Rush Lake is a high altitude lake located near Rush Pari Peak (5,098 m). At over 4,694 meters, Rush is one of the highest alpine lakes in the world. It is located about 15 km north of Miar Peak and Spantik (Golden Peak), which are in the Nagar valley. Rush Lake and Rush Peak can be reached via Nagar and Hopar and via the Hopar Glacier (Bualtar Glacier) and Miar Glacier, which rises from Miar and Phuparash peaks. The trek to Rush Lake provides spectacular views of Spantik, Malubiting, Miar Peak, Phuparash Peak and Ultar Sar.
Day 01: Islamabad
Arrival at the airport in Islamabad and transfer to the hotel. Afternoon city tour of Rawalpindi & Islamabad.
Day 02: Islamabad – Chilas
Departure for Chilas, arrive and transfer to the hotel.
Day 03: Chilas – Karimabad (Hunza)
Departure for Karimabad, Hunza via Karakoram Highway, stop en-route for photography and luch, arrive and transfer to the hotel.
Day 04: Karimabad – Hoper village
Departure for Hopper village in the evening, arrive and explore the village.
Day 05: Trek to Barpu Giram (5/6 hrs)
Day 06 : Trek to Gutens (4/6 hrs)
Day 07 : Trek to Rush Lake (5/6 hrs)
Day 08 : Trek Day free at Rush Lake
Day 09 : Trek down to Gutens (3/4 hrs)
Day 10 : Trek to Hopar (4/5 hrs) Walk down to Hopper and later drive to Hunza by jeeps.
Day 11: Karimabad
Day to visit the Hunza valley
Day 12: Karimabad – Besham
Departure for Besham via Karakoram highway, arrive and transfer to the hotel.
Day 13: Besham – Islamabad
Departure for Besham, en-route visit Taxila museum, arrive and transfer to the hotel
Day 14: Islamabad/Rawalpindi
Day to explore the twin city Islamabad and Rawalpindi and shopping!
Day 15: Fly to destination!