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Pakistan Yak Safari Shimshal Hunza valley - [ Safaris ]

Shimshal valley has its largest adventure area in Hunza and is a major attraction for tourists. Its mountains like Destaghil Sar (7,885m), Shimshal White Horn( 6,303m) Minglik Sar(6,150m), Lupghar Sar(7200m),Yazghail Sar(6000m), Kunjut Sar and others are well known among mountaineers. Gigantic glaciers include Malangudhi, Yazghail, Khurdopin5800m , Braldu, Odver, Ver Zharav, and main passes are Chafchingoal, Khurdopin, Mai Dur, Braldu, Boi Sam and others. Shimshalis are to Pakistan as Sherpas are to Nepal. More than twenty well known mountaineers from this valley have made Pakistan proud in the field of tourism. Some people call it " The Valley of Mountaineers".

Shimshal is a village located in Upper Hunza Gojal, Hunza–Nagar District, in the Pakistan-administered Gilgit–Baltistan formerly known as,Northern Areas of Pakistan. It lies at an altitude of 3,100 m above sea level, and is the highest settlement in Hunza Valley of Pakistan. It is the bordering village that connects Gilgit-Baltistan province of Pakistan with China. The total area of Shimshal is 3,800 km and inhabitant of around two thousand population with a total of two hundred and forty households.

 

 
ITINERARY:

 

Itinerary:

Day 01Arrive Islamabad, transfer to hotel.

Day 02 Fly to Gilgit (weather permitting), or drive to chilas, hotel.

Day 03 Stay in Gilgit if fly or drive chilas to karimabad, hotel.

Day 04  Karimabad.

Day 05 drive to by jeeps to Shimshal walk if necessary, camp.

Day 06shimshal rest.

Day 07 Shimshal / Furzin

Day 08, Furzin / Arboob  purien

Day 09Arboob purien / shuijerab

Day 10 Shuijerab / shuwerth / Shimshal pass

Day 11REST.

Day 12Festival.

Day 13Shimshal pass / Arboob  purien.

Day 14Arboob purien / Furzin.

Day 15Furzin/ Shimshal village

Day 16Drive to karimabad, hotel

Day 17drive to Gilgit, transfer to hotel.

Day 18Fly to Islamabad (weather permitting), or drive to besham.

Day 19Free day in Rawalpindi or arrive Islamabad, hotel

Day 20fly to onward destination

 



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