Pakistan – a new nation and ancient land, Xinjiang – the age-old cradle of Central Asian Civilization. Between these two territories lies the most exciting stretch of the fabled Silk Route. This is a legacy of unparalleled treasures meant for adventurous tourists. Since the days of Marco Polo, conquerors and travelers have embarked on this arduous journey on foot, on horse back or on camels. Today, there are modern means; carpeted/paved roads and air-conditioned luxury transport, good quality hotels and all those facilities that a traveler, away from home requires. And this is why, tour operators the world over are selling Silk Route tour packages featuring Pakistan and autonomous region of Xinjiang, China. Your Silk Route Tour awaits you-be it for eight days fifteen days, twenty days or even twenty-one days.
Day 01: Arrival at Islamabad International Airport, you will be greeted by the team of Active Tours Pakistan and transfer you to hotel along with your luggage. Half day city tour of Islamabad (the capital city of Pakistan. Tour will include, shah faisal mosque, rawal lake, national folk & heritage center (loke versa), shahar parian hills, pakistan monument and blue area commercial markets, syedpur old village and Daman-e-koh & margala hills. O/N stay at hotel.
Day 02: Drive to Besham, en route visiting taxila town (the largest archeological site in south asia, visit site sirkab, julian and mahumaradu, continue our drive Besham with en route with stop at shankiari and chattar plian of hazara division.
Day 03: Drive to Gilgit, en route stop at Shatial & Chilas Rock carving, view point of Nanga Parbat (8126m) peak and juntion point of the great karakorum, himalaya & hindukush.
Day 04: Gilgit Town tour, include local mountain bazaar, walk along the gilgit river, old suspension bridge and karga rock carved buddha. Evening we will see polo match at Gilgit Polo ground. O/n stay at hotel.
Day 05: Half day will will drive on Karakorum high to Karimabad, Hunza, en route will stop at memorial point of karakorum highway builder at Rahimabad, view point of silk route at different point and Rakaposhi peak (7788m). O/N stay at hotel.
Day 06: Full day exploration of central Hunza, include altit & baltit forts, walk in the karakorum bazaar to look for handcrafts and dry fruits of Hunza, water channel walk and evening drive up to duikar for sunset photography. O/N stay at hotel.
Day 07: Leave for hopar to walk on hopar glacier, after lunch we will reach back to karimabad, we will meet local hunzukuts, well known for their longevity. We will take some information to stay longer, evening we will offer you an opportunity to attend hunza musical party with hunza traditional meal. O/N stay at hotel.
Day 08: Drive to Pass, en route we will cross atabad lake by boats, we will have an option to walk on Gulkin glacier, borit lake and walk to Passu and crossing of passu suspension bridge over the hunza river. O/N stay at hotel.
Day 09: Drive to Sost, after immigration we will say good by to each other. You will go back to home after visiting paradise. End of Services