Wonderful Colors of Karakoram

14 Days/ 13 Nights
Best season: April and October

Tour Highlights:
The Karakoram Mountains are always full of colors but the best season is middle of October to watch the different colors and the other best option is the season from mid-April to end-April when the trees of Apricot and Cherries are in full blossom. The holiday makers may choose one of the options as per their interest.

Itinerary:

Day O1: Arrival Islamabad
We will be received by our company representative at Islamabad airport. After traditional welcome we will be transferred to hotel and check in. In the afternoon we will go for city tour of Islamabad by visiting Shakarparian View Point and the Faisal Mosque. Stay in hotel at Lahore.

Day 02: Islamabad – Skardu (By Air – one hour flight)
We will depart for Skardu by air with an opportunity to have aerial view of K-2 mountain peak, up on arrival we check in hotel. In the afternoon we will visit Sadpara Lake and the local Bazaar of Skardu. Stay in hotel at Skardu.

Day 03: Skardu – Shigar Valley – Skardu (44km)
This is full day excursion to explore Shigar Valley by 4×4 jeeps. We will walk through the Shigar Village and lunch break at Shigar Fort restaurant. Stay in hotel at Skardu.

Day 04: Skardu – Gilgit – Karimabad (290 KM)
Todat we will depart for Karimabad (Hunza) alongside Indus River, en route lunch break at Gilgit and then continue to Karimabad with teak break in front of Rakaposhi (7788m) view point. Up on arrival we check in hotel. Stay in hotel at Karimabad.

Day 05: Karimabad – Nagar – Karimabad (16km)
This is full day to explore the panoramic valley of Hunza. First we will visit Baltit Fort, and then we will take jeep tour to Nagar Valley (16km) to see Hoper Glacier over there. Stay in hotel at Karimabad.

Day 06: Karimabad – Gulmit (30 km)
After breakfast we will depart for Gulmit, up on arrival check in hotel. In the afternoon we will go for light trekking tour via Borit Lake and then alongside Passu Glacier. Stay in Hotel at Gulmit.

Day 07: Gulmit – Khunjerab Pass – Karimabad (280km)
Today we will depart for Khunjerab Pass excursion (5000m/ the highest mountain pass) with picnic lunch at the Pass. We will also witness some wild life while driving through National Khunjerab Pass. Stay in hotel at Karimabad.

Day 08: Karimabad – Naran (340km)
In the morning we will drive for Naran via Babusar Pass (4000m). Up on arrival we will check in hotel and then take half day jeep excursion for Saiful Maluk Lake. Stay in hotel at Naran.

Day 09: Naran – Islamabad (277km)
Today we will depart for Islamabad through the lush green valley of Kaghan. En route we will also visit Taxila Museum and the ruins of Taxila. Up on arrival we will check in hotel. Stay in hotel at Islamabad.

Day 10: Islamabad – Murree – Bhurbon – Islamabad (70km one way)
We will go for full day excursion for Murree Hills (the largest summer resort of Pakistan), tea break at Bhurbon in one of the most beautiful resorts of Pakistan. Stay in hotel at Islamabad.

Day 11: Islamabad – Lahore (377km)
In the morning, we will depart for Lahore via Motorway, en route visit Salt mine at Khewra (the largest salt mine in the world). Afterwards we continue to Lahore and check in hotel. Stay in hotel at Lahore.

Day 12: Lahore
In the morning we will start full day sightseeing tour of Lahore by first visiting Lahore fort, Badshahi Mosque and the tomb of Jehangir. We will also visit the old part of Lahore and also visit the Wazir Khan Mosques located in Delhi Darwaza (Delhi Gate). In the afternoon we will visit Shalimar garden. Tonight we have dinner out in the old part of Lahore city. Stay in hotel at Lahore.

Day 13: Lahore – Wahga Border – Lahore (20km)
Today we start our tour with the visit of Lahore Museum, the old Anarkali Bazaar. In the afternoon we will visit Shalimar Garden and from there we will continue to Wahga border to witness flag lowering ceremony between Pakistan and India. Stay in hotel at Lahore.

Day 14: Lahore – Airport (flight out)
After breakfast we will depart for Islamabad airport to catch the flight back home. End of the services from Pakistan Tourism.

Package Price: 740 USD Per Person
Minimum group size is 10 pax
Price Table if group size is less than 10 pax
8+ = 790
6+ = 850
4+ = 900
2+ = 970

Package Includes:
Hotel stay on twin sharing basis with 3-4 star hotels
Daily breakfast
Air-conditioned luxury transport with fuel and driver wages
English speaking tour guide
Entry fees to monuments as per program
All kind of taxes and parking fees
Porterage and restaurant tips
Domestic flights as per program if any