Shimshal Trek

Destination: Hunza

Shimshal Trek

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Join Biafo Tours and experience enthralling views of Minglig Sar in Shimshal valley and the extreme southern mountain ranges of Kun Lun. You can also enjoy the beauty of Shimshal lake near Shimshal Pass mountain. (4735m).

This thrilling trek is going to make you experience unexplored surrounding areas of Wakhan Corridors with lush green pastures of enchanted Pamirs on the borderline between South Asia and central Asia. This trek will provide you exciting opportunity to see large groups of sheep, goats’ yaks and ibex grazing on these pastures. Snow Leopards can also be seen in these grasslands to hunt goats and yaks.

Enroute we will see the diversity of terrains from steep passes to spectacular valleys and calm lakes. The majestic historical Shimshal pas was once used by traders to travel between China and India.

This trek is 7-9 hours walk starting from the beautiful Shimshal valley to Wuch Furzeen. You have to then walk to Shuijherav which will take around 6-8 hours walk. To reach Shimshal pass from Shuijherav it takes almost three hours. Shimshal Pass is the most relaxing and soothing camping point near icy lakes and lush green grasslands. It takes just one day to climb Minglig Sar from Shimshal pass if one is in good physical condition and the weather is favorable. The spectacular views of North Face of K2 are one of the perks of this trek.



Day 01 Islamabad. Hotel.

Day 02 Fly to Gilgit or drive to Chilas in case of flight cancellation. Hotel.

Day 03 Drive to Karimabad either from Gilgit or Chilas. Hotel.

Day 04 Visit Balt forts. After lunch drive to Gulmit. Hotel.

Day 05 Drive to Shimshal (3000m). Tent.

Day 06 Trek to Furzeen (3365m). Tent.

Day 07 Trek to Schievjerab (4350m). Tent.

Day 08 Trek to Mingling BC. Tent.

Day 09 Free day. Tent.

Day 10 Trek back to Shizherav (4350m). Tent.

Day 11 Trek to Wuch Furzeen (3365m). Tent.

Day 12 Trek to Shimshal. Tent.

Day 13 Drive to Gilgit. Hotel.

Day 14 Fly to Islamabad or drive to Besham in case of flight cancellation. Hotel.

Day 15 Free day

Day 16 Fly Out.

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