Karakorum Highway, the 8th Wonder on Earth - 6 Days

The Karakoram Highway is considered the highest paved international road in the world. Tracing one of the many pathways of the ancient Silk Road, the KKH is often called the ‘Eighth Wonder of the World‘ due to its high elevation and the difficult conditions in which it was constructed.

Karakorum Highway is just spectacular. It’s one of the great journey’s of the world between the deep gorges of the mighty Indus. We pass by Nanga Parbat and the stunning panoramic views of the surrounding mountains. You will look back in awe and reflect on what an amazing civil engineering achievement the Karakorum Highway was in its time. You will have crossed the point where four great continental plates come together forming four of the world’s greatest mountain ranges (Himalaya, Karakorum, Hindukush the Pamirs.

Islamabad- Mansehra- besham Chilas-Gilgit-Hunza- Khunjuran pass

Duration: 6 Days     Best period:  April to November  Cost:         590$ per person  based on group of 4 people

Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation,Transport,Guide,All Govt. fee and taxes.

Day 1
Arrival to Islamabad

Islamabad/ Rawalpindi half day tour.

Day 2
Drive for Chilas

Driving on Karakorum Highway along River Indus via Besham, (approx 12 housrs)

Day 3
Drive for Gilgit/Huna

Drive to Hunza valley passing Gilgit city. Stop at Nanga Parbat(8126m) view point at Jaglot .

Day 4
Drive for Khunjurab (Pak-China borde)

Early morning visit Eagles Nest to see sun rise. We travel into the higher parts of Hunza valley to watch the famous sun rise over the 7000M+ Rakaposhi peak/Ultar-1/Ultar-2/Hunza Peak/Lady Finger/Diran/Golden (Spantik)/Barpu Glacier. We will have breakfast at Eagles Nest enjoying the beautiful glimpse of the mountains. After breakfast, drive on KKH alongside Attabad Lake and drive to Khunerab Pass . Return to Hunza /Passu for night.

Day 5
Drive for Besham

Drive back to Besham, lunch break at Chilas and over night in Besham valley

Day 6
Drive for Islamabad

Today is the tours final day, we will enjoy the lunch in Islamabad and drop to the airport.

The Trip Cost Includes

  • • All accommodation and meal described in the trip dossier
  • • All land transport involved in the itinerary

The Trip cost Excludes

  • • Travel insurance
  • • Pakistan’s Visa
  • • Tips for local guides and support staff
  • • Miscellaneous expenses - drinks and souvenirs etc

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Karakorum Highway, the 8th Wonder on Earth

Trip Facts

  • 4-12
  • Islamabad
  • Breakfast, lunch, Dinner
  • Hotel