Availabl £1785.00
18/08/2018 01/09/2018 Places Availabl £1785.00
08/09/2018 22/09/2018 Places Availabl £1785.00
29/09/2018 13/10/2018 Places Availabl £1785.00

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