Shimshal Pass, Minglik Sar and Shipodeen Pass Round Trek
Trek in nature’s lap
Trekking round the famous Shimshal Pass, Minglik Sar and Shipodeen pass is akin to venturing into a hypnotic world that has the best experiences to offer you.
Rising at 4735 meters above sea level in Upper Hunza, the Shimshal Pass is located on the crunch between the Indus River and Tarim River basins. The pass takes you to the Shimshal Braldu River valley on the edge of the lesser-known and traveled Pakistan-China border.
The venture is an ultimate challenge for the passionate trekkers. Nature comes into full play as you trek through Minglik Sar and Shipodeen pass. The scurfy route, rugged mountains, snow capped peaks, lush green valleys and pastures make the trek even more enthusing and interesting. You will naturally experience a boost in your feelings as the natural aura changes and captivates you every few minutes.
The natural environment, local hospitality, grasslands, the beautiful mountain landscapes, wildlife like Marcopolo Sheep, Himalayan Ibex, and blue sheep, and organic lifestyle make this trek completely splendid. It is worth mentioning here that the Colonel Francis Young Husband crossed the Shimshal Pass to reach Shimshal from China sometimes during the famous Great Game, and it was at this place that he stumbled upon his Russian counterpart Captain Grombtchevski.
Trek to Shimshal Pass, Minglik Sar and Shipodeen Pass with Karakorum Expeditions
If you have a desire to indulge yourself in a soulful alpine experience, trek through wonderful and scenic valleys and pastures and put your trekking passion to the test by engaging in unique activities, the trek to Shimshal Pass, Minglik Sar and Shidopeen Pass have them for you. And Karakorum Expeditions is here to make it possible for you.
We have 22 days itinerary for a round trek to Shimshal Pass, Minglik Sar and Shidopeen Pass, starting with your arrival in Islamabad. We will then drive you on the mighty Karakorum Highway (KKH), crossing Chilas, Gilgit, and Hunza to reach the valley of mountaineers- Shimshal Valley.
The real venture will kick off on day 6 with a trek to Furzin. We will take you on a round trek of the high mountain passes to reach Karimabad on day 19 and your actual trek will come to an end with amazing experiences and memories to share with your loved ones. We will then drive you back to Islamabad and see you off to your destination.
If you are interested in taking a round trek to Shimshal Pass, Minglik Sar and Shidopeen Pass, contact us now to get the details or make a reservation.