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Gilgit Baltistan Adventure

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Duration

25 days

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

Unlimited

Languages

English

About this tour

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.

Highlights

  • Visit Nanga Parbat (North face) Fairy Meadows
  • Explore Astore valley (visit Rama Lake, Tarashing village, Nanga Parbat Rupal face, Chilam, Deosai plains)
  • Discover Skardu (Visit Satpara Lake, Manthal Buddha rock, Kharphoco fort, Skardu cold desert, Shigar valley, Shigar fort, Khaplu fort, Hushe valley, Chaqchan mosque, Old mosque at Hushe village)
  • Explore Ghizar valley (visit Khalti lake, Phandar river, Gupis valley, Phandar lake, Phandar valley, Shandur pass)
  • Explore Hunza valley (visit Baltit fort, Altit fort, Attabad Lake, Royal garden, Passu glacier, Borith Lake, Khunjerab Pass, Khunjerab national park, Ghulkin village, Ondra poygah, Gulmit old house, Passu suspension bridge and many more sites)
  • Islamabad and Rawalpindi City Tour (visit Faisal mosque, Pakistan monument, Lok Virsa museum, Margalla hills, Saeedpur village)
  • Explore Taxila, visit the UNESCO world heritage sites (Taxila museum, Dharmarajika Stupa And Monastery, Mohra Moradu, Bhir Mound, Jaulian Buddhist Stupa & Monastery, Jandial Remains, Sirkap)

Included/Excluded

  • Experienced tour guide
  • Private Transport (4WD)
  • Rooms on twin sharing
  • Meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
  • Airport transfers
  • Visa supporting documents
  • Additional Services
  • Insurance
  • Drinks
  • Entrance Tickets
  • International/domestic air ticket
  • Visa fee

Itinerary

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!

Durations

Multi day

Languages

English

Frequently asked questions

Best time for Gilgit Baltistan Adventure Tour is from May to Mid October.

Most of the journey durring this tour is to the remote mountain valleys of north Pakistan, weather at those destination changes in hours, sometime it may be warm but all of sudden it can change to cold, so please bring your warm clothes.

Gilgit-Baltistan is fairly stable and safe compared to other regions. Travellers, both local and foreign, visit the area and enjoy the breathtaking beauty and nature.

A payment of 30% from the tour price is required to fully book your tour with us.

We prefer payments through bank transfer, western union transfers are also accepted. We have the option available on our website to pay using your credit card.

Yes, you can make payment on our website using any kind of credit/debit card.

Starting and ending point of the tour is “Islamabad international airport” we can pick/drop you at any location inside Islamabad/Rawalpindi.

Yes, a professional guide will escort the tour from the start to the end of tour.

Yes, we can organize the tour from all city of Pakistan if it is a private tour, for fixed departure tours most are starting and ending in Islamabad

Yes, a valid visa is required to enter Pakistan.

Yes, we will provide you all the visa supporting documents after your tour is booked and advance payment is made.

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