Autumn Colors of Hunza, Nagar Valley & Khunjarab

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Autumn Colors of Hunza, Nagar Valley & Khunjarab

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Hunza is a mountainous valley in the Gilgit–Baltistan region of Pakistan. The Hunza is situated north/west of the Hunza River, at an elevation of around 2,500 metres (8,200 ft). The territory of Hunza is about 7,900 square kilometres (3,100 sq mi). Aliabad is the main town while Baltit is a popular tourist destination because of the spectacular scenery of the surrounding mountains like Ultar Sar, Rakaposhi, Bojahagur Duanasir II, Ghenta Peak, Hunza Peak, Passu Peak, Diran Peak and Bublimotin (Ladyfinger Peak), all 6,000 metres (19,685 ft) or higher.

Khunjerab Pass (elevation 4,693 metres or 15,397 feet) is a high mountain pass in the Karakoram Mountains in a strategicposition on the northern border of Pakistan’s Gilgit–Baltistan Hunza – Nagar District on the southwest border of the Xinjiang region of China. Its name is derived from Wakhi ‘Khun’ means Home and ‘Jerav’ means spring water/water falling.

Passu is a small village on the Karakoram Highway, beside the Hunza River, some 15 kilometers from Gulmit, the Tehsil headquarters of Gojal in the Gilgit-Baltistan region of Pakistan, and about 150 km upriver from Gilgit. It lies very near the tongue of the Passu Glacier, and just south of the tongue of the Batura Glacier. The latter is the fifth longest non-polar glacier in the world at 56 km,and reaches very near to the highway. Tupopdan, 6,106 metres (20,033 ft), also known as “Passu Cones” or “Passu Cathedral”, lies to the north of the village; it is the most photographed peak of the region. Borith Lake is a lake in the Gilgit–Baltistan, Pakistan. Borith is a hamlet in the surroundings of the Borith Lake to the northwest ofHusseini, a village near Gulmit, Gojal, in the upper Hunza. The altitude of Borith is roughly 2,600 m (8,500 feet) above sea level.

Gulmit is the headquarters of the Gojal Tehsil, in the upper Hunza region of the Gilgit territory in the Gilgit Baltistan region ofPakistan. Gulmit is a centuries-old historic town, with mountains, peaks and glaciers. It is a tourist spot and has many hotels, shops and a museum. Its altitude is 2408 m (7900 ft) above the Arabian Sea level. Small hamlets consist of Kamaris, Odver, Dalgiram, Laksh, Kalha, Shawaran, Khor Lakhsh, Chamangul and Goze. Gulmit is also a Turkish or Iranian word which means “the valley of flowers”.

Sust or Sost is a village in Gojal, Upper Hunza, Gilgit–Baltistan, Pakistan. It is the last town inside Pakistan on the Karakoram Highway before the Chinese border. The town is an important place on the highway for all passenger and cargo transport because all traffic crossing the Pakistan-China border passes through this town; the Pakistani immigrationand customs departments are based here. Pakistan and China have opened border for trade and tourism at Khunjerab.

Minapin Valley is Starting valley of Nagar gilgit northern areas is situated in front of Nagar River.Minapin has its own pasture at the upper part of Minapin .wood is enough for household use and to sell.Minapin people lead a prosperous life because of their natural resources

Naran is one of the most scenic town in Pakistan, attracting thousands of tourists, trekkers, photographers and nature-enthusiast, every year. The Kunhar River, swollen by glacier melt, passes through this town as it meanders its way through the valley.

Duration: 5 days & 5 nights
Weather Conditions: Moderate to Cold
Snowfall: Not Expected
Level: Beginner / Easy

Details of Itinerary:

For People Joining From Islamabad

Day 0 – 20th October, 2017: Departure from Islamabad to Hunza @ 07:00pm. overnight in travelling.

Day 1- 21st October, 2017: Arrival at Naran / Besham at 6:00am. Breakfast at Hotel Demanchi Naran / PTDC Besham and Departure for Hunza. Lunch on way, Dinner & Overnight at Eagles Nest Hotel, Duikaar Hunza
(Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included)
Day 2- 22nd October, 2017: Breakfast at Eagles Nest Hunza, Sight Seeing, Photography, Visit to Altit and Baltit Forts. Overnight at Eagles Nest Hotel, Hunza
(Breakfast & Dinner Only).

Day 3- 23rd October, 2017: Breakfast at Hunza, departure for Khunjrab Pass via Attabad Lake and Gulmit. Overnight at Diran Guest house Minapin, Nagar (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included)

Day 4- 24th October, 2017: Breakfast at Diran Guest House Minapin, Visit to local village & surroundings, departure for Chillas. Lunch on way, Dinner and overnight stay at Shangrilla Indus view Resort Chillas. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included).

Day 5- 25th October, 2017: Breakfast at Shangrilla Indus view hotel, Chillas. and Departure for Islamabad. Lunch on way.Drop at Islamabad. (Breakfast & Lunch Included).

For People Joining From Lahore:

Daewoo Pakistan Bus Service will be used for transportation till Islamabad via Motorway for their comfortable travel. Departure time from Lahore will be at 01:30 pm (participants shall reach the terminal 30 min before the departure time i.e by 01:00 pm 20th October, 2017. Rest of the itinerary will be exactly the same as mentioned for Islamabad.

Services Included:
– Standard Transport (Pick and Drop from Islamabad / Lahore to Islamabad / Lahore on Selected Routes)
– Services of a guide
– Quality hotel accommodation on sharing basis as per itinerary.
– Quality meals and refreshment during the Trip as per itinarary.
– Road tolls.
– Basic first aid kit.

Services not Included:
– Medication, evacuation and rescue etc.
– Beverages & phone calls or other expenses of personal nature
– Extra expenses due to road blocks or other reason.
– Anything not mentioned above.

*Cost & Payment Details*
• From Islamabad:
– Rs.24,500/- per person (3-4 person sharing in rooms & tents)
– Rs. 27,500/- per person on TWIN sharing basis (Couples – separate room/tent)

• From Lahore:
– Rs. 27,500/- per person (3-4 person sharing in rooms & tents)
– Rs. 30,500/- per person on TWIN sharing basis (Couples – separate room/tent)

• Foreign Nationals
– Joining from Islamabad: USD 300 (Twin Sharing)
– Joining from Lahore: USD 330 (Twin Sharing)

Last Date for Registration is 10th October, 2017.

Rs. 8,000/- Advance and registration form must be filled to confirm registration.

Bank Account Details
Silk Bank
Account Title = Discover Pakistan
Account Number= 00362002788732

Silk Bank (Online Cash Deposit Facility Available in all silk bank Branches across Pakistan / ATM Funds Transfer Facility Available VIA 1-link / Internet Banking Funds Transfer Facility).

For Information or booking please call 03235459876 / 03477584460 or write us at

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Further Customized Packages for Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir are also available for Groups and couples

October 20 2017


Start: October 20, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
End: October 25, 2017 @ 11:45 pm

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