Day 01 :
Islamabad. Afternoon visit of the towns of
Islamabad and Rawalpindi.
Day 02 :
Skardu (1hr) capital of Baltistan (2286m)
Impressive panorama on Nanga Parbat and
Karakorum Range. After flying over the
Margalla Hills which surround Islamabad the
plane follows Kaghan valley. At Babusar
Pass, it turns right and flies over the
gorge of Indus River. Enormous rocks rising
on either side look fascinating. Know as
“Little Tibet” Skardu offers a cool and
bracing climate. The Kharpocho Fort
dominates the town. Transfer to hotel.
Day 03 :
Khaplu along Indus River then Shyok River.
Temperature differences between glacial
environments in the upper Shigar Valley and
the hot valley near Skardu produce very
strong winds which accumulate high sand
dunes on the terraces of Indus River. Before
Partition, Baltistan was divided into 4
kingdoms and some principalities. Skardu,
the richest and most important in the
centre, Khaplu was controlling. The route to
Ladakh, Shigar was opening the Shiok valley
to north and Rondo was guarding the Indus
gorge to the west. Visit of the old and
historical town. Hotel
Day 04 :
Hushe the last village up the valley and
starting point for Baltoro glacier. Visit of
the typical Mashoroo village. Magnificent
views of Masherbrum (7821m) surrounded by
lower peaks. At Kande views on K6 (7281) and
K7 (6934m). Return Khaplu. Hotel
Day 05 :
Deosai Plains a high plateau ( above 4000m)
uninhabited and inhospitable in winter,
snow-covered for eight months of the year.
But in summer its an enchanted wilderness.
The National Park of Deosai Plains covers a
vast area surrounded by 5000-6000m
mountains. Small streams run along the
plateau where you can fish. Camp
Day 06 :
Deosai plateau via Ali Malik Pass. On
morning walk across the plateau in search of
the bears and another protected wild
Day 07 :
Tarishing via Chachor Pass. At Sheoso Lake
there are magnificent views of Nanga Parbat.
Tarishing, a beautiful small town, is
surrounded by high peaks and gives views on
the valley. There is a small wooden Fort,
memory of the past rivalries with neighbor
Day 08 :
excursion to Nanga Parbat Base-Camp (
Herrligkoffer) crossing Tarishing glacier
and walk through the green meadows of Rupal
villages to discover the astonishing
vertical wall of south face of Nanga Parbat.
Return to Tarishing. Hotel.
Day 09 :
Drive to Rama
Lake (3480m) situated in thick pine forests.
In July the meadows are covered with many
species of wild flowers. A jeep road leads
to small glaciers and to the lake. The
National Park is managed by WWF. In summer
villagers stay with their herds in the
pastures and store wood for the. Hotel
Day 10 :
Gilgit by the Astor valley (6hrs), then,
along Indus River. The KKH cuts its way in
rock walls or in ancient moraines. Large,
flat and rocky plaices edge the River and
further appears the immaculate summit of
Nanga Parbat (8125m), the Killer Mountain.
Stop at the view point where Karakorum,
Himalayas and Hindukush Ranges meet.
Installation at hotel.
Day 11 :
Naltar valley ( 2880m). ( 3 hrs) Hidden in
the mountains up a dramatic barren gorge 19
kilometers long is the surprisingly green
and lush valley of Naltar. It’s a good
departure for day hiking. Return to Gilgit.
Karimabad the capital of Hunza (3hrs).
Perched on the bank of the Hunza River the
town is shadowed by Ultar, Lady Finger and
Rakaposhi peaks. On way, stop to admire the
view on Rakaposhi (7788m). Visit of the
town: the Baltit and Altit Forts, the
channels, the nice shops. Drive to Duikar to
admire the sunset on the Hunza and Nagar
Day 13 :
Excursion to Nagar valley dominated by
Rakaposhi Peak. Views on Malubiting (7266m),
and Diran peaks. Hotel.
Drive to Gulmit by the KKH. Visit the Museum
with traditional ethnic artifacts, old
Ismaili mosque with carved woodwork, the
Tomb of Silum Khan III, water- mills and old
houses. Up from the polo ground there is
Kamaris village which offers fine views of
the jagged Passu spires. Hotel
Day 15 :
Gilgit an important market-town on the Silk
Road. Visit the Buddha carved in rock at
Kharga and exploration of the town. Many
shops show the precious stones, which are
mined in all the area
Day 16 :
drive to Raikot Bridge on Indus River and up
to the village of Tato. A short trek (2 to 3
hrs) leads to Fairy Meadow (3306m) at the
feet of North face of Nanga Parbat. Superb
views all on the way and magical spot for
the campsite to admire the sunset on the
mountain. Overnight in Huts.
Day 17 :
Trek to Nanga
Parbat Base-Camp ( 4000m), the traditional
base camp of this Killer mountain and
establish the camp at Beyal a nice campsite
on the left side of Raikot Glacier and
surrounded by Jilipur and Burdal peaks.
Overnight in Huts
Trek back to Tato. Jeep to Chilas, famous
for the petroglyphes on the banks of the
Day 19 :
Naran (2427m) by Babusar Pass or Botho Gha
Pass(4145m) From the Pass you can see the
naked mountain Nanga Parbat and Rakaposhi
surrounded by summer pastures. On the Way,
Lulusar Lake and Lalazar plateau. Hotel.
Day 20 :
Saif-ul-Maluk Lake at 10 km from Naran. The
crystal waters of the lake mirror the Malika
Parbat Peak.( queen of the mountains). The
lake and its surroundings are
breathtakingly. Follow to Shogran hotel.
Day 21 :
Islamabad. On way visit Taxila: the earliest
city Bhir Mound, Sirsukh built by the Kushan
kings, the Dharmarajika Stupa and the
archeological museum. Hotel
Day 22 : Transfer to
airport. Assistance at departure and bon