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  JEEP SAFARI 2013 - KARAKURUM BALTISTAN SAFARI

 
Day 1 Arrive Islamabad: sightseeing, overnight at hotel.
Day 2 Drive to Besham, overnight at hotel.
Day 3 Drive from Besham- Chilas- Thalpan- view Nanga Parbat(8125m) Gilgit.
Day 4 Gilgit- walk to Kargah(accompanied by jeeps)- Gilgit.
Day 5 Drive through Indus gorge to Skardu- at an altitude of 7000 meters is the gateway to the mighty Karakorum's where there are 5 of the world's 8000 meter peaks and some of the world's longest glacier outside the polar region. Arrive and transfer to hotel.
Day 6 Excursion to Shigar valley.
Day 7 Drive in jeeps to Khaplu. today we will follow Shyok River until we arrive at one of largest Kingdoms of Baltistan-Khaplu known as "Little Tibet". Afternoon sightseeing - Raja's Fort and Chaq Chan mosque. The Tibetan Architecture will reveal to you its influence on Baltistan in ancient time. Overnight at Hotel K7(owned and operated by Raja family).
Day 8 Drive in jeeps and walk to Hushe. Return to Khaplu.
Day 9 Walk to Khaplu meadows. Return to Khaplu.
Day 10 Drive in jeeps back to Skardu. Walk upto Kharpocho(The Fort) Built in the times of "Ali Sher Khan Anchan" once the ruler of Skardu. Anchan was a great warrior, his pursuit to annex Baltistan with other areas in the north led to some great conquests like Gilgit and Chitral. Drive to Satpara, back to Skardu.
Day 11 Early morning drive through Indus gorge to Gilgit.
Day 12 Morning drive in jeeps to Karimabad, in Hunza valley. View Rakaposhi (7788m). Afternoon walk up to Baltit Fort, library and museum.
Day 13 Walk or drive in jeeps to Doiker. Stroll about Doiker. Then walk or by jeep down to Altit village , visit Altit Fort. Return by jeeps to Karimabad.
Day 14 Drive by jeeps to Gulmit. Walk about Gulmit village.
Day 15 Morning by jeep to Karamis village.  Then walk across Ghulkin Glacier to Burith Lake.  Later drive by jeeps to Passu.  View Passu Cathedral peaks and Passu glacier.  Return to Gulmit.
Day 16 Drive by jeeps to Gilgit.
Day 17 Early morning fly to Islamabad. In case flight not possible drive  down Karakorum  Highway (KKH) to Abbottabad.
Day 18 Morning Islamabad or Abbottabad to Peshawar.  Afternoon visit Peshawar Museum.
Day 19 Morning excursion to Takht-e-Bhai or Khuyber Pass.  Afternoon  visit old city and Its bazaar.
Day 20

Morning drive to Islamabad.  En route visit Wah "Moghul Gardens" village and Taxila: See Museum, ruins of Jaulian monastery and Sirkap city.

Day 21 Fly to onward destination. End of our services.
 
Tour Joining date - in Islamabad (Pakistan)
2 July, 20 July , 5 August, 27 Augutst 2013
 
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