PAKISTAN: SUMMER MOUNTAIN EXPLORER

Join us for 21 days trip to Hunza, Skardu, Chitral, Gilgit, Naran Valley, Fairy Meadows, Kalash Valley, Phander Valley, Khaplu Fort, Islamabad, deosai, ayun, with 0km and discover the beauty of pakistan

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PAKISTAN: SUMMER MOUNTAIN EXPLORER

25 June, 2020 - 16 July, 2020

Trip Highlights:

  • Epic journey through some of the highest mountains on earth
  • Enjoy Hunza as the apricots are ripe
  • Visiting the WFF sponsored school
  • Walking at Fairy Meadows, Hunza and Chitral
  • Spend time with the Kalash people
  • Celebrate the Uchaw Summer Festival with the Kalash or spend time at the Shandur Polo Festival

Tour Includes:

  • Full services of a Tour Leader with local guides and drivers
  • 21 breakfasts, 20 lunches, 20 dinners (typically in local restaurants where viable)
  • All transport (coaster bus, jeeps and land cruisers)
  • 21 nights' accommodation (16 in hotels, 2 in wooden mountain cabins and 3 in a local guesthouse. 2 nights camping if you join the Shandur Polo Festival departure)
  • All entrance fees, sightseeing, excursions and activities as per the itinerary

Day 1: Tour starts in Islamabad

Day 1: Tour starts in Islamabad.Today we will have an introduction to the Pakistani capital of Islamabad and vist the Faisal Mosque and Heritage Museum.

Day 2:  Islamabad – Naran

Day 2: This morning we head out on our drive through the Kagan Valley to Naran - a popular location for domestic tourists.

Days 3-4: Naran - Fairy Meadows

Day 3: Our journey today will continue through the Kaghan Valley over the Babusa Pass to Raikot Bridge. An adrenalin jeep ride takes us up to the start of our walk to Fairy Meadows to enjoy the splendid views of Nanga Parbat

Day 4: We have a full day in this magical place to walk among the foothills and enjoy the incredible scenery.

Day 5: Fairy Meadows - Rama Lake

Day 5: Driving on today we cross the famous Indus River before reaching our accommodation near Rama Lake.

Day 6: Rama Lake – Dosai Plateau - Skardu

Day 6: After a walk around the lake we will head over the stunning Deosai Plateau on  our way to Skardu, the gateway to the Karakoram Mountain range.

Days 7-8: Skardu - Khaplu

Day 7: We will take time out to look around the town this morning before heading off to the newly restored Khaplu Fort, one of our favourite properties.

Day 8: Jumping into open-top jeeps today we head into the Hushe Valley to visit the Wild Frontiers sponsored school at Baleygon, following the rivers as we go.

Day 9: Khaplu - Skardu - Gilgit

Day 9: Today is an epic drive beneath some of the most striking mountains on earth. We will stop regularly as the drive takes most of the day but is simply stunning.

Days 10-12: Gilgit - Hunza

Day 10: A quick look around the frontier town of Gilgit in the morning leads to our precedes our drive to Hunza and the Eagles Nest Hotel, prepare to be impressed!

Day 11: We head out of town for the day to visit the Hoper Glacier, followed by a visit to the newly formed Attabad Lake with beautiful azure waters and a backdrop of cathedral peaks.

Day 12: Since we have had a busy few days we can chill out today in Hunzat. There are optional walks for those who still are not done exploring.

Day 13: Hunza - Phander

Day 13: Departing Hunza this morning we drive back through Gilgit and on to Phander where we can have dinner by a log fire.

Day 14: Phander - Mastuj

Day 14: Driving on to the Shandur Pass this morning we will break and take a walk and picnic at the top before moving on to Mastuj.

Day 15: Mastuj - Chitral

Day 15: The drives on this trip are all incredible, but this one might just be the best as we get up close to Afghanistan's Wakhan Corridor en route to the sleepy town of Chitral.

Days 16-17: Chitral - Kalash

Day 16: We go into the Kalash Valley this morning and arrive in time for the festivities and stay with our good friend Saifullah Jan, the chief spokesman for the Kalash.

Day 17: This is a full day to enjoy the colour and fun of this unique summer festival of Uchaw.

Day 18: Kalash - Ayun

Day 18: Departing the Kalash this morning we will head to the town of Ayun and the home of one of the Prince's of Chitral. Here we can enjoy his beautiful garden and some walks in the local area.

Days 19-21: Ayun - Islamabad

Day 19: We will be up early for our last big drive, through the Lowari tunnel down towards Islamabad.

Day 20: We will have a leisurely start this morning and drive to Taxila to explore the Buddhist Gandharan sites before heading back to Islamabad for our final group dinner.

Day 21: The tour concludes this morning after breakfast.

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PAKISTAN: SUMMER MOUNTAIN EXPLORER

25 June, 2020 - 16 July, 2020
Tour Attractions : Hunza, Skardu, Chitral, Gilgit, Naran Valley, Fairy Meadows, Kalash Valley, Phander Valley, Khaplu Fort, Islamabad, deosai, ayun,
Organized by : 0km
PRICE 299000/- per person

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