LUZDHAR-PATUNDAS TREK 13Nights / 14Days
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From Borith to Luzhdar this trek takes us in 8 hours continuous steep hike to Patundas loose rock trail with switchbacks.
Luzdhar Patundas Trek Itinerary
Patundas Luzhdar Trek 1st day
After arrival at Islamabad International Airport. Meet our guide and transfer to the hotel. After relaxing for an hour, Our sightseeing tour will start from, Faisal Mosque, Shakar Parian & National monument with a trip to Damn-e-Koh, to catch an eye bird view of the twin cities. Because you are eagerly waiting for the trek therefore we will proceed towards our main goal.
2nd day drive to Chilas.
Chilas was on the ancient caravan track over the Babusar Pass into India and on the Indus trail of Besham. Chilas is standing under the shadow of world famous Killer mountain Nanga Parbat. KKH from Besham to Chilas is so dirty however you can experience the main kkh through high mountains besides indus river. In addition to this you can see the giant Diamar Basha dam site on the way. Adventure Kings try really hard to entertain our guests. Similarly, our staff put all their heart and soul in making your journey more comfortable.
Patundas Luzhdar Trek 3rd day drive to Karimabad.
Upon arrival transfer to the Hotel. Karimabad is the delightful old capital of the Hunza Kingdom. From Karimabad, with its souvenir shop, and tea shop, you can obtain a magnificent view of the valley laid out below you and of the peaks behind. In addition to this you can imagine that how karimabad is famous among the tourist. 4th day proceed to Attabad Lake view through friendship tunnels and continue onward to Gulmit/Hussaini and proceed to Khunjrab Pass, which is a full day trip from Karimabad. We shall stay in Gulmit. Because hussaini bridge is most popular nowadays therefore we will spare some time crossing the hanging hussaini bridge.
Patundas Luzhdar Trek 5th day drive to Ghulkin & onward trek to Borit.
The trail is well define & used by the local as their main route between Gulmit and Ghulkin. But on the way you will have a good view of Jerab glacier, the Jerab peaks and Passu Cathedrals. From Ghulkin we trek onward to take a mini trek to “Borit Lake”. 6th day trek to Luzhdar. Trek to Luzhdar, 6-7 hours hike. Pass through Passu Glacier, 3-4 hours with parts of white ice and large boulders. Luzhdar camp is at the Patundas base meadow and is situated adjacent to the Passu glacier. There are many reasons to visit Patundas glacier. Above all, it gives you the most stunning views of Patundas glacier, Shishper Peak and much more, In addition to this it thrilling while trekking on the glacier.
7th day trek to Patundas. This trek takes us in 4 – 5 hours continuous steep hike to Patundas, loose rock trail with switchbacks. Patundas is a meadow at the crest of a small hill with some greenery, but mostly barren. 8th day free day at Patundas to explore the area. 9th day descend to Passu 3-4 hrs following the glacier upto Yong Alm 2900m and followed a rocky trail to Karakuram Highway and drive to Karimabad. After breakfast full day city tour of Hunza including Baltit Fort. Karimabad is the delightful old capital of the Hunza Kingdom.
Patundas Luzhdar Trek 11th day
AM. At leisure morning while exploring the area, afternoon we shall drive to Gilgit. Upon arrival transfer to Hotel, and proceed for Gilgit Bazaar excursion, suspension bridge. Gilgit is the administrative center and economic hub of Gilgit/Baltistan. It lies in the heart of the Karakuram. 12th day transfer to Gilgit airport for flight to Islamabad by PK-606 or PK-608 (Subject to weather flight). Transfer to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel in Islamabad. or PM at leisure in Islamabad/Rawalpindi.
(If flight cancels then, we will drive via Karakoram Highway to reach Islamabad on the way overnight stay in Besham). Because gilgit islamabad flight depends on the weather therefore we need to arrange transport and hotels in advance. Upon arrival transfer to the hotel. Next day drive to Islamabad. 13th day Drive to Islamabad via Taxila. Overnight at the hotel. Or Proceed to Taxila for day excursion. Overnight stay at the hotel. 14th day Transfer to Islamabad International Airport for your home bound flight.