Mountain Panorama Jeep Safari

$2,150.00

Embark on a thrilling adventure through the scenic landscapes of Pakistan with our Panoramic Mountain Jeep Safari tour. This carefully crafted itinerary takes you on an unforgettable journey, exploring the picturesque valleys, majestic mountains, and remote regions of the country. From the bustling capital city of Islamabad to the tranquil beauty of Naran and the breathtaking heights of Babusar Pass, this tour promises awe-inspiring vistas at every turn.

  • Trip Code Start and Finish
    • DP-JST-01
    Islamabad
  • Altitude Best time
    • 4700m
    March to October
  • Activity Level Activity
    • Medium
    Mountain Vista
  • Duration Meals
    • 9 days
    All 3 Meals
  • Group Size Guide
    • 1-12
    Local Guides
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Mountain Panorama Jeep Safari

Embark on a thrilling adventure through the scenic landscapes of Pakistan with our Panoramic Mountain Jeep Safari tour. This carefully crafted itinerary takes you on an unforgettable journey, exploring the picturesque valleys, majestic mountains, and remote regions of the country. From the bustling capital city of Islamabad to the tranquil beauty of Naran and the breathtaking heights of Babusar Pass, this tour promises awe-inspiring vistas at every turn.

The tour kicks off in Islamabad, where you’ll have the opportunity to visit iconic landmarks such as Faisal Mosque and Pakistan Monument. From there, the adventure truly begins as you traverse through the enchanting Kaghan Valley, reaching the charming town of Naran. Marvel at the lush green valleys, gushing waterfalls, and crystal-clear lakes that dot the landscape.

Continuing the journey, you’ll make your way to Babusar Pass, a mountain passes renowned for its panoramic views. Immerse yourself in the beauty of the surrounding peaks, including the mighty Nanga Parbat. The drive then takes you to Chilas, a small town nestled on the banks of the Indus River, offering a glimpse into the rugged and dramatic landscapes of the region.

Skardu, the gateway to the Karakoram Range, is the next destination on the itinerary. Explore the town and its bustling bazaars, and visit the historical Shigar Fort in the enchanting Shigar Valley. The journey then takes you to Khaplu, where you can admire traditional stone houses and stunning mountain vistas.

Prepare for a unique experience in Deosai National Park, one of the highest plateaus in the world. Embark on a jeep safari through the park, encountering diverse wildlife and vast meadows. Explore the mesmerizing Sheosar Lake, surrounded by breathtaking landscapes.

The tour concludes with a return to Skardu, where you can engage in optional activities such as visiting Upper Kachura Lake or indulging in adventurous pursuits like paragliding or river rafting. Finally, you’ll make your way back to Islamabad, savoring the scenic drive one last time.

This panoramic mountain jeep safari in Pakistan offers an unparalleled opportunity to immerse yourself in the natural beauty, rich culture, and warm hospitality of this captivating country. Whether it’s capturing stunning landscapes, engaging with local communities, or embarking on thrilling adventures, this tour promises an unforgettable experience that will leave you with lasting memories.

Please note that the itinerary can be customized to suit your preferences and the duration of your trip. The tour is subject to weather and road conditions, ensuring the safety and comfort of all participants.

Trip Highlights

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Trip Code: DP-JST-01

Trip Length:  9 days and 8 nights 

Best Time to Visit: March to October

Call for general departures:

713 979 7485
The tour package inclusions and exclusions
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • Hotel Accommodation based on double/twin sharing 
  • Meals (Breakfasts & Dinners) 
  • English speaking guide 
  • Air-conditioned transportation (depending on the size of the group throughout the trip
  • Entrance Fees to the Archaeological sites and Museums 
  • Tips at hotels/restaurants
  • Mineral water (1 bottle of 1.5 liters per pax per day) 
  • Porterage at hotels
What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
  • Hotel Accommodation based on double/twin sharing 
  • Meals (Breakfasts & Dinners) 
  • English speaking guide 
  • Air-conditioned transportation (depending on the size of the group throughout the trip
  • Entrance Fees to the Archaeological sites and Museums 
  • Tips at hotels/restaurants
  • Mineral water (1 bottle of 1.5 liters per pax per day) 
  • Porterage at hotels

