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Culture Tour Silk Road, China & Pakistan - 10 Days

FACT SHEET:

No of days: 10

Seasion: June-October

MAX Elevation:4734m

Day-1 Friday:

On arrival you will be received at the airport or the road border,Transfer to hotel,with over 2000 years old history Kashgar is isolated desert City.located at the western end of the Taklamakan Desert,shightseeing at Kashgar bazaar,dinner at local resturant,overnight in hotel.

Day-2 Satureday:

If any place is to seen where time has stood still,it is Kashgar,or Kashi,as it known locally,one finds walking through the narrow lanes of old town,a scene from Arabian Nights,and a culture that has remained infact from outside influences and local people are very friendly,We will visit Abak Hoja Tomb,the Id kah Mosque and the old twon.evening back to hotel for dinner and overnight.

Day-3 Sunday:

Sunday bazaar in Kashgar,Once a week,on Sundays,the population swells by over 100-000 people-all have varied ethnic origins like Uyghurs,Tajiks,kyrgyzs,and Kazaks ect,selling wares from scissors to a Camel.The come by foot,horsebacks,bikes and donkey carts.in the afternoon we drive to Taxkorgan(370km)4-5hrs drive,Enroute stop at Karakul lake,The beautifull view of Muztagata(meaning ice mountain father)is magificent,treditional dinner at local resturant,overnight at hotel.

Day-4 Monday:

Adrive via Khunjerab Pass will get you into Pakistan,to the mountain kingdom of Hunza(262km)In the older time there were few high passes leading from China,that were suitable for travel,Today the Khunjerab Pass,which at an Elevation of 4734m is the highest point on the Karakoram highway,We do our lunch at Sost,the 1st town of Pakistan,further drive to Gulmit,1-2 hrs ,dinner and overnight in hotel.

Day-5 Tuesday:

After breakfast we drive to gulkin Village,from here we will start hiking to Borit lake over Gulkin glacier,Lunch at Borit Lake,afternoon back to Gulmit,explore Village,meet local people,see the Culture of Wakhi People,dinner and overnight in hotel.

Day-6 Wednesday:

After breakfast,we start boating to Attabad,on attabad or known as Gojal lake,on 4th January 2010 a massive rockslide blocked the Hunza river at Attabad,a 22km long Lake developed behind the barrier,1-2 hrs boating untill attabad,further drive to karimabad,(30 min)lunch at Karimabad,afternoon walk around Karimabad,meet local people,visit some old treditional houses,Hunza is probably most famous for longevity.dinner and overnight in hotel.

Day-7 Thursday:

Early in the morning drive to Duiker,for sun rising on the top os some famous peaks in Hunza and Nagar valleys,you can see 5 mountains over 7000m from Duiker,breakfast at EagleNest hotel Duiker,drive back to Altit village,visit over 900 years old Altit fort,walk to Karimabad,visit above 700 years old Baltit Fort,afternoon free for shoping in Karimabad,evening Tredetional dinner with live Culture Music,overnight in hotel.

Day-8 Friday:

Drive to Gilgitand on arrival of City tour of Gilgit and Kargah,A visit to Gilgit and its Bazaar will give you an opportunity to become acquainted with mountain people,lunch at gilgit,proceed to Chilas,2-3 hrs,dinner and overnight in hotel.

Day-9 Satureday:

Drive to Islamabad via Karakoram highway,with some photo stops,enroute,we will stop at Shatiyal to see Rock Carvings before driving further to Islamabad via Besham and Abbottabad,10-12 hrs,dinner and overnight in hotel.

Day-10 Sunday:

Morning Rawalpindi and Islamabad City Tour,proceed to Taxila,about 25km,almost 45 min drive,an UNESCO world heritage site and most importent site of Ghandahara Cultures some 2000 years ago.Visit the Museum with rich collection of artifacts and statues of Buddah dating back to pre-chirstian ear,lunch at Taxila,drive back to Islamabad,evening transfer to airport,fly back homeland.

Country: Pakistan
Transfer: Included
Food: Included
Best Deal:
Yes
Airport: Kashgar International
Registered Member of Tourism board of: Tourism license ID:891
Testimonials (Website,TripAdvisor, etc.): No
Guide Languages:
English
German
French
Spanish
Experience Level: Easy
Tour operator name: Hunza Adventure Leaders
Min group size: 4
Max group size: 20
Duration: 10
Provided Accommodation: Hotel
Included in service: a>Accumodation in tourist class hotels.b>Private air-Conditioned transport,for all ground transfers.c>Meals,breakfast,Lunch and Dinner,d>Entrance fees to museum and sites during Tour.
Not included in Service: a-International airfares.b-Personal insurance.c-Extras in hotels,like drinks,laundrey,personal phone calls,ect.d-Anything which is not mentioned at above given services.
Recommended Season:
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Guaranteed departure dates: 11th June 2016 and 6th August 2016
Remarks: recommended
Terms and Conditions: 25% advance payment
Listing created Jun 26, 2015

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