Islamabad Hunza Valley
STARTING FROM RS 54450/=

6 DAYS /5 NIGHTS

Day 1

Drive from Islamabad along the famous Silk Route to Chilas (Approx. 495 kms./11 hrs.). On the way you can freshen up and have lunch at Besham. There are some good restaurants serving traditional food. Arrive in Chilas and transfer to the hotel. CHILAS: It was on the ancient caravan trail over the Babusar Pass into India and on the Indus trail of Besham, and travelers in this area left many rock engravings. Chilas is standing under the shadow of world famous Nanga Parbat. Overnight in Chilas. (No meals)

Day 2

After breakfast drive to Hunza (Approx. 240kms./6 hrs.). On the way you can make a stop and have lunch at Gilgit. Gilgit has a number of hotels where you can rest for a while to freshen up. Arrive and transfer to the hotel. KARIMABAD: is the delightful old capital of the Hunza Kingdom. From Karimabad, with its souvenir shop, post office and teashop, you can obtain a magnificent view of the valley laid out below you and of the peaks behind. The Aliabad / Karimabad area is sprinkled with wild flowers and blossoming fruit orchards. The tourist season in Hunza is from May to October with a maximum temperature of approx. 27 degree Centigrade. PM: At leisure to explore the surroundings or just relaxing in the tranquil environment. Overnight in Hunza. (Breakfast only)

Day 3

Breakfast at the hotel. AM: Baltit Fort excursion (Approx. 3 hrs.). BALTIT FORT: The fairy tale like castle of Baltit, above Karimabad is a landmark of Hunza built about 600 years ago. Stilted on massive legs, its wooden bay windows look out over the valley. Originally, it was used as the residence of the Mir’s (the title of the former rulers) of Hunza. PM: AT leisure to enjoy the local area or you can take an optional tour to Nagar Valley (Approx. 2 hrs.). Overnight at Hunza. (Breakfast only) NAGAR VALLEY: A short jeep ride will take you to Nagar, the valley across from Karimabad. Enjoy a walk around the town, talking to the locals and trying to learn the secret of their longevity. Indeed, perhaps it is the stark beauty that surrounds them that allows them to live life to the fullest. Revel in the beauty of the village fruit orchards, and enjoy the many mountain flowers that dot the landscape before returning to Karimabad.

Day 4

After breakfast drive from Hunza to Gilgit (Approx. 110 kms./2 ½ hrs). Arrive and transfer to the hotel. GILGIT: Gilgit is an old tribal town that acted as a rest stop for weary travelers on the Silk Route - the famous road from China to the Arabian Sea. It has flourished over the centuries, lying practically unmolested by the teeming herds of conquerors. Gilgit is located in the heart of the Karakoram Range, surrounded by lofty peaks, the most majestic being Rakaposhi. You can have lunch at the hotel or a local restaurant. PM: At leisure. You have the opportunity to go for shopping. Apart from the local dry fruits you have the option to buy Chinese stuff like cloth, crockery, electronic items & souvenirs etc. Overnight in Gilgit. (Breakfast only)

Day 5

After breakfast drive from Gilgit to Besham (Approx. 350 kms./6 hrs.). BESHAM: Arriving at Besham we are at the bottom edge of Indus valley with alluring view of the lion river and the famous road known as the Karakoram Highway (KKH), which also is dubbed as the eighth wonder of the world. Besham is a small town with hotels and restaurants serving as rest areas and it also constitutes small shops offering local handicrafts goods for last minute shopping. Arrive and transfer to the hotel. Overnight in Besham. (Breakfast only)

Day 6

Drive from Besham to Islamabad (Approx. 285 kms/6 hrs.). You can make a stop over at Manshera or Abbottabad on the way for lunch. (Breakfast only).

TERMS AND CONDITIONS APPLY

• Accommodation on twin sharing basis

• Daily Breakfast

• Transportation as per itinerary

• Excursions & Sightseeing as per itinerary

Cost does not Includes:

• Optional Nagar Valley Excursion : Rs.4200/- Per Jeep (Maximum 4 pax in a Jeep)

• Guide services

• Any other service not mentioned above