Itinerary

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    Day 1 ARRIVAL IN ISLAMABAD

    Upon arriving at Islamabad International Airport, you will be greeted by our representative who will assist you with the transfer to your hotel in Islamabad. Take some time to relax and settle in. In the afternoon, you can embark on a city tour of Islamabad, visiting prominent landmarks such as the iconic Faisal Mosque, the largest mosque in South Asia, and the Pakistan Monument, a symbol of national unity. Explore the exhibits at the Lok Virsa Museum to learn about Pakistan’s rich cultural heritage. Enjoy a comfortable overnight stay in Islamabad.

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    Day 2 ISLAMABAD TO NARAN

    The amazing adventure begins as you depart from Islamabad and head toward the picturesque town of Naran, located in the beautiful Kaghan Valley. The journey offers breathtaking views of lush green valleys, meandering rivers, and magnificent waterfalls. Capture the stunning landscapes with your camera and make memorable stops along the way. Upon reaching Naran, check into your hotel and spend the evening exploring the town and its surroundings. Immerse yourself in the natural beauty and tranquility of the area. Overnight stay in Naran.

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    Day 3 NARAN TO BABUSAR PASS TO CHILAS

    Today, get ready for an exhilarating drive as you make your way to Babusar Pass. This mountain pass is renowned for its panoramic views of the surrounding peaks, including Nanga Parbat, the ninth-highest mountain in the world. Enjoy the cool mountain breeze and soak in the awe-inspiring vistas before continuing the journey towards Chilas. The road winds through rugged terrains and provides glimpses of the mighty Indus River. Upon arrival in Chilas, check into your hotel and relax. Overnight stay in Chilas.

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    Day 4 CHILAS TO SKARDU

    After breakfast, it’s time to resume your adventure as you depart from Chilas and head towards Skardu, the gateway to the mesmerizing Karakoram Range. The drive will take you along the Indus River, revealing stunning gorges and dramatic landscapes. Arriving in Skardu, check into your hotel and take some time to rest. In the evening, you can explore the town and visit the local bazaars to experience the unique culture and hospitality of the region. Overnight stay in Skardu.

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    Day 5 SKARDU TO SHIGAR VALLEY TO KHAPLU

    Today, embark on an unforgettable jeep safari to the enchanting Shigar Valley. The valley is known for its serene beauty and historical significance. Visit the magnificent Shigar Fort, a restored heritage site that offers a glimpse into the region’s rich history and architecture. After exploring Shigar Valley, continue your journey to Khaplu, another picturesque town nestled in the mountains. Khaplu is famous for its traditional stone houses and beautiful landscapes. Arrive in Khaplu, check into your hotel, and enjoy the evening at your leisure. Overnight stay in Khaplu.

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    Day 6 KHAPLU TO DEOSAI NATIONAL PARK

    Prepare for a thrilling adventure as you venture into the breathtaking Deosai National Park. Hop into a jeep and traverse through the rugged terrain and vast meadows of Deosai. The park is renowned for its unique ecosystem, wildflowers, and diverse wildlife, including the Himalayan brown bear. Explore Sheosar Lake, a pristine lake surrounded by stunning meadows. Capture the incredible beauty of the park and spend the night camping under the starry skies, immersing yourself in nature’s tranquility. Overnight camping in Deosai National Park.

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    Day 7 DEOSAI NATIONAL PARK TO SKARDU

    After a memorable camping experience in Deosai National Park, it’s time to return to Skardu. Depart from the park and enjoy the scenic drive back, appreciating the picturesque valleys and mountains. Arriving in Skardu, the remainder of the day is yours to relax or engage in optional activities. You can visit the captivating Upper Kachura Lake, known for its turquoise waters and stunning surroundings, or partake in thrilling adventures like paragliding or river rafting. Overnight stay in Skardu.

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    Day 8 SKARDU TO ISLAMABAD

    This morning, check out from your hotel in Skardu and embark on the return journey to Islamabad. Enjoy the scenic drive once again, relishing the natural beauty that surrounds you. Arriving in Islamabad, check into your hotel and take the rest of the day to unwind or explore the local markets for souvenirs and mementos. Overnight stay in Islamabad.

