This is a beautiful trek to Rush Lake at 4694 m with the ascent of Rush Peak (5200 m). Rush is one of the highest alpine lakes in Pakistan. It is located about 15 km north of Miar Peak and Spantik (Golden Peak) (which are in the Nagar valley). Rush Lake and Rush Peak can be reached via Nagar and Hopar and via the Hopar Glacier (Bualtar Glacier) and Miar Glacier, (which rises fromthe Miar and Phuparash) peaks. The trek to Rush Lake can be reached without the need for a long and difficult climb. Yet Rush Peak itself is a highpoint on a broad ridge that can be reached with relative ease. This ridge is almost 20km long and separates the glaciated valley of the Barpu from the steep sided Hispar Valley. It starts close to the town of Nagir and rises gently South Eastwards to culminate in a series of very steep u

Departure/Return Location Benazir Bhutto International Airport, Islamabad
Departure Time Mountain Range: Karakoram
Elevation: 4694 m Best Time: Mid-May to End-August
Duration: 15 Days Zone: Open

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time15 Days

01: Islamabad

Arrival at airport and transfer to hotel. Overnight stay in hotel at Islamabad.

02: Islamabad to Gilgit (By Air in case of flight has operate)

Early morning breakfast and transfer to Airport fly to Gilgit (flights are subject to weather) and then onward drive for Hunza, if unable to fly we will depart for Gilgit by road with overnight stay at Chilas. 

03: Chilas to Karimabad (in case of no flight)

In case of flight has operated we will visit Baltit Fort and Alti Fort Hunza . In case no flight, the day will be used for over land travel from Chilas to Hunza. Overnight stay in hotel at Hunza.

04: Karimabad to Barpu Giram

Early morning breakfast and drive to Hopar Village and Trek Barpu Giram across Barpu Glacier. (Tent)

05: Barpu Giram to Gutenz

After breakfast trek to Gutenz. During the trek good views of Utar Lupghar, Momibiul, Trivor and Bularung. All towering above 7000m. Camp at Gutenz. (Tent) 

06: Gutenz to Rush Lake

After breakfast trek to Rush Lake. A day for tremendous views on all side. Follow grassy ridge through a small pass to the Rush Lake. (Tent)

07: Rest day at Rush Lake

Day free for climb to Rush Peak (5094m), providing an all round panorama of Golden Peak, Malubuting, Miar, Ultar and Passu peaks.(Tent) 

08: Rush Lake to Phari Phari

After breakfast trek back to Phari Phari. With Marvelous view of Golden Peak and Barpu Glacier. Continue a gentle through juniper and ash woods to the summer settlement of Chuku tans.(Tent) 

09: Phari Phari to Barpu Giram

After breakfast trek back to Barpu Giram (3:4 hour along grassy meadows with forward views of Ultar and Golden Peak). (Tent) 

10: Barpu Giram to Hunza Karimabad

After breakfast trek back trek back to Hopper Cross Barpu Glacier to Hoppar and drive by jeeps to Hunza Karimabad. Overnight in Hotel Karimabad. 

11: Drive to Khunjurab Pass and back to Karimabad

After breakfast we will drive for full day excursion to Khunjerab Pass (5000m) and drive back to Karimabad. Overnight stay at Karimabad.

12: Karimabad to Chilas

After breakfast we will drive for full day on Karakoram Highway, enjoying fascinating views of Karakoram Peaks from a different angle, Overnight stay at Chilas.

13: Chilas to Islamabad

After breakfast we will drive via Babusar pass to Islamabad. We start early in the morning, to cover the 12 hours long drive. Short stay in Naran for lunch, by evening we shall reach Islamabad. Overnight stay at Islamabad.

14: Rest day at Islamabad

After breakfast we will full day sightseeing of twin city Islamabad/Rawalpindi. Rest of time reserve for shopping. 

15: Islamabad to Flight out

Transfer to airport for flight back home.

Please Note: Gilgit Baltistan flights are subject to weather and backlog, in case of flight cancellation we will travel by road, and one night of Islamabad will be adjusted in overland travel.

Services included as following


  • 02 nights hotel in Islamabad (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
  • 02 nights in hotel Chilas (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
  • 03 nights in Hunza (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)


  • Pick up from group when arrive and drop to airport when group Departure Air-condition van from Islamabad –to-Islamabad
  • Flight Tickets Islamabad-Gilgit
  • Arrange transport on briefing and debriefing occasion
  • Sightseeing the capital city of Islamabad

4 x 4 Jeeps:

  • Jeeps from Hunza – Hopper – Hunza

Trekking Food:

  • Food (during the Trek (we will serve breakfast, lunch and Dinner)


  • Carry on member personal equipment, foods stuffs and camping crew etc. All porters insurance
  • 16 Kg porter facility for member’s personal gear. (Above 16 Kg will be separately charged from member on spot, as per porter rate per Kg)


  • Guide Cook and assistance cook wages, camp food and their transport.

Camping Equipment:

  • Mess tent, kitchen tent, toilet tent mattress, chairs, Tables

Kitchen utensils:

  • Complete kitchen utensils (crockery)

General Services:

  • Tips for baggage handling at airport & at hotels
  • Fess: (CKNP, Bridge crossing, cable crossing, camping)
  • International flights tickets re-confirmations
  • Custom clearing assistance

Services not included in given price

  • Member international flight tickets
  • Helicopter emergency rescue fees Members any climbing gears
  • Member personal insurance
  • Sleeping bag and all personal expenses such as telephone calls, fax, email charges, liquor or soft drinks,
  • Room service, gratuities for personal services, items of a purely personal nature
  • Custom clearing charges (import and export of equipment’s)
  • Any unforeseen expenses (just like road block extra hotel stay or if members stay more days at Base Camp) then members will be pay according to the numbers of days bases.