|Day-01||Beijing: Arrive Beijing transfer to hotel.|
|Day-02||Beijing: Walk through Tianmen Square, the Forbidden City and temple of Heaven.
Beijing: Walk on the most visited segment of the Great Wall, Badaling, to avoid the tourist eateries at the Wall, you will be taken to a local popular restaurant for lunch, after lunch visit the sacred way and Ming Tomb.
|Day-04||Urumqi: This morning you will visit the ornate summer place on the Shores of the immense Kunming Lake. Afternoon fly to Urumqi and transfer to hotel.|
|Day-05||Kashgar: Take an early flight to Kashgar “the Pearl on the Ancient Silk Road” and transfer to hotel. Stroll through the famous Sunday Market.|
|Day-06||Kashgar: Explore Kashgar’s old city, the id Khan Mosque and the Abakh Khoja Tomb and Famous Sunday Market.|
|Day-07||Sost: Drive from Kashgar to Sost, on the way enjoy the beautiful view of the Kunlun Mountain and Karakorum mountain range.|
Karimabad: Drive to Gulmit transfer by boat to Attaabad Lake Spillway and drive to Karimabad.
January 2010 there was huge landslide in Hunza just 35 km before Passu village and it blocked KKH and Hunza River and became 35 km long artificial Lake towards upper Hunza. May/June 2010 Local government and private sector brought boats for passengers, goods and to transport vehicles. We have safe boat facilities therefore Trade and tourist traffic didn’t stop between Pakistan and China. Foreign tourists enjoy lot to cross the long blue Lake in the mighty Mountains of Hunza Valley.
|Day-09||Baltit/Altit Forts: Morning visit Baltit Fort 700 years old, afternoon visit d Altit Fort 900 years old.
Baltit Fort is situated in Hunza, one of the high valleys between China and Indian subcontinent. Facing Rakaposhi Peak, one of the highest mountain peaks in the world, Baltit Fort is poised majestically above Karimabad, the present day capital of Hunza (Baltit was the capital of the old state of Hunza, and is now included in the Karimabad settlement area). Located on the rocky upper level of the Hunza hill and surrounded by Ultar Bar to the east, the Hyderabad Har to the west, Mount Ultar and its subsidiary range to the north, the Fort offers breathtaking views of the magnificent high mountains as well as a bird’s eye view of the villages in the valley.
Altit Fort: The historical testimonial is above 900 years old which still has the exterior of historical palace, protective fort and also contains colonial features. The fort is matchless for its location of site on the Hunza River; the Haldaikish the holy rocks of Hunza on the south and instantly on the north is the traditional settlement with a common space and a water tank in front of it. The fort is located on a two rocks; the eastern rock is higher as compared to the western rock. The fort has been constructed in six different stages by using the various natural levels of the rock. The first altitude is located before the western side frame of the rock, which is containing a two floor building built in the first stage of the building .The second level, contains a single floor building which was also constructed in the first stage of construction. These were built over 900 years ago. A three floor watch tower was constructed during the second and third stages of construction while the storage space was constructed during the third stage of construction. The mosque was constructed during the fourth stage of production. A grain storage was constructed during the fifth stage of construction. In the sixth stage of construction the guest rooms were constructed after removing the grain storage located on the eastern side of the rock. Narrow corridors are used for accessing the construction at lower levels, while the mosque the storage area and the guest rooms can be easily accessed from the watch tower.
|Day-10||Hopper- Duiker valleys: Moring visit Hopper valley afternoon drive to Duiker valley
Duiker valley called Roof of the world; from the top you have very close scenic view of Lady Finger (6000m) peak Ultar SAR 1 (7300m) and very nice view of Rakaposhi (7788m) Diran Peak (7266m) Gooden Peak (7027m) and Dastagil SAR.
|Day-11||Gilgit: The capital of Pakistan’s Northern Areas, is a thriving frontier town that has expanded rapidly to include about 35,000 inhabitants since the KKH was opened in 1878. The various waves of invaders that passed through lower Pakistan also reached Gilgit. The animism of the early inhabitants gave way to fire worship brought in from Iran. Later the Aryan invaders introduced an incipient from of Hinduism from the first century BC Gilgit, like Kasghar, was an important staging post on the silk Route from China. The Kargha Buddha was carved in the 7th century. A monastery and three Stupas about 400m near Buddha were excavated in1931 and written in Sanskrit.|
Taxia- Islamabad: Taxila Most of the archaeological sites of Taxila (600 BC to 500 AD) are located around Taxila museum. For over one thousands year Taxila remained famous as a centre of learning Gandhara art of sculpture, architecture, education and Buddhism in the days of Buddhist glory. There are over 50 archaeological sites scattered in a radius of 30 km around Taxila. In Taxila visit archaeological sites of Jaulian, Mohra Moradu and Sirkap. Later visit.
Taxila museum: A museum comprising various sections with rich archaeological finds of Taxila. It is one of the best and well maintained site museums of Pakistan.
|Day-13||Sightseeing of Islamabad and Rawalpindi
Islamabad: is new capital 47 years old well-planed city of Pakistan is lush green at the footsteps of potowar hills. Visit biggest Shah Faisal Mosque; also an interesting round trip combines a tour of Shakespearean park with visits to Damen-e-Koh, Lok Versa museum (to enjoy aerial views of Islamabad) and the Shrine of Syed Meher Ali Shah.
Rawalpindi: is a lively, bustling city with the crowded streets and colorful bazaars, though it lacks the grand monuments nonetheless, the bazaar should appeal to anyone with the desire to see the real Pakistan. Visit Raja Bazaar, Sarafa Bazaar and Moti Bazaar.
|Day-14||Fly back: Transfer to Islamabad airport for international flight.|
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