hunza-expedition

Many of us go to the north for tourism! However, with Pakistan emerging as one of the top destinations for travelers, the region of Hunza is not only a paradise on earth but will also become the future business hub due to the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor.


From Gilgit to Hunza and Khunjarab pass ending at Pakistan China border, get ready to refresh your mind and souls with this blissful journey.

hunza baltit fort

Participation & Registration

Charges: PKR 30,000/-

The event is open to the business leaders, entrepreneurs and corporate clients who want to explore the beauty of Gilgit-Baltistan along with availing business opportunities arising under CPEC.

Dates: 15th – 19th July, 2018

Major Attractions

  • Detailed briefings on the tourism industry and business opportunities in Gilgit-Baltistan, visit incubation centers initiated by Aga Khan development network to facilitate young entrepreneurs.
  • Visit Pakistan China border and Sost dry port
  • Site seeing trips to the surrounding areas of Hunza including Duikar, Passu, and Gulmit
  • Visit different businesses run by women in Hunza.
  • Exclusive Photography/Videography

Terms and Conditions

  • Every member must keep his/her CNIC.
  • The member should report 30 mins before departure time.
  • Member must behave ethically with his/her fellow group members, otherwise
  • Obortunity can cancel his/her trip at any time.
  • Obortunity is not responsible for the loss of any kind of valuable item.
  • No refunds shall be made in case a member leaves the trip during the event.
  • Obortunity is not liable, in case of a natural disaster or any unforeseen circumstance beyond human control including but not limited to rains, storms, land sliding, accident, flat tires, engine failure or other vehicle mal-function etc.
  • Personal weapons/drugs are strictly prohibited.

Facilities

  • Hotel Accommodation (3 person sharing) Standard hotels
  • Standard meals (Breakfast and Dinner)
  • Transport
  • Tour guide
  • Basic first aid kit

What’s Included

  • Two-way transport
  • Meals (Breakfast and Dinner)
  • Professional photography
  • All tolls and taxes
  • Fuel
  • Photography

Not Included

  • Jeep
  • Expenses of personal nature
  • Extras at Hotel i.e Soft drinks, Mineral water phone calls etc
  • Any expense not mentioned under the heading “Services Included”

Cancellation Policy

50% of the total amount will be deducted if cancellation notified prior to 5th july 2018

No refund policy is applicable after 5th july 2018

Trip Itinerary

Day 1

• Departure from Islamabad to Naran (late morning) [238kms, 6-7hrs]
• Lunch/ Balakot/Mansehra/Naran (depending on arrival time)
• Departure for Gilgit
• Drive above Lulusar Lake.
• Stop at Babusar Top
• Passage and stops at Tata Pani (hot spring), Raikot Bridge, Nanga Parbat peak (above 8126m) view point, Three Junction Point (where Karakoram, Himalaya and Hindukush meet)
• Arrival in Gilgit – check-in and rest at hotel
• Night stay in Gilgit

Day 2

• Briefing on tourism and business opportunities in Gilgit Baltistan
• Visit to Accelerated Prosperity (An incubation center started by AKDN)
• Departure for Hunza
• Visit to Shiqam (construction site run by women)
• Trip to and presentation inside Altit Fort (more than 700 years old) (Optional)
• Lunch in Hunza
• Tour of Altit village and gardens
• Excursion/hike to highest view point (Duikar) in Hunza-Nagar (witness sunset on white peaks)
• Visit to Eagle’s Nest
• Visit to Hunza De Café – famous for walnut cake (optional)
• Night stay in upper/lower Hunza

Day 3

• Departure for Pak-China Border (Khunjerab Pass) – [172km one way, 3-4hrs one way]
• Passage through Ganish bridge and ancient rock carvings
• Travelling along famous Attabad lake
• Passage through Hussany Glacier, view of Passu Catheral/Cones(above 6000) and Shispar peak
• Pass through Passu Peak and Batura (world’s 4th largest glacier) view points
• Visit to Sost Dry Port
• Enter Khunjerab National Park
• View wildlife habitats for Ibex, Snow Leopards etc
• Spot Marmots
• Reach Pak-China border and get stunned by the natural environment and witness snow in summers on a lucky day
• Meet Chinese people(soldiers/border police/Chinese tourists from the other side)
• Eat packed/picnic lunch on Pak-China Border (4733m)
• Shopping time on return in Sost (Immigration/Customs point) for Chinese goods (electronics, watches etc)
• Night stay in Passu/Gulmit

Day 4

• Bulbulik Music School
• Carpet center in Gulmit
• Hussani Suspension Bridge
• Volleyball
• Bonfire
• Night stay in Gulmit/Passu

Day 5

• Departure for Naran 330km
• Lunch in Gitidas/Naran
• Arrival in Islamabad
• Dream your journey 😉