Winter Trip to Hunza Valley

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Winter Trip to Hunza Valley

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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.

Duration: 5 days & 5 nights of Spell Binding Retreat.
Weather Conditions: Cold.
Snowfall: Expected
Level: Beginner / Easy

Details of Itinerary:

Joining From Islamabad

Day 0 – 25th December, 2017: Departure from Islamabad to Chilas @ 10:00pm. overnight in travelling.

Day 1 – 26th December, 2017: Arrival at Besham at 6:00am. Breakfast at PTDC Motel, Besham & Departure for Chillas. Lunch on way, Dinner & Overnight at Shangrilla Indus View Hotel Chillas,(Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner).
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Day 3 – 27th December, 2017: Breakfast at Hotel, departure for Karimabad, Hunza Short Stays at Meeting point of 3 mountain ranges. Lunch at Rakaposhi view point. Arrival at Karimabad, Hunza visit to Altit fort & trasnfer to Hotel.
Dinner & Overnight stay at Hunza Embassy hotel.
(Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner).

Day 3 – 28th December, 2017: Breakfast at Hotel and departure for Khunjrab Pass (depends on road conditions & no restriction), On way stopovers for photography. Lunch on Way. Stopover at frozen Attabad Lake. Drive back to Hunza Embassy Hotel Karimabad Dinner & Overnight stay in a Hotel (Breakfast, Day packs for Lunch & Dinner).

Day 4 – 29th December, 2017: Breakfast at Hotel & Visit to Baltit Fort & Departure for Chillas, Lunch at Jaglot / Raikot Bridge, Dinner & Overnight stay at Shangrilla Indus view hotel Challas. (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

Day 5 – 30th December, 2017: Breakfast at Chillas. Departure for Islamabad. Lunch on way. Overnight 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 25th December, 2017. Rest of the itinerary will be exactly the same as mentioned for Islamabad.

Services Included:
– Transport (Pick and Drop from Islamabad / Lahore to Islamabad / Lahore on Selected Routes)
– Services of a guide
– Quality hotel accommodation @ Hunza Embassy Hotel & Shangrilla Chillas on sharing basis as per itinerary.
– 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 ISB : USD 300 per person (twin sharing)
For foreigners from ISB: USD 250 Per person (Triple sharing)

Last Date for Registration is 15th December, 2017.

Rs. 6,000/- Advance and registration form must be filled to confirm registration.

For Information or booking please call 03235459876 / 03477584460 or write us at info@discoverpak.com

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

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

Discover Pakistan offers a perfect match between price and quality services. DP works with the aim of providing a platform to nature lovers and adventure enthusiastic and thus enabling them to discover the Magnificence of the land of hospitality, Pakistan.

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

December 25 2017

Details

Start: December 25 @ 10:00 pm
End: December 30 @ 11:45 pm

Venue

Discover Pakistan

17-B, Street 39, Sector F-10/4
Islamabad, 44000 Pakistan

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