Mountaineering in Pakistan
With five of the above 8000 meters peaks in the world, Pakistan has been the focus of some of the most outstanding achievements in the world of mountaineering. For many decades the dauntless icy and rocky mountains have posed as challenge to those who dare. There are more than 100 peaks in Pakistan open for mountaineering today. Each year 40-50 mountaineering expeditions get permits to climb this greatest concentration of lofty peaks on earth. Here, five gigantic mountains, K2, Gasherbrum I, Gasherbrum II, Broad Peak and Nanga Parbat, tower above 8000 meters, with 108 peaks higher than 7000 meters. Through the ages these majestic and awesome mountains have lured nature lovers and adventurous mountaineers. There are still peaks above 6000 meters, many of which have remained unnamed and unclimbed. If you too can rise to the challenge then the treks in the sublime sanctuary of the nature await you. Come into the frozen world of the world’s highest peaks, land of the gigantic 8000ers. This is the paradise that is whispered around the world with a sense of the wonder and awe, for its offers the world of those giants that cross eight thousand meters. Nowhere else in the world can you gaze upon these giants in the sky, except in Karakorams, the Himalaya and Hindukush. Happily, there is always a peak for every kind of climber, from the amateur to the top professional. These snow covered mountains lure people from all over the world to try their hand at climbing in this land of mists and glaciers. So listen to the call from the mountain gods and contact Hunza Adventure Tours for your expedition plans now! Climbing permits to scale a mountain are issued in all seasons by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism Pakistan in Islamabad. Certain official documents are required to seek permission for climbing peaks. Below 6000 meters peaks do not require liaison officer for expedition. Fees or royalties depend upon the altitude of the peak. Hunza Adventure Tours offers all inclusive logistic support services to mountaineering expeditions up to base camps. Are you planning an expedition to Pakistan? And are you seeking help of an experienced tour operator who has handled hundreds of expeditions successfully and has received admiration from their valued clients? Do you want to get professional services of a tour operator, Then your choice should be Hunza Adventure Tours Pakistan (HATP). HATP is the largest adventure tour operating company in Pakistan which enjoys a large share of total expeditions that visit Pakistan to scale various peaks in Karakoram, Himalayas, and HinduKush. When you choose HATP to assist you, it means you don’t have to worry about any thing regarding your expeditions.
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Rash Peak remains as one of the highlights of the hisper trekking region from where one is able to have a distant glimpse of K2 on a fine day.
The village of Hushe is the last village where jeep road ends. It is 140km east of Skardu and the starting point for expeditions and trekking to various summer pastures and five glaciers.
One of the easiest trekking peaks in the Pakistan Himalaya is South Jalipur peak (5206m) which is in west of the Raikot Glacier and south of the Khusto (Jalipur) Pass (4837m) is frequently attempted by trekkers visiting Raikot Gah.
This is the mountain often called ' K2 ' by the village people of Korphe. One cross a vine bridge from Askole and walk across the summer pastures. beyond Korphe to reach base came at 3300m.
Jeep drive through the narrow Astore gorge is unique, enroute enjoy great views of the beautiful southern panorama of Nanga Parbat. A two day trek from the roadhead village of Tarshing takes us to the beautiful camp of Shaigiri
Mirshikar is a trekking peak offering superb views of the entire Hunza Valley and some of the lower parts of Nagar. We cross the Diran Glacier from the top end of the meadow at Tagafari, where the lateral moraine meets Rakaposhi Flanks.
Biacherahi Towers a group of rock towers stand close to Latok group. A1000m or more wall and gigantic block of granite has got altitude, snow and ice make an ideal Tower for adventure lover.
This trek takes you close to unspoiled nature. Apart from visiting Gulmit riding on 4 wheel jeep to the top of the Gulmit valley, winding your way through this thickly alpine forests spot, you reach rajabel and onward to Gulmit tower BC.