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16 Days Shimshal Pass Trek, Mingliksar 6050m Climbing 2024.



16 Days Shimshal Pass Trek, Mingliksar 6050m Climbing 2024. is one of the famous and adventurous treks in Pakistan. After 3 Day trek, you will reach Shimshal Pass/Pamir. The views and rounding are breathtaking. There are two very huge lakes. Climbing a trekking Peak is another taste of adventure. You can see K2 8611m Broad Peak 8047m and many peaks on the Karakoram rane. You can see Yokshin Gardan, Dastgilsar, Passu Peak, Shispar Peak, and many other 7000m peaks. Checout our detailed itinery for 16 Days Shimshal Pass Trek, Minglik Sar 6050m Climbing 2024 given below.


Day 1Pakistan Arrival

•Arrive Islamabad, after short stay for fresh up and breakfast drive on the Karakoram Highway to Besham/Narran in air conditioned transport. Overnight stay in hotel. (260 km, 6/7 hours)

Day 2Islamabad to Naran/ Fly to Gilgit

• Drive to Islamabad International Airport. Fly to Gilgit. 45 Minutes scenic
flight to Gilgit.
• Islamabad to Gilgit flight is subject to weather. If flight cancel then we will
drive to Naran.

if Gilgit Flight Cancelled the we have the  second Option to Travel by Road. 
•Exciting drive through the gorge of Indus & Hunza rivers. En route visit the meeting point of the worlds three highest mountain ranges; Himalayas, Hindukush and Karakoram. Enjoy views of Nanga Parbat (8,125 m) & Rakaposhi (7,788 m). Overnight in hotel. (515 km, 6/7 hours)

Day 4Hunza to Shimshal Valley

•Hunza/ Passu  – Shimshal:

After two hours Jeep drive we will be in Kuk, opposite to Mulungudi glacier, with hot springs. We have beautiful view of Dastagil Sar (7885m). As we walk from Kuk, from here it is easy descend to the main valley and an hour & half to main village. Shimshal is one of the remotest areas of Karakoram. 900 years ago Shimshal Valley was discovered by a Sufi Saint he settled here and all Shimshali people are from his family. Camp overnight. (4/5 hours, 3300m)


Day 5Shimshal Valley to Gar Sar / Pasth Furzain.

•Shimshal – Gar Sar /Pasth Furzin

For the next two days, our walk would mostly be traverse through the really narrow gorge of Shimshal river. But our walk from the village for the first two hours today is in the open valley along the river. Soon we leave the main valley and turn to left to enter the gorge. Mostly the trek is safe, although at few places you would need good balance on the narrow foot track. Enroute enjoy views of Kunianchish and Yazgildoom.  Furzin, a narrow camp along the side stream is known for its Birch trees. Overnight in Furzin. (5/6 hours)

Day 6Gharsar to Peryan Sar

• B Breakfast & today we will enjoy the real teste of Shimshal Pass trek.
• Will stop for lunch at Voch Furzin. After lunch we will arrive at our camp
site.• Arrive at Peryan Sar/ Arbab Paryan for dinner & night stay.

Day 7Peryan Sar to Shimshal Pass

•Arbab Parian – – Pariyan  Sar / Shunjerab

Compared to last two days, it is a relaxing walk along the river with views of peaks soaring above 6,000 meters. In our way we will pass Ganj Dour Valley, leading north to China border with many pastures for the yaks and goats. This valley is known for its substantial population of blue sheep, Marcopolo sheep, Ibex and also few snow leopards and bears. Shunjerab is the summer home of Shimshalis, with 60 houses and huge yards to house the animal & human population. People stay here in May & June and then proceed over Shimshal pass to Shuwart to spend the winter. Camp overnight (4/5 hours)

Day 8Shunjerab - Shuwart

•Shunjerab – Shuwart

East from Shunjerab is Gulchi Washk (carpet of flowers), a 200 meters gradual ascent to bring us just under Manglik Sar. We walk in wide open valley running east to west, with two lakes located just before the Shimshal Pass. In summer we find Yaks, goats and sheep who roam the green pastures. In afternoon one could walk over to Shuwart summer settlement, consisting of 60 houses. Inevitable we might get invited for dinner, a great chance to visit local houses and also to taste the energetic nomad food made from Yak’s cheese, butter and wheat flour. Camp overnight. (4/5 hours, 4735m)

Day 9Shuwart Shimshal Pass

• Shuwart Shimsha Pass

Rest day. We will visit some local houses this day. Shuwart glacier is one of the places here to visit. Camp overnight.

