2017-07-07

HUNZA VALLEY & FAIRY MEADOWS








HUNZA VALLEY & FAIRY MEADOWS 
23rd-29th July 2017
Package Cost Rs. 25,750 only on triple sharing basis 

ITINERARY

Day 01 
23-07-2017
Islamabad – Besham – Chilas 
Early morning departure from Islamabad at 5:30 am
We depart early and drive to Besham via Haripur, Abbottabad and Mansehra. After a short break at Besham, we resume our drive on Karakoram Highway, along River Indus. We will make photo stops at Shatial Rocks with ancient graffiti's on it. We reach Chilas and transfer to hotel for overnight. 

Day 02
24-07-2017
Chilas – Raikot Bridge – Karimabad
After breakfast, we start driving to Raikot Bridge and onwards driving on KKH, we make a few photostops at Thalechi with Nanga Parbat viewpoint offering breathtaking views of snow covered massif. The next stop will be at the Unique Point where three mountain ranges, Karakoram, Himalayas and Hindu Kush meet, near the confluence of Indus and Gilgit Rivers.
We bye pass Gilgit town and keep our drive on KKH. En route, we cross several villages of Hunza & Nagar valleys and make a photo stop at Rakaposhi view point. We take off from KKH and reach Karimabad where we transfer to hotel for overnight stay.
Ultar, Hunza Dome, Bublimating, Spantik and Diran are famous peaks surrounds us at Karimabad, while Rakaposhi at 7788m dominates the whole panorama. At Karimabad, we visit Baltit Fort Museum & Altit Fort and evening is free to explore the village and bazaar.

Day 03
25-07-2017
Karimabad – Excursion Khunjerab Pass via Atabad Lake
Getting up early in the morning will enable to witness unique natural phenomena of sunrise at Rakaposhi and other peaks ( optional ). After an early breakfast, we will make an excursion of Khunjerab Pass via Atabad Lake, Gulmit, Passu and Sost.

Day 04
26-07-2017
Karimabad – Raikot Bridge – Fairy Meadows
After early breakfast at hotel, we drive to Raikot Bridge on KKH and onwards to Jail / Yail ( Tato ) by jeeps on one of the most thrilling routes in North. From Yail, we start hiking / pony riding to Fairy Meadows, one of the loveliest places in world.
It is a hike of about three to four hours to the legendary place Fairy Meadows, which is truly named with unsurpassed views of Nanga Parbat. At Fairy Meadows comfortable standard accommodation is available besides camping.
Fairy Meadows is the ablation valley of Raikot Glacier at the foot of Nanga Parbat - 8125m, the lone giant of Himalayas and the second highest in Pakistan after K-2.

Day 05
27-07-2017
Fairy Meadows – Excursion Base Camp of Nanga Parbat
A soft trek of two to three hours, walking through the dense pine forest and later through birch trees and along shallow streams, takes us to Beyal, a summer settlement of shepherds with stunning views of Nanga Parbat - 8125m.
If the track is open, we will make an optional hike to base camp crossing tails of glaciers with well identified track. At base camp, a monument had been erected in the memory of climbers died on the mountain. After a packed cold picnic lunch at base camp, we will return to our campsite at Fairy Meadows and enjoy a unique and memorable night at the foot of Nanga Parbat and in the land of fairies with bonfire.

Day 06
28-07-2017
Fairy Meadows – Yail – Raikot Bridge – Chilas
After an early breakfast, we start walking down Jail and drive to Raikot Bridge and onwards driving on KKH and reach Chilas.

Day 07
29-07-2017
Chilas – Islamabad
Early breakfast and departure for drive to Islamabad making a lunch stop en route. On arrival, drop at one designated place in Islamabad.

End of the Tour

Services Included
Hotels : Standard rooms on triple sharing basis
Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner ( single dish menu )
Transport : Private, temperature controlled
Driver : Wages, food and his accommodation
Guide : Throughout the tour
Fee : Entrance fee at sites & museums
Jeeps : Soft top, non-air-conditioned jeeps for Tato
First Aid : Basic medicines and first aid kit

Not Included
x Pony for Fairy Meadows – base camp portion
x Porter for personal luggage at Fairy Meadows
x Personal insurance of participants & their luggage
x Extra expenses due to landslides\road blocks\acts of nature\political reasons etc.
x Any item not mentioned above

Payment Procedure
Confirm your booking with 50% in Advance Payment.
Bank Account Details
Standard Chartered Bank
Account Title : SAIYAH
Account Number : 08-4011821-02
Branch : I-8 Markaz Islamabad

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051-4861232-1-3, 0345-5116165

SAIYAH
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Office No. 3, Ground Floor
Plaza 2000, I-8 Markaz
Islamabad.