Shimshal Pass Pamir Trek

10 Days
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Hunza Valley, Pakistan

Shimshal Pass Trek

13 Days

Embark on a thrilling 10-day adventure with Karakorum Expeditions on the Shimshal Pass Trek. From your arrival in Islamabad to the breathtaking vistas of Shimshal Pass, we ensure every aspect of your journey is meticulously planned and executed. Our dedicated team of trekking experts, mountain guides, and experienced porters are committed to providing you with an unforgettable experience, prioritizing your safety, comfort, and enjoyment every step of the way. With decades of expertise in organizing treks to Shimshal Pass, we guarantee a seamless and memorable adventure. Contact us now to join our expedition and create lasting memories amidst the stunning landscapes of Shimshal Pass.



Group Size

12-15 People




6 – 8 Hours

Available Tours


Detail about the package

What's included

  • Day 01 Drive from Islamabad to Hunza.
  • Day 02 Jeep drive from Hunza to Shimshal Valley.
  • Day 03 Rest day. Hotel or Camp.
  • Day 04 Shimshal – Furzin.
  • Day 05 furzin – arbab Parian.
  • Day 06 Arbob Parian – Shuijerab.
  • Day 07 Shuijerab to Shimshal pass (4745m).
  • Day 8 Rest and Explore around.
  • Day 9 Trek back to Arbob Parian.
  • Day 10 Arbab Parian – Uch Furzin.
  • Day 11 Uch Furzin – Shimshal Valley.
  • Day 12 Shimshal Valley - Hunza.
  • Day 13 Fly back to home destination.
  • Government licensed professional guide/leader (pre-requisite for the Tour)
  • Airport transfers on first and last day from/to Islamabad International Airport, Islamabad
  • All domestic flights and transfers (according to itinerary)
  • All road transport in Pakistan (according to itinerary above)
  • All accommodation in Pakistan (hotels and camps) according to itinerary
  • All meals in Pakistan (breakfast, lunch and dinner) at hotels
  • All tour requirements on ground (including, support staff, (excluding personal) etc
  • Government Permits, documentation.
  • Travel insurance
  • Visa to Pakistan (Letter of Invitation and other supporting documents will be offered by us for visa application)
  • International flights (return tickets)
  • Tips for guides, porters, staff etc
  • Early Wind-up
  • Miscellaneous (drinks, telephone calls, laundry etc at hotels)
  • Souvenirs
  • Things that are not mentioned in Cost Included section
Equipment List We are providing you with three lists for the Trek. List 1 and 2 contain items and equipments that you must bring. The third list contains optional items you might need on your trekking holiday. Based on your own judgment you can select things that you might need from the third list. List 1 – Must Bring Items:
  • First Aid Pack (Diamox (Altitude), Dioralite (re-hydration salts), antiseptic cream, blister treatment, throat lozenges, plasters, Imodium (diarrhea treatment), painkillers)
  • Hiking Backpack (Day Pack) 32-42 Litres
  • Fleece jacket with hood or a warm jumper
  • Mittens or gloves
  • Gloves (Thermal)
  • Headtorch with spare batteries
  • Hiking boots
  • Sleeping bag (-16°C comfort rated)
  • Sandals (sports) or old shoes (to cross rivers)
  • Sun protection cream (including total block for nose, lips etc.)
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunhat
  • Thermarest or any similar mat/pad for sleeping
  • Warm hat
  • Warm jacket (down)
  • Water bottles 1 liter (x2)
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Waterproof over-trousers
  • Antibacterial hand wash
  • Shirts/T-shirts
  • Small towel
  • Socks
  • Spare laces
  • Underwear (normal and thermal)
  • Trekking poles (highly recommended)
  • Wash-bag and toiletries
  • Walking socks (2/3 pairs)
  • Baselayer – leggings (Thermal)
  • Trekking Trousers
  • Baselayer thermal shirts (2 long sleeves, 2 short sleeves)
  • Mountaineering equipment (See “List 2” below)
List 2 – Mountaineering Equipments:
  • Crampons
  • Mountaineering boots that must be compatible with your crampons. Minimum Grade B2.
  • Ice axe
  • Climbing harness
  • Karabiner/Carabiner (screwgate type x 2)
  • Climbing helmet
  • Prusik loops X two (2) – (4 meters of 6 mm cord makes up 2)
  • Sling (120 cm)
List 3 – Optional:
  • Buff or scarf
  • Small padlock (for locking your bag)
  • Camera
  • Insect repellant
  • Pen-knife (important: pack sharp tools in hold luggage)
  • Repair kit (e.g. thread, needle, duct tape)
  • Liner (for sleeping bag)
  • Travel clothes
  • Bottle for Pee
Minimum Group Participants and holiday Status The required number of participant bookings i.e. six (6) registrations are required to conduct the “Fixed departures”. Although we receive several guests for each fixed departure, we feel that it is important to mention it. You can make sure of the trip status on this page. Status “available” means we are registering guests and “guaranteed” means we have crossed the required number of participants and the trip will commence on the given dates. We will constantly be in touch with all our guests who register. We will timely guide you step by step regarding visa applications and flight reservations to Pakistan etc.
Travel Documents & Visa In order to apply for visas to Pakistan, you generally need a passport expiring later than (6) months. For more reliable and updated information, we suggest you to contact the nearest Pakistani consulate or embassy in your country. We expect that you will take full responsibility for ensuring you have the right travel documents. Normally if you are visiting non-EU countries, you must check for 2 vacant pages in your travel document (passport) for every country you plan to travel. A tourist visa (visit visa) is required to come to Pakistan for trekking. People on work visas (already in Pakistan/abroad) require a No-Objection Certificate (NOC) which normally takes up to 6 weeks. The requirements and fee for tourist visas to Pakistan is normally around 200 USD but for accurate information you should consult Pakistani consulates nearby. To apply for a tourist visa, you will need a Letter of Invitation from our company and sometimes a duplicate (copy) of the “government trekking permit” for the group, processed by us. We will help you with all necessary documents to obtain the visa once you register with us.
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