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Deosai Natonal Park in a 4X4 Land Cruiser with Lunch from Skardu

The Deosai National Park tour begins early morning at 8 o clock from Skardu Hotel,small briefing about the tour ,briefing will be done in English along with the necessary tools Maps an introduction to the team guide & driver and then you will board a 4X4 Land Cruiser for this trip,it will take 4 hours on a jeep track to reach the top ,approximately 40 kilometers from Skardu city ,On the way you will witness mesmerizing satpara lake at an height of 3800 meters ,crossing through steep narrow gorge,after taking a brief stop at the lake you will head to Ali Malik at 4084 meters,you would be charged nominal amount for the entry in the park, tickets are not included in the package, you would reach at the bara pani as the name suggest it is the larger stream in the park,bara pani will be base camp for the rest of the day, this is the place where most of the place pitch there camps for the night stay this place little warmer then rest of the park ,with the help of wild life department on a lucky day bear can be seen in the reserved area , at some distance you will cross Kala pani again as the name suggest the colour of this small stream is black, surrounded by snow capped hills, this is a small stream,Golden marmots are a regular site,wild flowers,butterflies and migratory and residence birds are a site to watch, small stops will be taken for photography among the highlight of this trip will be watching Shoeosar lake about 10 kilometers from Bara Pani is a sight to watch crystal clear water of the lake surrounded by small snow bound hills, on a clear day,Nanga Parbat Ninth Highest mountain in the world also called Naked mountain or killer mountain the mountain is visible from the lake, its another good spot for night camping, for fishing you need a fishing permit from the wild life department,Northern Pakistan is full of trout, and deosai have plenty of it the brown trout was released in the colonial times on your return from the lake lunch will be served at Shatoung Nala another beautiful stream with wild flowers , butterflies around menu of the lunch will be decided before the arrival of the customers , it usually contains tin food ,noddles, and chappati after the lunch and spending some time and bar pani,tour will head back to Skardu hotel in evening by 6 o clock

