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Mirshikar Peak

 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. Kacheli is another

grassy meadow with flower, which is at its best in June and July, offering superb views of Rakaposhi. From Kacheli to Kacheli Lake the trek is steep affording a gain of around 500m which is Mirshikar's Base Camp.Mirshikar Peak (5486M) and Kacheli Lake Trek

Itinerary

Day 01     Arrive Islamabad. Meet at the airport and transfer to hotel.Overnight hotel.

Day 02          Gilgit or Fly to Gilgit 1 hr (subject to weather)In case of cancellation of flight drive (12-14 hrs) by coach to Chilas on Karakorum Highway.Overnight hotel.

Day 03          Gilgit or Chilas - Hunza (100km from Gilgit or 250km from Chilas) Drive on KKH through the legendary Hunza where peace and contentment prevails.

Day 04          Hunza- Minapin - Hapakun (2860m) Drive to Minapin (2245m) half an hour and trek to Hapakun 3-4 hrs. A steep slope starts from Minapin. The entire trek is through a Juniper forest.  Overnight camp.

Day 05          Hapakun - Tagafari (3450m)Continue trek under the Juniper forest for about 3-4 hours to Tagafari. Another steep climbing day. Rest of the day will be free to explore the area. This is also a base camp for Rakaposhi (7788m). Overnight camp.

Day 06          Kacheli Lake (3950m)Walk from Tagafari to Kacheli Lake.Overnight camp.

Day 07          Higher Camp (4870m)   Climb easy grade snowy slopes for 6-7 hours to the higher camp from where we have beautiful views of north Faces of Diran and Rakaposhi. Overnight camp.

Day 08          Kacheli Camp Leave the camp past midnight and continue climb to the summit. Some of the most amazing views of Rakaposhi, Diran, Ultar, Lady Finger and both Hunza and  Nagar Valleys. Climb down to the camp at Kacheli.Overnight Camp

Day 09          Tagafari – Minapin Trek down to Kacheli and continue to Minapin. Overnight Guest House.

Day 10          Besham Drive to Besham (14-15 hrs) along the Indus, which divides the Karakorum and Himalayas as it enters Pakistan below Ladakh. From here we will follow the West bank of Indus to Besham (altitude 850 m) a small transit village fast becoming a town. Overnight hotel.

Day 11          Taxila – Islamabad Morning drive on KKH to Islamabad. Leave the Indus River at Thakot by crossing a bridge and continue through Chatar plains, Mansehra and Abbotabad.

En-route visit Taxila. (Taxila ranks among the great archaeological finds of the world. Conquered by Alexander the Great in 327 BC, it progressed under the Mauryans and the Great Kushans and became a learning centre. Destroyed by the White Huns it finally fell to the invading troops of Mahmud of Ghazni in 1000 AD).Overnight hotel.

Day 12           Full day for sightseeing at Islamabad/Rawalpindi Overnight hotel.

Day 13           Transfer to airport for your homebound flight.

 

Fact Sheet

 Altitude

5486m

Best Season

June - October

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Duration

13

Zone

Open

Range

Karakorum

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Contact Info

Address : Muhallah Hassan Colony Pain, Skardu, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
Phone : +923379877845
info@adventurelandpakistan.com

Adventure Land Trekking & Mountaineering Pakistan is a registered tour operator under Government License ID-961 and member of Pakistan Association of Tour Operators (PATO), Baltistan Adventure Association Tour Operators (BAATO) and Gilgit- Baltistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry .