Karakurum Baltistan Jeep Safari
|Day 1||Arrive Islamabad: sightseeing, overnight at hotel.|
|Day 2||Drive to Besham, overnight at hotel.|
|Day 3||Drive from Besham- Chilas- Thalpan- view Nanga Parbat(8125m) Gilgit.|
|Day 4||Gilgit- walk to Kargah(accompanied by jeeps)- Gilgit.|
|Day 5||Drive through Indus gorge to Skardu- at an altitude of 7000 meters is the gateway to the mighty Karakorum’s where there are 5 of the world’s 8000 meter peaks and some of the world’s longest glacier outside the polar region. Arrive and transfer to hotel.|
|Day 6||Excursion to Shigar valley.|
|Day 7||Drive in jeeps to Khaplu. today we will follow Shyok River until we arrive at one of largest Kingdoms of Baltistan-Khaplu known as “Little Tibet”. Afternoon sightseeing – Raja’s Fort and Chaq Chan mosque. The Tibetan Architecture will reveal to you its influence on Baltistan in ancient time. Overnight at Hotel K7(owned and operated by Raja family).|
|Day 8||Drive in jeeps and walk to Hushe. Return to Khaplu.|
|Day 9||Walk to Khaplu meadows. Return to Khaplu.|
|Day 10||Drive in jeeps back to Skardu. Walk up to Kharpocho(The Fort) Built in the times of “Ali Sher Khan Anchan” once the ruler of Skardu. Anchan was a great warrior, his pursuit to annex Baltistan with other areas in the north led to some great conquests like Gilgit and Chitral. Drive to Satpara, back to Skardu.|
|Day 11||Early morning drive through Indus gorge to Gilgit.|
|Day 12||Morning drive in jeeps to Karimabad, in Hunza valley. View Rakaposhi (7788m). Afternoon walk up to Baltit Fort, library and museum.|
|Day 13||Walk or drive in jeeps to Doiker. Stroll about Doiker. Then walk or by jeep down to Altit village, visit Altit Fort. Return by jeeps to Karimabad.|
|Day 14||Drive by jeeps to Gulmit. Walk about Gulmit village.|
|Day 15||Morning by jeep to Karamis village. Then walk across Ghulkin Glacier to Burith Lake. Later drive by jeeps to Passu. View Passu Cathedral peaks and Passu glacier. Return to Gulmit.|
|Day 16||Drive by jeeps to Gilgit.|
|Day 17||Early morning fly to Islamabad. In case flight not possible drive down Karakorum Highway (KKH) to Abbottabad.|
|Day 18||Morning Islamabad or Abbottabad to Peshawar. Afternoon visit Peshawar Museum.|
|Day 19||Morning excursion to Takht-e-Bhai or Khuyber Pass. Afternoon visit old city and Its bazaar.|
|Day 20||Morning drive to Islamabad. En route visit Wah “Moghul Gardens” village and Taxila: See Museum, ruins of Jaulian monastery and Sirkap city.|
Fly to onward destination. End of our services.
Tours are custom tailored. However personalised tours can be arranged based on the client’s preferences.
Rates will be prepared after confirmation of a tour by the client.