Pakistan Karakorum Highlights & Chitral Valley (21 Days)

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Run by: Oasis Overland

Reference number: 279

From: £2545.00

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 Kalash Valley where a warm welcome awaits. Hike to Passu Glacier and walk over the death defying suspension bridge before heading over the Shandur Pass to Chitral and the remote Kalash Valley. 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 14 Travel west to Gupis and enter the Hindu Kush Mountain Range

Breathtaking views down the Gupis Valley

Shandur Pass (3720m) - alpine meadows and turquoise rivers

Chitral - amazing bazaar with merchants from Punjab and Afghanistan

Days 15 to 17 Day trip to Garam Chashma hot springs

Kalash Rumbur Valley - visit the fascinating Kalash people

Kalash Museum

Days 18 to 20 Chitral Summer Palace

Chitral Old Mosque

Fly or drive to Islamabad (weather dependant)

Taxila and the remains of Jaulian Monastery - 6th Century BC

Guided city sightseeing tour of Islamabad and Rawalpindi - Murree Road, Daman-O-Koh view point and Shah Faisal Mosque

Day 21 Airport transfer for your flight home 21 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 Availability Price
11/05/2019 31/05/2019 Places Availabl £2545.00
15/06/2019 05/07/2019 Places Availabl £2545.00
06/07/2019 26/07/2019 Places Availabl £2545.00
27/07/2019 16/08/2019 Places Availabl £2545.00
17/08/2019 06/09/2019 Places Availabl £2545.00
07/09/2019 27/09/2019 Places Availabl £2545.00
28/09/2019 18/10/2019 Places Availabl £2545.00

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