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Chitral,

Lohigal An

Duration
4 days

Distance
47. 5km

Standard
moderate

Season
July-mid-September

Start
Madaglasht

Finish
Istor

Zone and Permit
Open, no permit

Public Transport
yes

Summary
Forested slopes, meadows, springs, wildflowers, friendly herders, big snowy

Ghizar,

Asumbar Haghost

Duration
4 days

Distance
44. 7km

Standard
moderate

Season
June-September

Start
Asumbar

Finish
Dal Sandhi

Zone and Permit
open, no permit

Public and Transport
yes

Summary
This culturally and linguistically diverse trek through alpine meadows

Ghizar,

Punji Pass

Duration
4 days

Distance
40. 3km

Standard
demanding

Season
July-September

Start
Darkot

Finish
Ghotulti

Zone and Permit
open, no permit

Public and Transport
yes

Summary
This traverse of the Hindu Raj Range, through unspoiled

Ghizar,

Zagaro An

Duration
6 days

Distance
57.6km

Standard
very demanding

Season
July-August

Start
Batakushi

Finish
Chapali

Zone and Permit
ppen, no permit

Public Transport
finish only

Summary
Northern Pakistan’s most challenging nonglaciated pass traverse unvisited valleys

Hunza, Nagar,

Daintar Pass

Duration
5 days

Distance
43.4km

Standard
demanding, technical

Season
July-September

Start
Upper Naltar

Finish
Torbuto Das

Nearest Town
Gilgit

Zone and Permit
open, no permit

Public Transport
yes

Summary
This semi- loop alpine trek crosses

Hunza, Nagar,

Barpu Glacier

Duration
6 days

Distance
41.9km

Standard
moderate

Season
Mid-June-October

Start/Finish
Hoper

Zone and Permits
open, no permit

Public Transport
no

Summary
Trails along the tree- lined upper glacier lead directly to

Hunza, Nagar,

Rush Phari

Duration
5 days

Distance
36.3km

Standard
demanding

Season
Mid-June-September

Start/Finish
Hoper

Zone and Permit
open, no permit

Public Transport
no

Summary
Incredible views of distant k2, Baintha Brak, the Hispar La

Hunza, Nagar,

Ultar

Duration
 2 days

Distance
6.2km

Standard
easy

Season
May-October

Start/Finish
Baltit

Nearest Village
Karimabad

Zone and Permit
open, no permit

Public Transport
yes

Summary
This steep, but short, trek leads to a stunning glacial

Gojal,

Avdegar

Duration
2 days

Distance
13.4km

Standard
moderate

Season
May-October

Start/Finish
Passu

Zone and Permit
open, no permit

Public Transport
yes

Summary
Being at lofty Avdegar gives the feeling of looking down at immense

Gojal,

Batura Glacier

Duration
5 days

Distance
64.6km

Standard
moderate

Season
June-October

Start/Finish
China Camp

Zone and Permit
open, no permit

Public Transport
yes

Summary
The classic trek along a glant Karakoram glacier passes beneath

Gojal,

Lupgar Sar Base Camp

Duration
3 days

Distance
29km

Standard
moderate

Season
June-September

Start/Finish
Dũt

Zone and Permit
open, no permit

Public Transport
no

Summary
Shimshal’s oldest summer pastures with awesome views of 7000m peaks and

Baltistan,

Chogo Lungma Glacier

Duration
5 days

Distance
72.6km

Standard
demanding

Season
Mid-June-September

Start/Finish
Doko

Zone and Permit
open, no permit

Public Transport
yes

Summary
Traditional Balti culture, flower-filled meadows and superb alpine scenery reward