Rakaposhi Base Camp


Rakaposhi Base Camp


There are numerous trekking options in Hunza Region and a trekking to trip to Rakaposhi base camp would be a moderate options for beginners and novice trekkers. We drive to Hunza Valley and then visit Rakaposhi base camp, staying in tents.

Day 1:Islamabadndash;Beshamndash;Chilas
We depart early and drive to Besham via Haripur, Abbottabad and Mansehra
After a short break at Besham, we resume our drive on Karakoram Highway, along River Indus.
We will make photo stops at Shatial Rocks with ancient graffitis on it.
We reach Chilas and transfer to hotel for night stay.

Day 2:Chilas ndash;Karimabad(Hunza Valley)
From Chilas we travel on towards Hunza and on the way sightseeing at Nanga Parbat View Point and confluence of 3 mountain ranges (Karakorum, Himalaya and Hindukush) including the confluence of Gilgit River into the Indus.
From here we reach Gilgit.
We shall continue byping Gilgit and following Hunza River.
We will have lunch stopover at Rakaposhi viewpoint and then will move on to reach Karimabad, the capital of Hunza valley.
We will check in to hotel in Karimabad and stay there for night.

Day 3:Karimabad ndash;Khunjerab P
Today we will make an excursion to the SinoPak border at Khunjerab, crossing the villages of Gulmit, Pu and Sost en route.
Khunjerab is the highest point on KKH at 4734 meters and considered as the highest trade route in the world.
In the evening we will return to Karimabad and stay there for night.

Day 4:Karimabad ndash; Minapin ndash; Hapakun ndash; Rakaposhi BC
After early breakfast we will depart for Minapin, a small village and the starting point for both Rakaposhi and Diran base camps.
From Minapin we will start trekking. A 34 hours walk will take us to small campsite of Hapakun.
After a brief stop we will resume our walk towards Rakaposhi BC.
A further 34 hours walk will take us to flower filled meadows of Tagaferi (BC), with superb views of Rakaposhi.

Day 5:Day free at Rakaposhi BC ndash; Optional excursion of Kacheili
Today is free at leisure to enjoy the beauty of Rakaposhi and the surrounding peaks.
Optional hike to Kacheili across the glacier would be an interesting addition.

Day 6:Rakaposhi base camp ndash; Minapain ndash;Gilgit
After early breakfast we start walking down to Minapin, we arrive and mount on our vehicles and drive to Gilgit and transfer to hotel on arrival.

Day 7:Gilgit ndash;Chilasndash;Besham
Return journey on KKH to Chilas, the place at the foot of Nanga Parbat, where hundreds of rocks are found with inscriptions, writings and drawings of old times.
We will make a photo stop at Chilas and Shatial Rocks and continue driving to Besham for overnight stay.

Day 8:Besham ndash;Islamabad
From Besham we resume our journey towards Islamabad ping through Manshera, Abbottabad and Havelian we will reach Islamabad at our designated drop off place.

End of the Tour...

Price Includes:

Private air conditioned transport
Accommodation in standard hotels
Daily breakfast
English speaking guide for complete tour
Basic First Aid kit

Price Excludes:

Late checkout, if different from standard checkout time
Airfare for Karachi ndash; Larkana and Lahore ndash; Karachi portion
Personal insurance of clients/luggage
Meals other than breakfast
Laundry, beverages amp; phone calls or other expenses of personal nature
Extra expenses due to the acts of nature and political reasons etc.
Medical aid, evacuation or extra expenses in emergencies
Any item not mentioned above

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