Hunza Valley is a mountainous valley in Gilgit in the Gilgit-Baltistan autonomous region, an area under the control of the government of Pakistan. The Hunza valley is situated to the north of the Hunza River, at an elevation of around 2,500 metres (8,200 ft). The territory of Hunza is about 7,900 square kilometres (3,100 sq mi). Karimabad (formerly called Baltit) is the main town, which is also a very popular tourist destination because of the spectacular scenery of the surrounding mountains like Ultar Sar, Rakaposhi, Bojahagur Duanasir II, Hunza Peak, Diran Peak and Bublimating (Ladyfinger Peak), all 6,000 metres (19,685 ft) or higher.
DAY 01: Islamabad
Our guide and driver will pick you at the airport in Islamabad or Lahore and transfer to Hotel in Islamabad for overnight stay.
DAY 02: Islamabad – Chilas
Early morning drive to Chilas it takes approximately 10 hours to reach Chilas from Islamabad, This day we will drive on the Karakoram High which is the highest paved international road in the world. It connects China and Pakistan across the Karakoram mountain range, through the Khunjerab Pass, at an altitude of 4,693 m/15,397 ft as confirmed by both SRTM and multiple GPS readings. Overnight at Chilas.
DAY 03: Chilas – Fairy Meadows
Departure for Fairy Meadows, we will transfer to the mountain jeep at Raikot bridge for further drive to Tatto village on the narrow Jeep track. Arrive in Tatto village and start trek to Fairy Meadows, Arrive at Fairy Meadows in afternoon. Evening to walk around, overnight in huts.
DAY 04: Nanga Parbat Base Camp
Day excursion to Nanga Parbat base camp and back to the huts in Fairy Meadows. overnight in huts
DAY 05: Fairy Meadows – Karimabad (Hunza)
Karimabad is the capital of Hunza in Gilgit-Baltistan, northern Pakistan. Karimabad is also known as Baltit. It is named after Prince Karim Aga Khan, the spiritual head of Shia Ismaili Nizari community. It is one of the most beautiful places in Pakistan and it swarms with tourists from all around the world during summers. It provides spectacular views of many beautiful mountains like Rakaposhi, Diran Peak, Golden Peak, Ulter Peak, Lady Finger, Hunza Peak and some others. This day we will visit Baltit Fort, Altit Fort, Bazaar. In the evening we will drive to Duiker to see the view of sunset from there. overnight at Karimabad.
DAY 06: Karimabad
Day to visit Baltit Fort, Altit Fort, Karimabad local handicraft bazzar for shopping, Channel walk, in the evening to Duiker for sunset. From Duiker village you can see many snow covered peak over 6000 meters which are Rakaposhi 7788m, Diran Peak, Golden Peak, Ulter Peak, Hunza Peak, Lady Finger and some others, We will have diner in Duiker at Egle’s Nest Hotel and drive back to Karimabad for overnight stay.
DAY 07: Karimabad – Gulmit (Gojal)
Gulmit is the headquarter of the Gojal Tehsil, in the upper Hunza region of the Gilgit territory in the deep in the Karakoram Mountain Range. Gulmit is a centuries-old historic town, with mountains, peaks and glaciers. It is a tourist spot and has many hotels, shops and a museum. Its altitude is 2408m (7900 ft) above the Arabian Sea level. Arrive and transfer to the hotel for overnight.
DAY 08: Gumit – Khunjerab Pass – Passu
Day excursion to Khunjerab Pass, in the evening drive back to Passu village for overnight stay. Overnight in Hotel.
DAY 09: Passu – Gilgit
Drive back to Gilgit on Karakorum Highway, arrive and transfer to the hotel
DAY 10: Gilgit – Besham
Drive back to Beshim on Karakoram Highway (KKH) stop en-route for lunch and continue drive to Besham, arrive and transfer to the hotel for overnight (approx 9hrs Drive)
DAY 11: Besham – Islamabad
Early morning we will drive to Islamabad, en-route we will visit the Taxila Museum. Construction of Taxila museum started in 1918, its foundation stone laid by Lord Chemsford, vicery of India in 1918. Construction was concluded in 1928 and the museum was opened for public by Sir Habibullah then the ministry for Education. Sir John Marshall who was going to be retired from the post of Director General of Archaeological survey of India in 1928, could not complete its original plan. The government of Pakistan constructed the northern gallery in 1998. There are 4000 objects displayed, including stone, stucco, terracotta, silver, gold, iron and semiprecious stones. Mainly the display consists of objects from the period 600 B.C to 500 AD. Buddhist, hindu and Jain cults are well represented through these objects discovered from three ancient cities and more than two dozen buddhist stupas and monasteries and Greek temples. Taxila Museum is located 35 km from Islamabad on the Grand Trunk Road to Peshawar. It is famous for remains of Gandhara art. Most of the sites at Taxila, dating back 600 BCE to 500 CE, are located around the Taxila Museum. We will reach in Islamabad about 2:00pm, evening to visit Faisal Mosque and Margala Hills to see the view of Islamabad. Departure for the airport at 8:00pm and fly to destination.