$2200 Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

Trek to Machulo La K2 View Point

ItineraryDay 1: Arrive Islamabad airport and transfer to hotelPass By: Islamabad International AirportArrive at Islamabad airport transfer to hotel. In the afternoon we enjoy a city tour of Rawalpindi and Islamabad.No meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 2: Fly to Skardu in case of flight cancellation drive to Chilas 12-14hrsPass By: Kharpocho FortToday we take the short but spectacular flight to Skardu one hour. Arrive and transfer to hotel. Free day to explore Skardu. Altitude 2,228m.Note: If our flight is canceled due to bad weather, we will start the drive to Skardu traveling for 11/12 hrs via Babusar Pass 4173m.Babusar Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 4173 m.(13,691 ft) above the sea level. The pass is the highest point in the Kaghan Valley, Pakistan. The pass connects the Kaghan Valley via the Thak Nala with Chilas on the Karakoram Highway. It’s one of the famous hair pinned roads in the world. Karakorum high way is the 8th wonder of the world. The Karakorum Highway was constructed jointly by the Chinese and Pakistanis, begun in the 1960s and finally constructed in 1976,s as a link road between Pakistan and China. It is an engineering wonder, but at the cost of many lives.No meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 3: Skardu CityPass By: Kharphocho Fort, Skardu, Gilgit-BaltistanFree/preparation day in Skardu in case of flight cancellation on day 2 drive from Chilas to Skardu along with Indus River 8-9hrs 290km.The rising of Indus stretches down to Baltistan valley from Tibet to Gilgit and down to the Arabian Sea, which cuts the Indian sub-continent from Asia; Baltistan valley is called a little Tibet in the North of Pakistan. Baltistan is situated at the last end of Himalaya, beside Deosai Plain and Satpara Lake. Baltistan the tourist destination of Mountains paradise where the world 2nd highest peak is K-2 (8611-m) and the other 8000m are Broad Peak, Gasherbrum I & II Likely 8068 to 8047m and there are many peaks 7750- 7800m. Its snow capped peaks and long glaciers give you the spectacular view for climbers, trekkers and travelers.No meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 4: Deosai National ParkPass By: Deosai National Park, Skardu, Gilgit-BaltistanDrive to Deosai Plateau 40km, overnight in tentsThe Deosai National Park is a high-altitude alpine plain and national park in northern Pakistan. It is located largely within Skardu District in Gilgit Baltistan. Deosai Plains are situated at an average elevation of 4,114 meters (13,497 ft) above sea level.The Deosai National Park was established in 1993 to protect the survival of the Himalayan brown bear and its habitat. Having long been a prize kill for poachers and hunters, the bear now has a hope for survival in Deosai where its number has increased from only 19 in 1993 to 40 in 2005. During the last decade, a few but effective measures have been taken by the Government of Pakistan for the survival of brown bear in the region. In 1993, Himalayan Wildlife Project was founded with substantial financial support from international environmental concerns. But the brown bear is still under threat. The Deosai Plains are also home to the Himalayan ibex, red fox, golden marmot (locally called Phia), gray wolf, the Ladakh urial, the snow leopard, and over 124 resident and migratory birds. Birds in the park include the golden eagle, lammergeier, griffon vulture, laggar falcon, peregrine falcon, kestrel, sparrow hawk and snowcock.No meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 5: Machulo KhapluPass By: Felix Guest HouseDrive to Machulo by jeeps 6-7 hrs, 153 km. Altitude 2700m. Overnight in Hotel.The Hushe Valley is a valley in Ghanche district Gilgit Baltistan Pakistan. Hushe valley is famous for its highest mountains. There are many sub-valleys which are Gondogoro, Charkusa, Nagma, Nanbroq, and Masherbrum. This valley surrounds several peaks above six thousand meters including Laila peak, K6, K7. Murtaza peak is 5100m just behind K6 Basecamp and is considered the epicenter of trackers and beginners. The Hushe Valley runs from Masherbrum Mountain (at 7,821 meters, 24th highest in the world) south to the Shyok River, opposite Khaplu. Hushe valley is one of the beautiful valleys of Ghangche districts. The staying place Machulo is a village of this this valley falls at 2nd after Saling while going from Skardu. Historic Mosque, Chnnel and street walk, river view side, Mashabrum View point are some places to enjoy the stay at very nearest distances. No meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 6: Camp I (Khadi Broq)Pass By: Felix Inurrategi Foundation Baltistan MachuloCamp I (Khadi Broq) starts from Felix Guest House at morning after relaxed breakfast. The 3-4 hours walk by the main stream of teh town Machulo. Little bit steep but very easy to hike. Stay at 3200m above sea level and in camping. No meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 7: Camp II (Qouli Brangsa)Pass By: Felix Inurrategi Foundation Baltistan MachuloThe 2nd camp track is also very easy to hike but little bit more steep than first day. It carries you step by step towards higher altitute. The camping area is quiet near to the place where local people of Machulo stays with their cattles. They produce butter and cheez on daily basis. A unique Experience to meet with them and see cows, sheeps, and local cows (Zomo). 4150m altitude over there at Camp IINo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 8: Machulo La K2 View PointPass By: K2 Mountain, Gilgit-BaltistanYou will have the stay over 5200m altitude at Camp III K2 view point. The hike is steep, easy and over the green pastures. In the way we will see some wild animals (if we are lucky), local animal (Yak, Zomo), sheeps, goats, cows and birds. Each and every step towards the view point gives you glimpses and exposing peaks of Karakorum. The view point is a fantastic place to camp over there. There you can see K2, G-I, G-II, G-Iv, Broad Peak, Mashabru, Nanagma Valley, Amin Braq, Khaney valley peaks, Siachen Glacier & Valley view, Chorbat Valley (Ladakh Region), Khaplu district. Hanjour Pasture, Barah Valley, Nanga Parbat, Kargil Region (Kharman Skardu Side), Machulo Town, River Indus and Shyiok, Saling Valley. Panoramic view at your four side 360 view. Photography, video making, camping, night view of Stars on clear sky and Spring waters are amazing to view and expereience over there. No meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 9: Machulo transfer to HotelPass By: Felix Guest HouseBack to Machulo hotel from View point in 6 hours easy decend. There we can have a hot shower and relax the wifi to connect friends and family. No meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 10: Machulo to Khaplu, Shigar, SkarduPass By: Kharphocho Fort, Skardu, Gilgit-BaltistanDrive back to Skardu from Machulo. In the way visit Khaplu Fort, Shigar Fort and there Upper Kachura Lake in Skardu. Stays in Skardu over night in Hotel.No meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 11: Frly back to IslamabadPass By: Islamabad International AirportFly to Islamabad [flight is subject to weather] in case of flight cancellation drive to Chilas 8-9hrs 290kmNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 12: Free day at Islamabad or Drive from Chilas to IslamabadPass By: Islamabad International AirportFree day in Islamabad of a drive from Chilas to Islamabad 11-12hrs 461km No meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 13: Return Back to HomePass By: Islamabad International AirportTransfer to Islamabad airport for return flightNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.

