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Islamabad-Chilas-Hunza-Hopper-Brpu Giram-Rush Lake-Hamdar-Karimabad-Attabad-Gilgit-Islamabad

Rush Lake, situated in Gilgit Baltistan near Rush Phari Peak in Pakistan at an altitude of 5,098 meters (16,726 feet), stands as one of the world’s largest alpine lakes, reaching 4,694 meters. Nestled in the Nagar Valley, approximately 15 kilometers north of Miar Peak and Spantik (Golden Peak), Rush Lake provides a gateway to captivating natural beauty.

Access to Rush Lake and Rush Peak is possible through Nagar and Hopar, traversing the Hopar Glacier (Bualtar Glacier) and Miar Glacier that emanate from the peaks of Miar and Phuparash. The trek to the lake offers breathtaking views of Spantik, Malubiting, Miar Peak, Phuparash Peak, and Ultar Sar.

Renowned as one of the most popular treks, the journey provides a perfect introduction to trekking with enduring excitement. Navigating glaciers and passing through villages, you’ll witness the authentic life of those dwelling at the foothills of mighty glaciers. The trail winds along irrigated terraced fields, offering spectacular views of the formidable Karakoram Mountains, culminating at the Rush Peak summit (5,098 meters). The convergence of the Barpu and Bualter glaciers at Rush Lake holds significance, with local legends narrating stories about the nature of these glaciers, portraying them as male and female, and describing their meetings and the birth of new glaciers.

1Arrive in Islamabad and Transfer to the hotel. Overnight at a hotel in Islamabad.
2Early breakfast in Islamabad. Driving to our destination Chilas via Babusar pass.
Overnight in Chilas.
3After breakfast leaving for Hunza. En route Hunza visited Chalt tectonic plates and Rakaposhi view point Nagar. Overnight stay in Hunza.
 4Early breakfast in Hunza. Drive to Hopper Valley and meet our guide there. Trek towards Shiskin our first day of trek.
Overnight in Shiskin (tents).
5Breakfast with the beautiful scenery around. Start trekking towards Barpu Giram.
Overnight in Barpu Giram.
6Early breakfast at Barpu Giram. Trekking towards Rush Phari. Enjoy the scenic view along the way. Setting up camps at Rush Lake.
Overnight Rush Lake.
7Rest day Rush Lake. Optional to trek Rush Peak 2 hours from Rush Phari.
Overnight Rush Lake.
8En route Hamdar meadow Saying farewell to the beautiful Rush Phari and crossing the beautiful Mier Glacier. Sunset at Hamdar meadow. Overnight in Hamdar
9Saying good bye to the Shepards of Hamdar meadow. Trek back to hopper valley. Lunch in hopper valley. Back to karimabad.
Overnight in Karimabad Hunza.
10Early morning breakfast. Drive to Gulmit Upper Hunza, Khunjerab Pass, Passu cones, and Hussani suspension bridge.
Overnight Attabad Lake.
11Breakfast with a beautiful view of Attabad Lake. Leaving towards Gilgit. Gilgit city tour and visiting Markets.
Overnight in Gilgit.
12Leaving early morning back to Islamabad via Babusar Pass. Farewell dinner.
Overnight in Islamabad.
13Catching flights and going back home.  





Islamabad Pakistan

Adventure Tour

Rush Phari Lake Trek

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Office Timing

Monday – Saturday: 9AM–6PM Sunday: 1–5PM

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