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Rozefs Tourism offers a complete tour package to Khunjerab pass & National Park. The Khunjerab pass is a 15,397 ft high mountain pass border in the Karakoram Mountains, it connects Pakistan with China. Pak China border (Khunjerab Pass) is located between the northern border of Pakistan (Gilgit Baltistan) and the southwest border of China (Xinjiang). Khunjerab is pronounced as “KHUNJE” then “RAB”, (Khunj/ay/raab), Urdu (خنجراب ).
Khunjerab Pass is also called “Kunjirap Daban”.
At around 16,000 above sea level, the Khunjerab pass is the highest international paved international border crossing in the world. The road is known as the Karakoram Highway or KKH, it is one of the most dangerous roads in the world, as well as one of the most beautiful roads.
Khunjerab pass tour leaves tourists amazed in every way. Its lush green mountains with pleasant weather are ideal for summer destinations. It is not possible to stay or camp in the area due to security reasons.
Khunjerab national park receives heavy snowfall during winters, and it is usually snow-covered during the winter season. Moreover, it is generally closed for heavy vehicles from November 30th to May 1st and for all vehicles from December 30th to April 1st.
Moreover, here are the distances to Khunjerab pass from various areas of Pakistan by road:
Distance in Km
|Islamabad||765 km||16 hrs|
|Lahore||597 km||11 hrs 30 min|
|Hunza Valley||170 km||3 hr 30 min|
|Chitral||639 km||15 hr 20 min|
|Fairy Meadows||348 km||7 hr 20 min|
|Naran||485 km||9 hr 30 min|
|Skardu City||455 km||9 hrs|
|Abbottabad||632 km||14 hrs|
|Gilgit City||271 km||5 hr 20 min|
|Babusar Pass||422 km||8 hr 10 min|
|Neelum Valley||708 km||16 hr 40 min|
Khunjerab pass is a wonderful place with striking mountains and landscapes. Moreover, it is recommended to take eatables with you, as there are no tea and food stalls at Khunjerab pass. You can make a short stop in Sost, to get freshen, have lunch and buy eatables. Khunjerab Pass has an exceptionally wonderful grand view of peaks, as the area is fully covered with snow till June.
There are numerous inns and resorts for Khunjerab Pass for travelers in Sost town. Transport administration is accessible day by day among Gilgit and Kashgar through the Karakorum interstate. Numerous global travelers visit this spot and relish the striking perspective.
We’ll pick you up according to the decided point in Islamabad at a “Welcome to Pakistan” meeting. Then we will leave for an overnight stay in Naran valley. We will be having short stops from time to time at good natural spots.
Khunjerab Pass Routs from Islamabad
There are two routes to get to Khunjerab pass from Islamabad via road.
This route is used to get to Hunza, Khunjerab pass, Astore, and whole Gilgit Baltistan in winters. The road is under construction and quite bumpy from several areas. The driving distance from Islamabad to Khunjerab Top Pass via the Besham City route is 855 km and it takes around 17 hours. Additionally, this route has fewer steeps than the Babusar top route.
Islamabad to Khunjerab pass top via Babusar top is accessible only during summer. This route has many touristic destinations, such as Shogran, Naran, Kaghan, Saif-ul-Malook Lake, Dudipatsar Lake, Ansoo Lake, Lulusar Lake, and Babusar top Pass. On the other hand, the road gets quite busy in Naran, also the road faces traffic jam in Naran near Jheel road. The road is much steeper than the Besham route and less bumpy after Naran.
The driving distance from Islamabad to Khunjerab Top Pass via the Babusar top pass route is 770 km and it takes around 16 hours. The engine of your car must be in perfect condition, as there are several road steeps near Babusar top road where cars get heat up and stop working.
Enjoy the stay and lush green Naran and Kaghan Vally. You can roam around and do the shopping at the Naran Bazar. Moreover, if you want to hike and enjoy the best view of the valley, it is also possible. The distance from Naran to Khunjerab pass is 488 km, it takes 5 hours and 42 min via road.
However, it is open only in summer, so if your tour is in summer (April-Oct) then we’ll use the Naran route if we’re traveling via car. Otherwise, we’ll be using the Besham route with KKH (Karakoram Highway).
Babusar Top is a marvelous tourist attraction point, with 4,170m height above sea level. However, it is open only in summer, so if your tour is in summer (April-Oct) then we’ll use the Babusar route if we’re traveling via car. Also, the distance from Gilgit city to Khunjerab pass is 270 km, it takes 5 hours from Gilgit city to Khubjerb pass. However, we will be making a stay to relax, so the next day we could continue our journey.
By this time it would be night, so we’ll be having dinner and staying at one of our hotels at Rakaposhi, Nagar, Gilgit. Moreover, we have other options to stay in Hunza, here are the hotels in Hunza.
Since you’re staying in the Nagar Valley under the Rakaposhi glacier, it’s time to visit the Khunjerab Pass. It is better to leave early in the morning around 9:00 am in our private car. It takes around 4 hours to finally arrive at the Khunjerab pass. We will be passing through Aliabad, Hunza Valley, Passu cones, Attabad Lake, Sost. We will be taking short stops as well at good points for photography. After spending some time there, we will get back to our hotel in Rakaposhi.
Khunjerab Pass is the highest paved international border crossing in the world and is a popular tourist destination. There are a number of things to do at Khunjerab Pass, including taking in the stunning views, exploring the area, and learning about the local culture.
Whether you’re looking to spend a day or a week in the area, there’s plenty to keep you occupied. Here are some of the best things to do at Khunjerab Pass.
One of the best things to do at Khunjerab Pass is simply to take in the views. The pass is located at an altitude of 4,693 meters (15,397 feet), making it one of the highest points in Pakistan. On a clear day, you can see for miles in every direction.
There are a number of viewing platforms and lookout points dotted around the pass, so you can take your pick of the best views. Make sure to bring your camera to capture the stunning landscape.
If you’re looking to explore beyond the Khunjerab Pass, there are a number of great options nearby. The Khunjerab National Park is a must-visit for nature lovers and is home to a variety of wildlife, including the Asiatic black bear, snow leopard, and Marco Polo sheep.
If you’re interested in learning about the local culture, the Hunza Valley is a great place to start. This picturesque valley is home to a number of traditional villages, where you can see firsthand how the locals live.
Speaking of the local culture Khunjerab Pass is located in the upper Hunza region and the last town is Sost. One of the best things to do at Khunjerab Pass is to learn about the local culture and history. The past has been an important trade route for centuries, and as such, has been a melting pot of different cultures.
There are a number of museums and heritage sites in the area that can give you a better understanding of the local culture. The Altit Fort and Baltit Fort are both well worth a visit, as is the Eagle’s Nest Viewpoint.
Whether you’re looking to take in the views, explore the area, or learn about the local culture, Khunjerab Pass should definitely be on your Pakistan itinerary.
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