Karakoram Highway

 

Quick Facts
Duration 8 Days
Best Time May - October
Difficulty Level Easy
Destinations Islamabad | Rawalpindi | Gilgit | Hunza | Nagar | China

 

Sample Itinerary
Day 01

Arrival at Islamabad airport. You will be met at the airport and transported to your designated hotel along with your luggage. After lunch, sightseeing of Rawalpindi/Islamabad. Overnight stay in hotel at Rawalpindi/Islamabad.

Day 02

Leave for Besham via Karakoram Highway Silk route. Enroute visit Taxila museum and excavation sites. Overnight stay in Besham.

Day 03

Leave for Gilgit (8-hrs drive) Enroute visit Shatial and Chillas rock carvings on the Karakoram Highway. Overnight stay in Gilgit.

Day 04

Rest day in Gilgit. Day Excursion to Naltar, a beautiful mountain resort. Back to Gilgit for the night.

Day 05

Leave for Hunza valley travelling on the Karakorum Highway (3 hrs drive) Overnight stay in Karimabad/Aliabad.

Day 06

Morning: Visit to Altit and Baltit forts, back to Motel for lunch. After lunch visit Hopper village in Nagar valley. Back to Karimabad/Aliabad for the night.

Day 07

Leave for Upper Hunza Valley. Day spent at Gulmit. Afternoon leave for Sust - the last check post on Pakistan side. Overnight stay in Sust.

Day 08

Leave for China via Khunjerab Pass.

 

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