Karakorum Highroad Kashgar To Hunza Valley

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Overview

TOUR START

Kashgar (China)

TOUR END

Islamabad (Pakistan)

Group Size

2-15

DIFFICULTY

Moderate

DESTINATION

Pakistan

TRANSPORT

Private transfers, train, domestic flight

TOUR OPERATES

June - September

Route

Kashgar-Tashkurgan-Sost-Passu-Borith Lake-Gulmit-Hoper Valley-Duiker-Karimabad

Trip Duration

13 Days

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Step into the world of adventure with Hunza Discovery Tours (HDT)! We invite you to explore the wonders of Pakistan, Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and China through our carefully crafted tours. Embark on a journey where every destination tells a story, from the majestic peaks of Hunza Valley to the ancient Silk Road cities of Central Asia. With HDT, you’ll experience the essence of each locale, guided by our dedicated team of experts committed to sustainable tourism practices. Get ready to immerse yourself in vibrant cultures, taste exotic flavors, and create unforgettable memories. Join us on an extraordinary voyage of discovery with HDT!

Day-by-Day Itinerary

Day 01: Kashgar

Arrival at Kashgar Airport. Meet your airport representative at the arrival gate, holding a board with your name and the company’s name. Transfer to your hotel in a private vehicle (25-30 minutes drive). Check in to your hotel and freshen up. Enjoy free time to relax or explore the tourist street. In the evening, dine at a local restaurant where a cultural show will be arranged. Overnight stay in Kashgar.

Day 02:Kashgar to Tashkurgan

After breakfast, depart from Kashgar for Tashkurgan. Enjoy scenic views en route, including the Karakul Lake and Pamir Mountains. Visit the ancient Tashkurgan Fort upon arrival. Overnight stay in Tashkurgan.

Day 03: Tashkurgan to Sost

Depart Tashkurgan and cross the Khunjerab Pass into Pakistan. Arrive in Sost and check-in to your accommodation. Enjoy free time to rest or explore the local area. Overnight stay in Sost.

Day 04: Sost to Passu

Depart from Sost and head towards Passu. Visit the picturesque Attabad Lake en route. Arrive in Passu and explore the village and its surroundings Overnight stay in Passu.

Day 05: Passu to Borith Lake

Explore Passu village in the morning. Depart for Borith Lake and spend time enjoying the serene surroundings. Return to your accommodation near Borith Lake for the night.

Day 06: Borith Lake to Gulmit

Depart Borith Lake and drive to Gulmit. Explore Gulmit village and visit the historic Ondra Fort. Overnight stay in Gulmit.

Day 07: Gulmit to Hoper Valley

Depart Gulmit and head towards Hoper Valley. Explore the beautiful landscapes and Hoper Glacier. Overnight stay in Hoper Valley.

Day 08: Hoper Valley to Duiker (Eagle's Nest)

Depart Hoper Valley for Duiker. Visit Eagle’s Nest viewpoint for stunning panoramic views. Overnight stay in Duiker.

Day 09: Duiker (Eagle's Nest) to Karimabad

Enjoy sunrise views from Eagle’s Nest. Visit Baltit Fort and Altit Fort in Karimabad. Explore the streets of Karimabad. Overnight stay in Karimabad.

Day 10: Karimabad

Explore more of Karimabad and its surroundings. Optional: Visit Ultar Meadows or take a day trip to Nagar Valley. Overnight stay in Karimabad.

Day 11: Karimabad

Continue exploring Karimabad. Visit Ganesh Village and Attabad Lake. Overnight stay in Karimabad.

Day 12: Karimabad to Gilgit

Depart Karimabad and drive to Gilgit. Explore Gilgit city and its attractions. Overnight stay in Gilgit.

Day 13: Gilgit to Islamabad (or Skardu)

Depart Gilgit for Islamabad (or Skardu). End of the tour.

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Accommodation

What kind of lodging can you anticipate when you’re in the city?

When in the city, you can anticipate a variety of lodging options to suit your preferences and budget. From luxurious hotels with modern amenities to cozy guesthouses and boutique accommodations, there’s something for everyone. Many cities offer internationally renowned hotel chains as well as locally owned establishments, providing a range of choices for travelers. Whether you prefer the convenience of city center locations or the tranquility of suburban retreats, you’ll find lodging options that cater to your needs. Additionally, with the rise of online booking platforms, it’s easier than ever to find and reserve accommodations that align with your preferences and budget constraints.

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Essential Information

Immerse yourself in the unique culture of the Hunza tribe as you explore ancient forts, mosques, and museums. Indulge in delicious local cuisine, featuring traditional dishes like chapshuro and apricot-based delicacies.Hunza Valley offers a plethora of outdoor adventures, from trekking and mountaineering to rock climbing and cycling. Stay in traditional guesthouses or homestays to experience the renowned hospitality of the locals.

What shower and laundry amenities are available during the trek?

During the trek with Hunza Discovery Tours (HDT), basic shower and laundry amenities are available at various accommodations along the route. However, it’s important to note that the availability and quality of these amenities may vary depending on the specific location and type of accommodation.In most cases, lodges and guesthouses along the trekking route offer shared bathroom facilities with running water, where trekkers can take a hot shower for a nominal fee. The availability of hot water may depend on factors such as weather conditions and local infrastructure.

Location and Height: Setting the Scene

Nestled in the Karakoram Range of northern Pakistan, Hunza Valley sits at an elevation of 2,500 to 2,800 meters (8,200 to 9,200 feet) above sea level. Surrounded by towering peaks like Rakaposhi and Ultar Sar, the valley’s glacial streams and terraced fields create a breathtaking panorama. Home to the hospitable Hunza tribe, this picturesque valley offers a serene escape into nature’s splendor. Join us at Hunza Discovery Tours (HDT) to explore the enchanting landscapes and rich cultural heritage of Hunza Valley.

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