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 pakistan.it 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
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 – 7th April, 2017: Departure from Islamabad to Hunza @ 07:00pm. overnight in travelling.
Day 1 – 8th April, 2017: Arrival at Besham at 6:00am. Breakfast at PTDC Besham and Departure for Hunza. Lunch on way, Dinner & Overnight at Hotel in Hunza
(Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included)
Day 2 – 9th April, 2017: Breakfast at Eagles Nest Hunza, Sight Seeing, Photography, Visit to Altit and Baltit Forts. Overnight at Hotel in Hunza
(Breakfast & Dinner Only).
Day 3 – 10th April, 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 – 11th April, 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 – 12th April, 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 11th November, 2016. Rest of the itinerary will be exactly the same as mentioned for Islamabad.
– 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
– TRIPLE sharing: Rs. 22,500/- per person
– TWIN sharing: Rs. 25,500/- per person (Couples – separate room)
• From Lahore
– TRIPLE sharing: Rs. 25,500/- per person
– TWIN sharing: Rs. 28,500/- per person (Couples – separate room)
• Foreigners from Islamabad
– TRIPLE sharing: USD 300/- per person
– TWIN sharing: USD 320/- per person (Couples – separate room)
Last Date for Registration is 25th March, 2017.
Rs. 8,000/- Advance and registration form must be filled to confirm registration.
Bank Account Details
Account Title = Discover Pakistan
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