Karakorum Highroad Kashgar to Hunza Valley

Overview

Tour operates:  April until November

No of days: 12 nights 13 days

Tour cost from: 1675 US Dollar

Route: Kashgar-Tashkurgan-Sost-Passu-Borith Lake-Gulmit-Hoper Valley-Duiker-Karimabad

Transport: Private Transfer, Except one way Tashkurgan to Sost Public

Accommodations: All comfortable accommodations with private facilities

Guide: Fully Escorted English speaking guides in each country

Tour starting and ending point:  Kashgar China

Guaranteed departure: Every Saturday- Minimum 2 people required

Itinerary

Day by day itinerary

Day 01: Kashgar arrival

Upon arrival at the airport you will be met by our guide and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is free at leisure.

Overnight in Qingi Bagh Hotel, New 5* Building (D)

Day 02: Kashgar Sunday Market

This day is planned to coincide with the famous Sunday market in Kashgar where everything from carpets, blankets, foods, horses, donkeys, sheep and even camels are for sale. A wonderful assortment of people come from all over the region; the population of the town swells by 100,000! This is truly one of the most incredible bazaars in Asia, and a photographer’s paradise. After the market visit Eidgah Mosque, Abakh Hoja Tomb and the old town.

Overnight in Qingi Bagh Hotel, New 5* Building (BD)

Day 03: Tashkurgan

Today we drive to Karakul Lake along the famous Karakorum highway. The scenery along the way is breathtaking. We will be stopping at the Lake where you can enjoy the view of Muztagh-ata Mountains. Optional camel ride or walk around the Lake. Later we continue to Tashkurgan the last Tajik Chinese town between China and Pakistan.

Overnight in Crown Hotel (BD)

Day 04: Khunjerab pass- Borith Lake (Pakistan)

After border formalities, we drive to the world’s highest paved border crossing, the Khunjerab pass (4750 m height) between Pakistan and China. On the way, you will view the awesome mountain ranges of the Karakorum and Kunlun mountains. Upon arrival at Sost you will be met by our local Hunza guide and transfer to Borith Lake.

Welcome dinner at a local family home.

Overnight at Borith Lake hotel and Resort (BD)

Day 05: Borith Lake- Passu Glacier hike

An easy morning enjoy the beautiful scenery. After lunch for those of you who are energetic we will hike to the Passu glacier.

Overnight at Borith Lake hotel and Resort (BD)

Day 06: Gulmit

If you are energetic optional hike through Ghulkin glacier to Ghulkin village, where you will have some tea break at local house, later continue hiling to Gulmit village; visit the local community school, an old house where you can see local ladies making handicraft and carpets.

Overnight in Hunza Marco Polo inn (BD)

Day 07: Karimabad-Duiker

In the morning drive to Central Hunza Duker, en-route side trip to Hoper valley.

NAGARVALLEY – which can be seen from Duiker is on the opposite, eastern side of the Hunza River. This is another fertile valley and is predominantly Shia Muslim. This is one of the world’s fastest moving glaciers at Hoper.

Later return to Duiker village which is just above Karimabad village with stunning view over Karimabad and surrounding peaks

Overnight in Eagles Nest hotel (BD)

Day 08: Duiker village-Karimabad

Full free day to relax and enjoy the scenery or you can wake up in the morning and enjoy the stunning sunrise over the snow-capped mountains of Ultar (7388m), Rakaposhi (7788m) and Diran (7266m). Optional hike up toward Ultar glacier base camp. Later in the afternoon drive down to Karimabad en-route visit Altit village.

Overnight in Hilltop Hotel (BD)

Day 09: Karimabad

In the morning visit Baltit Fort which is 700 years, but there have been rebuilds and alterations over the centuries. In the 16th century the Mir (King) married a princess from Baltistan who brought master Balti craftsmen to renovate the building as part of her dowry. The architectural style is a clear indication of Tibetan influence in Baltistan at the time.

The rest of the day is free time at leisure for shopping.

Overnight in Hill Top Hotel (BD)

Day 10: Passu

Free morning for relaxation in Karimabad. In the afternoon, we drive back to Gojal.

Overnight in Passu Tourist lodge hotel (BD)

Day 11: Tashkurgan (China)

After border formalities, we will drive by private transport to Tashkurgan where you will meet our Chinese guide and transferred to you hotel

Overnight in Crown Hotel (BD)

Day 12: Kashgar

In the morning, we visit Tashkurgan Fort, dating back from the 14th century. You can enjoy an impressive view of the surrounding fields, mountains, and military complexes from the old walls. Afterwards we continue driving to Kashgar.

Overnight in Qingi Bagh Hotel, New 5* Building (BD)

Day 13: Kashgar

Our service will end will airport transfer.

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Dates/Prices

Tour costs and Dates

We guarantee all tour departures for a minimum of 2 passengers. In order to confirm your booking we will need a non-refundable deposit of 400 USD per person. The final invoice will be sent to you 4 weeks before the tour departure, the final cost dependent on the final group size. If the following dates or the described itinerary does not meet your travel needs, please write to us, we can arrange a customized tour for you.

 Tour cost 

No of Pax. 2 3-5 6-9 10 Above Single Supplement
Price in US Dollar per person $2560 $2150 $1875 $1675 $385

Tour departures 2017-2018

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TOUR COST INCLUDES

All private transfers by Cars, Van, Busses depend on the group size except one way public bus from Tashkurgan to Sost..
Twin sharing accommodation at hotels mentioned above with private facilities
Meals half board: Key (B) Breakfast (D) Dinner
All the sightseeing tours as described in the itinerary and entrance fees
Fully escorted by an experienced local English speaking guides in each country
Visa support letters if required

TOUR COST EXCLUDES

Visa Fees.
Expenses in hotels such as laundry, telephone and room service, etc.
Optional activities
Meals, not mentioned above
Personal expanses
Single supplements
Tips for Guides and drivers
Early check in hotels and late checkout
Khunjerab national Park entrance fees

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