RASH LAKE TREK
12Nights / 13Days

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Rush Lake trek is one of the most beautiful trek in Nagar Valley Pakistan. Rush Lake is famous for its beauty, on the top of mountain.

Trek Itinerary:

Day 01: Islamabad Arrival

Rush Lake Trek day one starts from here onwards. Arrive at Islamabad International Airport. Meet, assist & transfer to the hotel. AM at leisure. PM Islamabad city tour. 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. Overnight at the hotel. (No meals).

Day 02: Islamabad-Chilas

After breakfast drive to Chilas. Chilas was on the ancient caravan track over the Babusar Pass into India and on the Indus trail of Besham, and many rock engravings/impressions were left by travelers in this area. 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.

Day 03: Chilas-Karimabad

After breakfast drive to Karimabad. Karimabad is the delightful old capital of the Hunza Kingdom. From Karimabad, with its souvenir shop, post office and tea shop, you can obtain a magnificent view of the valley laid out below you and of the peaks behind. The Aliabad / Karimabad area is scattered with wild flowers and blossoming fruit orchards. We will spend half our day in these two towns enjoying the greenery. Overnight at the hotel. 

Day 04: Karimabad-Barichokor (10,800 ft / 3,300m)

Breakfast at the hotel. Proceed to Hoper. A short jeep traveling will take us to Nagar Valley. The beauties of the village are fruit orchards, and enjoy the many mountain flowers that points the scenery before continue trekking to Barichokor. We have excellent views of Ultar Peak, and the Hunza Valley as seen from Nagar. Start first day trek to Barichokor, it’ll take (5-6 hours) to reach the camp.

Day 05: Barichokor-Rash Lake (15,362 ft / 4,694 m)

After breakfast trek to Rash Lake. We’ll reach to the camp in (3-4 hours) and complete the trek with glacier crossings and a sharp ascend to Rash Lake at 15,362 ft; on the shore of the half-frozen tear-drop lake, to climb Rash Peak, a 16,500-ft dizzying summit, encircled on three sides by unlimited cliffs, whose thin air and 360-degree vista gave me a lightness of mass and mind that floated my endorphin-soaked spirit all the way back down to camp that afternoon. 

Day 06: Rash Lake (15,362 ft / 4,694 m)

Breakfast in the camp. Day free or climb the Rash Peak (16,684 ft/5098 m) if clients are interested. 

Day 07: Rash Lake-Phahiphari (11,290 ft / 3,450 m)

After breakfast trek to Phahiphari in (4-5 hours) to reach in the camp. Overnight in tent. 

Day 08: Phahiphari-Hamdar (10,800 ft / 3,300 m)

After breakfast trek to Hamdar. It will take (4-5 hours) to reach in the camp. Overnight in tent.

Day 09: Hamdar-Hoper-Karimabad

Breakfast in the camp. Start trek to Hoper Village. A short jeep traveling will take us to Karimabad. The beauties of the Hoper village are fruit orchards, and enjoy the many mountain flowers that points the scenery before continue to Karimabad. We have excellent views of Ultar Peak, and the Hunza Valley as seen from Nagar. Start Jeep journey to Karimabad. Arrive and transfer to the hotel in Karimabad. Overnight at the hotel. 

Day 10: Karimabad

After breakfast free day in Karimabad. Or Hikking from Karimabad to Hyderabad. We shall start hike up well shabby tracks to Baltit and then similar to the Burber Water Channel up to Hyderabad village. We shall then move down to small villages of Chumarkand (Iron Fort), The day’s easy hiking will be 3 hours, and will provide us an excellent photo opportunity. We’ll have constantly changing views of Rakaposhi, Diran, Golden Peak and Ultar I and II. In addition to this Karimabad is the most suitable location for shooting drone footage after getting permission from local administration. Some of the tourist not fond of flying drones. However, some do like photography or travel vlogging.

Day 11: Karimabad-Chilas

After breakfast drive to Chilas. This journey will take us in 8-9 hours to Chilas. Chilas was on the ancient caravan track over the Babusar Pass into India and on the Indus trail of Besham, and many rock engravings/impressions were left by travelers in this area. Chilas is standing under the shadow of world famous Killer Mountain Nanga Parbat. Upon arrival transfer to the hotel. 

Day 12: Chilas-Islamabad

Morning breakfast at the hotel. Start traveling from Chilas to Islamabad via Karakarum Highway through Besham. Contniue drive to Islamabad. 

Day 13: Islamabad Departure

Transfer to Islamabad International Airport for your home bound flight. 
 
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