Range: Karakoram / Himalayas
Best Season: Jul to Oct
This one is surely for the intrepid traveller. A tour of Karakoram Highway is not for the feeble heart. Though not many tourists take the Karakoram Highway as a travel destination but those who have taken the journey swear by its beauty and challenges that the 805-mile long highway throws. Once in a lifetime experience, a tour through the rugged barren and beautiful Karakoram Highway is something a dream for adventure lovers.
The 805-mile long Karakoram Highway starts from Havelian, which is about 100 kilometres from Islamabad, the capital of Pakistan. The highway passes through many non-descript towns and villages in Pakistan before snaking into China. The Karakoram Highway winds through Abbottabad, Mansehra, Thakot, Besham, Pattan, Sazin, Chils, Gilgit and Hunza. Pakistan Army built the highway with the association of Chinese experts and it took about 15 years to complete the highway.
Karakoram Highway offers thrilling experience for an adventure lover. You may pass many beautiful scenic spots that offer virgin beauty untouched by the outward influence. On the other hand you may come across miles and miles of barren land with Rocky Mountains staring you in the face.
Before you jump to take the next flight to Pakistan for your dream adventure travel, it is essential to chart out a plan and duration for your tour to Karakoram Highway. Prior information is essential. If you wish to cross over China from Karakoram Highway, a Chinese Visa is a must. In the absence of the Chinese Visa, you may not be able to travel to other side of the border. If you are coming from China and crossing over to Pakistan, you can get a 14-day transit visa at Sust.
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|01||Arrive Islambad and sight-seeing|
|02||Drive to Besham|
|03||Drive to Gilgit|
|04||Gilgit to Hunza|
|05||Hunza to Gulmit|
|06||Gulmit to Sost|
|07||Sost to Khunjerab Pass|
|08||Khunjerab to Gulmit|
|09||Rest day in Gulmit|
|10||Karimabad – local exploration|
|11||Karimabad to Gilgit|
|12||Gilgit to Besham|
|13||Besham to Islambad|
|14||Flight to destination|