Trek - Chitral To Gilgit Over Darkot & Ishkuman Pass

 

Quick Facts
Duration 17 Days
Best Time June - September
Difficulty Level Strenuous
Destinations Islamabad | Malakand | Mastuj | Lasht | Rawat | Ishkuman | Gilgit

 

Sample Itinerary
Day 01

Arrival at Islamabad. Hotel

Day 02

Drive over Malakand & Lowari pass 3118m to Chitral. Hotel

Day 03

Explore Chitral's Forts, old bazaar for handicrafts & semi precious stones or a day visit to Kalash valley Hotel

Day 04

Drive through the Yarkhun river valley to Mastuj. Camp

Day 05

Drive to Sholkotch. Camp

Day 06

Trek crisscross the Yarkhun river to Mughal Mariru. Camp

Day 07

Trek through shady villages to Lasht. Camp

Day 08

Trek through a narrow valley with good side views of Glaciers to the Wakhi settlement of Kishmanja. Camp

Day 09

Trek to summer pastures of Chikar. Camp

Day 10

Trek to base of Darkot glacier. Camp

Day 11

Trek over Darkot Glacier & pass 4575m 8/9 hrs to Rawat. Camp

Day 12

Trek through wild rhubarbs & fertile plains to Darkot village. Camp

Day 13

Trek along stream on a good trail to the base of Ishkuman pass. Camp

Day 14

Trek over Ishkuman pass 4587m to Shonas. Camp

Day 15

Drive through Ishkuman valley to Gilgit. Hotel

Day 16

Drive on the Karakuram highway to Islamabad. Hotel

Day 17

Flight home.

 

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