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Autumn Photography in Gilgit Baltistan - Saltoro Summits

God has bestowed on Pakistan four seasons, Winter (November to February), Spring (March and April), Summer (May to September) and Autumn (October). Autumn is more attractive especially for photo safari in Baltistan and Hunza. During autumn the landscape of Baltistan and Hunza looks like a painting, the trees throughout the valley seem to be on fire as their leaves turn gold, red-orange and bronze, contrasting sharply with the barren mountains, their tops covered with snow and emerald green waters of the river snaking through the valley,it is a photographic dream come true.

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Location: Gilgit Baltistan, Pakistan

Duration:12 Days

Min Age:14

Max People:20

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Day 1 : Islamabad-Gilgit by Road 12-14 hrs
Early morning departure for Gilgit via Silk Route, sightseeing all along the route with the company of Indus river The longest river of Pakistan It flows from Tibet northwest across the Indian-controlled portion of Jammu and Kashmir, passing between the Western extremity of the Himalayas and the northern extremity of the Hindu Kush mountain range; it then courses generally south through Pakistan to The Arabian Sea. Overnight in the hotel at Gilgit.
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Day 2 : Gilgit- Phandar (6 hrs- 181.2 km)
Early morning departure to Phandar, Ghizar Valley. Overnight at the hotel.
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Day 3 : Phandar Valley Photography
Photography of beautiful Phander valley. Overnight in the hotel.
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Day 4 : Phandar to Hunza (8hr – 270 km)
Early morning departure to Hunza. In the evening photography and shopping. Overnight at Hunza.
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Day 5 : Hunza
Before sunrise drive to Duikar top viewpoint to enjoy the sunrise and beautiful Hunza, Nagar Valley, and mountain above 7000-M (Rakaposhi 7788-M, Diran 7266-M Golder Peak or Spantik 7027-M and Ulter Peaks. After photography back to the hotel for breakfast.After breakfast full day visit of Karimabad including Baltit Fort, Karimabad Bazaar, and Altit village and Fort. Dinner will be provided at the hotel restaurant. Overnight at the hotel.
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Day 6 : Gulmit - Hussaini - Khunjerab ( 95km – 3hr)
After breakfast departure for a full day visit of Ataabad lake, and Passu village. Enjoy views of Cathedral peaks, Gulmit Tower, and visit beautiful Gulmit village. the evening back to the hotel in Karimabad. Overnight at the hotel.
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Day 7 : Hunza- Skardu Baltistan (7 -8 hr – 300 km)
Early morning after breakfast drive to Skardu. Overnight at Hotel
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Day 8 : Shangrila Resort / Lower Kachura Lake and Upper Kachura Lake (1hr – 27 km)
Early morning drive to Kachura Valley. One of the beautiful valley has two beautiful Lakes name Upper Kachura Lake and Lower Kachura Lake situated at the height of 2,500- M.There is a Resort at Lower Kachura Lake known as Shangrila Resort a popular tourist destination for the local as well as foreign tourists. After the visit, Kachura Valley drives to beautiful Shigar Valley and 6 hundred years old Shigar Fort via Sadpara Lake. After the visit drive back to Skardu. Overnight at Hotel.
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Day 9 : Visit Shigar - Khaplu Valley/Khaplu Fort (5hrs- 150 km approximate)
Early morning drive to Shigar Vally and visit Shigar Fort and photography of Autumn and drive to Khaplu. Overnight in Hotel.
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Day 10 : Khaplu
Khaplu is the capital town of Ghancheh District of Gilgit Baltistan at a distance of 105 Kilometers from Skardu. Where you can see the Khplu Fort, one of the most magnificent 19th-century buildings in the Gilgit Baltistan. It is constructed of stone masonry, reinforced with timber members, and rendered in lime plaster. Khaplu is also famous for a historical mosque named Chaqchan built by Syed Mir Ali Hamadani during the 14th century A.D. Afternoon drive back to Skardu.overnight in Hotel
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Day 11 : Days 11 - 12 Skardu- Islamabad
Fly back to Islamabad, If unable due to bad weather the same day drive Islamabad. End of Our Services. Thank YOU!

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