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.
Duration: 5 days & 5 nights
Weather Conditions: Moderate
Snowfall: Not Expected
Level: Beginner / Easy
Details of Itinerary:
Joining From Islamabad
Day 0 – 19th May, 2017: Departure from Islamabad to Chilas @ 10:00pm. overnight in travelling.
Day 1 – 20th May, 2017: Arrival at Besham at 6:00am. Breakfast at PTDC Motel Besham. After breakfast, departure for Chillas. Lunch on way, Dinner & Overnight at Shangrilla Indus View Hotel Chillas, (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner).
Day 2 – 21st May, 2017: Breakfast at Hotel, departure for Hunza. Short Stays at meeting point of 3 mountain ranges. Lunch at Rakaposhi view point. Arrival at Hunza & transfer to hotel. Visit to Altit & Baltit Fort. Dinner & overnight stay at PTDC Motel Hunza.
(Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner).
Day 3 – 22nd May, 2017: Breakfast at Hotel and departure Khunjrab Pass, On way stopovers for photography. Sightseeing at Khunjrab Pass. Lunch on Way. Boating at Attabad lake. Drive back to PTDC Motel Hunza. Dinner & Overnight stay in a Hotel (Breakfast & Dinner Only).
(Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner).
Day 4 – 23rd May, 2017: Breakfast at Hotel & Departure for Chillas, Lunch at Jaglot / Raikot Bridge, Dinner & Overnight stay at Shangrilla Indus view hotel Challas.
(Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
Day 5 – 24th May, 2017: Breakfast at Chillas. Departure for Islamabad. Lunch on way, drop at Islamabad. (Breakfast & Lunch only)
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 03:30 pm (participants shall reach the terminal 30 min before the departure time i.e by 03:00 pm 19th May, 2017. Rest of the itinerary will be exactly the same as mentioned for Islamabad.
– 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.
– Fort Entry Tickets
-Boating charges at Aatabad Lake
– Quality meals and refreshment during the Trip.
– 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 per Person:
From Islamabad: PKR 22,500/- per person (Triple Sharing)
From Islamabad: PKR 25,500/- per person (Couples – separate room)
From Lahore: PKR 25,500/- per person (Triple Sharing)
From Lahore: PKR 28,500/- per person (Couples – separate room)
For foreigners from Islamabad : USD 300$ (twin sharing)
For foreigners from Islamabad: USD 250$ (Triple sharing)
Last Date for Registration is 05th May, 2017.
6,000/- PKR Advance and registration form must be filled to confirm registration.
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