Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is flower – Albert Camus
We offer fixed departure group tours to Gilgit-Baltistan during autumn season, we also organize private tours for photographers, couples, friends & families, and private groups tours on request.
Day 01: Islamabad
Arrival at the airport in Islamabad, our guide and drive will meet you upon your arrival at the airport, after meeting and greeting by our staff, they will transfer you to your hotel in Islamabad.
Day 02: Islamabad – Chilas
Drive to Chilas via Karakorum Highway or Babusar Pass (Naran valley) if the pass is open, arrive in Chilas and transfer to the hotel.
Day 03: Chilas – Phandar/Gupis valley
Drive to Phandar valley, we will make some short stops en-route at viewpoint of Nanga Parbat (8126m), junction point of three great mountain ranges (Himalaya, Karakorum & Hindukush) and for lunch at Gakuch. Arrive in Gupis/Phandar and transfer to the hotel.
Day 04: Phandar/Gupis valley
Explore the Gupis and Phandar valley. Today we will visit Khalti Lake, Phandar Lake, Phandar River and the small beautiful villages to take photo of autumn colors.
Day 05: Gupis/Phandar – Ghulkin/Gulmit/Passu (Gojal, Upper Hunza)
Drive to Ghulkin/Gulmit/Passu, today we have another beautiful of driving through the beautiful villages of Ghizar and Nangar valley. We will make stops for photography in each villages, at the remaining of Old Silk Road and for lunch at Rakaposhi viewpoint. Arrive in Ghulkin/Gulmit/Passuand transfer to the hotel
Day 06: Khunjerab Pass (Pakistan/China border) (Gojal, Upper Hunza)
Full day excursion to Khunjerab Pass, in the evening drive back to Ghulkin/Gulmit/Passu. On our way back we will stop and explore the beautiful villages of upper Gojal which offer the best colors of autumn in the all valley. Arrive in Ghulkin/Passu/Gulmit and transfer to the hotel
Day 07: Passu – Karimabad (central Hunza)
Drive to Karimabad (central Hunza), en route we will stop at Attabad Lake, sacred rocks of Hunza and visit Hoper Valley, after exploring Hoper valley and visit the glacier we will drive to Karimabad, before we reach Karimabad we will stop at one of the oldest village of Hunza valley “Ganish” to see the old settlement. Arrive in Karimabad and check in to the hotel.
Day 08: Karimabad (Gojal, Upper Hunza)
Day to explore Karimabad and the nearby villages. Today we will visit Baltit Fort, Karimabad local bazaar, Altit Fort, Royal garden and in the evening we will drive to Duiker to see sunset on the beautiful high mountains of Hunza valley and Nagar valley. Duiker offers the best view of Hunza valley, Nagar valley and the snow-capped mountains of both valleys. After sunset we will drive back to the hotel in Karimabad.
Day 09: Gilgit- Besham/Naran
Drive back to Besham/Naran, We will make some short stops en-route for lunch and photography, arrive in Besham/Naran and transfer to the hotel
Day 10: Besham – Islamabad – Fly to your destination.
Drive to Islamabad, en-route short stops for photography, lunch and visit Taxila museum, later drive to Islamabad. Arrive in Islamabad and visit Shah Faisal Moqsue, Pakistan monument and the bazaar (markets) of Islamabad for shopping! Later in the evening/night we will drive to the airport and our services ends here. You will fly to your destination!