Shimshal Trek

Shimshal Minglek Sar Trek

A superb trek on the northern edge of Karakoram – Unique Shimshali culture and An outstanding trek and climb in a rarely visited wild area.

East of Pasu on the Karakoram Highway, the dramatically beautiful territory of Shimshal is home to some of the finest trekking in the Karakoram. Lying between the Karakoram Highway, the Chinese border and the northern margin of the Karakoram Range, this is a rugged and remote area including several interconnecting valleys and 9 peaks above 7000 meters. Starting out from the charming Shimshal Village, which is itself 2 days’ walk from the road head, the group will the trek up to Shuwert (4730 M) , on the Shimshal Pass. The group will cross several high passes and following the Gujerab and Chapchangal valleys, reach the KKH close to the Khunjerab Pass.

Facts & Figures

Duration: 24 Days
Maximum Altitude: 6050 m
Trek Status: Open
Trek Grade: Demanding
Joining in: Islamabad/Rawalpindi
Location: Karakoram
Best time: June to August

Trip Details

7 Nights Hotels, 17 Nights Camping, 17 Days Demanding Trekking.
Max. Altitude 6050m
Group Size: 4-10
Duration: 24 Days From Islamabad to Islamabad

Dates Shamshal Minglek Sar Trek 2024

Trip Code Trip dates for 2024
SHM-I 01 July to 24 July 2024

Shamshal Minglek Sar Trek (6050 m).

Trek Itinerary

Day Activities
1. Arrive Islamabad. Baltistan Tours provide Complimentary airport transfers to hotel
2. Drive to Gilgit. Hotel
3. Drive to Passu. Hotel
4. Pussu to Dutt , by jeep and walk to Zyarit Camp
5. Zyarit to Malanguti. camp
6. Malanguti to Shamshal village Camp
7-20. Trekking through Gujerab & Chapchingal Valleys. Camping
21. Kuksel KKH to Sust by Transport. Hotel
22. Karimabad..(Drive) Sightseeing in the evening. Hotel
23. Gilgit.(Drive) Hotel
24. Islamabad Hotel
25. Fly back to Home