Tirich Mir glacier trek right into the very center of the high Hindukush mountains to the base camp of Tirich Mir 7708m known as Babu camp 4724m named after our veteran guide Babu Mohammed. On route, there are impressive 7000m summits like Noshaq 7492m, Istor Nal 7403m besides others. Hindukush Tirich Mir Base Camp Trek Two excess routes are possible either through Torkhow valley or the Zani pass which is preferred for acclimatization before the high trek. The trip can be combined with other treks in the region.
The Hindukush lies beyond the reach of the monsoon and, is a deserted, arid mountain scape visited by very few. The scenic Trich valley is very fertile, and populated with several small villages.
A spectacular drive to Uthul takes us to the jump off point, and trekking across Zani Pass (3886m) provides excellent views Hindukush and the Hindu Raj Ranges. Passing through the villages fo Atak and Bandak, one arrives Shogor, at the food of the Trich Glacier.
A free day will enable us to explore and will, allow for fantastic vies of Trich Mir (7708m), Istoro Nal (7403m) and heavily crevassed upper Trich Glacier. Visit legendary Kafir Kalash of Chitral.
Tirich glacier trekking right into the very centre of the high Hindukush mountains to the base camp of Tirich Mir 7708m known as Babu camp 4724m named after our veteran guide Babu Mohammed. On route, there are impressive 7000m summits like Noshaq 7492m, Istor Nal 7403m besides others. Two excess routes are possible either through Torkhow valley or the Zani pass which is preferred for acclimatization before the high trek. The trip can be combined with other treks in the region.
Welcome at Islamabad airport, and transfer to hotel. After refreshment proceed for city tour of Islamabad and Rawalpindi, which includes famous Faisal Mosque, Shakar Parian, Pakistan monument, Damen Koh, Lok Versa, Museum, Rawalpindi old bazaar, Raja Bazaar.
After breakfast departure for Swat, 230 km, 4-5 hours, en-route visit well-preserved monastery of Takhat-e-Bai. Driving along the picturesque Malakand Pass you will first visit the magnificent ancient Buddhist monastery Takht-i-Bahi dating back to 1st to 7th Century AD. Takht-e-Bhai consists of numerous chapels and stupas sticking to the high, rocky spurs. Next, continue to the enchanting Swat Valley visiting the famous Churchill’s Picket en route. The valley of Swat, famous for its scenic beauty, snow-capped peaks, countless waterfalls and glaciers, water springs and pastures, streams and rivulets, thick woods, glades and glens, natural parks, lakes and dark forests.
Drive to Chitral 254 km, 7-8 hours, afternoon visit Chitral town. Chitral town is surprisingly large; it is population having swelled by Afghan refugees from across the border. Visit Chitral fort and 100 years old Shahi mosque surrounded by clusters of enormous chinars trees. The impressive fort is the ancestral home of the mehtars of Chitral (The ex-ruling family).
Drive to Kalash valleys visit Bumburet, Birir, and Rumbur, evening back to Chitral Chitral prime attraction is the Kalash valleys, home of 3000 non-Muslim Kafir Kalash (or black infidels) who live in 20 small villages in the valleys of Birir and Rumbur. The Kafir Kalash still follow their own religion, a mixture of animism and ancestor-and fire-worship, and have retained some of their original cultures. They make offerings to several gods: Sajigor, the highest deity, is in charge of everything: Surisan protects the cattle, Goshedoi milk products, and praba fruit. Most of the Kalash are pale skinned, and some of them even have fair hair and blue eyes, all of which give rise to the usual legend that they are descended from the followers of Alexander.
Trek to the high Zani pass 3840-m 6 hours for great views. Camp on the pass.
Trek descend down to Shahgrom 2/3 hours Altitude 2760 m. Overnight in tents
Trek through willow/scree & dry rocky terrain to Sheiniak 4/5 hours. Altitude 3540 m. Overnight in tents
Trek besides the glacier then moraine to Shugurbaisum 5 to 6 hrs. Altitude 4038 m. Overnight in tents
Trek to Tirich Mir base camp 6/7 hours, Babu camp Altitude 4724 m. Overnight in tents
Exploration around Babu camp 4724m. Overnihgt in tents
Trek to Shugurbaisum Altitude 4038 m. Overnight in tents
Trek to Sheiniak. Altitude 3540 m. Overnight in tentsTrek to Sheiniak. Altitude 3540 m. Overnight in tents
Trek to Shahgrom and drive to Chitral. Overnight at hotel
Drive to Swat 254 km. en route stop at various view points for photography and refreshment. Overnight at hotel
Drive to Islamabad 245 km en-route visit Taxila Museum and historical sites.
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