Patundas Medow

Duration : 13 days trip, 3 walking days
Max Height Gained : 4100m
Grade : Moderate, Technical
Season : June - September

Brief Description

This is a short technical trek to the ridge between the Passu and Butara glaciers called Patundas meadows which has sweeping mountain views in all direction, but theres a tricky glacier crossing en route. Patundas, on the ridge between the Passu and Butara glaciers, is a summer pasture used by Ghulkin villagers with cluster of huts and livestock pens. The views from Patundas are spectacular in all directions. The rapid elevation gain of 1700m makes pervious acclimatization necessary , which can be done with combining this with a trek in the surrounding areas.

Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival Islamabad transfer to hotel. Free afternoon in the bazaars Hotel

Day 02: Drive on the Karakorum highway to Chilas . Hotel

Day 03: Continue along the Karakorum Highway to Karimabad Hunza. Hotel

Day 04: Explore Baltit village the traditional capital of Hunza. Hotel

Day 05: Acclimatizing walk in Hunza. Hotel

Day 06: Drive to Passu village 2400m explore Batura glacier. Hotel

Day 07: Trek to Passu Ghar 3/ 4 hrs 3210m Camp

Day 08: Trek to Patundas meadows 5/6 hrs 4100m. Camp

Day 09: Trek to Passu 4/5 hrs. Hotel

Day 10: Drive to Chilas. Hotel

Day 11: Drive to Rawalpindi. Hotel

Day 12: Free shopping day in Rawalpindi. Hotel

Day 13: Transfer to airport for International flight

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