Autumn Affairs | Experience The Best of Baltistan (All Skardu)

This tour has been designed to one of the topmost locations of Pakistan, the tour extensively covers Skardu & its surroundings. It covers Skardu, Khaplu Shigar, all the way to Deosai, the last sanctuary for Himalayan brown bear and one of the highest plateaus in the world. The tour also covers Naran via Babusar Pass.

Deosai safari and crossing it over via Astore is one of the major highlights of the trip.

 

Date: 18th - 28th October.

Our itineraries for the tours are designed in a way where our members get the best experience out of the tour. To us, your experience always comes first.

This 12 days tour from Karachi and days from Islamabad is designed with careful consideration to give ample time to each place we are visiting.

4 Nights Skardu, 2 Nights Bunji, Astore & 1 Night Islamabad.

Major places to be covered:

Skardu – Shangrila, Upper Kachura lake, Shigar, Khaplu, Mantokha, Katpana Cold desert, Kharpocho, Sheosar Lake & all the way to Astore via Deosai Plains.

Registration Deadline:

8th of October. first come first serve basis, although 8th October is the last date, we close registrations as soon as slots get registered.

Price:

Price from Karachi to Karachi, Standard package via Greenline is 44,985/- per head

Price from Islamabad to Islamabad is PKR 28,985/- per head

Itinerary for the tour:


Day 00: 18th October, Friday.

10:00 PM: Departure from Karachi via Greenline.


Day 01: 19th October, Saturday.

08:00 PM: Arrival in Islamabad.

The group will further travel in private Hiace or Coasters.

10:00 PM: Visit of Monal - dinner not included, eat according to your preference.
 

Day 02: 20th October, Sunday.

00:15 AM: Departure from Islamabad

05:30 AM: Stop for Breakfast at Balakot.

Short Stop at Naran.

Stop at Lulusar Lake, Stop at Babusar Top.

Dinner & Overnight Stay at Junction Resort, Bunji.

Overlooks Nanga Parbat.

Day 03: 21st October, Monday.

07:00 AM: Breakfast

07:30 AM: Departure from Bunji

Stop at Astak Nala

Arrival at Skardu

Check in to Hotel.

09:00 PM: Dinner & overnight stay in Hotel Mashabrum/Himalaya or equivalent.

Note: Gilgit - Skd Highway is under reconstruction and the journey takes a little longer than usual.

Day 04: 22nd October, Tuesday.

08:00 AM: Breakfast call.

08:45 AM: Departure for Shigar Fort

10:00 AM: Visit of Shigar Fort

01:00 PM: Visit of Upper Kachura Lake – 20-minute trek.

04:30 PM: Visit of Shangri-la

Arrival back at the hotel

09:00 PM: Dinner & overnight stay in Hotel Mashabrum/Himalaya or equivalent.

Day 05: 23rd October, Wednesday.

08:00 AM: Breakfast

08:30 AM: Departure for Manthoka Waterfall

01:00 PM: Departure for Khaplu Palace

06:00 PM: Arrival back at Hotel

09:00 PM: Dinner & overnight stay in Hotel Mashabrum/Himalaya or equivalent.

Day 06: 24th October, Thursday.

07:00 AM: Breakfast

Visit of Manthal Budha Rock

Visit of Organic Village

Visit of Kharpocho Fort

Arrival back at Hotel

09:00 PM: Dinner & overnight stay in Hotel Mashabrum/Himalaya or equivalent Hotel.

Day 07: 25th October, Friday.

07:00 AM: Breakfast

07:30 AM: Deosai Safari in Prados Tx/Tz, We cross Deosai and reach Bunji, Astore around evening.

09:00 PM: Dinner & overnight Stay at Junction Resort Bunji.

Day 08: 26th October, Saturday.

07:00 AM: Breakfast.

08:00 AM: Departure for Islamabad.

11:00 PM: Late night arrival in Islamabad

End of services for members from Islamabad.

Night stay in Guesthouse in Islamabad for Karachi members.


Day 09: 27th October, Sunday.

00:00 AM: Breakfast

02:00 PM Departure from Margala Station for Karachi via Green Line

Day 10: 28th October, Monday.

02:00 PM: Arrival in Karachi

Services include all major expenses:

Transportation (A Grade Toyota Hiace or Coasters)

Hotel Expense (Sharing basis – Bed & Mattresses)

Food (Breakfast & Dinner as mentioned in the detailed plan)

Services of a Guide

Prado Tx/Tz for Deosai safari

Entry for Deosai National Park

Toll Taxes, Driver & fuel expense
 

Services not included:

Laundry, beverages and personal snacks.

Extra expense due to landslide or any reason beyond human control.

Sight tickets for forts.
 

Payment Schedule:

50% when registering.

Remaining payment 14 days before the event.

Register/book here
 

Terms & Conditions:

• Every Member must keep their original CNIC.

• Sight tickets for forts are not included in the package.

•Separate room and camp for couples will be provided at an additional cost of 8000rs total for the whole trip.

•Rooms are provided on a 3-4 person sharing basis. (Beds and mattress, if you have trouble sleeping on a matress then please opt for private sharing)

• Breakfast and Dinner is included in the trip unless mentioned otherwise in the trip plan.

•In case of any unforeseen circumstances, including but not limited to natural catastrophes, political or security issues, any cost occurred will be covered by the member and not the club.

• Member must behave ethically with his/her fellow group members, otherwise, Rover Pakistan can cancel his/her trip at any time.

• Rover Pakistan is not responsible for personal injuries and accidents.

• Rover Pakistan is not responsible for the loss of any kind of valuable item.

• No refunds shall be made in case a member leaves the trip during the event.

• No refunds shall be made in case of a natural disaster or any unforeseen circumstance beyond human control including but not limited to rains, storms, land sliding, accident, flat tires, engine failure or other vehicle mal-function e.t.c.

• Rover Pakistan can cancel the booking at any time.

• Rover Pakistan can change terms and conditions at any time without prior notice.

• Personal weapons/drugs are strictly prohibited.


 

Refund/Cancelation:

- 50% Refund of the paid amount if Cancellation at least 25 Days Before the Event

- 30% Refund of the paid amount if Cancellation at least 20 Days Before the Event

- 0% Refund if Cancellation Less than 10 Days Before Event

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