Day 10Shimshal Pass to Peryan Sar

• Shuwart – Arbab/ Parian sar

Same trek we have passed through on our way to Shuwart. But it will take us very short time because of the continues gradual descend of the trek. Camp overnight. (5/6 hours)

Day 12Peryan sar to Gharsar

• Breakfast & trek back to Gharsar.
• Lunch at Past Furzin.
• Arrive at Gharsar dinner & night stay.

Day 12Gharsar to Shimshal valley & drive to Hunza

• Breakfast & trek back to Shimshal Valley.
• Arrive at Shimshal lunch & we will drive to Karimabad to explore the valley and possible excursion to Passu & Batura glaciers & visit the forts. Altit & Baltit forts are the landmarks of the times when Hunza was a well sought after staging post on the Karakoram Branch of the Silk Route. The frost was erected by the locals of safeguard themselves against the invaders coming mostly from Central Asia, over the high passes. Overnight at hotel. Meals and overnight at hotel. Hunza cultural dance in evening.

Day 13Hunza to Gilgit

• Drive Karimabad – Besham/ Narran Early morning drive Air Conditioned transport on the Karakoram High way towards Besham. Lunch in Dassu. Proceed towards Besham /Narran. Overnight at Motel. (7/8 hours )

Day 14Gilgit to Naran

• Breakfast & drive back to Naran
• Lunch in route. Besham/ Narran – Islamabad     After breakfast we will drive on Karakoram Highway to Islamabad. We could stop at Taxila to visit the archaeological site of Gandhara Buddhist civilization, dating from 500 BC to 500 AD. Half day SS in Islamabad after lunch. Evening free. Overnight at Hotel. (5/6 hours)

Day 15Naran to Islamabad

• Narran – Islamabad     After breakfast we will drive on Karakoram Highway to Islamabad. We could stop at Taxila to visit the archaeological site of Gandhara Buddhist civilization, dating from 500 BC to 500 AD. Half day SS in Islamabad after lunch. Evening free. Overnight at Hotel. (5/6 hours)

Day 16Fly back.

• Breakfast & drop to the airport as per flight timing.
• Fly back to your home destination.

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Services & Cost Includes

✓ Accommodation: Hotel in Islamabad Gilgit &
Shimshal valley. Tents on trekking.
✓ Meals: All meals during travelling & on trekking.
✓ Transport: Transport available from Gilgit to
Shimshal & back to Gilgit. Airport pick & drop in
✓ Entry fee: To be charged on actual rates wherever
applicable. All Camping fees.
✓ Our Team: Comprised of experienced professional
✓ Porterage: Porters to carry all equipment like tents
chairs tables, food & Mess tent.
✓ Luggage: 12.5kg luggage allow for participants extra
will be charge.
✓ Cook: Professional cook throughout the trek to cook
hygienic & fresh food

Cost Does Not Include

Below mentioned services are not included in our
price, but some of them and also few others like DJ,
Doctor Rescue Team etc. can be arranged on your
 Personal trekking equipment/clothing.
 Extras at hotels meals during travelling.
 Room Service and additional ancillary services
acquired from the hotel.
 Personal insurances of clients.
 Yak Safari.
 Airfare: Islamabad to Gilgit & back
 Any personal medication
 Evacuation and rescue charges if any.
 Domestic Air tickets are not included.
 Any expense due to forced measures, natural
calamities, acts of God, forced majeure: beyond the
control of RVT, their staff and suppliers.