China Pak Friendship Tour

China Pak Friendship Tour


Day 01: Taxkorgan/Gulmit  (270 kms)

Morning depart for Pakistan via Khujerab Pass Just outside Taxkorgan town we shall go through Chinese border formalities and later drive on this will be drive over the pass at top 4525m. After a brief stop we shall drive down the pass to sust the Pakistani border formalities point  Lunch at PTDC motel restaurant. Later proceed to Gulmit with short stops at Passu with its mountain and glacier. Later little further the beautiful mountain formation Gojal peaks there will be many chances of photography on the road arrival at Gulmit, transfer to Marco Polo InnDinner and overnight at hotel

Day 02: Gulmit/Karimabad  (30 kms)

Short walks in the village, talk with the local people ample opportunities of photography later depart for Karimabad – just after drive out of Gulmit we shall take a boat ride across on the other side of the lake. This lake formed in recent years after a heavy slide of a mountain side that blocked the water flow of Hunza river resulting in the formation of the lake on arrival across we are met by our transport for drive to Karimabad and on arrival transfer to Serena Inn Lunch at hotel restaurant Afterwards visit Karimabad short walks around the Village. Visit Baltit village and Fort Dinner and overnight at hotel restaurant

Day 03: Karimabad   

Morning excursion to Nagar valley across the river We shall visit the point where glaciers meet with beautiful mountain scenery and villages return to Karimabad Lunch at hotel restaurant Afternoon drive to Eagle’s Nest higher up for a grand view of the valley later visit Altit village and Fort We shall first visit Baltitfort Museum and the village Free walk in the village Dinner at Mir’s Palace with dance and music overnight

Day 04: Karimabad/Gilgit  (120 kms)

Morning depart for Gilgit – enroute we shall make short stops with views of Rakaposhi peak 7788m – see across the old road of Hunza sticking with mountain sides we shall soon get out of Hunza valley to enter Gilgit Region. We shall make an off road turn crossing  Hunza river to visit the village of Nomal across the Highway Lunch at local house – walk in the garden Later depart for Gilgit via the old road and on arrival at the Old Grand Bridge we shall walk across to the old bazaar If the Polo game is in progress shall see the same Later depart for Jutial onarrival transfer to Hotel Gilgit Serena Dinner and overnight at hotel

Day 05: Gilgit/Skardu  (218 kms)

Morning depart for Skardu taking the Indus valley road See the confluence of two rivers(Gilgit and Indus rivers) As we enter the valley we shall be driving through the Valley with river Indus showing its might through the Rocks. Short stops enroute Lunch at PTDC motel – StakNullah  on arrival transfer to K-2 motel by the river Indus afternoon short drive to Satpara lake with stop at the rock with Buddha engravings and Tibetan script on return visit Skardu bazar Dinner and overnight at hotel

Day 06: Skardu/Khaplu  (122 kms)

Depart for Khaplu – enroute we shall first visit Shiger  with short walk into the village later continue to Khapluenroute short stop at the confluence of Indus and Shyok rivers Lunch at Shiger Fortress on the terraceon arrival transfer to Serena Khaplu Fortress  walking tour of Khaplu village – visit the old mosque which used to be a Buddhist monastery, meet with the locals exchange views Dinner and overnight at fort residence

Day 07: Khaplu/Katchura

Morning excursion to Machlu – see the wonderful scenery of the Karakoram range see the highest concentration of high mountains Return for Lunch at fortress depart for Skardu on arrival transfer to Shangrila Resort Dinner and overnight

Day 08: Katchura

Walks around the lake – you may try to walk to Little lake – see the rock drawings Boating available on rent Meals and overnight at the resort

Day 09: Katchura/Skardu airport/islamabad

Transfer to Skardu airport for flight to Islamabad on arrival transfer to Hotel Ramada lunch at Salt & Pepper restaurant Later sightseeing tour of Islamabad including Faisal mosque and Folk Heritage Museum Dinner at local restaurant Overnight

Day 10: Islamabad

Excursion to Taxila – visit the archaeological museum late see the sites of Sirkap 2nd city ruins, Jaulian and MohraMorau or Dharmarajika Stupa Lunch at local restaurant Later return to Islamabad via Rawalpindi if safe to visit Raja Bazar Return to hotel Farewell Dinner at Monal Restaurant on hill top

Day 11:Depart Islamabad

Early tea/coffee transfer to airport for your flight