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    Day 9 DEPARTURE

    Now, it’s time to bid farewell to Pakistan as you check out from your hotel. Our representative will assist you with the transfer to Islamabad International Airport for your departure flight, marking the end of this memorable panoramic mountain jeep safari tour. Depart with cherished memories of the enchanting landscapes and warm hospitality of Pakistan.

IMPORTANT NOTE:

We always do the best in our power to follow the set itinerary, however it can change occasionally based on temporary access restrictions, weather, lodging/campground availability, guest ability/injury, and natural disasters like heavy rains, flooding, and other potential causes. Sometimes we experience unforeseen happens to affect the plan.


CUSTOMIZE THIS TOUR

Would you like to customize this trip? We would be very happy to tailor made this experience for you and your companions. Our team is here to guide you through the process. We will take the time to listen to your aspirations, understand your travel style, and work closely with you to craft a personalized itinerary. Please click here to fill the trip information form.

Essential Information

PASSPORT AND VISA

Participants of all nationalities must have a valid passport with six months remaining validity and a visa for Pakistan. Visa must be applied online at https://visa.nadra.gov.pk/ 

The main category is SAFARIS, and the sub-category is PANORAMIC MOUNTAIN JEEP SAFARI. You will need a letter of invitation (LOI) which our office will provide along with the requisite documents like a Discover Pakistan license copy and the National Identity Card of the issuing authority.  

PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU HAVE THE CORRECT TRAVEL DOCUMENTS AND A VISA FOR PAKISTAN. 

When visiting historical and archaeological sites in Pakistan, it is essential to take certain precautions to ensure your safety and preserve the sites for future generations. Here are some precautions to remember:

Before visiting any site, research its historical significance, cultural practices, and any specific guidelines or restrictions. This will help you prepare and respect the site appropriately.

Dress modestly: Pakistan is a conservative country, so it is advisable to dress modestly, especially when visiting religious sites or conservative areas. Covering your shoulders, wearing long pants or skirts, and avoiding revealing or provocative clothing are respectful.

Respect local customs and traditions:

 Pakistan has a rich cultural heritage, and it is essential to respect the customs and traditions of the local communities. Follow any religious or cultural practices observed at the site, such as removing your shoes before entering certain areas or covering your head if required.

Follow the instructions and guidelines: 

Pay attention to any instructions or guidelines provided by the site authorities or tour guides. These may include areas where photography is prohibited, restricted access zones, or any specific rules to protect the artifacts or structures.

Stay on designated paths: 

Stick to designated paths and avoid trespassing or damaging any part of the site. Some archaeological sites are fragile; stepping on delicate areas can cause irreparable harm. Follow the signs and markers to ensure you are on the authorized path.

Do not remove artifacts:

 Removing artifacts, stones, or any historical items from the site is strictly prohibited. Removing artifacts not only damages their historical value but is also illegal. Respect the site’s archaeological significance by leaving everything as you found it.

Dispose of waste properly: 

Maintain cleanliness and dispose of any trash in designated bins. Keep the sites clean and leave no trace of your visit. Avoid littering or damaging the environment around the sites.

Be cautious of your belongings: 

Keep an eye on your personal belongings at all times. Use a secure bag or backpack to carry your valuables and avoid displaying expensive items that may attract unwanted attention.

Stay hydrated and protect yourself from the sun: 

Pakistan can have hot and dry weather, especially during the summer months. Drink plenty of water, wear sunscreen, and consider wearing a hat or carrying an umbrella to protect yourself from the sun.

 

Other Information

Follow safety guidelines

 

Be aware of your surroundings and follow any safety guidelines provided by the authorities. It is always recommended to travel in groups, especially in remote areas, and inform someone about your plans and expected return time.

By following these precautions, you can ensure a safe and respectful visit to the historical and archaeological sites in Pakistan while appreciating their cultural and historical significance

Pack Appropriate Clothing:

 

 It is essential to pack clothing suitable for the climate and terrain of the regions you’ll be visiting. In mountainous areas, temperatures can vary, so bring layers to adjust to changing conditions. Additionally, pack sturdy footwear and comfortable clothes for the jeep rides.

