Morning arrives at the Islamabad International Airport, meet and
transfer to hotel. Afternoon visit the Faisal Mosque the biggest
mosque with its modern architecture, visit Damn-e-Koh to have the
magnificent view of Islamabad the modern capital of Pakistan,
Islamabad –Taxila – Besham.
Morning after break fast drive to Taxila, visit the impressive
Archeological museum and excavated sites of
Bhirmond, Sirkap and Julian Buddhist Monastery. After we continue
drive to Besham, passing through the
beautiful Abbotabad and Mansehra valleys. Overnight hotel.
After break fast we drive to Gilgit, visit the 4th to 6th century Ad
Rock carvings at Shatial and Chilas
before proceeding to Gilgit we stop at Thalichi to have the
magnificent view of Nanga Parbat. Arrive Gilgit and visit the 7th
century Ad Buddha rock Carving and Colorful Bazaars of Gilgit City.
Morning drive to Hunza valley, enroute stop at the Rakaposhi viewpoint
to have the magnificent view of
Rakaposhi (7788m). Afternoon visit the 700 years old Baltit Fort and
explore the area. Overnight hotel.
Early morning drive to Duiker view point to have the magnificent sun
rise view of the Rakaposhi (7788 meters) Diran peak (7200 meters)
Golden peak and Ultar group of peaks and many countless peaks can be
seen from here. After breakfast drive to Hoper village in Nagar valley
to enjoy the apricot tree spring blossom and short hike to the Hoper
glacier. After lunch drive back to Karimabad. Overnight hotel.
Hunza – Gulmit.
Morning visit the 800 years old watching towers and wooden carving
mosques at Ganesh village and 4th century AD Rock carvings on the
ancient Silk Road. After we drive to Gulmit a beautiful mountain
village in upper Hunza. Visit the cultural Museum of traditional
artifacts and afternoon drive to Borit lake and short hike to Gulkin
glacier. Overnight hotel.
– Khunjrab National Park.
Full day excursion to Khunjrab National Park, drive through the snow
covered peaks towering above the
scenic villages and passing through the Passu and Batura glaciers,
explore the wildlife species of Ibexes, Marco polo sheep and wild
yaks. After then we drive back to Gulmit. Overnight hotel.
After breakfast drive to Skardu, the Gateway to high mountains and
longest glaciers in Karakoram Range
and a heaven for the enthusiasts for adventure lovers. Arrive Skardu
and transfer to hotel for over night.
– Shigar valley.
Day excursion to Shigar valley, the Gateway to K-2 (8611 meters) the
second highest mountain in the world.Visit the 17th century Ad Mosque
and Shigar Fort. Explore the area and drive back to Skardu. Overnight
Morning drive to Khaplu valley, a beautiful mountain village on the
Banks of Indus River, visit the 16th centuryFort and Mosque with its
Tibetan Architecture and explore the town of apricot tree blossom and
after lunch drive back to Skardu. Overnight hotel.
Morning fly to Islamabad, (subject to weather) a spectacular flight
takes you through the Nanga Parbat
(8125 meters) and many countless snow covered peaks. Arrive Islamabad
transfer to hotel.
Departure for Homebound flight.