$1592.24 Cultural & Theme Tours

Pakistan Fortnite

ItineraryDay 1: KarachiStop At: TDF Ghar, Karachi, Sindh ProvinceTour of City with Cultural Diversity KarachiDuration: 14 hoursMeals included: • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at hotelDay 2: KarachiStop At: Kund Malir Beach ResortPeaceful environment around beach and hills Kund Malir and Hingol National ParkDuration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at hotelDay 3: Enroute to IslamabadStop At: Cantt Railway Station KarachiEnroute to IslamabadDuration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Train sleeperDay 4: IslamabadStop At: Margalla Hills, Islamabad, Islamabad Capital TerritoryHiking at Margalla Hills,place famous for its nature-loving residents and scenic attractions Islamabad City TourDuration: 16 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at hotelDay 5: BeshamStop At: Taxila Historic Site, Taxila, Punjab ProvinceWorld Heritage Site Taxila MuseumDuration: 16 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at hotelDay 6: GilgitStop At: Kargah Buddha, Gilgit, Gilgit-BaltistanCarvings of Kargah BuddhaDuration: 16 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at hotelDay 7: HunzaStop At: Hunza Valley, Hunza, Gilgit-BaltistanIsland’s natural bounty Aliabad GardensDuration: 16 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at hotelDay 8: KarimabadStop At: KarimabadLeisure time over the green valleys in Karimabad, Hike to the Ultar Base Camp, Climb up to the Baltit FortDuration: 20 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at hotelDay 9: PassuStop At: Attabad lake, Hunza, Gilgit-BaltistanUnique blue color lake that is Attabad Lake, Power of nature and spot for climbing lover Passu Glacier Duration: 20 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at hotelDay 10: Gulmit ValleyStop At: Ondra Fort, Gulmit, Gilgit-BaltistanHistoric town Gulmit, walk to the handicrafts and cultural bazaarDuration: 16 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at hotelDay 11: SkarduStop At: Kharphocho Fort, Skardu, Gilgit-BaltistanKharpocho Fort, Nansoq Organic Village, Upper Kachura Lake, Lower Kachura, Shangrila ResortDuration: 20 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at hotelDay 12: DeosaiStop At: Deosai National Park, Skardu, Gilgit-BaltistanOld fort on rock Shigar Fort and Brown bears in Deosai National ParkDuration: 20 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at CampsDay 13: NaranStop At: Saif-ul-Muluk Lake, Naran, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa ProvinceMountainous Lake Saiful MulookDuration: 18 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at hotelDay 14: LahoreStop At: Lahore Fort, Lahore, Punjab ProvinceMughal City of Gardens LahoreDuration: 7 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • LunchAccommodation included: None

$95.53 Cultural & Theme Tours

Skardu City Tour

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Upper Kachura Lake, Skardu, Gilgit-BaltistanKachura LakeDuration: 45 minutesStop At: Kharphocho Fort, Skardu, Gilgit-BaltistanKharpocho Lake,Nansoq Organic VillageDuration: 45 minutesStop At: Shigar Fort ResidenceFort on Rock Shigar Fort Duration: 45 minutesStop At: Deosai National Park, Skardu, Gilgit-BaltistanMeeting with brown bears at Deosai National ParkDuration: 1 hour

$827.97 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Blossoms in Khaplu

ItineraryDay 1: IslamabadStop At: Gilgit Serena HotelLong Drive and PhotostopsDuration: 16 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in GilgitDay 2: GilgitStop At: Kargah Buddha, Gilgit, Gilgit-BaltistanGilgit City Tour, Kargah Buddha carvings and Handicraft BazaarDuration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in SkarduDay 3: SkarduStop At: Kharpocho FortKharpocho Fort and Nansoq Organic VillageDuration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in KhapluDay 4: ShigarStop At: Deosai National Park, Skardu, Gilgit-BaltistanShigar Fort, Katpana Cold Desert and Deosai PlainsDuration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in Deosai Day 5: DeosaiStop At: Deosai National Park, Skardu, Gilgit-BaltistanKala Pani, Bara Pani, Trekking and ExplorationDuration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in DeosaiDay 6: Khaplu ValleyStop At: Kharfaq Lake, Khaplu, Gilgit-BaltistanKhaplu Palace, Macholo Valley, Hushe valley and Thalley ValleyDuration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in KhapluDay 7: IslamabadStop At: Karakoram Highway, Gilgit, Gilgit-BaltistanLong driveDuration: 17 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • LunchAccommodation included: None

$1003.11 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Skardu and the Meadows

ItineraryDay 1: IslamabadStop At: Islamabad ZooQuick Tour Islamabad Duration: 6 hoursMeals included: • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in IslamabadDay 2: GilgitStop At: Gilgit Serena HotelLong Drive, PhotostopsDuration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in GilgitDay 3: GilgitStop At: Kargah Buddha, Gilgit, Gilgit-BaltistanGilgit City Tour, Kargah Buddha carvings and Handicraft BazaarDuration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in SkarduDay 4: SkarduStop At: Upper Kachura Lake, Skardu, Gilgit-BaltistanKharpocho Fort, Nansoq Organic Village, Upper Kachura Lake, Lower Kachura and Shangrila ResortDuration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in SkarduDay 5: ShigarStop At: Katpana Desert (Cold Desert), Skardu, Gilgit-BaltistanShigar Fort, Katpana Cold Desert and Deosai National ParkDuration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in Deosai National ParkDay 6: DeosaiStop At: Kala PaniKala Pani, Bara Pani, Trekking and ExplorationDuration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in Deosai National ParkDay 7: NaranStop At: Naran HotelLong Journey from from Deosai to NaranDuration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in NaranDay 8: IslamabadStop At: Saif-ul-Muluk Lake, Naran, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa ProvinceLake Saif ul Mulook and journey from Naran to IslamabadDuration: 12 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • LunchAccommodation included: None