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Gilgit-Baltistan formerly known, as the Northern Areas is the northernmost territory of Pakistan. It borders the territory of Azad Kashmir to the south, the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to the west, the Wakhan Corridor of Afghanistan to the north, the Xinjiang autonomous region of China to the east and northeast and the Indian controlled Jammu and Kashmir to the southeast.
Gilgit-Baltistan is an autonomous self-governing region that was established as a single administrative unit in 1970, formed by the amalgamation of the Gilgit Agency, the Baltistan region and the former princely states of Hunza and Nagar. It covers an area of 72,971 km² (28,174 mi²) and is highly mountainous. It has an estimated population approaching 1,000,000. Its capital city is Gilgit (population 216,760). Gilgit-Baltistan is home for the highest mountains, long glacier and beautiful villages and valleys.
Arrival in Islamabad, our guide and driver will meet you at the international/domestic arrival of Islamabad international airport, or at your location, after meeting and greetings by our staff drive to the hotel in Islamabad.
Drive to Chilas via Karakorum highway OR visa Naran valley if Babusar pass is open. Arrive and chilas and transfer to the hotel.
Drive to Raikot Brige and change to 4WD jeep for onward journey to Tatto village and start the 2 and half hours hike to Fairy Meadows, arrive and transfer to the wooden huts.
Day hike to Nanga Parbat Base Camp or to the viewpoint at Beyal camp, in the evening walk back to Fairy Meadows and enjoy the sunset over the reflection Lake.
Trek down to Tatto village and drive to Rama in Astore valley, arrive and explore around, visit Rama Lake
Drive to Tarashing village, arrive and explore around
Hike to Nanga Parbat base camp from Rupal side.
Drive to Deosai plateau, en route explore the beautiful scenic villages of Astore valley, arrive at Deosai and explore around
Morning to explore around Deosai plateau, in the afternoon drive to Skardu town, en route stop at Satpara Lake and Manthal buddha rock, arrive in Skardu and transfer to the hotel
Drive to Khaplu, en route visit Skardu cold desert, Shigar valley and Shigar fort, arrive in Khaplu and visit Khaplu fort and Chaqchan mosque.
Day excursion to Hushe valley, en route explore Machulu village, arrive in Hushe and explore around, visit the old mosque and enjoy the scenic view of the beautiful Mashabrum peak! in the late afternoon drive to Skardu, arrive in Skardu.
Drive to Gilgit, en route visit upper Kachura Lake and Shangrila Lake
Drive to Gupis in Ghizar valley, en route visit Kargah Buddha and stop for photography in the beauriful scenic villages along the way.
Day to explore Ghizar valley, visit Khalti Lake, Phandar Lake, Phandar valley and Shandur pass
Drive to Passu / Gulmit / Ghulkin in Gojall valley, upper Hunza
Day to explore around lower Gojal valley, visit Passu glacier, Borith lake, Passu suspension bridge, Ghulkin village, Gulmit old house and the village.
Drive to one of the remote region in Pakistan "Shimshal valley" known as land of mountaineers, arrive and explore the valley.
Drive to another remote valley in the region which is bordering Pakistan with Afghanistan via the pamir mountain ranges. Arrive and explore the valley
Visit Baba Ghundi and explore the valley
Drive back to Passu / Gulmit / Ghulkin, en route visit Pak-China border "Khunerjab Pass" (Khunzerav) and the national park.
Drive to Karimabad, en route stop at Attabad Lake, Sacred rocks of Hunza, visit Hopper glacier in Hopper valley amd visit Ganisah village.
Day to explore around, visit Baltit Fort or Altit Fort, Channel walk and Karaimabad Local market.
Drive back to Besham via Karakoram Highway, short stops en-route for lunch and photography, arrive and transfer to the hotel.
Drive back to Islamabad, en-route visit Taxila museum and the world UNESCO heritage sites, arrive in Islamabad and explore the bazars!
Dpending on the flight time, if it is in the morning/noon we will drop you to the aiport before 3 hours of your flight. Or if it is in the evening/night, all day will be for exploring the twin city, visit Faisal mosque, Pakistan monument, Lok virsa museum, Saeedpur village. In the evening/night drive to the airport (our service ends here) and fly home!