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Rakaposhi and Patundass Trek

Rakaposhi  is a mountain in the Karakoram mountain range in Pakistan. It is situated in the Nagar Valley approximately 100 km north of the city of Gilgit. Rakaposhi means “Snow Covered” in the local language. Rakaposhi is also known as Dumani (“Mother of Mist”). It is ranked 27th highest in the world and 12th highest in Pakistan, but it is more popular for its beauty than its rank might suggest.
Rakaposhi was first climbed in 1958 by Mike Banks and Tom Patey, members of a British-Pakistani expedition, via the Southwest Spur/Ridge route. Both of them suffered minor frostbite during the ascent.

Patundas is a summer pasture with an altitude of above 4000 meters. The villagers of Ghulkin take there cattle to this green pasture from June to August The fascinating view of Passu Peak 7284m, Batura Peak 7500m, Shishper 7619m, Dasteghil Sar 7885, Momhil Sar 7342 and Rakaposhi with the height of 7788m all around you. The trek starts at Borit Lake and goes through Passugar, Luzhdar and Patundas and along the glaciers. This is an easy and short trek recommended for all ages and does not require any good physical condition.

ITINERARY:

DAY 01: ISLAMABAD

DAY 02: ISLAMABAD – CHILAS

DAY 03: CHILAS – KARIMABAD

DAY 04: PREPRATION DAY

DAY 05: KARIMABAD – MINAPINN

DAY 06: MINAPINN – HAPAKUN

DAY 07: DAY TO EXPLORE AROUND

DAY 08: HAPAKUN – DIRAN BASE CAMP – KACHELI LAKE

DAY 09: KACHELI LAKE – TAGAPARI – HAPAKUN

DAY 10: HAPAKUN – KARIMABAD

DAY 11: KARIMABAD – GULMIT

DAY 12: GULMIT – LAZDUR

DAY 13: LAZDUR – PATUNDAS

DAY 14: DAY TO VISIT SHISPER BASE CAMP

DAY 15: PATUNDAS – PASSU

DAY 16: DAY EXCURSION TO KHUNJERAB PASS

DAY 17: PASSU – GILGIT

DAY 18: GILGIT – BESHAM

DAY 19: BESHAM – ISLAMABAD

DAY 20: FLY TO DESTINATION

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