Trek Pakistan's Karakoram Mountains

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  • No booking fees
  • Booking Type Instant booking
  • duration 10 days
  • tour type Small group
  • age requirement 18-99 yrs
  • max group size 12
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-41590
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
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  • Starts Islamabad, Pakistan
  • Ends Islamabad, Pakistan
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Walk among the towering peaks of Northern Pakistan’s Baltistan region on well-marked trails in Nangma Valley.
  • Enjoy fully-supported camping with expert guides, porters and a professional cooking team, providing warm Pakistani meals at every campsite.
  • Opt for a day hike to the mountaineer’s paradise of Amin Brakk, also known as the Great Tower.
  • Join in a live Balti dance performance at the Nangma Valley campsite and cross paths with local shepherds whose pastures share these trails.
  • Tap into your local leader’s expert insights as you take some time to explore the capital city of Islamabad
Start and end in Islamabad, the "Trek Pakistan's Karakoram Mountains" tour is a guided adventure tour that takes 10 days. You will travel through Skardu, Islamabad and Nangma Valley in Pakistan. "Trek Pakistan's Karakoram Mountains" is a small group tour which includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Trek among the towering rock walls and lush valley floors of Northern Pakistan’s Karakoram Range and Nangma Valley. The Baltistan region, sometimes known as Little Tibet, is a mountaineer’s paradise. Spend four days trekking along well-marked and relatively easy trails that cross glacial streams running through vibrant pastures and camp under the stars. You’ll be fully supported by a professional and welcoming crew of porters, guides and camp cooks who will prepare fresh and filling hot meals featuring local Pakistani dishes. Along your roundtrip journey from Islamabad, you’ll also get the chance to meet Balti locals and learn about the history and culture of this region, through dancing, shared meals and expert local knowledge.
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Islamabad
  • Day 2: Skardu
  • Day 3: Khaplu
  • Day 4: Hike Kanday to Mingulo Broq
  • Day 5: Trek the Nangma Valley
  • Day 6: Nangma Valley
  • Day 7: Nangma Valley trekking & Shigar
  • Day 8: Islamabad
  • Day 9: Islamabad
  • Day 10: Islamabad
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Hotel (6 nights), Full Service Camping (3 nights)
Meals
  • 9 Breakfasts, 9 Lunches, 9 Dinners
Transport
  • Private Vehicle , Plane
Guide
  • An expert tour leader
Included Activities
  • Skardu Bazaar walk
  • Manthal Rock Buddha
  • Kharpocho Fort
  • Khaplu Fort Museum
  • Yugo Village cultural walk
  • Mingulo Broq guided hike
  • Expert Licensed professional local guide
  • 15 kgs of porter services per person
  • Mingulo Broq to Nangma valley guided hike
  • Amin Brakk base camp guided hike
  • Live music and dance show by local Balti people
  • Nangma valley to Kanday guided hike
  • Traditional lunch with local family at Kanday village
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to/from Islamabad are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Trek Pakistan's Karakoram Mountains tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. World Nomads' travel insurance has been designed by travelers for travelers.
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Trek Pakistan's Karakoram Mountains tour. You can cancel the tour up to 58 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 57 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 16 July 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 16 July 2024, a deposit is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 57 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Trek Pakistan's Karakoram Mountains tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.

Visa

For this Trek Pakistan's Karakoram Mountains tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

Is this trip right for you
  • This trip visits places as high as 4500 metres above sea level, which can cause altitude sickness, regardless of age or physical health. Please see the ‘Medical and health’ section of the Essential Trip Information for more details on travelling at altitude and ensure you are familiar with signs of Acute Mountain Sickness. 
  • This trip involves a full camping experience, giving you access to more remote destinations at close proximity, and the joy of experiencing the elements. Expect two-person tents (singe supplement available) and sleeping bags, as well as a separate mess tent to enjoy fresh meals prepared by your support crew.
  • Please read our packing list for required equipment carefully, and remember that you don’t necessarily have to bring it all with you – you can hire or buy some of it in Skardu.
COVID VACCINATION POLICY
  • Proof of vaccination against COVID-19 is no longer mandatory on departures after 1st January 2023. Nonetheless, all travellers are strongly advised to be vaccinated as a safety measure to protect themselves and others on the tour. This policy excludes all Polar trips and select adventure cruises, where testing and vaccination are required.
  • Also, proof of vaccination may still be required at specific entry points or by the airlines. Therefore, please make sure to check all the travel requirements carefully before travelling.
COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s Safe Travels stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene global standardised protocols have been adopted.
  • Hygiene and safety guidelines will be followed to ensure your well being is looked after during travels.
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