Carry Essential Gear:

 

 Don’t forget to bring essential gear such as a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, insect repellent, and a first aid kit. These items will help protect you from the sun, insects, and minor injuries during the safari.

Stay Hydrated: Hydration is crucial, especially in mountainous regions. Carry an adequate supply of water and drink frequently to stay hydrated throughout the safari.

Stay Informed about Weather and Road Conditions:

 

 Stay updated on weather forecasts and road conditions before embarking on your jeep safari. Weather in mountainous regions can be unpredictable, and road conditions may change due to landslides or other factors. Stay informed and plan accordingly to ensure a safe and enjoyable journey.

Stay Fit and Prepared: 

 

Jeep safaris often involve long hours of travel on rough terrains. Prior to the trip, ensure you are physically fit and ready for the adventure. Stretching exercises and light workouts can help prepare your body for the jeep rides and hikes during the safari.

Capture Memories Safely: 

 

Photographing the stunning landscapes and unique experiences is a must, but do so safely. Secure your camera or mobile phone properly during bumpy rides to prevent any accidents. Respect any restrictions on photography in certain areas and be mindful of privacy concerns.

Engage with Local Guides: 

 

Make the most of your safari by engaging with local guides who have a wealth of knowledge about the region. They can provide insights into the local culture, flora, fauna, and history, enriching your experience.

 

Travel with a Reputable Tour Operator: 

 

Choose a reputable and experienced tour operator for your Jeep safari. They will ensure your safety, provide well-maintained vehicles, and guide you through the best routes and attractions, enhancing your overall experience.

By keeping these tips in mind, you can have a safe, enjoyable, and memorable jeep safari adventure in Pakistan.

  1. What is a panoramic jeep safari?

    A panoramic jeep safari is an adventurous journey that takes you through scenic landscapes, valleys, mountains, and remote regions using a sturdy 4×4 jeep. It offers breathtaking views, the opportunity to explore off-the-beaten-path locations, and a unique way to experience the natural beauty of Pakistan.

     

  2. Is a jeep safari suitable for everyone?

     Jeep safaris can be enjoyed by people of various age groups and fitness levels. However, due to the nature of the terrain and long hours spent in a moving vehicle, it is important to assess your personal health and physical capabilities before embarking on a jeep safari.

     

  3. What is the best time for a panoramic jeep safari in Pakistan?

    The best time for a panoramic jeep safari in Pakistan depends on the region you plan to explore. Generally, the summer months from May to September offer pleasant weather in the northern regions, while spring and autumn (April, October, and November) are also popular for their mild temperatures and colorful landscapes.

  4. How safe is a jeep safari in Pakistan?

     Jeep safaris in Pakistan are generally safe when conducted with reputable tour operators and experienced guides. It is important to follow the safety guidelines provided by your tour operator, including wearing seat belts, listening to instructions, and respecting the local environment. It is also recommended to check travel advisories and stay informed about the current situation in the areas you plan to visit.

  5. What should I pack for a jeep safari?

    When packing for a jeep safari, consider carrying comfortable clothing suitable for the weather, sturdy footwear, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, insect repellent, a water bottle, a small backpack, and a first aid kit. Don’t forget to bring a camera or mobile phone to capture the stunning landscapes.

     

  6. Can I customize the itinerary of the panoramic jeep safari?

    Yes, the itinerary can often be customized to suit your preferences and the duration of your trip. Consult with your tour operator to discuss any specific requests or modifications you have in mind.

     

  7. What are the accommodation options during a jeep safari?

     Accommodation options during a jeep safari can vary depending on the region and your preferences. They can range from comfortable hotels and guesthouses to camping in scenic locations. Discuss your accommodation preferences with your tour operator to find the best options for your trip.

  8. Will I have access to meals during the safari?

    Meals are typically provided as part of the safari package. Depending on the itinerary, you may have meals at hotels, local restaurants, or enjoy packed meals during the jeep rides or camping. It is advisable to inform your tour operator about any dietary restrictions or preferences beforehand.

