TREK TO SHIMSAL PASS
A Brief Overview of the Adventure
Are you fond of mountaineering but unable to find suitable guidance, distinctive place, and cooperative team members? Then you are in the right place. We have devised a memorable and enthusiastic trekking adventure to one of the world’s highest valleys, the magnificent Shimshal pass at an acknowledged height. Starting from the second most beautiful capital of the world, passing through the heavenly calmed and tranquil valleys of Naran and Kaghan, en route to the glorious Karakorum Highway, enter into the sanguine Gilgit city, driving to the northwards into the unparalleled Hunza Nagar District and then the trekking experience to the heightened Shimshal pass which is at a distance of an approximate 3 to 4 days from the Shimshal village Locally it is termed as Pamir Pastures, used for herd grazing for 6 months a year. Hence, the journey has much to offer. So, be ready for a perpetual magnanimous trekking experience along with the scenic beauty of lofty peaks, stretched glaciers, far-fledged meadows, and a clean, melodious, and peaceful environment. It also presents the exploration of the distinguishing cultural heritage of Hunza valley as well as the opportunity for getting knowledge about the medical-friendly herbs of the region. You should plan a trip between May to September to escape the harshness of winters.
How would you be Entertained on this Trip?
Are you an adventurer, and want a promising trip in nature? Shimshal pass trek offers you magnanimous natural beauty. You will be able to enjoy various natural blessings in one spot. From wetlands to icy lakes, and far-stretched pastures provide you an unforgettable opportunity for photography and serenity.
Are you a mountaineer? If yes then grab the chance to get a close view of the world-famous peaks of Karakorum, Himalayas, and Hindukush ranges. It offers a marvelous training ground for all aspiring mountaineers. Enjoy some unmatched moments beside the freshwater lake at the foot of the famous Mingliksar Peak (approx. 6000m).
Get a golden opportunity to interact with the communities residing on mountains with purely organic life. witness the shepherds living, and taste the ravishing traditional dairy products, and the hospitability of the locals. Spare some precious moments for a luxurious natural setting and invigorate your gloomy life.
What else you will explore? Get an unparalleled experience of traveling through the wondering Karakorum Highway, and view the splendid mountains of the north such as Rakaposhi (7788m), Nanga Parbat, and the Spectacular view of K2 (8611m), from the Shimshal pass. Moreover, a visit to the 700 centuries of and UNESCO’S enlisted Altit, and Baltit Forts, and the Karimabad Bazar are extra gifts.
Is this the Desired Trip for You?
We will be trekking at an acknowledged height, so be cautious about the related medical complexities.
You should examine your stamina, and health before proceeding to the booking as you will be walking on challenging paths.
The security situation of the region is good, but self-care is needed.
A Brief Upshot:
Services included in the package
Accommodation (standard hotel twin sharing/ tents)
Meals (3 meals a day)
Transportation and fuel
Service of experienced English-speaking guide ((accommodation, food, wages)
Expenses of driver (accommodation, food, wages)
Boating at Attabad lake
All toll taxes
Altit fort ticket
Baltit fort ticket
All parking charges
Services not included in the package
International flights & domestic flights
Extra at hotels like drinks, laundry, phone calls, and room services,
Entrance tickets not mentioned in the itinerary
Tips, items not mentioned above
Any other not mentioned above
The statured experience of exertion in one of the healthiest and calm places of the world, the Shimshal valley.
Receive pleasure from the hospitability of the most civilized people of the world.
Walking on steep graveled paths surrounded by mighty mountains invigorates monotonous life.
It provides an opportunity to conduct a botanical study on the herbs present on the trekking path.
Staying in different champ sites in tents brings the perpetual experience of the outdoor lifestyle.
Observation of different picturesque scenes of snow-peaked hefty mountains brings the experience of natural wilderness.
Journey on the hauteur and the most difficult highway, the 8th wonder Karakorum highway offers a memorable adventure.
Passing through the most beautiful valley’s the Naran and Kaghan, through the grandeur Babusar top.
Exploration of the cultural heritage of Hunza by visiting local Bazar, and the UNESCO’s enlisted Altit, and Baltit Forts.
Enjoying the pacified and captivated Shimshal valley’s clean environment, fruits, and healthy delighted dishes.
It is a lush green mountainous region on the north of the Hunza River. Karimabad is its capital which got the name after the spiritual leader prince Agha Khan. It has two famous forts Altit Fort which is 800 years old and has an entry point with an enthralling garden of Apricots and the Baltit Fort 3km jeep drive from Karimabad. It is 700 years old defensive fort now transformed into a museum and cultural center, it is a 3 storey mud brick and timber building with 53 rooms, it pledges the entire view of Hunza valley. Further, the valley is surrounded by Rakaposhi mountain in the Karakoram range which is the 27th highest peak in the world, during the night, reflected moonlight from the snow-covered peak of Rakaposhi offers a heavenly experience.
A very enraptured valley in Hunza Nagar District in Gojal Tehsil with a height of 3100 meters above sea level, known for its glorious mountains,it is home to more than 20 mountains along with stretched grasslands having wildflowers and lush vegetation. It is considered to be the loftiest settlement in the area.
Shimshal pass Trek
Located in one of the distant regions in the extreme north of Pakistan, it holds resistant terrain but carries unmatched natural scenery. It is approximately a 3-4days walk from the Shimshal village and presents at a height of 4700 meters. Locally it is known as Pamir pasture for offering wide meadows for grazing cattle. It is encompassed by mighty mountains like Minglink Sar with more than 6000meters in height, thus an ideal place for aspiring climbers and mountaineers. On the trekking path the an unprecedented experience of wetlands, unique shrubs, herbs with the healing power of fatal diseases, grassy lands, and a beautiful lake just at the base of Minglik Sar peak. Moreover, the soothing view of K2, the world’s second-highest peak, can be witnessed on a clear day.
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