SHIMSHAL PASS MINGLIGH SAR TREK
16Nights / 17Days
Day 01: Islamabad Arrival
Shimshal Pass – 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. In the evening, I like to relax. For instance, you enjoy watching beautiful sunset from Damn-e-Koh.
Day 02: Islamabad-Chilas
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
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 and delighting in the sound of water falls. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 04: Karimabad
Breakfast at the hotel. Day free in Karimabad to explore local area. Today is free day go to shoot some photos. In addition, record some videos for travel vlog and let the world know about Pakistan.
Day 05: Karimabad-Shimshal (9,425 ft / 2,880 m)
After breakfast morning transfer to Attabad Lake by Willy Jeep through friendship tunnels. Continue drive to Shimshal Valley (4-5 hours).
Shimshal is reachable from Passu, and the drive to Passu from Islamabad takes approximately 16-18 hours. The settlement occupied the upper portion of a valley of the same name, which moves down west into the Hunza River valley at Passu, and which separates the Khunjerab and Hispar Mustagh ranges of the Karakoram mountain structure.
Day 06: Shimshal-Pastforzin (11,510 ft / 3,517 m)
Breakfast in the camp. Start trek to Pastforzin. This is first stage from where we start our trekking. Trek to Pastforzin will take us in (7-8 hours to reach.
Day 07: Pastforzin-Arbab Puerion (12,815 ft / 3,916 m)
After breakfast trek to Arbab Puerion. We’ll reach in (5-6 hours). Adventure Kings try really hard to entertain the guests. Similarly, Adventure Kings put all its heart and soul in cooking a great food for its clients.
Day 08: Arbab Puerion-Shuezherav (15,496 ft / 4735 m)
After breakfast trek to Shuezherav via Shimshal Pass (7-8 hours).
Day 09: Shuezherav-Shimshal Pass (15,496 ft / 4735 m)
Climbing to Mingligh Sar (19,800 ft / 6,050 m). Day free for climbing Manglik Sar (6,050 m) or the people who are not interest to the summit can make excursion trek to Shuwerth.
Day 10: Shimshal Pass (15,496 ft / 4735 m)
After breakfast free day in Shimshal Pass. (4735 m). Stroll arround flowery fields in the middle of yak and sheep herds, prominent two large lakes that lie on the cut-off point between South Asia and Central Asia to The Shimshal Pass (4735m) the most pleasant site (4700m).
Day 11: Shimshal Pass-Arbab Puerion (12,815 ft / 3,916 m)
Breakfast in the camp. Trek back to Arbab Puerion (5-6 hours). Overnight in tent.
Day 12: Arbab Puerion-Shimshal (9,425 ft / 2,880 m)
Breakfast in the camp. Trek back to Shimshal Valley (2,880 m). Over night stay in tent.
Day 13: Shimshal-Gulmit
Breakfast in the camp. Drive to Gulmit by 4WD Jeeps. We shall stay in Gulmit Village (summer capital of Hunza Valley) on return from Khunjrab. Khunjrab pass at 4,733 meters is the true border between Pakistan and China although the customs posts are at Sost and Tashkurgan. The Karakuram highway runs through the Khunjrab Pass, the highest border crossing with smooth road in the world to Tashkurgan China. Overnight at the hotel in Gulmit.
Day 14: Gulmit-Karimabad
Before drive to Karimabad, because hussaini bridge is most popular nowadays therefore we will spare some time crossing the hanging hussaini bridge. Visit Baltit Fort and bazaar to explore local area. Karimabad is the delightful old capital of the Hunza Kingdom. Karimabad area is sprinkled with wild flowers and blossoming fruit orchards. We will spend half our day in this town enjoying the greenery and delighting in the sound of water falls. Arrive and transfer to the hotel in Karimabad.
Day 15: Karimabad-Besham
Early in the morning proceed to visit Duiker Valley to witness the eye bird view of Hunza Valley with Sun Rise. Breakfast in Duiker. Then drive back to Karimabad. Continue drive to Besham via Karakuram Highway.
Day 16: Besham-Islamabad
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning drive to Islamabad en-route visiting Taxila. Continue drive to Islamabad, Arrive and transfer to the hotel in Rawalpindi/Islamabad.
Day 17: Islamabad Departure
Transfer to Islamabad International Airport for your home bound flight.