  9. Is it possible to combine a jeep safari with other activities or destinations?

    Yes, it is often possible to combine a jeep safari with other activities or destinations in Pakistan. Popular options include trekking, hiking, visiting cultural sites, or exploring nearby valleys and lakes. Discuss your interests and preferences with your tour operator to create a customized itinerary.

  10. How do I book a panoramic jeep safari in Pakistan?

    To book a panoramic jeep safari in Pakistan, you can contact reputable tour operators specializing in adventure travel or consult with travel agencies that offer such packages. Research different options, compare prices, read reviews, and ensure that the tour operator has a good track record of organizing safe and memorable experiences. Discover Pakistan is the best option for this trip.

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Dates Trip Status Price (PP) Single Supplement  
April 20, 2024 - September 29, 2023
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Extensions

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Our team of travel experts is available to provide detailed itineraries, answer any queries you may have, and tailor the extensions to meet your preferences and requirements. Whether you are interested in extending your journey to explore cultural destinations, indulge in luxury experiences, or venture into off-the-beaten-path destinations, we are committed to creating an unforgettable experience for you.

Below are some sample extensions, however, they can be customized to suit your needs, Please feel free to contact us via email or phone. Our dedicated team will be delighted to assist you, providing comprehensive information, and helping you plan your dream vacation.

Off-Road Adventure: Jeep Safari from Gilgit, Chitral, Peshawar and Islamabad

Introduction: Embark on an exhilarating Jeep Safari through some of Pakistan’s most breathtaking landscapes, from the majestic mountains of Gilgit and Hunza to the rugged terrains of Chitral, and finally, the historic cities of Peshawar and Islamabad. This unforgettable journey will take you through the heart of Pakistan’s northern regions, offering a unique blend of natural beauty, cultural diversity, and historical richness.

Day 1: Arrival in Gilgit

Your adventure begins as you arrive in Gilgit, the gateway to some of Pakistan’s most stunning mountain ranges.

Check into your accommodation and take some time to acclimatize to the altitude.

Explore Gilgit town and its bustling bazaars.

Day 2: Gilgit to Hunza

Start your journey towards Hunza, driving alongside the mighty Indus River.

En route visit the ancient rock carvings at the sacred site of Chilas.

Reach Hunza in the evening, and marvel at the iconic Baltit Fort.

Day 3: Hunza Exploration

Spend a full day exploring Hunza Valley.

Visit the serene Attabad Lake, formed by a landslide in 2010.

Explore the charming village of Karimabad and enjoy breathtaking views of Rakaposhi and Ultar Sar peaks.

Day 4: Hunza to Chitral via Shandur Pass

Depart for Chitral, a land of rugged beauty.

Drive through the dramatic Shandur Pass, known as the “Roof of the World,” and enjoy panoramic views.

Arrive in Chitral, known for its unique culture, and Kalash Valley, home to the Kalash people.

Day 5: Chitral Exploration

Immerse yourself in the rich culture of Chitral.

Visit the Kalash Valley and experience the unique traditions of the Kalash people.

Explore the Chitral Fort, a historical marvel.

Day 6: Chitral to Peshawar

Begin your journey towards Peshawar, one of Pakistan’s oldest cities.

Arrive in Peshawar, a melting pot of cultures, and explore its bustling markets and historical sites.

Try traditional Pashtun cuisine at a local restaurant.

Day 7: Peshawar to Islamabad

Depart for Islamabad, the capital city of Pakistan.

En route, visit the historic Taxila archaeological site, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Arrive in Islamabad and check into your hotel.

Day 8: Islamabad Exploration

Explore Islamabad’s landmarks, including the Faisal Mosque, Daman-e-Koh viewpoint, and Lok Virsa Museum.

Enjoy some leisure time in the city and indulge in shopping or relaxation.

Day 9: Departure

Conclude your epic Jeep Safari adventure with a transfer to Islamabad International Airport for your onward journey.

This Jeep Safari extension from Gilgit to Islamabad via Shandur Pass offers a unique blend of natural beauty, cultural immersion, and historical exploration. It’s a journey that will leave you with lasting memories of Pakistan’s northern regions and its rich heritage.

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