MINGLIK SAR 5850m)
Minglik Sar Expedition (2022-23) – 19 days
Minglik Sar Expedition is a mediaum duration trekking holiday in our trekking peak category in Shimshal Valley of Hunza region. It is a holiday in one of the isolated valleys for trekkers offered by Chogholingsa Trek & Tours Pak. Given below are the details of this holiday.
Trekking in the finishing line of Pakistan, with a scurfy track makes it more interesting and inspiring, the remoteness of the valley has been unveiling though still uniqueness exists.
Walking through the off beaten track is joyful for the new comers to explore new cultures in this part of the world. Natural environment sample civilization and true spirit of humanity and hospitality the gist of the community. The location of the valley makes it appearance in the Karakorum the most remotest mountain valley. The village has the exact appearance as the Oases in the Barren Mountain landscape. The gruffly and jacket mountain range makes the entire trek awe-inspiring.
During the ‘Great Game’ period Colonel Francis Young Husband walked through the Shimshal pass to Shimshal from China (Raskum) where he came across his Russian Counter part Captain Grombtchevski. In history, it was during British Raj in India. The Russians were suspicious and frequently sent her troops to review the area through passes.
Shimshal area is fully blessed of natural resources the wild animals particularly Marco polo Sheep, blue sheep, Ibex are easily viewed during the trek.
In Shimshal a series of high mountains from 5000m and reaching to the height of 7885 (Dastagir the ninth highest in Pakistan) is worth visiting and Kunyang chish, Traver Sar, Kunjut Sar, Yazghal Dom are one of the Challenging Peaks, still waiting for daring mountaineers to make their first successful attempt to these unsurmounted peaks. In this part of the world one can experience in wilderness, his/her best trek. The path is through rough mountain terraces and cliffs. We strongly recommend our so dear valued guests to experience this part with deep intentions.
Yak Racing Festival is the rarest game in the world, participating in yak Racing would be real joy for the new comers, this game has been the practice of the dwellers for last many decades. This yak racing and yak Chasing is unique in the world of sports in mountain region of the world.
Beside yak Race festival, fishing in this part is some thing very extraordinary. Fishing in Braldo River is one of the best experience else where in the world.
Day 01: Arrive at Islamabad International Airport (590m)
Day 02: Fly to Gilgit & Drive to Karimabad, Hunza
Day 03: Spend Free day in Karimabad – official paperwork
Day 04: Drive to Shimshal village – Hotel
Day 05: Free Day in Shimshal Village (final logistics) – Hotel
Day 06: Trek to Ghar Sar (3,300m) – Camp
Day 07: Trek to Wooch Furzeen (3,800m) – Camp
Day 08: Trek to Arbob Purian (3,810m) – Camp
Day 09: Trek to Shujerav (4,005m) – Camp
Day 10: Trek to Shuwerth/Shimshal Pass (4,500m) – Camp
Day 11: Rest or Explore (optional: attempt Minglik Sar 6,050m)
Day 12: Rest or Explore (optional: attempt Minglik Sar 6,050m)
Day 13: Trek back to Arbob Purian (3,810m) – Camp
Day 14: Trek back to Wooch Furzeen (3,800m) – Camp
Day 15: Trek back to Shimshal Village
Day 16: Drive to Gilgit or Karimabad (2,440m)
Day 17: Fly to Islamabad – hotel
Day 18: Contingency day for flight cancellation
Day 19: Fly out to home country