15 Days 14 Nights , Batura Werthum Pass Trek Hunza Gilgit Baltistan Pakistan 2023-2024
Trek start from China camp and ends in Ramanj town after the intersection of Werthum Pass 5147m. It requires 45 minutes from the high base to the Top. The pass has 20-to-25-degree slants on the two sides and a lasting 3m to 4m vertical molding on its north side. Utilize a rope belay while getting through the molding and slicing steps in the ice to arrive at the bone underneath the pass. The pass is more troublesome before mid-July when there are more snow and a more prominent molding. Batura, the generally open and fourth longest Karakoram icy mass, extends west from the Karakorum interstate for 56km. The journey’s unique landscape incorporates 14 pinnacles higher than 7000m and enormous ice floes falling more than 4000m from the Batura Divider to the ice sheet. The majority of the journey is through removal valleys and along streams. With practically no precarious fragments,
it bears the cost of continuous acclimatization and presents no significant troubles. Indeed, even the journey’s two ice sheet intersections are generally straightforward. Adventurers likewise get a brief look at the exceptional lifestyle of Passu residents, who tend to domesticated animals in the late spring pastures along the icy masses’ north edge.
Batura Werthum Pass Trek
Welcome at Islamabad airport, and transfer to the hotel. After refreshments proceeds for a city tour of Islamabad, which includes the famous Faisal Mosque, Shakar Parian, Pakistan monument, Daman-e-Koh, Lok Virsa, Museum, and Saidpur village Night stay in Islamabad.
Drive to Naran 6-7 hours, 239 km, after lunch continue drive to Chilas 3-4 hours 113.3 km via Babusar Pass 4,173m. Babusar Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 4,173 m (13,691 ft) above the sea level. The pass is the highest point in the Kaghan valley, Pakistan. The pass connects the Kaghan Valley via the Thak Nala with Chilas on the Karakoram Highway. Its one of the famous hair pinned roads in the world.
Drive to Karimabad (Hunza) 6-7 hours. En-route stop at junction point of three great mountain ranges meet, the Karakorum, Himalaya and Hindukush, at Thalichi for photography from Nanga Parbat 8,126m and at Rakaposhi view point for photography and refreshment. Evening drive to Passu 50km. Altitude: 2,400m Accommodation: Tents Meals
Trek to Yunz ben 11.5 km, 6-7 hours. It takes about 6 to 7 hours walking on dusty trails at the snout of the huge Batura Glacier. The Batura is even longer than the famous Baltoro Glacier in the K2 region. Altitude: 2,880m , Accommodation: Tents Meals
Trek to Yashpirt 6-7 hours, 5.7km. Today we diagonally cross the Batura Glacier. This is a tiresome day with lot of walking on rocks and the moraines of Batura. Yashpirt is a beautiful high meadow with many shepherd huts and fantastic views of the Batura peaks and the famous Batura ice fall across the glacier from us. We can also see Distaghil Sar (7,885 m.) from here. Distaghil Sar is the highest most western mountain in Trans-Himalayan and one has to go around the globe to come back to the eastern Himalaya to find such high peaks. Altitude: 3,302m Accommodation: Tents Meals
Trek to Shireen Maidan 6-7 hours, 16.9km.
Altitude: 3,880m Accommodation: Tents Meals
Trek to Werthum base camp 3-4 hours 3.8km.
Altitude: 4,363m Accommodation: Tents Meals
Trek to Werthum High camp 3-4 hours, 3.4km.
Altitude: 4,975m Accommodation: Hotel Meals
Trek to Harkeesh after crossing Werthum Pass 5147m) 6-7 hours, 6.1, km, 172m ascent, 1658m descent.
Altitude: 3,489m Accommodation: Hotel Meals
Trek down to Raminj 3-4 hours, 394m descent. Altitude: 2,400m Accommodation: Tents Meals
Drive to Passu by Jeeps and continue drive to Karimabad via Attaabad Lake.
Accommodation: Hotel Meals
Morning visit Baltit Fort 700 Years old and Baltit village, afternoon visit Altit Fort 900 Years old, Altit village and visit the women carpenters of Hunza. Evening enjoy water channel walk from Karimabad to towards Hyderabad village.
Drive to Naran 355km via Babusar Pass 4173m. En-route stop at various viewpoints for photography and refreshment. Babusar Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 4.173 m (13,691 ft) above the sea level. The pass is the highest point in the Kaghan Valley, Pakistan. The pass connects the Kaghan valley via the Thak Nala with Chilas on the Karakoram Highway. It’s one of the famous hair pinned roads in the world. Karakoram highway is the 8th wonder of the world.
Drive to Islamabad 6-7 hours 239 km, en-route visit Taxila museum and historical sites. Taxila: Most of the archaeological sites of Taxila (600 BC to 500 AD) are located around Taxila museum. For over one thousand-year Taxila remained famous as a centre of learning Gandhara art of sculpture, architecture, education, and Buddhism in the days of Buddhist glory. There are over 50 archaeological sites scattered in a radius of 30 km around Taxila. In Taxila visit archaeological sites of Jaulian, Mohra Moradu, and Sirkap. Later visit. Taxila museum: A museum comprising various sections with rich archaeological finds of Taxila. It is one of the best and well-maintained site museums of Pakistan.
Transfer to Islamabad airport for international flight
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