7 days trip to Hunza, Naltar Valley, Hopar Glacier and Khunjerab Pass

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Wanderlust Genes brings you an exciting 7 days trip to Hunza, Naltar Valley, Hopar Glacier and Khunjerab Pass right after Eid i.e from 28th June to 4th July, 2017.

Pack your backpacks and get ready for an amazing, once in a lifetime opportunity to experience one of Pakistan’s most natural treasures in the company of other adventurous like minded enthusiasts! Do not wait for the next month or next year to fulfill the dreams you’ve been waiting for so long for. The towering mountains of Karakoram are calling you! And nothing can hold you back if you choose to follow your heart. And guess what! you might get a chance to experience snow fall at Khunjerab Pass too if you’re lucky enough!

ABOUT HUNZA, NALTAR VALLEY AND KHUNJERAB PASS:

Hunza Valley: The much renowned Hunza valley is often referred to as heaven on earth, enveloped in the grand Himalayas and the Karakoram mountain ranges, this place has been a great tourist attraction for many years. It is a fairy tale land surrounded by beautiful rugged & snow capped mountains. Only at a distance of 100 Kms. from Gilgit, Hunza is a small town on Karakorum Highway. Hunza is undoubtedly the most Photogenic point in the world. Places in Hunza Karimabad: As described above is the main bazaar of Hunza full of colorful shops with local dry fruits (Dried Apricots, Apricot Nut, Almonds, Walnuts Mulberry, etc.) At the end of bazaar is the Baltit village and Baltit fort which are restored by the Aga Khan fund for Culture & heritage. The fort has been brought into a guided museum you can spend time in for visiting different sections of the fort and viewing the slide show in the small hall of the fort.

Khunjerab Pass (Pak-China Border): The Karakoram Highway (KKH) is the highest paved international road in the world. It connects Tibet of China and Pakistan across the Karakoram mountain range, through the Khunjerab Pass, at an elevation of 4,693 metres (15,397 ft). Connecting China’s Xinjiangregion with Gilgit–Baltistan region of Pakistan, the road is a popular tourist attraction. Due to its high elevation and the difficult conditions in which it was constructed, it is referred to as the Eighth Wonder of the World.

Naltar Valley: Renowned for its flourishing wildlife, spectacular scenery and mountain vistas, Naltar is a scenic valley near Gilgit, Pakistan. There are three lakes in the Naltar valley known as ‘Bashkiri Lakes’ at a distance of 13 kilometers (08 mi) from Naltar Bala. The road from village to the lakes is nonmetallic and narrow alongside a stream throughout this road coming from the mountains.

PLACES TO VISIT:

Altit Fort
Altit Royal Garden
Baltit Fort
Hopar Valley and Glacier
Cafe De Hunza
Eagle’s Nest
Sost
Passo Cones
Attabad Lake
Khunjerab Pass
Naltar Valley
Rainbow Lake
Babusar Pass
Rakaposhi View Point
Garam Chashma
Naran
And much more…

THE PACKAGE INCLUDES:

– Air conditioned transport
– Fuel expenses
– Quality accommodation in Hunza and Naltar
– Quality meals – Breakfast and Dinner
– Jeep Rental
– Toll Taxes
– Guided Excursions
– Photography
– First aid services

THE PACKAGE DOES NOT INCLUDE:

Laundry, beverages & phone calls or other expenses of personal nature
Entry tickets for forts
Refreshments and water bottles
Extra expenses due to land slides/road blocks (very unlikely)
Porters (for carrying personal equipment of participant)
Anything else not mentioned above

CHARGES:

Cost per person: Rs. 20,500/-

IMPORTANT: Limited seats available so booking will be done on first come first serve basis.

BACKPACKING GEAR LIST:

– Water bottle
– Day pack
– Sunblock
– Sunglasses
– Light & warm clothes for temperatures between -4 to 32 C
– Water-proof jacket or wind stopper.
– Towel
– Camera
– Joggers or any Comfortable thick sole shoes
– Personal Toiletries & Insect repellent
– Umbrella, walking stick not necessary

Please Note: No suite cases are allowed; only hand bag or simple back bags are allowed. Consider carrying your personal medication – as suggested by your doctor.

IMPORTANT: IT IS MANDATORY TO BRING YOUR ID CARDS AND THEIR COPIES WITH YOU.

REGISTRATION PROCEDURE:

Method 1:
For hand payment, please coordinate with Mr. Bilal Nadeem at 0321 9994885.

Method 2:
Deposit the payment in the bank account mentioned below:
Account Title: Bilal Nadeem
Account # 0022167900699503
Bank Name: Habib Bank Limited
Branch Name: Muhammad Ali Jauhar Town, Lahore
And then text/whatsapp the following details on 0321 9994885 or inbox http://www.facebook.com/wanderlustgenes or wanderlustgenes@gmail.com
Required Details:
i) Names of members
ii) Amount of payment
iii) Date of payment
iv) Email addresses (One point of contact)
v) Picture of receipt
You will receive confirmation email within 24 hours.

Method 3:
Through Easy Paisa on CNIC # 35200-9288314-9 and Mobile # 0321 9994885

For any queries/questions, feel free to contact us at:
Bilal Nadeem: 0321 9994885
Usman Nazir: 0321 9994884
wanderlustgenes@gmail.com

Please note:
1) You need to make an advance payment of Rs. 5000/- to reserve your seats. Limited seats are available so register ASAP for confirmation of your booking.
2) Or you can pay 100% advance payment to block seat to save your time.
3) During the trip, the itineraries may be affected by reasons beyond control of the hosts. In such situation, organizers will not be held responsible in any case.
4) Littering, use of drugs and indecent behavior with fellow participants and organizers is strictly prohibited.
5) Organizers reserve the right to change/cancel the trip at any time.

June 28 2017

Details

Start: June 28 @ 12:00 am
End: July 4 @ 11:00 pm

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