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Treks / Karakorum Alpine


trek batura round Description

Number of days       15
Range                     Karakoram
Best Season            June ? September
Max. Elevation        4575 Meters

This trek leads to the scenic Karakoram mountains of the Hunza valley, offering a traverse from Passu Glacier to Batura Glacier (45 km long).. Patun das (4575m) is the highest point of the venture with beautiful glaciers flowing on either sides. This meadow offers magnificent views of the Passu group (7284-7500m), Batura group (7500-7785m),Rakaposhi (7788m), Shishpar peak (7619m), and countless other peaks towering above the Hunza valley.  

The trek starts from Ghulkin village, a short jeep ride from Gulmit. Traversing Ghulkin glacier, trek along Borit Lake to Passuger and then to Ludgaracross Passu glacier. From here, a steep and tiring trek to Patungdas will be rewarded by breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains. After spending one day of leisure at this vista point, descend to Summer house on the Baturaside and then on to Passu village. You are now on the KKH and you can catch your way twards Khunjarab pass. Now catch your way back to Hunza to enjoy the magnificient beauty of the valley with breathtaking views in the environs. The two old forts that add beauty to Hunza valley must be visited. Now catch your way back to Islamabad and take a day tour of the city because you have to fly the next day.


Baltit FortBatura GlacierBorith Lake

trek batura round Itinerary

Day 01 Arrival to Islamabad. (Hotel)
Day 02 Fly to Gilgit/ drive to Besham. (Hotel)
Day 03 Drive to Gulmit. (Hotel)
Day 04 Drive to Borit Lake and trek up to Passu Gar. (Camp)
Day 05 Trek to Luzdur. (Camp)
Day 06 Trek to Patungdas. (Camp)
Day 07 Rest day and day hike
Day 08 Descend Summer House campsite. (Camp)
Day 09 Descend to Gulmit. (Hotel)
Day 10 Excursion to Khunjerab Pass and back to Karimabad. (Hotel)
Day 11 Visit Altit and Baltit forts. (Hotel)
Day 12 Drive to Gilgit. (Hotel)
Day 13 Fly to Islamabad/drive to Besham (Hotel)
Day 14 Free day to visit Faisal Mosque / continue drive from Besham to Islamabad. (Hotel)
Day 15 Fly back homeland, end of services.
 

 


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