15 Days Karakorum Highway Mountain bike tour
- Day 01
Meet on arrival at Islamabad airport Transfer to hotel overnight at hotel.
- Day 02
Early morning ride on your bikes to Abbottabad (Approximately 180 Kilometers plane road) overnight at Sarban hotel.
- Day 03
Ride by bike to mountainous road to Besham (Approximately 130 Kilometer mountain road) Overnight at hotel.
- Day 04
Ride your bikes to Dassu (99 Kilometer on Karakorum highway, mountainous road) overnight at hotel.
- Day 05
Ride to Chilas an other 100 Kilometers overnight at Panorama Chilas.
- Day 06
Ride your bikes to Gilgit (Approximately 130 Kilometers mountain road) Overnight at hotel.
- Day 07
Full day at rest in Gilgit optional tour by bikes to nearby Kargah Buddha Overnight at hotel.
- Day 08
Ride by bike to Hunza (100 Kilometers uphill road) overnight at hotel
- Day 09
Full day Excursion to Sost by Bikes in case you are tired you may also overnight at Gulmit overnight at hotel.
- Day 10
Ride bikes to Gilgit overnight at hotel.
- Day 11
Ride bikes to Chilas (Downhill 10 Kilometers) overnight at hotel.
- Day 12
Ride bikes to Lalusar lake about 120 KMs uphill road over the Babusar pass) overnight at camp.
- Day 13
Ride bikes to Naran later continue to Balakot over night at hotel.
- Day 14
Ride your bike to Islamabad overnight at hotel.
- Day 15
Tour of Islamaabd transfer to airport for onward flight
The Kaghan valley was the old summer route to the northern areas (modern name Gilgit-Baltistan) before the advent of the all-weatherKarakorum Highway. It is over 160km long and climb from about 900m at its mouth to 4173m at theBabusarPass, and than toKarakorum Highwayat Chilas. The narrow,KaghanValleyis terraced from river to hilltop and clothed in forest of huge Himalayan pine. Just on
the edge of the monsoon belt, it is wet enough for cultivation without irrigation. There is no Kaghan river, theKunharRivernot be confused with theKunarRiverin Chiral flows the full length of the valley to join the Jehlum and Muzaffarabad. Balakot, the gateway to theKaghanValley. Naran the main tourist center in the valley, is 82km from Balakot. At 2427m above sea level and furnished with many hotels, this is the most popular place to stay. Being a green valley, like murree and swat, it is extremely crowded with local and foreign tourists. The best season start from April to mid of December. Cycling, fishing and walking are the main attractions, in addition to scenic side trips to Shogran,LalusarLake, Lazaar Plateau,SaifulMalukLakeandAnsuLake. From Naran, one can extend toward the high mountains of the world to further north overbabusarPass.
- Day 01: Arrival atIslamabadand transfer to hotel.
- Day 02: Driving and cycling to Abottabad.
- Day 03: Biking to Balakot.
- Day 04: Biking to Shogran
- Day 05: Biking to Naran
- Day 06: Biking to Lake Saiful Maluk, Lalazaar Plateau andLalusarLake.
- Day 07: Drive and cycling toIslamabad.
- Day 08: Fly Back.