Shimshal Pamir Trek

shimshal-pamirThis spectacular trek takes us to one of the most remotely inhabited area of the Karakorum. To find Hunza tradition still alive, you need to travel to mist difficult and remote valleys like Shimshal.

Our drive takes us through all Hunza Valley and the trek leads past rigged mountains through a narrow gorges where opens up at the Shimshal Village, where about 550 families of 2500 of Shimshali people. All of them Ismaili live in the hamlets surrounded by terraced and irrigated fields. Spend a free day for explorations before you out bound trek on the same route.

The courageous and well acclimatized can cross over Chapchingal Pass (5150m) down Kuksel Stream and back to the Karakorum Highway below Khunjerab Pass. This Rewarding trek you to Zardgarbin Pass (4600m) and Shimshal Pass (4735m) and high pasture lands worth visiting.


Day 01: Arrival at Islamabad.

Day 02: Drive to Chilas.

Day 03: Drive to Passu.

Day 04: Drive to Shimshal Village.

Day 05: Day free for exploration.

Day 06: Trek to Zardgarbin (3800m).

Day 07: Cross Zardgarbin Pass (4600m) and descend to Maidur (3600m).

Day 08-09: Two days for local explorations.

Day 10: Return to Zardgarbin.

Day 11: Trek to Shimshal.

Day 12: Jeep Drive to Pass and drive back to Hunza.

Day 13: Free day exploration in Hunza Valley.

Day 14: Drive to Gilgit.

Day 15: Drive to Besham.

Day 16: Drive to Islamabad.

Day 17: Fly home.

End of the trip.