Here is a brief summary of important places covered in our Hunza and Khunjrab pass 5 days tour:
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 meters (8,200 ft). The territory of Hunza is about 7,900 square kilometers (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, Ghent Peak, Hunza Peak, Passu Peak, Diran Peak and Bublimotin (Ladyfinger Peak), all 6,000 meters (19,685 ft) or higher.
Khunjerab Pass (elevation 4,693 meters or 15,397 feet) is a high mountain pass in the Karakoram Mountains in a strategic position 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 meters (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 of Husseini, 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 of Pakistan. 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. A 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 immigration customs departments are based here. Pakistan and China have opened the 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.
Naran is a medium-sized town in upper Kaghan Valley in Mansehra District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. It is located 119 kilometers (74 mi) from Mansehra city at the altitude of 2,409 meters (7,904 ft). It is located 70 kilometers (43 mi) from Babusar Top.
Babusar Pass or Babusar Top (elevation 4,173 meters or 13,691 feet) is a mountain pass at the north of the 150 km. (93 miles) long Kaghan Valley connecting it via the Thak Nala with Chilas on the Karakoram Highway (KKH). It is the highest point in the babusar valley that can be easily accessed by cars. Babusar Pass connects Khyber Pakhtunkhwa with Gilgit Baltistan province of Pakistan.
Abottabad – Besham – Dassu – Summer Waterstream – Chilas – Nanga Parbat View Point – Mountain Junctions – Hunza – Altit Fort – Baltit Fort – Royal Garden – Karimabad Bazar – Ataabad Lake – Hussaini Bridge – Gulmit – Passu – Sost – Khunjerab Pass
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|START TIME||Lahore, Islamabad|
Breakfast at Besham and continue journey
Short stay at Dasu and couple of other scenic points
Arrival in Chilas and transfer to hotel
Overnight stay in Chilas / Jaglot
Food: Breakfast + Dinner
Departure from Chilas
Start Traveling towards Hunza
Short Stay at Nanga Parbat View Point
(Nanga Parbat is the ninth highest mountain in the world and Pakistan the 2nd Highest mountain at 8,126 metres (26,660 ft) above sea level. Located in the Diamer District of Gilgit-Baltistan region, Pakistan,)
Short Stay at Junction Point
Short Stary at Rakaposhi view Point
(Rakaposhi is also known as Dumani (“Mother of Mist” or “Mother of Clouds”). It is ranked 27th highest in the world)
Visit Altit / Baltit Fort
Visit Karimabad Bazar
Night Stay in Hunza
Traveling towards Khunjrab Pass
Passing through awesome Attabad tunel
(Pakistan largest mountain tunnels)
Short stay at Attabad Lake
Activities (Boating and Jet Skies)
Short stay at Hussaini Suspension Bridge
(World’s Dangerous Bridge)
Short Stay at Passu Cones.
Short stay at sost.
(To buy some juices, chocolate and dry Walnuts)
Traveling towards Khunjrab.
Short Stay at Khunjrab Pass.
(Khunjerab Pass is a high mountain pass in the Karakoram Mountains, in a strategic position on the northern border of Pakistan and on the southwest border of China. Its elevation is 4,693 metres or 15,397 feet)
Travel back towards Hotel.
Night stay in Hunza
Departure for Nomal
Arrival at Nomal and transfer to jeeps for Nalter
Visit Nalter Valley and Nalter Lakes
Drive back to Nomal and departure for Chilas
Arrival in Chilas
Overnight stay in Chilas / Jaglot
Departure for Islamabad
Short stay in Summer waterstream.
Short stay in Dassu.
Short Stay in Besham.
Arrival in Islamabad
Arrival in Lahore
End of Services
(2 to 3 hrs delau/haste due to uncertain situation)
Lahore: Rs. 15500 per head
Islamabad: Rs. 15500 per head
In case couple needs separate room, Rs: 5,000/- additional will be charged
Booking Advance: Rs.5,000 Per Head except train Fare/-
Remaining payment: At the time of departure
Karachi: People from Karachi can join us from Lahore or Islamabad. Accommodation and travel arrangement can be arranged on request.
Group of 5, avail 5% discount on all seats.
Group of 10 and above, avail 10% discount on all seats
For Childrens: 50% Discount of Age Between 5-10 (Jumper Seats)
Kids Below 5 years Will Be Free
One Discount Category Would Apply At A Time