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Hunza & Skardu

Hunza & Skardu

Experience the Northern Areas of Pakistan & all their hospitality, new culture, amazing landscape & a refreshing trip to keep you focused in life.

Hunza & Skardu
Hunza & Skardu

Departure Dates

19-Apr-2024, 7:00 pm – 01-May-2024, 2:00 pm

Hunza & Skardu, Gilgit-Baltistan

Details of the Trip

This tour has been designed to the topmost beautiful locations in the Northern Areas, Hunza & Skardu. It covers Skardu, Shigar, Kachura, Manthoka Waterfall & Bashu Valley. The tour also covers Hunza, Attabad plus all the way to Khunjerab pass, Pakistan – China border.

Major places to be covered: 

Hunza via Naran & Babusar Pass/Besham – Altit, Baltit fort, Attabad lake, Passu cathedrals, Sost, and all the way to Khunjerab pass. Skardu – Shangrila, Upper Kachura lake, Manthoka, Katpana, Shigar & Bashu Valley

Itinerary for the tour:​

Day 00: Friday. 

07:00 PM: Departure from Karachi via Green line/Bus. 

Journey duration: 

By Bus: 19/20 Hours 

By Train: 21/22 Hours​​

Day 01: Saturday. 

Departure for By Air client

08:00 PM: Arrival in Islamabad.

Dinner & overnight stay in Islamabad Guest House/Hotel. 

Hotel: Hard Rock lodges (Guest house) OR Premier Inn OR Equivalent

Day 02: Sunday.

05:00 AM: Early morning departure. (Members joining from Islamabad will be informed about the meetup location)

08:00 AM: Stop en-route for Breakfast at Besham/Balakot

Short stops Enroute

08:30 PM: Dinner & Overnight stay at Chillas/Jaglot/Gonarfarm  

Hotel:  Chillas: Shangrilla Chillas OR Indus lodges 

Jaglot: United Hotel OR Junction Resort  Journey Duration:

​​Day 03: Monday.

07:30 AM: Breakfast

08:00 AM: Departure from Chillas/Jaglot/Gonarfarm

Stop at Astak Nala  Visit of Basho Valley Transfer into Jeep for Basho Valley Check in to Hotel.

09:00 PM: Dinner & overnight stay in Skardu  

Hotel:  Al Noor Hotel OR Kentish Lodge OR Apricot and Spring Lodges OR equivalent 

Journey Duration: 5/7 Hours

Day 04: Tuesday.

09:00 AM: Visit of Sarfaranga Cold desert.

10:30 AM: Visit of Shigar Fort

12:30 PM: Visit of Manthoka Waterfall.

09:00 PM Dinner & overnight stay in Skardu  

Hotel: Al Noor Hotel OR Kentish Lodge OR Apricot and Spring Lodges OR equivalent 

Journey Duration: 3/4 Hours

​​Day 05: Wednesday.

08:00 AM: Breakfast  Departure for Upper Kachura Lake

Visit of Shangrila Lake (SOQ Valley Optional, extra charges for jeep for SOQ)

Arrival at Skardu

Check in to Hotel.

09:00 PM: Dinner & overnight stay in Skardu  

Hotel:  Al Noor Hotel OR Kentish Lodge OR Apricot and Spring Lodges OR equivalent

Day 06: Thursday.

07:00 AM: Breakfast

08:00 AM: Departure for Hunza. Short stop at Rakaposhi view point

09:00 PM: Dinner & Overnight Stay in Hunza 

Hotel:  Caravan Serai OR Qayam Residency OR Rainbow Hotel OR Qayam Hunza OR Equivalent

Day 07: Friday.

07:30 AM: Breakfast.

08:30 AM: Departure for Day excursion to Attabad Lake, Sost, Khunjerab Pass (Pak-China Border) till accessible via bus.

Visit of Passu, Hussaini Bridge, Gulmit, Sost, and Khunjerab National Park.

07:00 PM: Arrival back at Hunza.

09:00 PM: Dinner & Overnight Stay in Hunza  

Hotel:  Caravan Serai OR Qayam Residency OR Rainbow Hotel OR Qayam Hunza OR Equivalent

Day 08: Saturday. 

07:30 AM: Breakfast Call. 

Departure for Hopper Glacier Visit Hopper Glacier

12:30 PM Visit of Altit fort

03:00 PM: Visit of Baltit Fort and Hunza Bazar

05:30 PM: Hi Tea at Hunza Darbar Hotel

07:15 PM: Arrival back at Hotel. 

09:00 PM: Dinner & Overnight Stay in Hunza  

Hotel:  Caravan Serai OR Qayam Residency OR Rainbow Hotel OR Qayam Hunza OR Equivalent

Day 09: Sunday.

07:00 AM: Breakfast

07:30 AM: Early Morning departure for Naran/Besham

09:30 PM: Dinner & Overnight stay at Naran/Besham.

Hotel: Besham: Besham Hilton OR Equivalent.

Naran: Naran Retreat OR Rose valley OR Naran Hilton Hotel or equivalent.

Day 10: Monday. 

08:00 AM: Breakfast Call.

09:00 AM: Departure for Islamabad.

Visit Khanpur Dam, Enjoy Water activities at Khanpur dam (Charges not included)  Arrival at Islamabad.

End of services for members joining from Islamabad.

Hotel: Hard Rock lodges (Guest house) OR Premier Inn OR Similar

Journey Duration:  5/6 Hours

Day 11: Tuesday.

Check-out from Hotel/Guesthouse in Islamabad. ​​

Day 12: Wednesday.

Arrival in Karachi

Services Included

✓ AC Transport (Toyota Hiace / Toyota Coaster).

✓ 4x4 Jeeps (Parado Tz/Tx for Bashu Valley visit)

✓ Accommodation (Sanitized rooms. We only deal with hotels that are up to our set standards.)

✓ Meals mentioned in the detailed plan (We ensure the meals being prepared is handled with utmost hygiene. All you can eat, there's no limitation to the serving size of the meals, we don't count)

✓ Services of a tour manager (Well educated, informed, and experienced tour guides - our managers are trained to have an objective & professional approach)

✓ Basic First Aid Kit (Proper first aid kit is kept & nearest hospitals are pre-known in case of an unforeseen emergency)​ 

✓ Hi Tea on Day 8

Services not included

  • Laundry, beverages, and personal snacks.
  • An extra expense due to landslides or any reason beyond human control.
  • Sight tickets for forts.​ 
  • AC/Heater charges other than Islamabad stays are not included.

Package Prices

Package Price: (Excluding Islamabad stays)  

Common room sharing: 54,000/head 

2- person/Couple room sharing: 66,000/head

Package Price (Including Islamabad 2 night stays)

Common room sharing: PKR 61,000/head.

2-person/Couple room sharing: PKR 76,000/head

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Ticket prices from Karachi: (Per head and one-way prices)  

By Bus Faisal Movers Business Class: 9,500 

By Train Green line Business Class: 12,500 

By Air Economy Class: 25,000

Child Policy: (Ground Package)  

0-2 Year will be free in ground Package (No seat)

3-7 Year will be Half Charged with a folding seat in Vehicle  Above 7 will be charged as adult

* The cost of a round-trip ticket for a child traveling from Karachi to Islamabad and back will be determined in accordance with the applicable policies of the chosen mode of transportation, whether it be by bus, train, or airline  ​

*Via Air package is subject to change according to current airfares at the time of confirmation.

*Transport charges for Pick & drop from Airport/Station to Guesthouse/Hotel are not included in the above package prices.

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