Golden Peak Trekking

Itinerary:

Day 1

Arrive Islamabad, transfer to hotel. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 2

Fly from Islamabad to Gilgit which takes approx 1 hour. This is one of the most spectacular flights that one can take in this world. During this flight, you will have a chance to view Nanga Parbat (the Killer mountain) very closely. Overnight at the hotel. In case of flight cancellation due to weather conditions or non-availability of seats in the flight, this day will be utilized by driving from Islamabad to Besham along the spectacular Karakurum Highway. Overnight at hotel in Besham.

Day 3

A free day in Gilgit for the excursion to Kargah Nallah to view the ancient Buddhist manuscripts or drive from Besham to Gilgit. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 4

Drive from Gilgit to Karimabad, the capital of Hunza, Visit to Altit and Baltit forts. The Baltit fort which dates back to 700 years, has recently been preserved by the Aga Khan Foundation at a cost of 2 million dollars. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 5

Drive from Karimabad to Hopar and begin a trek to Shishkin. Today will be our first day of the trek and we will begin it with the hiring of a considerable number of porters. Overnight camping.

Day 6

We will now have our first view of the Barpu glacier and follow its path until we reach our campsite at Barpu Gram.

Day 7

Today will be a strenuous day as we will trek for longer than usual till we reach our campsite Phai Phari. overnight camping.

Day 8

Trek from Phai Phari to Chukutans at the base of Barpu glacier. Overnight camping.

Day 9

Trek to Girgindi. The elevation at this lace is 3,877 meters. Overnight camping.

Day 10

Trek to Maqpan Phari. overnight camping.

Day 11-12

Our excitement seems to mount as we approach the base camp of Golden. This scenery truly cannot be matched anywhere in this world. Overnight camp

Day 13

A free day at the base camp for exploration. Overnight camping.

Day14-16

We now descend and retrace our steps to Phai Phari. Overnight camping.

Day 17

Return to Hopar where our jeeps will be waiting for us on the 18th day. Overnight camping.

Day 18

Drive to Chilas. overnight at hotel.

Day 19

Drive to Rawalpindi. on arrival transfer to hotel for overnight.

Day 21

Fly to onward destination.