Pakistan

 
Ultar Meadow, Hunza, Pakistan, 2008

Ultar Meadow, Hunza, Pakistan, 2008

Distance:  4.2 miles (7 km) Avg.Time: 4 – 5 hours Start / Finish : Karimabad Overlooking the spectacular Hunza Valley, Karimabad is serviced by regular minibuses to and from Gilgit. Season:  May to October Maps / Info: Lonely Planet, Pakistan & the Karakoram Highway, has a basic sketch map and trekking notes. All you need […]

 
Shimshal Pamir, Karakoram Range, Pakistan, 2008

Shimshal Pamir, Karakoram Range, Pakistan, 2008

Distance :   52.2 miles (84 km) Avg. Time :   4-5 days Start / Finish : Shimshal village As of September, 2008, there was a daily passenger jeep which left Passu bound for Shimshal. This vehicle is often full, in which case you will need to organise a private jeep. In either case, the friendly […]

 
Batura Glacier, Karakoram Range, Pakistan, 2008

Batura Glacier, Karakoram Range, Pakistan, 2008

Distance :   46.6 miles (75 km) approx. Avg.Time :   3 or 4  days Start / Finish : Passu It is possible to store any extra gear you might have at the welcoming Passu Inn, which also sports a restaurant and a small shop across the street. Season :  June – September Maps / […]

 
Fairy Meadow, Pakistan, 2008

Fairy Meadow, Pakistan, 2008

Distance : 29 km (including side trip to Nanga Parbat Base Camp) Avg.Time :  2 days Start / Finish : Fairy Point / Jhel For transport to and from Raikot Bridge on the Karakorum Highway, see the following link: http://www.fairymeadowscottage.com/ From the bridge, you will need to either walk (15km) or hire a private jeep […]

 
Pakora Pass, Pakistan, 2008

Pakora Pass, Pakistan, 2008

Distance :  47km approx. Avg.Time :    3-4 days Start / Finish : Upper Naltar – Pakora. Regular passenger jeeps or minibuses from Gilgit service both trailheads. For details see Lonely Planet Pakistan & the Karakoram Highway. Season :  June – September Maps / Info : Lonely Planet Trekking in the Karakoram & Hindukush has a […]

 
Rush Phari, Pakistan, 2008

Rush Phari, Pakistan, 2008

Distance :   36km Avg.Time :   3 days Start / Finish : Hoper A daily minibus runs to Hoper from Aliabad, situated just down the hill from Karimabad. The latter village is a fantastic place to base yourself whilst doing multiple hikes in the Hunza Valley. Season :  June – September Maps / Info : Lonely […]