Darkot and Broghil Pass Trek

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Duration

15 Days

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Cancellation

Up to 30

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Group Size

15 peoples

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Languages

English

Overview

Darkot and Broghil Pass Trek journey start from Islamabad the capital of Pakistan drive up to Gilgit. Traveling on Karakoram Highway/Babusar Pass 4173m is a memorable event.
From Gilgit, we turn north towards historic Darkot Pass. This pass was used by Korean General Ko Chen-Chi who came to Gilgit with Chinese Army from the Central Asian States.  After Darkot we will walk for a few days along the Wakhan corridor with excursions of Broghil Pass on the Afghan border. Then we will enter Chitral, two days in Chitral with an excursion of Kalash valley. From Chitral, we will enter the Swat valley. The trip will end in Islamabad the capital of Pakistan. As our jeeps take us deep into valleys, we even leave the jeeps to walk through the mountains to feel their grandeur.

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K2 Base Camp Fixed Departure Dates

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16-JUN-202005-JUL-2020 GUARANTEED
20-JUN-202011-JUL-2020 CLOSED
01-JUL-202020-JUL-2020 GUARANTEED
05-JUL-202026-JUL-2020 CLOSED
15-JUL-202003-AUG-2020 GUARANTEED
01-AUG-202020-AUG-2020 AVAILABLE
06-AUG-202027-AUG-2020 CLOSED
20-AUG-202008-SEP-2020 AVAILABLE
01-SEP-202020-SEP-2020 AVAILABLE
10-SEP-202029-SEP-2020 AVAILABLE

K2 Base Camp Fixed Departure Dates

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09-JUN-202030-JUN-2020 CLOSED
16-JUN-202005-JUL-2020 GUARANTEED
01-JUL-2020 20-JUL-2020 GUARANTEED
05-JUL-2020 26-JUL-2020 CLOSED
07-JUL-2020 26-JUL-2020 AVAILABLE
15-JUL-202003-AUG-2020 GUARANTEED
06-AUG-202027-AUG-2020 CLOSED
10-AUG-202029-AUG-2020 AVAILABLE

Snow Lake Biafo Hisper Fixed Departure Dates

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25-JUN-202016-JUL-2020 AVAILABLE
15-JUL-201907-AUG-2019 AVAILABLE
22-JUL-201912-AUG-2019 AVAILABLE
01-AUG-201923-AUG-2019 CLOSED
03-AUG-201925-AUG-2019 AVAILABLE
06-AUG-201927-AUG-2019 CLOSED
07-AUG-201928-AUG-2019 AVAILABLE
15-AUG-201907-SEP-2019 AVAILABLE

Detailed Itinerary

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Day-01: Islamabad and Rawalpindi

Welcome at Islamabad airport, and transfer to hotel. After refreshment proceed for city tour of Islamabad and Rawalpindi, which includes famous Faisal Mosque, Shakar Parian, Pakistan monument, Damen Koh, Lok Versa, Museum, Rawalpindi old bazaar, Raja Bazaar.

Day-02: Drive from Islamabad to Chilas

Drive to Naran 5/6 hours (239.2 km) via Mansehra- Naran-Jalkhad. After lunch continue drive to Chilas 3-4 hrs (113.3 km) via Babusar Pass 4173m).
Babusar Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 4.173 m (13,691 ft) above the sea level. The pass is the highest point in the Kaghan Valley, Pakistan. The pass connects the Kaghan Valley via the Thak Nala with Chilas on the Karakoram Highway. It’s one of the famous hair pinned roads in the world.

Day-03: Drive from Chilas to Gilgit

Drive to Gilgit 3-4 hours 134 km. Arrive and transfer to hotel. Afternoon preparation of the trek and sightseeing of Gilgit city

Day-04: Drive from Gilgit to Yasin Valley

Drive to Yasin Darkot village 147 km. Altitude 2760 m. Overnight in tents

Day-05: Trek from Darkot to Rawat

Trek up to Rawat an easy three hours walk on jeep road to the summer village where people of Darkot live during the whole summer settlement with fields of barley and Pease. The people are welcoming camp 3600 meters.

Day-06: Trek from Rawat to Darkot

Trek to Darkot high camp 3-4 hours. Overnight in tents

Day-07: Trek from High Camp to Khani Basa

Trek to Khani Basa across the Darkot Pass It takes 4 hours from high camp to the pass the beginning is along the moraine ridge for one hour and then you get on the Darkot Glacier a steep ice to go up to the pass a vast glacier with magnificent views at 4575 meters pass mostly snow covered with hidden crevasses fixed rope is recommended until descending always try to keep the right to go down camp at 4100 meters on the lateral moraine.

Day-08: Trek from Khani Basa to Iskarwarz

Trek to Iskarwarz It is an easy walk descending to the village of Chikar Broghil is small village the view of Broghil Pass (closed) to cross another one hour walk down to Iskarwarz a grassy village with small bushes with clear spring water at 3700 meters. A good place for rest and a day hike to Broghil Pass.

Day-09: Trek from Iskarwarz to Khishma

Trek to Khishma it is 5-6 hours smooth walk down along the Broghil River to the village of Kishmanja a small village with 7-8 house. There is a beautiful campsite at 3400 meters.

Day-10: Trek from Khishma to Lasht

Trek to Lasht this 4-6 hours lovely walk along the river passing under willow trees. Overnight in tent

Day-11: Trek from Lasht to Mastuj

Trek and drive to Mastuj, arrive and transfer to hotel.

Day-12: Drive from Mastuj to Chitral

Drive to Chitral 120 km, en route stop at various viewpoint for photography and refreshment. Arrive Chitral and transfer to hotel. After refreshment visit Chitral town.

Day-13: Drive from Chitral to Swat

Drive to Swat 254 km. en route stop at vairous view points for photography and refreshment. Overnight at hotel

Day-14: Drive from Swat to Islamabad

Drive to Islamabad 245 km en-route visit Taxila Museum and historical sites.

Day-15: Fly back

Drive to Islamabad airport for international flight

  • All road and airport transfers
  • All hotel accommodation (twin sharing room)
  • All trekking accommodation
  • All camping site and bridge fees
  • All trekking logistics (all tents, non-personal equipment and tools etc)
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • Licensed professional guide (government requirement)
  • Waste management fees (government requirement)
  • Islamabad city tour all entry fees included
  • Support staff (cook, assistant(s) etc)
  • Member personal luggage (15kgs)
  • First aid medicine kit (basic)
  • Satellite phone for emergencies
  • D3V sleeping tent, Messt tent, Kitcht tent, Toilet Tent, Mattresses and all necessary kitchen utensils
  • International airfare and airport taxes.
  • Visa fee for Pakistan and personal insurance of the clients.
  • Tips for drivers, porters and staff
  • Single Supplement
  • Transfers to and from airports for participants making individual air arrangements
  • Optional excursions or deviations from the scheduled tour
  • Sleeping bag and all personal expenses such as telephone, fax, email charges, liquor or soft drinks,
  • Room service, gratuities for personal services, items of a purely
  • Any other service that is not mentioned in the list above.

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