Tour Type
Culture & Adventure Tours
Pakistan

8-Day Itinerary for Hunza and Skardu from Islamabad 2024/2025

9 Days 8 Nights

Tour Details

This 9-day journey takes you through some of Pakistan's most breathtaking landscapes, from the bustling capital city of Islamabad to the serene valleys of Hunza and Skardu. Starting with a day of rest in Islamabad, you will then fly to Skardu and drive to Hunza, where you will spend four days exploring its natural beauty and rich history. Following this, you will travel to Skardu for another three days, visiting its stunning lakes and national parks. The trip concludes with a flight back to Islamabad, where you will have an optional visit with the Spanish Ambassador before your departure.

Trip Route

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1 Flight to Skardu and Drive to Hunza
    • Morning flight from Islamabad to Skardu.
    • Upon arrival in Skardu, drive directly to Hunza (approximately 6-7 hours).
    • Enjoy the scenic journey through the Karakoram Highway.
    • Check-in at the hotel in Hunza.
    • Overnight stay in Hunza.
  2. Day 2 Hunza Valley Exploration
    • Visit Karimabad, the main town of Hunza.
    • Explore Baltit Fort and Altit Fort, historical landmarks offering stunning views.
    • Walk around Karimabad Bazaar for local shopping.
    • Overnight stay in Hunza.
  3. Day 3 Day Trip to Khunjerab Pass
    • Early morning departure for a day trip to Khunjerab Pass, the highest paved international border crossing in the world (weather permitting).
    • Enjoy breathtaking views and wildlife sightings in the Khunjerab National Park.
    • Return to Hunza in the evening.
    • Overnight stay in Hunza.
  4. Day 4 Visit to Passu and Attabad Lake
    • Drive to Passu and see the iconic Passu Cones.
    • Visit Attabad Lake, famous for its turquoise waters.
    • Enjoy a boat ride on Attabad Lake.
    • Return to Hunza for the night.
    • Overnight stay in Hunza.
  5. Day 5 Travel from Hunza to Skardu
    • Morning departure from Hunza to Skardu (approximately 6-7 hours drive).
    • Check-in at the hotel in Skardu.
    • Relax and unwind after the journey.
    • Overnight stay in Skardu.
  6. Day 6 Skardu Sightseeing
    • Visit Shangrila Resort (Lower Kachura Lake), known as "Heaven on Earth".
    • Explore Upper Kachura Lake.
    • Visit the ancient Skardu Fort (Kharpocho Fort).
    • Overnight stay in Skardu.
  7. Day 7 Excursion to Deosai National Park
    • Full-day excursion to Deosai National Park, known as the "Land of Giants".
    • Enjoy the stunning landscapes, flora, and fauna.
    • Return to Skardu in the evening.
    • Overnight stay in Skardu.
  8. Day 8 Flight to Islamabad and Departure
    • Morning flight from Skardu to Islamabad.
    • Depending on the flight schedule, either explore Islamabad briefly or transfer directly to the airport for the departure flight back home
       

    • Adventure Tour Preparation
      Please be advised that this is an adventure tour to Pakistan offered by DESTINATION PAKISTAN. and is designed to provide participants with thrilling and adventurous experiences in diverse and sometimes challenging environments. As such, we kindly request all participants to prepare accordingly and understand the following:

      Physical Fitness: This adventure tour involves activities such as trekking, hiking, and Jeep rides in rugged terrain. Participants should ensure they are in good physical condition and capable of undertaking such activities.

      Weather Conditions: Pakistan's weather can be unpredictable, especially in mountainous regions. Participants should be prepared for varying weather conditions, including rain, wind, and temperature fluctuations, by bringing appropriate clothing and gear.

      Health Considerations: It is advisable for participants to consult with their healthcare provider prior to the trip to ensure they are up to date on vaccinations and medications. Additionally, all participants should be prepared for potential altitude sickness in high-altitude areas.

      Safety Measures: While our team takes every precaution to ensure the safety of participants, adventure travel inherently involves risks. Participants should adhere to safety guidelines provided by our experienced guides, follow instructions from guides, stay within designated areas, and respect local customs and regulations.

What's Included

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  • Durartion
    9 Days 8 Nights
  • Language

    ENGLISH

  • Includes
    • Airport pickup and drop-off
      Domestic Airline Tickets
    • Accommodation as per itinerary
    • Meals (Breakfast & Dinner) 
    • Transportation
    • Certified mountaineering captains
    • Welcome gift pack
    • Visa assistance (if required)
    • Tourist Invitation Letter
  • Not Included
    • International airline tickets
    • Lunch
    • Personal expenses
    • Entry tickets
    • Travel Insurances
    • Unforeseen circumstances 

Select a departure month
  • Upcoming departures
  • June 2024
Select The Travel Month
Upcoming departures
  • Saturday
    15 Jun, 2024
    Saturday
    22 Jun, 2024
    🌐 English
    $ 1150.00

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