7 Days Summer Tour – Astore Valley

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  • 7 Days
  • Islamabad
  • 4114 m
  • May - Sep

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Astore Valley: A Hidden Gem in the Heart of Pakistan’s Northern Beauty

Nestled in the lap of the mighty Himalayas, Astore Valley stands as a testament to nature’s unparalleled beauty and cultural richness. Tucked away in the Gilgit-Baltistan region of Pakistan, this hidden gem is a paradise for those seeking tranquility, adventure, and a glimpse into the unique culture of the region. From breathtaking landscapes to warm hospitality, Astore Valley offers an unforgettable experience that is a must for any avid traveler.

Spectacular Landscapes:

Astore Valley is renowned for its diverse and awe-inspiring landscapes. Majestic snow-capped peaks, lush green valleys, pristine lakes, and meandering rivers paint a picture-perfect panorama. The valley is surrounded by some of the world’s highest peaks, including Nanga Parbat, the ninth-highest mountain globally, attracting trekkers, mountaineers, and nature enthusiasts from around the globe.

Trekking and Adventure:

The valley is a haven for adventure seekers. With numerous trekking trails catering to various difficulty levels, Astore Valley provides an opportunity for trekkers to explore its beauty on foot. The Rama Meadows trek and the challenging trek to the Base Camp of Nanga Parbat are among the many options available. Each trail offers a unique perspective of the valley, from dense forests to alpine meadows, making it a paradise for trekking enthusiasts.

Rich Cultural Heritage:

Astore Valley is not only a feast for the eyes but also a treasure trove of cultural richness. The local population, predominantly Shina-speaking, is known for its warm hospitality and vibrant traditions. Visitors have the chance to experience the unique customs, music, and festivals that make the valley’s cultural tapestry so enchanting. The people of Astore Valley take pride in preserving their cultural heritage, offering visitors an authentic and immersive experience.

Historical Sites:

The valley is dotted with historical sites that bear witness to its rich past. The 900-year-old Astore Fort stands as a silent sentinel, narrating tales of the region’s history. The fort offers panoramic views of the surrounding landscapes and serves as a reminder of the strategic importance Astore Valley held in ancient times.

Breathtaking Lakes:

Astore Valley is home to several breathtaking lakes that add to its allure. Sheeshi Koh, Kala Pani, and Rama Lake are among the most famous ones. These pristine bodies of water, surrounded by snow-capped peaks, provide a serene setting for nature lovers and photographers. The reflection of the mountains on the crystal-clear waters creates a surreal and mesmerizing spectacle.

Unique Flora and Fauna:

The valley boasts a diverse range of flora and fauna, making it a paradise for nature enthusiasts. The Deosai National Park, located nearby, is home to various species of wildlife, including the Himalayan brown bear, ibex, and red fox. The vibrant meadows and alpine vegetation add to the valley’s ecological diversity, creating a haven for biodiversity enthusiasts.

Seasonal Beauty:

Astore Valley undergoes a magical transformation with each season. Spring brings vibrant colors as flowers bloom, while summer offers pleasant weather for trekking and exploration. Autumn paints the landscape in warm hues, creating a picturesque scene. Winter blankets the valley in snow, turning it into a winter wonderland, ideal for those seeking a snowy retreat.

 

Astore Valley beckons travelers with its unparalleled beauty, adventure opportunities, rich cultural heritage, and diverse ecosystems. Whether you are an avid trekker, a nature lover, or someone in search of a unique cultural experience, Astore Valley promises to leave an indelible mark on your heart. This hidden gem is a testament to the natural wonders that Pakistan has to offer, and a visit to Astore Valley is an adventure of a lifetime.

Attractions

  • Rama Meadows
  • Rama Lake
  • Minimarg
  • Rainbow Lake
  • Burzil Pass
  • Astore
  • Deosai Plains
  • Sheosar Lake

Services Included

  • Transportation: GLI / APV / Grand Cabin / Coaster
  • Accommodation: Hotels and Camps (3-4 Sharing)
  • Meals: Breakfast, Dinner, and RefreshmentIncluded in Package with Food Only
  • Jeep: Where Required
  • Entry Tickets: Where Applied
  • Professional Guide
  • Basic First Aid

Services Not Included

  • Twin Sharing - Extra Charges Applied
  • Extra Meals and Drinks
  • Personal Medication and Insurance
  • Extra Expense: Due to Unforeseen Circumstances
  • Anything Not Mentioned

What to Carry

  • CNIC / Passport
  • Raincoat
  • Sun Block
  • Cap / Hat
  • Sun Glasses
  • Hiking Stick
  • Backpack
  • Trekking Shoes
  • Warm Clothes: Upper, Jacket, Muffler etc.
  • Extras: Jeans, Shirts, Socks, Handkerchief etc.

Itinerary

Day 1 - Islamabad to Naran/Batakundi

Places to Visit:

  • Balakot
  • Naran

 

Night Stay:

  • Naran or Batakundi

Day 2 - Naran/Batakundi to Rama Valley

Places to Visit:

  • Babusar pass
  • Lulusar Lake
  • Nanga Parbat View Point

 

Night Stay:

  • Rama Valley

Day 3 - Exploring Rama Valley

Places to Visit:

  • Rama Valley
  • Rama Lake

 

Night Stay:

  • Rama Valley

Day 4 - Rama Valley to Deosai Plains

Places to Visit:

  • Deosai Plains
  • Sheosar Lake

 

Night Stay:

  • Gorikot/Deosai/Chillam

Day 5 - Gorikot to Minimarg

Places to Visit:

  • Minimarg
  • Burzil Pass
  • Rainbow Lake

 

Night Stay:

  • Minimarg

Day 6 - Minimarg to Batakundi/Naran

 

Night Stay:

  • Batakundi or Naran

Day 7 - Naran to Islamabad

Map

Payment

Package Price Per Head

Without Food

 – Group of 2 Persons: PKR 10800 Per Head

 – Group of 4 Persons: PKR 60500 Per Head

 – Group of 10 Persons: PKR 43000 Per Head

 – Group of 18 Persons: PKR 37000 Per Head

 

With Food

 – Group of 10 Persons: PKR 55500 Per Head

 – Group of 18 Persons: PKR 49500 Per Head

 

(NOTE: Mentioned prices are estimated and are subject to change according to the requirements.)

Payment Methods

 – Cash in Office:
 A-2, Business Bay Commercial, Sector F, DHA-1, Islamabad

 – Bank Transfer:
   Account Title: Traveloguers Private Limited
   Account No: 0106806925
   Branch Code: 0814
   Online Transactions: 08140106806925
   IBAN: PK58MEZN0008140106806925

Cancellation Policy

 – 90% amount will be refunded if cancelled 7 days prior to tour.
 – 75% amount will be refunded if Cancelled 4-6 days Prior to tour.
 – 50% amount will be refunded if Cancelled 2-3 days Prior to tour.
 – No amount will be refunded if Cancelled in last 24 hours.

FAQs

Can I get the refund?

Yes, we offer the refund if a person follows the provided cancellation timeline. Please see details in Payment Section under Cancellation Policy.

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Change of date is not available for trekking, seasonal, and fixed departure tours. However, it can be availed after discussion with our team.
Change of date is available for customized tours and for some road group tours.

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Most of our tours include the porters for trekkers during trekking. However, one can confirm this for a specific tour before booking.

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According to our Payment Policy, 50% payment is required for booking, and the remaining 50% needs to be paid before departure.

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