Daily Walking 5-7 HRS except for Longer Days While Crossing Pass
Grade Moderate to Difficult
Best time Mid May – Mid-September
Maximum Altitude 5200m
Duration 20-22 Days
The trekking trip takes you to the Yarkhun River North of Mastuj follows a wide valley with villages and cultivation by every side stream. Adaunting at Bang reads “Boroghil 120 kilometers”, then easy days trip up and back along wide, smooth pastures grazed by Yaks, horses, goats, and sheep. There summer settlement just before the pass, a deserted Robat settlement, comprising two roofless stone shelters, WILFRED THESIGER, who was here in 1952, writes of the same sense of space and clearness. He had known in the desert of Arabia. The top of the pass at 4100m is flat and between Chitral and Ishkoman Valleys. The trek down the Krumber River to over the Chilinji Pass 5160m to Chappurson, upper Hunza Valley. The long broad Chuppurson Valley joins the Hunza River from the west, just above Sost. The valley is still littered with high mounds of flood debris and Pilgrims came from all over Northern Pakistan and Wakhan to Baba Ghundi Shrine to pray and beg favors.
ISLAMABAD: Q Arrival at Islamabad International airport and transferred to a comfortable centrally located hotel. Reminder of the day is free for you to relax and recovered from long flight toPakistan. in the after noon, for those who desire there will be a tour of Pakistan’s capital Islamabad and bustling bazaar ofRawalpindi. In the evening we have a welcome dinner where you will have the opportunity to meet your guide and another member of group. Overnight stay at hotel.
7 hrs drive to Dir (at the base ofLowariPass. En route we will stop for photography, toilet break and lunch at Mardan, Noshera. O/N stay in hotel.
Drive over Malakand Pass & Lowari Pass 3118m or the newly build Lowari tunnel to Chitral. O/N stay in hotel.
Day 04: CHITRAL: Hire porters and purchase supplies in Chitral and have free time for sightseeing which includes exploring Chitral fort, the old Bazaar for Handicrafts and semi-precious stones, or a day visit to the famous Kalash valley. O/N stay in hotel.
Day 05: CHITRAL – LASHT: Drive through to Lasht along with all camping equipment. O/N stay in camp.
Day 06: LASHT – KISHMANJA: trek through a narrow valley with good side views of glaciers to Wakhi settlement Kishmanja. O/N stay in camp.
Day 07: KISHMANJA – ISHKARWARZ: Trek to Ishkarwarz on the Brogill pass. Camp beyond the pass, which lies on the border between Pakistan &Afghanistan. The Oxus river beyond which lies the Pamirs of Tajikistan is only three miles from here. O/N stay in camp.
Trek to Wakhi summer settlement of Qui Quild. O/N stay in camp.
Day 09: Trek toKurambarLake (4300m) one of the most beautiful high altitude lakes in the area camp.O/N stay in camp.
Day 10: KURAMBAR: Rest/relax day at Kurambar lake. O/N stay in camp.
Day 11: KURAMBAR – SHUINJI: Trek through Shuinji summer pasture and camp before Chatoboi glacier. O/N stay in camp.
Day 12: SHUINJI – SUKHTARABAD: Cross Chotoboi glacier to Sukhtarabad. O/N stay in camp.
Day 13: SUKHTARABAD – CHILLINJI JUNGLE: It is gentle climbing through the alpine forest and natural spring’s night at Gangle. O/N stay in camp.
Day 14: CHILLINJI JUNGLE – CHILLINJI HIGH CAMP: Trek to High camp. After the breakfast, we will start while gently climbing towards the high camp. O/N stay in camp.
Day 15: CHILLINJI HIGH CAMP – BEYATOT: Trek from High camp to Beyator via Chillinji pass 5160 meters. After taking breakfast we will start in the early morning to climb the pass zik zak to the top it is the spot where you can see the heights mountains of Hindukush , Karakoram ranges after serving the cold lunch and hot coffee start descending from the pass towards the Beyator. O/N stay in camp.
Day 16: Trek to Babagondi Ziarat. You can see the totally different lifestyle of that locals who stay with their sheep’s and goats in the summer houses and it is now the most descending trekking down to Babagondi Ziarat. O/N stay in camp.
Day 17: BABAGONDI – KARIMABAD: Morning after break drive jeep to Karimabad. O/N stay in hotel.
Day 18: KARIMABAD (HUNZA): This is a full day of Exploring the mystery and charm of the Hunza Valley. The people here belong to the Ismaili sect of Islam and commercial barter transactions are still the norm with them. One of the highlights of this day will be our meeting with the local Hunzakuts who are known for their longevity. We will also visit the famed forts of Baltit and Altit. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 19: KARIMABAD – CHILAS: Drive 7 hrs to Chilas along the Hunza river, en route stop at Rakaposhi (7787m) viewpoint, Rahimabad and Danyore memorial point, and famous Gilgit for lunch. O/ N stay in a hotel.
Day 20: CHILAS – ISLAMABAD/RAWALPINDI: Drive 11 hrs to Islamabad, in the evening visit modern places of Islamabad and lunch at the famous Damon-e-Koh at Margalla Hill. O/N stay in hotel.
Day 21: In the morning transfer to Islamabad international airport for an onward journey to their sweet home.
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