Tour To Little Tibet Skardu Baltistan

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Duration

12 Days

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Cancellation

Up to 15

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Group Size

20 peoples

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Languages

English

Overview

Baltistan or Little Tibet is a mountainous region on the border of Pakistan controlled Kashmir and Indian Controlled Kashmir in the Karakorum mountains just south of K2 (the world’s second-highest mountain). Baltistan borders Gilgit to the west, Xinjiang (China) in the north, Ladakh on the southeast and the Kashmir valley on the southwest. Its average altitude is over 3,350 metres (10,990 ft).

The rising of Indus stretches down to Baltistan valley from Tibet to Gilgit and down to the Arabian Sea, which cuts the Indian sub-continent from Asia; Baltistan valley is called a little Tibet in the North of Pakistan. Baltistan is situated at the last end of Himalaya, beside Deosai Plain and Satpara Lake. Baltistan the tourist destination of Mountains paradise where the world 2nd highest peak is K-2 (8611-m) and the other 8000m is Broad Peak, Gasherbrum I & II Likely 8068 to 8047m and there are many peaks 7750- 7800m. Its snow-capped peaks and long glaciers give you a spectacular view for climbers, trekkers and travelers.

 

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K2 Base Camp Fixed Departure Dates

Start DateEnd DateAvailabilityStatus
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

Start DateEnd DateAvailabilityStatus
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

Start DateEnd DateAvailabilityStatus
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 Peshawar

Drive to Peshawar 170 km, enroute visit Taxila Museum and historical sites. Arrive Peshawar transfer to hotel. Afternoon city tour of Peshawar, which includes Peshawar city, Kissa Khani bazaar, Peshawar Museum and Mahabat Khan Mosque.

Day-03: Drive from Peshawar to Swat

After breakfast departure for Swat 160 km, en visit a well preserved monastery of Takht-i-Bai and Oddiyana and Swat valley.

Day-04: Drive from Swat to Chilas

After breakfast departure for Besham 291 km, after lunch continue drive to Chilas on Karakoram highway 200 km.

Day-05: Drive from Chilas to Skardu

Drive to Skardu along with Indus River 8-9 hours, 290 km. En-route stop at junction point of three great mountain ranges meet, the Karakorum, Himalaya and Hindukush and stop at Thalichi for photography from Nanga Parbat 8,126m.

Day-06: Drive to Deosai National Park

Morning Excursion to Deosai plateau via Satpara Lake. Afternoon drive back to Skardu, visit Skardu town and walk to Kharpucho fort from Skardu city for 2 hours.

Day-07: Shigar Fort and Cold Desert

After breakfast drive to Shigar valley 35 km, visit Shigar Fort, Shigar valley and The Cold Desert, also known as the Katpana Desert. Afternoon visit Kachura Lake and Shangrila Resort.

Day-08: Drive from Skardu to Khaplu

Drive to Khaplu village along with Shyok River 100 km. En-route stop at various viewpoints for photography and refreshment.

Day-09: Drive from Khaplu to Skardu

After breakfast visit Khaplu Fort, Khaplu village and Chakchun Mosque. Evening back to Skardu 100 km.
Khaplu village: This handsome village of timber-and-stone houses and precision-made dry walls climbs up a wide alluvial fan beneath an arc of sheer granite walls. Painstaking irrigation has made it a shady, fertile oasis. As you climb its twisting track, the icy peaks of the Masherbrum Range rise on the other side of the valley. It’s hard to imagine a more majestic setting near a public road anywhere in Pakistan. The main attractions are the 2600m-high village itself, the old Royal Place and even older Mosque above it at Chakchun, and the heart-stopping views.

Day-10: Drive from Skardu to Chilas

Drive back to Chilas along with Indus River 8-9 hours, 290 km. En-route stop at various viewpoints for photography and refreshment.

Day-11: Drive from Chilas to Islamabad

Drive to Islamabad 355 km via Babusar Pass 4173m. Arrive and transfer to hotel

Day-12: Fly back Home

Transfer to Islamabad airport for international 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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