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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

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,

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

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

Baltistan,

Gondogoro Valley

Duration
9 days

Distance
50.2km

Standard
demanding

Season
Mid-July-September

Start/Finish
Hushe

Zone and Permit
restricted, US$50 permit

Public Transport
yes

Summary
This challenging trek up one of Karakoram’s most spectacular valleys

Baltistan,

Baltoro Glacier

Duration
15 days

Distance
143.6km

Standard
demanding

Season
June-September

Start/Finish
Thungol

Zone and Permit
restricted, US$50 permit

Public Transport
no

Summary
The world-renowned Baltoro Glacier has some of the planet’s most amazing

Gojal,

Qachqar-e-Dur and Shpodeen Pass

Duration
7 days

Distance
55.5km

Standard
demanding

Season
Mid-June-September

Start/ Finish
Shimshal Village

Zone and Permit
open, no permit

Public Transport
no

Summary
Unvisited and incredibly scenic, this loop trek crosses a spectacular

Chitral,

Tirich Mir Base Camp

Duration
6 days

Distance
58 km

Standard
demanding

Season
Mid-June-mid-September

Start/Finish
Shagrom

Zone and Permit
restricted, US$50 permit

Public Transport
yes

Summary
Tirich Mir, the Hindu kush’s highest peak, rises above a

Chitral, Ghizar,

Karambar An and Darkot An

Duration
11 days

Distance
123.5km

Standard
demanding, technical

Season
July-September

Start
Bort

Finish
Darkot

Zone and Permit
restricted, US$50 permit

Public Transport
yes

Summary
This trek ascends the glacially carved Karambar Valley across a

Rakhan Gali
Diamir, Gilgit,

Rakhan Gali

Duration
4 days

Distance
46km

Standard
demanding

Season
Mid-June-September

Start
Chirah

Finish
Hanuchal

Zone and Permit
open, no permit

Public Transport
yes

Summary
This dramatic close- up traverse along the south flanks of Diran

Chitral,

Phargam An

Duration
4 days

Distance
52. 5km

Standard
demanding

Season
July-mid-September

Start
Istor

Finish
Harchin

Zone and Permit
Open, no permit

Public Transport
yes

Summary
Traversing wild Hindu Kush country, this rugged trek follows an