Discover the beauty of Northern Pakistan with our stripped back tour that lets the landscape and culture speak for itself. Travelling in open top jeeps with local guides, these small tours journey from Islamabad along the Karakorum highway and though the striking mountain ranges of the Himalaya, Karakorum and Hindu Kush.
Leave the tourist trails behind as we take on roads with jaw dropping vistas. Later, trek to the Nanga Parbat base camp and the vast Deosai Plains before hiking the Passu Glacier. Test your nerves as you venture€ross the death defying suspension bridge before heading back to Islamabad along the Karakorum Highway. With meals and€commodation included throughout, let us take you for a journey that you will never forget. 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
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
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