Showing posts with label Pakistan. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Pakistan. Show all posts

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

The Carving of Buddha in Pakistan

Buddha Carvings at Kargah,Gilgit, Pakistan.
The Carving of Buddha was carried out in the seventh century in a monastery.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

River Indus

River Indus originates near Mount Kailash and Mansarovar in Tibet and flows through deep gorges and height at 5000 to 4000 ft to Ladakh Leh from here River Zanskar merges with River Indus. Indus flows through Gilgit Valley and merge with river Gilgit here and further Chenab which has other tributaries like Jhelum
Ravi...Bea's and Satluj the Panchnad flows into river Indus. The river has other tributaries like Kabul.Indus is the major river and its banks were part of Indus valley civilization once upon a time. The name India came from River Ind us,...or country of Indus The river is also called Sindh as it flows through Sindh province.Hindu word originates from the word Sindhu as called by Iranians.The people of Sindh or Sindh Sabyata at the bank of river Sind

Monday, March 13, 2017

Trekking in Pakistan

Pakistan is a South Asian Country, situated between 24.5 and 36.75 degree north latitude and 61 and 75.5 degree  east longitude.
Pakistan is also one of the trekking destinations for trekkers. In Pakistan most of the trekking route lies in Karakoram mountain ranges, western Himalayas and Hindukush. Trekking can be arranged for 40 days. The Ministry of Tourism (GoP) defined trekking as Walking below 6000 meters and three Zones: open, restricted and closed.

>Trek in the open Zone without a permit, but in restricted area 50$ per person per trek, required trekking permit and licensed guide.
>No trekking is allowed in closed Zone: Pak-Afg and Indian-held-Kashmir 
>Air flights operate in-between Islamabad-Skardu, Islamabad-Gilgit, Peshawar-Islamabad-Chitral. 
>>One can hire jeeps in cities like Gilgit, Hunza, Chitral, Skardu, Khaplu, Shigar
>>4 out 14 highest peaks: K-2 (8611M), Gasherbrum-I (8068M), Broad Peak (8047M), and Gasherbrum-II (8035 m), Nanga Parbat (8125m)
>Best time Hike in May to end October

Following regions are Open Zone

Chitral District: area in Kalash Valleys, Lutkhu valley, Laspur valley, Bashqar Gol., Chitral Gol National Park, Shishi Gol and Golen Gol.
Ghizer District: area of Ghizer River Valley, Yasin Valley, Yarkhun Valley and Yasin valley to Ishkoman Valley
Gilgit district: Naltar and Pakora valleys, Bagrot and Haramosh Valleys
Diamer District: Nanga Parbat areas
Hunza Valley: Hunza proper, Gojal, Nagar

Restricted Zone
District Chitral: Upper Yarkhun Valley, Turikho valley 
Hunza: Chapursan Valley 
Baltistan: K-7 Base Camp, Gondogoro Valley, Masherbrum Base Camp, Ashkoli to Concordia.

Trekking in Diamir 
>Around Nanga Parbat: 
>Fairy Meadows: Jillipur pass, Chilas 
>Across Deosai: Deosai plains, Deosai Plateau, Skardu,

Trekking in Gilgit, Hunza 
>Rakaposhi (7788) Base Camp: Shaltar pass, Milt, Ninapin Glacier Miachar, Toshot, Nagar, 
>Batura Glacier 
>Karun pass 
>Chapursan Batura 
>Barpu Glacier 
>Shimshal Valley 
>Shimshal -Chapchingal pass 
>Shimshal pass 
>Naltar Pass 
>Dadar Ali pass 
>Thuli pass  
>Nazvar pass 
>Dadar Ali Pass 
>Asumsar & Ishkoman Passes 
>Haramosh Pass 
>Rakan Pass

Trekking in Chitral Valley 
>Garam Chashma- Agram Pass 
>Maedaklashi-Phagram Pass 
>Kalash-Chambol pass 
>Khot pass 
>Thuit pass 
>Kachikani pass 
>Ovir pass 
>Kalash Rumbur 

>Zani pass 
>Turkhow Valley 
>Shah Junali-Chilliji pass 
>Chumurkan Pass 
>Zingigram pass trek 
>Arkari Trek  
>Darkot pass 
>Tirich Valley

View of Annapurna Range

Viewing Annapurna Massif from The Tibet Section Lamjung Himal (6983 m), Annapurna II (7937 m),  Annapurna III (7555 m),  Annapurna IV ...