TRICH MIR BASE CAMP TREK


Range: Karakoram.
Maximum Altitude: 4724 m.
Zone: Permitted.
Best Season: June - September.
Duration: 17 Days.

Tirich Mir base camp trek is a demanding trek where you are off and on trek on the lower Tirich glacier. Trekking right into the very center of the high Hindukush Mountain range to the Tirich Mir base camp also known as Babu camp.

Trekking in the Hindukush mountain range is most popular among the trekkers from around the world. The area is ideal for mountaineers, trekkers and nature lovers. The Hindukush region is ideal for those who want to discover a peace of mind. You can enjoy the unspoiled and pollution free natural beauty of the land. The roads have made easier to reach starting points for trekking into the region.

There are several trekking routes in the Hindukush mountain range some of short duration and some long duration. The Hindukush mountain range of Pakistan offer the easy to strenuous trekking and for those looking for challenging treks offers some of the most challenging remotest and demanding trekking anywhere in the world.

Trekking in these areas is a wonderful experience for anyone who enjoys the world most spectacular and diverse scenery of snowcapped lofty mountains, lush valleys, chuckling streams and emerald green lakes, a typical wildlife like the Snow Leopard and the Ibex and colorful ancient culture and its friendly people leave an everlasting impression on the visitors.

Chitral is at the northwestern border with Afghanistan and is home to the precipitous mountains of the Hindukush. This range is different from the Himalayas and Karakoram and since there are no 8000m peaks here in the Hindukush mountain range. However Tirich Mir is the highest Peak at 7708m in the Hindukush range and its accompanying peaks like Noshaq (7492m), Istoro Nal (7403m) and Saraghrar (7338m) command respect.

Beauty of Chitral Valley lies as much in its rustic, mountainous terrain, as in its warm hearted and friendly inhabitants.

Itinerary:

Days

Areas

Overnight

01 Arrival Islamabad. transfer to hotel. Trek briefing for permit. Hotel
02 Drive over Lowari pass 3118m to our private family Fort at Ayun. Home stay Hotel
03 Village walk at leisure to acclimatize in Ayun village. Ayun Fort home stay. Hotel
04 Visit Alexander’s lost tribe the Kalash of the Hindukush . Ayun Fort home stay. Hotel
05 A day in Chitral town exploring bazaars and Fort. Hotel
06 Drive to the high Zani pass 3840m 6 hrs for great views. Camp
07 Trek descend down to Shahgrom 2/3 hrs. Camp
08 Trek through willow / scree and dry rocky terrain to Sheiniak 4/5 hrs. 3540m. Camp
09 Trek besides the glacier then moraine to Shugurbaisum 5 to 6 hrs 4038m. Camp
10 Trek continue along the glacier to Tirich Mir base camp 6/7 hrs, Babu camp 4724m. Camp
11 Exploration around Babu camp 4724m. Camp
12 Trek to Shugurbaisum 4038m. Camp
13 Trek to Sheiniak 3540m. Camp
14 Trek to Shahgrom drive to Ayun Fort home stay. Hotel
15 Fly to Peshawar. Free day Peshawar bazaars. Hotel
16 Drive to Islamabad.  Hotel
17 Transfer to airport for International Fligh - - -
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