Biafo Glacier Snow Lake Hispar La Trek

The trek to Snow Lake along the Biafo Glacier and over Hispar La, down to the Nagar region of the Pakistani Karakorams was, I’d been told, one of the most beautiful in the world.

Itinerary:

Dyy 01            Arrival/Islamabad: Arrival & transfer.city tour of Rawalpindi & Islamabad.
Day 02            Islamabad/Chilas: Early departure for Chilas, driving on Karakoram Highway along River Indus
Day 03            Chilas/Skardu: Drive to Skardu, through narrow gorge of River Indus.
Day 04            Skardu/Thongal (o/n Tents): Depart for Thongal or upto the end of Jeep road
Day 05            Thongal/Qaiser Ground (5/6 hrs)
Day 06            Qaiser Ground/Namla (3/4 hrs)
Day 07            Namla/Mungo (3/5 hrs)
Day 08            Mungo/Baintha (4/6 hrs)
Day 09            Baintha/Napina (4/6 hrs)
Day 10            Napina/Base of Hispar (4/5 hrs)
Day 11            Free day to explore Snow Lake
Day 12            Base/Khanibasa (5/7 hrs) - Today we shall cross the Hispar Pass at 5151 meters.
Day 13            Khanibasa/Yutmaru (5/6 hrs)
Day 14            Yutmaru/Red star camp (6/7 hrs)
Day 15            Red Star camp/Dachigan (4/5 hrs)
Day 16            Dachigan/Hispar Village (5/7 hrs)
Day 17            Hispar Village/Huru (5/6 hrs)
Day 18            Huru/Nagar/KKH (4/6 hrs)
Day 18            KKH to Karimabad (Hunza)
Day 19            Hunza: AM visit Baltit and Altit Forts. PM free
Day 20            Hunza/Chilas: Drive to Gilgit and later proceed to Chilas.
Day 21            Chilas/Islamabad: Early departure for Rawalpindi/Islamabad.
Day 22            Departure/Islamabad: Transfer for onward journey. Assistance at departure.

2013 DEPARTURE DATES
Package Dates
Saver Jun 10, July 1, 8, 12, 15, 20, 25  August 1, 10, 20 September 1, 10, 20
Excite
Platinum
2013 PRICES IN US ($)
No of Travelers / Package Name Saver Excite Platinum
2-3      
4-6      
7-8      
9-10      

Saver package: Includes Tour Does NOT Include
  • Accomodation in a 2-3 star hotel
  • Breakfast
  • Private air-conditioned transport for all land transfers city tours and hotels.
  • Porter charges at airports and hotels.
  • Engilsh speaking guide as and Assistant tour guide
  • Domestic trainfares where applicable.
  • Toll tax, Parking fee,
  • Experienced courteous professaionl driver
  • Airfares, domestic or international. Cost for Air travel as per itinerary is quoted separately.
  • Visa support and visa fees.
  • Airport departure tax.
  • Personal insurance.
  • Domestic Airfare
  • Monument entry fee
  • Meals, tips or any other thing not meintioned
Excite Package Includes Tour Does NOT Include
Platinum:
  • Accomodation in a 4 star hotel
  • Breakfast, Lucn and Dinner
  • Private air-conditioned transport for all land transfers city tours and hotels.
  • Porter charges at airports and hotels.
  • Engilsh speaking guide as and Assistant tour guide
  • Domestic trainfares where applicable.
  • Toll tax, Parking fee,
  • Experienced courteous professaionl driver
  • Domestic Airefare where it is applicable
  • Monument Entry Fee
  • Airfares, domestic or international. Cost for Air travel as per itinerary is quoted separately.
  • Visa support and visa fees.
  • Airport departure tax.
  • Personal insurance.
Platinum Package Includes Tour Does NOT Include
Platinum:
  • Accomodation in a 5 star hotel
  • Breakfast, Lucn and Dinner
  • Private air-conditioned transport for all land transfers city tours and hotels.
  • Porter charges at airports and hotels.
  • Engilsh speaking guide as and Assistant tour guide
  • Domestic trainfares where applicable.
  • Toll tax, Parking fee,
  • Experienced courteous professaionl driver
  • Domestic Airefare where it is applicable
  • Monument Entry Fee
  • Airfares, domestic or international. Cost for Air travel as per itinerary is quoted separately.
  • Visa support and visa fees.
  • Airport departure tax.
  • Personal insurance.