SHIMSHAL is the bordering village that connects Gilgit-Baltistan area of Pakistan with China at an elevation of 3000 meters. People of Shimshal celebrates Tha’gham festival, annoucing the arrival of Spring & agricultural activities.
The Tagham festival starts with the preparation of a local cuisine called “Semn” in a cooking procedure dubbed in the Wakhi language as “Pirkiten.” Other traditional foods prepared during the festival include “Mul” and “Bath.”
CAP welcome all interested adventurres, specially the photographers & film makers to experience this unique event & shoot it.
Total Days: 08
Accommodations: 7 nights hotel
Minimum participants 09
Date: 29th MARCH to 5th APRIL 2017
@ Rs.26,500/per person (Joining from Islamabad)
@Rs.27,800/per person (Joining from Lahore)
FIRST 25 SEATS ON FIRST COME BASiS
Departure from Lahore, arrival Islamabad & join members. Continue drive from Islamabad (4:00am) for Chilas (15hrs), Dinner & overnight
Breakfast and continue drive to Hunza (6hrs), check inn and free time.
Hike up to Baltit Fort, Explore Baltit Fort & Karimabad Bazar. Back to hotel for dinner & overnight
Breakfast & drive to Passu valley via Attabad tunnel & Attabad lake (1:20hrs)
Shift into Toyota jeeps & contiue drive to Shimshal valley (2:30-3:00 hrs)
Arrival Shimshal, check in & free time to expllore the valley
Back to hotel for dinner & overnight stay
Breakfast & full day to enjoy the event
Meet locals and eat local food
Small hike around the valley in the evening
Back to Karimabad for dinner & overnight stay
Breakfast & hike to Yazghil glacier (4hrs)
Enjoy the hike to the glacier & stunning vew of Muztagh mountains
Back to Shimshal in the evening for dinner & overnight stay
Breakfast & drive to Passu, shift in the bus & drive to Hussaini valley, Explore Borith lake & Hussaini suspension bridge
Continue drive to Attabad lake, Photography & drive back to Karimabad, Check in & free time
Drive to Duekar (Eagle’s Nest ) for sunset view, Enjoy the sunset & drive back to hotel for dinner & overnight stay
Breakfast & drive back to Besham via KKH(12hrs), Dinner & overnight stay
Continue drive back to Islamabad (8hrs)
End of Tour
Transport: private transport from Islamabad to Islamabad
Toyota Jeeps from Passu to Shimshal & return back
Accommodations: Seven (07) nights Hotel on 3-4 persons sharing basis
Food: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
All Guided Excursions: All entrance tickets.
COST DOES NOT INCLUDE:
Medication, evacuation and rescue etc. in emergencies
Personal insurances of clients and International airfare and airport taxes and extra expenses due to landslides road blocks etc.
Extras at hotels like drinks, laundry, phone calls.
Any kind of travel cost (Bus+Jeeps), if anyone leaves trek at any stage due to any reason.
Anything thing other than mentioned above in “Cost Include” area is not included in cost.
10% Deduction before 7 days of the trip
30% Deduction before 5 days of the trip
50% Deduction before 3 days of the trip
75% Deduction before 2 Days of the Trip
100% Deduction before 1 day of the trip
For Registration please deposit the payment in the below mentioned account:
To reserve your seats pay Rs.5000 in advance the rest you can pay before departure
Account No: 0014-01011196398
Title: Muqeem Baig.
Bank Name: Soneri Bank
Cell No: 0345-5254579/0335-0099810