Shimshal Pamir Trek

Shimshal (2,880m) lie in the north east of the Hunza. This trek takes us to one of the most remote inhabited area of the Karakorum. It has many of the still unclimbed above 7000 m peaks of the Gilgit District. Some of the longest glaciers and a wide range of wild life like the famous snow leopards and mountain bears, a large number of blue sheep population and mountain ibex as well many other wild life species of the area. It begins through the narrow gorge, which opens up in the Shimshal village.

Shimshal is one of the oldest settlements of Wakhi people in the Hunza region. There are almost 150 household and above than 1400 people. This trek attracts and provides great opportunities to the trekkers to explore many glaciers, several peaks, passes, meadows, streams, lush green land, wild flower pastures and you will see the wild-life in Shimshal national park. Beyond the main village, there are their summer pastures known as Pamirs, the most scenic place around. Options to go to Askole at the head of K-2 trek via Shimshal and Lupke La passes or go to KKH via Chofchingol pass are available. As a whole this is an excellent trek for all the adventure seekers.


Day 01:            Arrival at Islamaab Hoteld/hotel
Day 02:            Drive to Chillas 10hrs / Hotel
Day 03:            Drive to Hunza 5hrs/ Hotel
Day 04:            Drive to Passu 2hrs / Hotel
Day 05:            Drive to Shimshal 3-4hrs / Hotel
Day 06:            Preparation day in Shimshal / camp
Day 07:            Trek to Wuch Furzeen 3365m, 7-8hrs/ camp
Day 08:            Trek Wuch Furzeen to Shuizherav 6-7hrs/camp
Day 09:            Trek Shujerav to Shuiwwerth 3-4hrs, 4735/ camp
Day 10:            Day free for local Exploration/ camp
Day 11:            Free day/camp
Day 12:            Trek retrace to Arbob peuren/camp
Day 13:            Trek to Bandben / camp
Day 14:            Bandben to Shimshal / camp
Day 15:            Shimshal Passu /hotel
Day 16:            Drive to Karimabad /hotel
Day 17:            Continue Besham 10 hrs /hotel
Day 19:            Drive to Islamabad 6hrs/ hotel
Day 20:            Departure