HUA HIN & CHA AM
SIGHT SEEING TOUR
Chiang Mai and Phuket
CAR RENTAL & TRANSFER
205-206, 13th floor Thairong Tower , Patanakarn Road , Suanluang , Bangkok 10250
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ANCIENT SILK ROAD, GILGIT, HUNSA VALLEY
Tour Code :
9-20 JULY 2017
ACTIVE TOUR PAKISTAN
Days Date Details/Daily Activities Hotels
Day 01 July 09, 2017 Islamabad: Arrival at Islamabad international airport by flight TG 22:10. You will be received by the team of Active Tours Pakistan and after welcome reception you will transfer along with your luggage to centrally located hotel in Islamabad. Overnight stay in hotel Margala hotel
Day 02 July 10, 2017 Islamabad – Khanpur Lake boating - Besham: Following the breakfast, drive to Khanpur. We will have boating for half an hour at Khanpur lake and continue our drive to Bsham. En route we will stop at Mansera view point to look the best views and then we will stop at chattar for tea/toilet break. After our visit we continue drive to Besham. Dinner will be served to hotel and overnight stay at hotel. PTDC hotel
Day 03 July 11, 2017 Besham – Gilgit: Following the breakfast we will drive 12 hours to Gilgit. It is long day drive but en route you will see the very interesting points. Our first stop will be at Chilas rock carving, second stop at Nanga Parbat View point (the 9th highest peak in the world), third stop at the junction point of three highest mountains ranges (Himalaya, Karakorum & Hindukush). At the same stop you will also have chance to see the junction point of rriver Indus & River Gilgit. Dinner will be served at hotel and overnight stay at hotel. PTDC hotel/riveria hotel
Day 04 July 12, 2017 Gilgit – Karimabad, Hunza Valley: : For half a day, we will have tour of Gilgit Town; will include Kargah Buddha, local mountain bazaars, suspension bridge and walk along the Gilgit River. After lunch we will drive along the beautiful Hunza river, one of the most special parts of Pakistan, en route stop at Rakaposhi view points. As we approach Karimabad the peak Rakaposhi (7788m) dominates the sky line to the east. Above Hunza stands the prominent rock spire Bublimating 6000m and the Impressive Ultar peaks. The former Mir of Hunza now lives in Modern Palace in Karimabad. In the evening we will drive to Duikar Village for sunset photography. Overnight stay at hotel. Hunza Embassy hotel
Day 05 July 13, 2017 Karimabad, Hunza Valley: Very few places in the world compare with this small mountainous region, which was a semi-autonomous state until very recently but is now fully unified with Pakistan, the ruling dynasty of Hunza having lasted for over 600 years. The scenic beauty of this area, with its greenery and snow-capped mountains, makes it a true paradise. During the summer there is an abundance of apricots, peaches, pears and grapes. Hunza lies on the ancient trade route to Kashgar in the Chinese province of Sinkiang. Today the Karakorum Highway runs along this route with Karimabad being the main town of Hunza. Hunza is probably most famous for the longevity of its people, due to their simplicity and natural diet, along with the unpolluted mountain air. Tibetan traders referred to the beauty of this humble paradise as "Shangri-La".
The tour will include meeting with local folks, understanding the secrets of their longevity and also visit some of the important historical sites including the recently renovated, simple yet overpowering, Baltit & Altit Forts.
