Naltar valley, a striking green hill station situated on north – west of Gilgit, hidden in surrounding mountains, due to receiving more rainfall than other valleys, it has lush forest of cedar, pine and juniper. Beside a unique colored lake enhance the charm of valley and is an ideal place for camping.
This trek involves walking through flowery meadows, lakes and spectacular greenery. It is therefore offers something more diverse in terms of landscape and has more than the usual share of scenic beauty without being too physically demanding. A daily average of 4-5 hours walk along the river and meadows passing by and meeting with families of semi nomadic shepherds taking us to Lower Shanni campsite, offers stunning view of meadows and snow capped mountains and up to the Pakora Pass. Three hours inclined walk through meadows to the Pakora Pass high camp which looks back on the Naltar Valley forests and peaks. At the top of pass, the snow remains even in midsummer and the views stretch down to the Pakora glacier which stretches down the valley. This is an excellent trekking route for beginners as well as experienced trekkers. See the itinerary section.
|Airport pick & drop/road transfer in AC car/ van/coach/4WD Jeep.|
|4 wheels drive jeep to Naltar Lake & back to Gilgit from Pakora village.|
|All accommodations and Meals.|
|All meals during trekking.|
|Sleeping tents, mattresses, kitchen, and mess tents.|
|Kitchen equipment, crockery, fuel and related camping gear.|
|12kgs of personal baggage on the trek.|
|Services of English speaking guide.|
|Toll & taxes.|
|Extras at hotels like drinks, laundry, phone calls or any personal nature.|
|Insurance liability and other under force conditions, medical aid and helicopter rescue coverage etc.|