Taklamakan Desert Tour

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Duration

19 Days

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Cancellation

No Cancellation

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Group Size

15 peoples

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Languages

English

K2 Base Camp Fixed Departure Dates

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10-Jun-202130-Jun-2021 AVAILABLE
20-Jun-202110-Jul-2021 AVAILABLE
01-Jul-202121-Jul-2021 AVAILABLE
10-Jul-202130-Jul-2021 AVAILABLE
20-Jul-202109-Aug-2021 AVAILABLE
01-Aug-202121-Aug-2021 AVAILABLE
10-Aug-202130-Aug-2021 AVAILABLE
20-Aug-202109-Sep-2021 AVAILABLE
1-Sep-202121-Sep-2021 AVAILABLE
10-Sep-202130-Sep-2021 AVAILABLE

Gondogoro La Trek Fixed Departure Dates 2021

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10th Jun 30th Jun AVAILABLE
20-Jun-202110-Jul-2021 AVAILABLE
1-Jul-2021 21-Jul-2021 AVAILABLE
10-Jul-2021 30-Jul-2021 AVAILABLE
20-Jul-2021 09-Aug-2021 AVAILABLE
1-Aug-2021 21-Aug-2021 AVAILABLE
10-Aug-2021 30-Aug-2021 AVAILABLE

Snow Lake Biafo Hisper Fixed Departure Dates

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25-JUN-2021 16-JUL-2021 AVAILABLE
15-JUL-2021 07-AUG-2021 AVAILABLE
22-JUL-202112-AUG-2021 AVAILABLE
01-AUG-202123-AUG-2021 AVAILABLE
03-AUG-202125-AUG-2021 AVAILABLE
06-AUG-202127-AUG-2021 AVAILABLE
07-AUG-202128-AUG-2021 AVAILABLE
15-AUG-202107-SEP-2021 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 Naran & Chilas

Drive to Naran 6-7 hours, 239 km, after lunch continue drive to Chilas 3-4hrs 113.3 km via Babusar Pass 4,173m. 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 ThakNala with Chilas on the Karakoram Highway. It’s one of the famous hair pinned roads in the world.

Day-03: Drive from Chilas to Karimabad

Drive to Karimabad (Hunza) 6-7 hours. En-route stop at junction point of three great mountain ranges meet, the Karakorum, Himalaya and Hindukush, at Thalichi for photography from Nanga Parbat 8,126m and at Rakaposhi view point for photography and refreshment.

Day-04: Local Visits in Karimabad

Morning visit Baltit Fort 700 Years old and Baltit village, afternoon visit Altit Fort 900 Years old, Altit village and visit the women carpenters of Hunza. Evening enjoy water channel walk from Karimabad to towards Hyderabad village.

Day-05: Hopper and Duiker Valley

Morning excursion to Hopper valley, visit Hopper glacier and Hopper valley, afternoon drive to Duiker valley thirty minutes arrive and transfer to hotel. An evening walk through the village to Holy shrines, today you will have opportunity to see many local people working in the fields. (Duiker valley is viewpoint to see the sunset and Sunrise over the beautiful mountains in the surroundings of Hunza). Duiker valley (Roof of the world), have a spectacular view down to Karakoram Highway and awesome views of Golden peak 7027m, Rakaposhi 7788m, Ultar Sar 7388m, Diran Peak 7266m, Lady Finger 6000m and Disteghil Sar 7885m.

Day-06: Driv from Duiker to Gulmit & Sost

Drive to Sost two hours 93 km, en-route visit Attabad Lake, Borith Lake, Gulkin village, Gulmit village, Passu white Glacier, Passu village, Hussani village and Hussani suspension bridge.

Day-07: Drive from Sost to Tashkorgan

Drive to Tashkorgan. Arrive and transfer to hotel.
This is a fantastic trip through a long, shallow high pass, which at 4,733-M is the highest international border crossing in the world. On the other side of the pass we will reach the Chinese town of Tashkorgan, where we complete our immigration formalities and spend the night in Tashkurgan, Where you can visit the 14th century Chinese fortress that sits on the only rise of the otherwise flat-bottomed Tashkorgan River valley.

Day-08: Drive from Tashkorgan to Kashgar

This morning we drive to Kashgar, stopping to visit Kara-Kul Lake located between China’s two Pamir Mountain giants, Mustagh Ata, 7,546m (24,524-ft.) and Kongur, 7,719 m (25,086 ft.). We visit several small villages along the way and reach Kashgar in the afternoon. Overnight at hotel

Day-09: Local Visits in Kashgar

Full day at the fabulous Sunday Bazaar in Kashgar, this bazaar is the destination for a variety of colorful Central Asian nationalities that gather to barter everything from radios to horses. Kashgar is truly a triumph of commerce over both nature and ideology. Historically, it was the nexus of at least four branches of the Silk Route despite being surrounded by awesome physical barriers of mountains and deserts. Overnight at hotel

Day-10: Drive from Kashgar to Yarkant & Hotan

Drive to Yarkant. After refreshment continue drive to Hotan. Evening sightseeing of Hotan, Overnight at hotel

Day-11: Drive from Hotan to Menfeng (Niya)

Drive to Menfeng, afternoon sightseeing of Menfeng. Overnight at hotel

Day-12: Menfeng (Niya) to Taklamakan desert- Kuqa

Drive to Taklamakan desert, after refreshment continued drive to Kuga. Overnight at hotel

Day-13: Drive from Kuqa to Korla

Drive to Korla, arrive and transfer to hotel, after refreshment visit Kezil Buddha caves. Overnight at hotel

Day-14: Drive from Korla to Turpan

Drive to Turpan, arrive and transfer to hotel, afternoon visit Jiaohe ancient city, Karaz underground water system

Day-15: Local Visits in Turpan

Full day tour of the Magao Caves, the oldest Buddhist shrines in China. These ancient hand-carved shrines are a national treasure and represent a thousand years of devotion to Buddha between the 2nd and12th C. We then take an overnight train to the oasis of Turpan, which lies in one of the world's great land depressions, 505 feet below sea level. Turpan was the most important city of the Middle Ancient Silk Route.

Day-16: Drive from Turpan to Urumqi

Drive to Urumqi, afternoon visit heaven Lake- Urumqi. Overnight at hotel

Day-17: Local Visits in Urumqi

Visit Xingjian Museum, international Grand Bazaar, Overnight at hotel

Day-18: Fly Back Home

Transfer to Islamabad airport for return flight

  • Licensed professional guide (government requirement)
  • Airport transfer on first and last day in Islamabad
  • All domestic road transfers
  • All hotel accommodation
  • All hotel meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • Support staff (assistant(s) etc)
  • Travel Insurance (recommendations only)
  • Visa to Pakistan (supporting documents will be offered)
  • International airfare
  • Personal equipments (clothes, boots etc)
  • Tips for guides, porters, staff etc
  • Miscellaneous (drinks, phone calls, laundry, souvenir etc)

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