Visit to the Baltit Fort is of immense interest. For many years the fort served as an administrative headquarters and home to the former Mirs (rulers) of Hunza. The porters who accompanied the Balti bride for the then Mir of Hunza built it more than 700 years ago. The style of construction originates from Ladakh. A maze of rooms serving as living and administrative offices were added periodically, designed with indigenous woodwork. It is strategically located on a prospect point, which gives it an immense overview of Hunza and neighboring valleys. Currently it serves as a Fort Museum with a good collection of exhibit of artifacts and musical instruments from Hunza. The fort is now administered by the Aga Khan Foundation Cultural Board, which undertook the reconstruction and re-establishment to its original grandeur. Later visit to of local bazaar and water channel walk. Overnight stay at hotel. Hunza Embassy hotel
Day 06 July 14, 2017 Karimabad – Khunjerab Pass – sost: Full day excursion of Khunjerab Pass (16000 ft) border between Pakistan & China. Also highest border in the world can cross through paved road. This route is a beautiful drive, with views of the high mountains of the Karakoram and the distant Pamir Mountain Ranges. At Khunjerab, now declared a national park, one can see Marco Polo Sheep (ovis ammon poli) and we will have stop for an hour. PTDC hotel
Day 07 July 15, 2017 Sost – Gilgit: Following breakfast, we will drive to Gilgit. En route we will have the most interesting stops and our stops will include, view of batura glacier, passu cathederal peaks, passu glacier view point, passu suspension bride and drive down to hussani and we will walk from Hussani to Borti Lake (3kms easy walk on jeep road), then we will down to highway and walk on Hussani bridge. We will continue our drive to Gulmit Village and walk for an hour in the village to meet local people. Then we will drive down to Gilgit,en route stopping for photography, tea and toilet breaks. Dinner and overnight stay will be at hotel. Gilgit Reveria hotel
Day 08 July 16, 2017 Gilgit - Chilas – Babusar Pass – Lalusar lake – Naran: Following breakfast, we will drive to Naran. This is very interesting drive as we are crossing over the babusar pass (4172m) and very scenic drive. We will stop at babusar top for half an hour and then we will descending down through the beautiful Naran valley. En route we will stop at lalusar Lake for half an hour and other interesting photo stops. After check-in at hotel we will walk in the bazaar and along the river kunhar. Dinner will be served and overnight stay at hotel. PTDC hotel
Day 09 July 17, 2017 Naran – Lalazaar Plateau – Saiful Maluk lake; Following breakfast around 08:30 we will drive by 4x4 jeep to very scenic plateau Lalazaar. We will walk the plateau for an hour. After visit we will come back to Naran and will have another 4x4 drive to the most beautiful saiful maluk lake. We will walk around the lake and for those who want to do horse riding or boating is the best place to do around the lake will be an optional. In the evening we will drive down to hotel. Dinner will be served and overnight stay at hotel PTDC hotel
Day 10 July 18, 2017 Naran – Islamabad: following breakfast we will drive 8 hour to Islamabad. Our half drive will be through beautiful Kaghan valley and we will make some stops for photography and then we will join on Karakorum highway again. We will stop at a mosque on the road to offer Juma Prayer and continue our drive to Islamabad. After check-in at hotel we will visit local market for shopping and in the evening see off dinner will be served at hotel. Overnight stay at hotel. Margala hotel
Day 11 July 19, 2017 Islamabad (prayer in modern mosque shah faisal) – local city tour): Morning after breakfast city tour of Islamabad will include Pakistan Monument, shakarparian hills – Shah Faisal Mosque to offer Prayer and check-out from the hotel then we will drive to Margala hills for view of Islamabad city and the amazing shah faisal mosque. Also see off dinner will be served at Monal restaurant Margalla.
FLY BACK: Transfer to Islamabad international airport to embark home flight TG 350 at 23: 20. From peace and serenity of Pakistan to the hustle and bustles of “modern” trends, you say Khuda Hafiz, the typical farewell, as you depart after a tour into Shangri-La.
Price Per Person :
78,000.- twin sharing
The above mentioned price is including following services:
• Airfare from Bangkok - islamabad - Bangkok by TG economic class
• Transport Toyota Saloon Coaster air-conditioned arrival till departure
• 4x4 jeep Karimabad – Hopar – Karimabad
• 4x4 jeep Naran – Saiful Maluk Lake – Naran
• 4x4 jeeps to Lalazaar Plateau
• Standard class Hotel accommodation based on twin room sharing as per give above itinerary.
• Meals (breakfast, lunch & dinner) as per given itinerary
• Last day (July 19th) dinner at Margala hills
• English speaking guide with extensive knowledge of local culture, history and adventure.
• All site entrance fees with included US$ 12 for Khunjerab National Park
• Visa assistance by providing company invitation letter
• All parking fees
• All road toll taxes
• All transfers
• Visa fee to Pakistan for Thai citizen
• domestic flight ticket, personal clothing and insurance, immunizations, laundry, beverages, tips, personal telephone/fax service, all other items of personal nature uses are not included in our package prices.
Flight / No
BKK - ISB
9 JULY 2017
ISB - BKK