Batura valley along the Batura glacier is well known for its summer herds and the best touristy spots. The Panoramic views of the Batura ranges with its ice flow and the Tibetan style of shepherds, huts attract hundreds of tourist every year. Batura Glacier (57 kilometres (35 mi) long, is one of the largest and longest glaciers outside of the polar regions. It lies in the Gojal region (upper Hunza) of Gilgit-Baltistan in Pakistan. It is just north of the massifs of Batura, at 7,795 metres (25,574 ft), and Passu, at 7,500 metres (24,600 ft). The glacier flows west to east. The lower portions can be described as a grey sea of rocks and gravelly moraine, where roses and juniper trees are common.
Day 01: Islamabad
Our guide and driver will pick you at the airport in Islamabad or Lahore and transfer to Hotel in Islamabad for overnight stay.
Day 02: Islamabad – Chilas
Early morning drive to Chilas it takes approximately 10 hours to reach Chilas from Islamabad, This day we will drive on the Karakoram Highway also known as 8th wonder of the world with some short stops for photography and lunch. arrive and transfer to the hotel
Day 03: Chilas – Passu
Departure for Passu in Gojal valley (upper Hunza) en-route we will stop at the view point or Nanga Parbat , the junction point of the three great ranges “Karakorum, Himalaya & Hundu Kush” and in Gilgit for lunch, after lunch we will continue our journey onward to Hunza , On the way we will pass through the beautiful white show capped Rakaposhi 7788m view point from where you can see and take a close up shot of the peak. Arrive and transfer to the hotel.
Day 04: Passu
Today will be the preparation day for the trek.
Day 05 – 11: Trek to Guchesm and back to Passu
- Trek to Yashperth
- Trek to Kuckhel
- Trek to Guchesm
- Rest day at Guchesm or explore around
- Trek back to Yeshperth
- Trek back to the KKH and drive to the hotel in Passu
Day 11: Passu
Rest day / Explore around
Day 12: Passu – Besham
Drive back Besham on Karakorum Highway, en-route stop at the village for photography, arrive and transfer to the hotel
Day 13: Besham – Islamabad
Departure for Islamabad, en-route we will visit Taxila museum, arrive and transfer to the hotel
Day 14: Departure!
Drive to the airport and fly to destination