Best Time: June – September
A brief introduction:
Jeep drive through the narrow Astore gorge is unique, enroute enjoy great views of the beautiful southern panorama of Nanga Parbat. A two day trek from the road head village of Tarshing takes us to the beautiful camp of Shaigiri, where a climb of Shaigiri (5690m) provides magnificent views down the entire Rupal Valley.
We walk through the scenic Rupal Valley, and meeting people in the summer settlements, with fresh water, fire wood and superb views of the Rupal Face of Nanga Parbat.
Day 01 Islamabad:
Arrival in Islamabad. Transfer to hotel.
Drive by coach to Chilas 12-14 hrs onKarakoram Highway, night hotel.
Day 03 Chilas – Tarashing:
We drive by jeeps and we turn off the Karakoram Highway entering the
narrow Astor gorge reaching Tarashing (7-8 hrs). We will have the first view
of the eastern precipice of Nanga Parbat, night in Camp.
Day 04 Tarashing – Bazhin Camp:
Bazhin camp (3650m) We will trek through Rupal valley, walking 6-7 hrs
along the terraced fields of various grain crops and enjoying ever hanging views of Nanga Parbat, night camp.
Day 05 Bazhin Camp – Shaigiri Camp:
Shaigiri camp (3660) We cross the morains of the Bazhin Glacier and trek through green pastures of juniper and birch to Latboh. Above us is the
clossal Rupal Face 4500m tall stretching almost the full length of the
mountain with its 8 Km long Mazeno ridge extending before us.We trek
through forest of willow and birch to our camp at Shaigiri, night camp.
Day 06-08 Shaigiri Peak climb:
Shaigiri Peak climb / Descend to BC 03 days free to explore and climb
Shaigiri Peak(5690m) and descend back to the camp, night camp.
Day 09 Shaigri Peak – Rupal:
Trek back to Rupal Village Overnight camp.
Day 10 Rupal – Tarashing – Gilgit:
Trek to Tarshing Village and drive jeep to Gilgit. Overnight in hotel.
Day 11 Gilgit – Hunza Karimabad:
Drive to Hunza. Afternoon free for leisure. Overnight hotel
Day 12 Karimabad Hunza:
Full day hike to Ultar Valley/ Day Hike to Duikar and back to Karimabad. Overnight hotel.
Day 13 Karimabad – Gilgit:
Half day sightseeing around Hunza Visit Atta abad Lake and drive to Gilgit, night hotel.
Day 14 Gilgit – Naran:
Drive to Naran via Babusar pass, Overnight hotel.
Day 15 Naran – Islamabad:
Continue drive to Islamabad. Overnight hotel.
Day 16 Islamabad:
Transfer to airport for your home flight.
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