Pakistan/China

Travel the ancient silk road along the spectacular Karakoram Highway, over the 16,000 ft Khunjerab pass, and through the Taklamakan desert into famed Kashgar, the capital of Xinjian province of far western China. A side trek to Nanga Parbat base camp, and time in the valleys of Gilgit and Hunza make this a truly exciting adventure!


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Trips

Land Cost: $3490 ($4590 with Kashgar ext.)

Jul 05 – Jul 19 ’15
Aug 02 – Aug 16 ’15

Jul 04 – Jul 18 ’16
Aug 01 – Aug 15 ’16

Length: 15-days total; 6 day trek

| Max. Altitude: 13,100ft / 4000m

The trip begins in Rawalpindi with a spectacular flight to Skardu, deep in the Karakoram range. Highlights include: Skardu and environs; a 6-day trek to the base of Nanga Parbat, one of the most majestic peaks in the Himalayas; a jeep safari through Gilgit and along the rugged Karakoram Highway,to fabled Hunza and the 16,000 ft Khunjerab Pass on the Chinese border. A 7-day optional extension overland to Kashgar, China can be included with this trip. Timed to coincide with the famous Sunday market, this is an adventure into Central Asia’s wonderful past!


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  • I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, I’ve been on treks all over the world with different companies, and this is my 11th trek in Nepal, and the C. H. E. organization and staff are by far the best I’ve ever come across!

    Murray Snyder, Waterloo, ON

    This was a lifetime dream for me and all my expectations were met and more! The country is so beautiful and the people so extraordinary. the staff all work so hard to please and treat you like family with such caring and involvement. Our trip leader Cordelia is a wonderful person, and I was pleasantly surprised by our cook who kept us so well fed. I would go back in a heartbeat!

    Corrine Preisler, Montreal, QC