Pakistan China overland tour is an interesting combination of two bordering countries that are tied into friendship relations for over a century now.
We will spend our first week in the mountains and colorful cities of Gilgit -Baltistan, including the beautiful Hunza Valley.
Explore the Himalayas, the Hindukush, the Pamirs and the Karakorum’s, and drive along the Karakoram Highway over the world’s highest paved border crossing — the Khunjerab Pass — into China. In Kashgar, visit the ancient market, where 100,000 Uyghur gather to sell and trade.
Kashgar or Kashi is an oasis city with approximately 350,000 residents in the western part of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region of the People’s Republic of China. Kashgar is the administrative centre of Kashgar Prefecture which has an area of 162,000 km² and a population of approximately 3.5 million.
The city covers an area of 15 km². The altitude averages 1,289.5 m/4,282 ft. above sea level. The city is located in the western extreme of China.
Day 01: Arrive in Islamabad, Pakistan
Day 02: Islamabad, to Besham
Day 03: Besham, to Gilgit
Day 04: Gilgit, to Skardu
Day 05: Skardu
Day 06: Skardu,
Day 07: Skardu – Karimabad
Day 08: Karimabad
Day 09: Karimabad, to Gulmit
Day 10: Khunjerab Pass to Tashkurgan (China)
Day 11: Drive to Kashgar, Kara-Kul Lake, Pamir Mountain giants
Day 12: Kashgar — Id Kah Mosque, market
Day 13: Kashgar Market
Day 14: Kashgar – Islamabad