Forbes Magazine has declared Pakistan among the “10 Coolest Places to Go in 2019”. This report is the reflection of the global confidence about Pakistan as a safe haven for tourists.
Northern Areas or North Pakistan attracts local tourists & international tourist every year. Many beautiful valleys, natural lakes and highest peaks of Northern Pakistan are still unexplored or very less explored, thus making it an exotic destination for the tourists.
Each valley in entire Northern Pakistan has its own cultural, geographical and climatic behaviors. The people of these regions have their own customs and traditions with typical costumes, folk dances, music and sports like Polo and Buzkashi. It also attracts the national and international tourists to an unforgettable experience of this heaven on earth. Here we have 14 peaks touching 8,000 meters worlds 2nd and 9th highest peaks like K2 & Nangaparbat are also located here, and due to this reason, these areas are also known as the Roof of the World. Longest glaciers out of the Polar Region like Baltoro, Biafo & Batura glaciers are located here. Lakes like Rush Lake, Karambar Lake & Sheosar Lake are parched at the altitude above 4000 meters.
For Trekkers, Northern Areas are offering treks from Easy to the Toughest levels, many of which are unspoiled and a daring challenge for the Trekkers.
For excursion tourists’ Northern areas have variety of scenic tourists spots which are breathtaking and heart capturing. Among these most popular destinations are Hunza, Attabad Lake, Khunjrab Pass, Skardu, Khaplu, Shigar, Kailash, Swat, Kaghan, Azad Kashmir & Chitral, which are attracting loads of tourists around the world.
Here we have designed an itinerary which will give a taste of adventure and excursion and takes you to the most picturesque places. This 7 nights and 6 days journey will take you to these areas and will give the worth of your holidays.
Our Journey will begin from Lahore/Islamabad and we will travel through very exotic destinations which will have unique geographical, climatic & cultural features.
During this journey we will pass through Siran Valley, which will be a cool lush green valley winding through lower foothills of Himalayas, after that we enter into Kohistan Valley after crossing mighty Indus River, this Kohistan Valley in contrary to the Siran Valley is totally different and is located in a hot rocky mountainous area. While passing through Kohistan region we will make a detour to Fairy Meadows. Fairy Meadows is approachable by a twelve kilometer-long jeep able trek through barren and Rocky Mountains, starting from Raikhot Bridge on Karakoram Highway to the village Tato. Further from Tato, it takes about three to four hours hiking by a five kilometers trek to Fairy Meadows. During this trek we will climb approximately 1000 meters and will attain the altitude of 3306 meters. Next day we will do a 5 km long trek through a beautiful Jungle & grassland of Bial Camp & later after crossing Raikot Glacier we will reach Nangaparbat Base Camp parched at the altitude of 3619 meters and following the same route back to Fairy Meadows, very next day followed by the same trail back to Karakorum Highway. Our next phase of journey will be towards Hunza Valley during which we will make a small stopover at the Juncture Point where the worlds 3 greatest mountain ranges (Himalayas, Karakorum & Hindukush) meets, next stopover will be at the Ghulmet where we will have stunning views of Rakaposhi Mountain (27th in world ranking) finally we will reach breathtaking and culturally rich Hunza Valley which is among the most popular tourist destination of Pakistan. Hunza is the gateway for many mountain expeditions, treks & Pak China boarder. Hunza is a lush green valley surrounded by the Ulter Peak & Lady Peak and River Hunza is flowing through the foothills. Magnificent santinials of Altit Fort & Baltit Forts are the reminiscent of its glorious past. Hunza is elevated at an altitude of 2500 meters. In our last phase of journey, we will travel up to Pak China Boarder Khunjrab Pass, which is the worlds highest boarder in the world located at an altitude of 4880 meters. While travelling to Khunjarab Pass we will make our first stopovers at the stunning Attabad Lake which was formed as a result of a landslide back in January 2010. This 14 kilometers long emerald blue water lake is situated at an altitude of 2559 meters. Second stopover will be at Passu Cones. Passu is a popular tourist destination because of its easily accessible sweeping landscapes, and vistas of the 7,478 m (24,534 ft) tall Passu Sar mountain, the Passue Glacier and Passu Cones. Our third stopover will be Hussaini Bridge. Hussaini Bridge is a long suspension bridge with massive gaps between the planks and the wild swing is a daring challenge to its visitors
Hope you will enjoy with us.