|Upon arrival at Islamabad Airport, our dedicated team extends a warm welcome to our esteemed guests, ensuring a delightful commencement to their journey. See the sighting of Islamabad. Overnight in Islamabad.
|After breakfast departure for Upper Dir is about 330 KM. En-route visit Takhat-e-Bai near Mardan. Overnight in Upper Dir.
|Transfer to 4*4 Jeeps. Drive to Ayun Valley gateway to the Kalash valleys, back to the hotel in Ayun. Overnight stay in Ayun.
|After breakfast depart for Bumburet & visit the villages of the Kalasha people. Sunset walks around the villages. Local Music at night. Overnight in Bumburet.
|Drive to Chitral. We will discover the colorful metropolis of Chitral and visit the ancient Chitral Fort. Visit Ibex View View. Overnight in Chitral.
|Scenic Drive from Chitral to Mastuj through breathtaking Valleys and stopping at TrichMir Peak viewpoint. Overnight in Mastuj.
|Drive to Phander Valley, while crossing through the famous Shandor Pass and breathtaking valleys and lakes along the way. Overnight in Phander.
|Drive to Gilgit, lunch in Ghakuch. Greeted by panoramic views of the Karakoram Range and the mighty Indus River. Visit Kargah Buddha in the evening. Overnight in Gilgit.
|After breakfast, drive to Hunza(2 hours). En-route stop at Rakaposhi (7778m) viewpoint and Photo Walk around the villages. Visit Duiker for sunset. Overnight in Karimabad.
|Visit Balit and Altit fort. Traditional lunch at women led café. Walk around Karimabad market(Bazar). Overnight in Karimabad.
|Drive to Hopper Valley Nagar. Exploring the valley and visiting Hopper Glacier. Driving back to Karimabad, visiting Ganesh village in the afternoon and traditional music after dinner. Overnight in Karimabad.
|Drive to Passu through the beautiful valleys of Hunza and stop by Attabad Lake. After lunch trek to Passu Glacier and enjoy sunset. Overnight in Passu.
|Drive to Gulmit Polo ground, Visiting Korgah Carpet House (women-led business). Drive around different villages of Gulmit. Overnight in Attabad Lake.
|After early morning breakfast drive to Astore Valley. Enroute Stoppage at Rivers & Mountain junction point. Overnight in Astore.
|Driving Towards Shigar Valley through Deosai National Park, Lulu Sar Lake, and Satpara Lake. later he day visiting Cold Desert & Shigar Fort. Overnight in Shigar.
|Drive to Khaplu, visiting Khaplu Fort and the Old Tibetan style Mosque. Hike to Thoqsikhar the top of Khaplu and enjoy sunset from there. Overnight in Khaplu.
|Journey to Machlu, a charming village nestled in the breathtaking Karakoram Range, and visit Mashabrum Peak View Point. Drive back to Khaplu.
Overnight in Khaplu.
|Drive to Skardu town. Stoppage at Ghowari village & Sayok-Indus river confluence point. Visit lower & upper Kachura lake. Overnight in Skardu.
|Take a morning flight to Islamabad. Visit Rawalpindi in the evening. Farewell dinner in Islamabad. Overnight in Islamabad.
|Drop off at Airport. Back to home sweet home.
Islamabad – Takhat-e- Bai- Upper Dir-Kalash-Chitral-Shandur Pass-Phandur-Hunza Skardu-Deosai-Shigar-Khaplu
Beginning in Islamabad, the capital city, guests are welcomed warmly before delving into the city’s sights. The adventure unfolds as the tour ventures to Upper Dir, where the ancient Takhat-e-Bai monastery stands as a testament to history. The journey continues into the mystical Kalash Valley via Ayun, where 4×4 Jeeps navigate the rugged terrain. The vibrant culture of the Kalasha people comes to life in Bumburet, accompanied by local music under the starlit sky. The exploration extends to Chitral, Mastuj, and Phander, offering scenic drives through breathtaking valleys and enchanting lakes. The heart of the tour lies in Hunza, where the exploration of historic forts, women-led cafes, and traditional markets captivates the senses. Hopper Valley unfolds with its picturesque landscapes and traditional music, leading to the iconic Passu and the mesmerizing Attabad Lake. As the journey progresses to Astore, the tour takes a fascinating turn through the Deosai National Park, revealing the beauty of the Cold Desert and Shigar Fort. The exploration of Khaplu Valley, with its ancient forts and Tibetan influences, provides a cultural immersion. The final leg of the journey takes travelers to the serene Skardu, where the mesmerizing Kachura lakes await exploration. A flight back to Islamabad marks the conclusion of this extraordinary adventure, with a farewell dinner bringing an end to an unforgettable 20-day exploration. The tour encapsulates the diverse beauty, rich culture, and warm hospitality that Pakistan has to offer, leaving travelers with lasting memories as they head back to the comfort of home.
THE HINDUKUSH AND KARAKURAM JEEP SAFARI.
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