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Pakistan's Karakoram Highway - Explore!
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Pakistan's Karakoram Highway

14 days
4.5
(3,240)
Start and end in Islamabad
Tour Operator:
Explore!
Max group size:
18
Age range:
14 to 85
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
221911
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Itinerary

Start and end in Islamabad! With the Explorer tour Pakistan's Karakoram Highway, you have a 14 days tour package taking you through Islamabad, Pakistan and 9 other destinations in Pakistan. Pakistan's Karakoram Highway includes accommodation in a hotel as well as flights, an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Trip starts in Islamabad; afternoon orientation tour of the capital
  2. Day 2: Fly to Skardu and explore Shigar Village and Kharpocho Fort
  3. Day 3: Full day exploring the towering forts and villages of the Khaplu Valley
  4. Day 4: Drive up and across the Deosai Plateau to Tarashing, stopping at Satpara Buddha and Satpura Lake
  5. Day 5: Drive to the Upper Rupal Valley for a walk up to Nanga Parbat Base Camp (3550m)
  6. Day 6: Join the Karakorum Highway and drive to Gilgit, the heart of the Karakoram region
  7. Day 7: Drive to Karimabad, explore the mighty Baltit Fort and take in sunset over the Hunza Valley
  8. Day 8: Full day exploring the Hunza Valley with a walk on Hoper Glacier
  9. Day 9: Full Day's drive to the Khunjerab Pass, the highest point on the Karakoram Highway
  10. Day 10: Travel by local Jeep to Fairy Point, continue on foot to Fairy Meadows
  11. Day 11: In Fairy Meadows; walk up to Beyal Camp and Nanga Parbat view point
  12. Day 12: Walk down to Fairy Point and drive to Naran via the Babusar Pass
  13. Day 13: Drive back to Islamabad, visiting UNESCO site of Taxila and then explore Rawalpindi
  14. Day 14: Trip ends in Islamabad
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  • Accommodation
  • Flights
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Additional Services
  • Transport
  • Insurance
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Where You'll Stay

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Reviews About This Operator

  • NigelandCherylMoore
    · April 9th, 2020
    Broad spectrum of experiences - excellent leader and guide, comfortable coaches, good hotels and all very efficient.... Show more
  • Christopher
    · April 1st, 2020
    The tour promised to be what they advertised - (less the whole world closing down due to the corona virus of course!)... Show more
  • James
    · March 29th, 2020
    I went during the Coronavirus outbreak and I have to say Vietnam was on top of it. Mandatory temperature checks, hand... Show more

Dates & Availability

14 days
Pakistan's Karakoram Highway
From Islamabad to Islamabad
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Good to Know

  • Currency
    Pakistan Rupee
    Pakistan
  • Plugs & Adapters

    As a traveller from USA, Canada, England, Australia, New Zealand you will need an adaptor for types C, E, F, D, M. As a traveller from South Africa you will need an adaptor for types C, E, F.

    Type C
    Pakistan
    Type E
    Pakistan
    Type F
    Pakistan
    Type D
    Pakistan
    Type M
    Pakistan
  • Vaccines
    • These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    • Typhoid - Recommended for Pakistan. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Pakistan. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Cholera - Recommended for Pakistan. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Tuberculosis - Recommended for Pakistan. Ideally 3 months before travel.
    • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Pakistan. Ideally 2 months before travel.
    • Rabies - Recommended for Pakistan. Ideally 1 month before travel.
    • Yellow fever - Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for Pakistan. Ideally 10 days before travel.
    • Japanese B encephalitis - Recommended for Pakistan. Ideally 1 month before travel.
  • Visa
    • Unfortunately we cannot offer you a visa application service. Whether you need a visa or not depends on your nationality and where you wish to travel. Assuming your home country does not have a visa agreement with the country you're planning to visit, you will need to apply for a visa in advance of your scheduled departure.
    • Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.
  • Payment information
    • For any tour departing before March 27th, 2022 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after March 27th, 2022, a minimum payment of 30% is required to confirm your booking with Explore!. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 65 days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
    • Some departure dates and prices may vary and Explore! will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
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