Duration: 12 Days
Best Time: June – October
Rash Peak remains as one of the highlights of the hisper trekking region from where one is able to have a distant glimpse of K2on a fine day. Following the fast running streams since Hoper to Rash Lake one follows the ridge behind the lake that offers superb views down into the Hisper Gorge and panorama of Golden Peak, Malubiting, Miar, all of Hunza with Ultar and Passu peaks, all of Nagar and the mountains to the north of the Hisper. With some luck with weather one can have views of K2, Broad Peak and G-IV. Nowhere else in the Karakorum can one get such magnificent views on such a short trek.
Day 01 Islamabad:
Arrival inIslamabad. Meet at the airport and transfer to Hotel.
Day 02 Islamabad – Gilgit:
Gilgit fly to Gilgit (subject to weather). Upon arrival transfer to Hotel.
In case of cancellation of flight drive (12-14 hrs) by coach to Chilas on Karakorum Highway, stay in Hotel.
Gilgit/Chilas –Hunza Driveon KKH through the legendary Hunza where Peace and contentment prevails. Overnight in hotel.
Day 04 Karimabad – Hopper Valley:
Barpu Giram (3000m) Drive to Hoper and trek on Hoper glacier and will pass through Nagar valley. Trek on Hoper glacier for about 3/4 hours. Overnight camp.
Day 05 Barpu Giram – Chidin Haraie:
Chidin Harar (4440m) From Barpu Giram to Chidin Harar it is a steep limb Of over 1100m. From Bericho Kor the trail rises steadily. It’s a 3-4 hrs climb To the ridge top. Night in camp.
Rash Peak (5098m) another one hour to a small pass, beyond which you cross a plateau for 30 minutes, passing the first running streams since Hoper to Rash lake. Return to Chidin Harar. Night in camp.
Day 07 Chidin Haraie – Karimabad:
Karimabad Trek to Huru and drive to Karimabad. Night in hotel.
Hunza:Visit the 987 years old Altit Fort, and the 610 years old Baltit fort. The Fort lies on a rocky outcrop at the base of the Ultar Nala, night in hotel.
Day 09 Karimabad – Gilgit:
Drive back to Gilgit. Half day sightseeing around Gilgit. Overnight hotel.
Islamabad/Besham Fly to Islamabad or drive to Besham (355 km) on karakorum Highway along the Indus, night in hotel.
Day 11 Gilgit – Besham:
Besham – Taxila – Islamabad Morning drive on KKH toIslamabad. En-route visit Taxila, (40 km) north of Islamabad We will leave the Indus River at Thakot by crossing a bridge and continue through Chatar plains, Mansehra And abbottabad. Night hotel.
Day 12 Islamabad:
In the morning Debriefing and Transfer to airport for your return flight home.
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