Drive Jeep Safari Explore Pakistan Through the High Passes of Pakistan Summery: From Islamabad, Pakistan’s modern capital and older twin city of Rawalpindi, to the North-West Frontier which neighbors with Afghanistan.Jeep Safari Explore Pakistan move Peshawar’s old city bazaars and markets jumbled together creates an impression of being transported back in time – our of […]
Drive Jeep Safari Explore Pakistan Through the High Passes of Pakistan
From Islamabad, Pakistan’s modern capital and older twin city of Rawalpindi, to the North-West Frontier which neighbors with Afghanistan.Jeep Safari Explore Pakistan move Peshawar’s old city bazaars and markets jumbled together creates an impression of being transported back in time – our of the 20th century into another era. Chitral Valley with the unique Kalash (known as the Wearers of Black Robes) – a remaining minority of approximately 3500 people living in three isolated, beautiful valleys. To make a responsible, low-impact effect on this fragile culture our groups will be small and accompanied by a local Kalash guide. With your guide, you will be able to observe and mix with the friendly Kalash, including their magnificently dressed women, in a more comfortable, less obtrusive manner
The Jeep Safari Explore Pakistan program in Kalash Valley is unstructured to enable you to enjoy the people and area according to your interests – be it gentle strolls through villages and along tree-lined irrigation channels, to walks to high summer grazing fields at the end of the valleys or the long, strenuous walks over high passes to neighboring Kalash valleys.Jeep Safari Pakistan Further to the trade city of Northern area’s “Gilgit”, in the land of hunzakurts and into China. Return from China to Islamabad via KKH to Chilas and drive back to Islamabad via Babusar pass, Kaghan – Naran valley and into Islamabad via Murre ang galis.
Route can be: Rawalpindi, Peshawar day trip to Khyber Pass at Pak-Afghan border or Darra – the gun factory, Swat, Chitral – via the Lowari Pass, Kalash Valley, Gilgit – via the Shandur Pass, Hunza Valley, Khunjerab Pass at Pak-China border and back to Islamabad via Chilas and KKH or by the Babusar Pass, Kaghan Valley Murree,Jeep Safari Explore End in from its starting point, Islamabad, Rawalpindi.
Upon arrival met and transfer to your hotel in Rawalpindi. Sightseeing of Rawalpindi/Islamabad.
Drive to Peshawar, On arrival tansfer to your hotel. After short rest proceed for city tour.
Note: Visit to Khyber is subjected to permission from Tribal Agent Office in Peshawar.
Khyber Pass from Peshawar to the Afghan border at Torkham it is 56 kilometres. The road is open as far as Jamrud Fort. Jamrud Fort.
Swat The Greeks fought for its beauty, the Buddhists inhabited it because of its eternal beauty and peace, the Moghals envied its lush green valleys and fast flowing rivers and today it is coveted by the Pathans, the Kohistanis and the Gujars.
Drive towards KALAM – As you continue along the Swat River the valley narrows and the terraced grainfields disappear and there’s nothing to see but the granite walls of mountains and thickly wooded stands of large trees.
Proceed to Chitral via DIR and Lowari Pass.
AM : After a brief walk tour of Chitral, we take a short ride to Bomboret.
PM : Walk tour of Kalash Valleys. Distance: 40 Km, Altitude: 1977 m Time: 02 hrs.
AM : After an early breakfast, we will resume the exciting jeep journey to Mastuj, a beautiful village 76 miles to the North-East of Chitral. Distance: 122 km, Altitude: 2351 m, Time: 6-7 hours
AM : Continue our thrilling journey through various hairpin turns, before arriving at Shandur Pass (12250 ft) and finally reached at Phander lake via Teru, a small beautiful village. Phander’s other name is “Angler’s Paradise”. This trout laden serene lake allows one forget the bumpy and trying jeep journey.
Distance: 97 kms, Altitude: 2850 m, Time: 5-6 hours.
AM : The thrilling jeep ride continues high above the valley floor on a winding road cut into cliffs.
Distance : 137 kms, Drive : 6-7 hours, Altitude : 1530 m,
AM: After breakfast, continue jeep drive to Gilgit. Distance : 40 Kms, Drive : 02 hrs, Altitude : 1500 m
AM : After a brief walk tour of Gilgit town, proceed to Karimabad – the capital of Hunza.
PM : Walk tour of Kaimabad including Baltit fort. Distance: 120 kms, Drive: 3-4 hrs, Altitude: 2400 m.
AM : Full day Excursion to Khunjerab Pass. Bypassing Gulmit, a fertile plateau with irrigated fields on either side of the KKH, we drive to Passu, a setting off point for climbers for the Batura, Passu, Kuk & Lupghar Groups. Distance : 320 kms, Drive 7-8 hrs, Altitude : 4703 m
AM : Excursion to Nagar Valley. Another princely state across Hunza. Inhabited by the colorful & peaceful followers of Prince Karim Agha Khan.PM : After sightseeing Nagar, continue drive to Chilas.
Distance : 385 kms, Drive : 7-8 hrs, Altitude : 980 m
AM : Morning departure for the lush green village of Babusar. Leaving the Karakoram Highway we drive on to a jeep track which leads to the Babusar Pass and further to Kaghan valley. After an exciting jeep drive we reach Babusar village situated at the foot of the Babusar Pass 4145 meters high and surrounded by pine plantations.
AM : After breakfast departure for Naran. Bypassing Lalazar, we reach Naran, a fisherman’s dream surrounded by lush green meadows and rushing icy Kunhar River. Naran happens to be the center of Kaghan’s Tourism.
AM : This morning drive up to the fairy tale lake of “Saiful Maluk” 3212 meters high, which Shimmers under the guardianship of “Malika Parbat Peak” 5292 meters high. Today’s trek offers excellent scenic views of lush green mountain slopes studded by pine trees. After sightseeing the Lake, proceed to Shogran, a beautiful hill station at 2400 m offering excellent views of Musa-Ka-Mussalah, Makra & Malika Parbat.
Distance : 55 Km, Drive : 3-4 hrs, Altitude : 2400 m.
AM : Driving down from Shogran to Islamabad.
Transfer to airport for your home bond flight.
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