Batura Trek, in the region around Passu (2543m) offers some of the best, new and thrilling adventure walking in the entire Northern Areas.
It lies in Batura Valley Passu in Gojal region of the Gilgit-Baltistan Pakistan. The Batura Glacier, 57 kilometers (35 mi) long the northern region is holy with lofty mountains, long glaciers and amazing landscape making it a heaven for Alpine lovers. Batura Glacier trek is an incredibly beautiful trek of such scenery. An average height of 3800m, wild alpine flowers filled meadows, birch trees and where roses and juniper trees are common. While trekking, we can get an opportunity to see the Wakhi peoples’ summer life style as they venture to summer pastures to graze their cattle and yaks.
The actual trips starts in Islamabad, the modern capital of Pakistan and we drive on Karakoram Highway, one the wondrous achievements of humankind with breathtaking views of Rakaposhi, Diran Peak, Shishpar peak 7611 meters, Ultar peak 7388 meters, Passu Peak 7478 meters, Karon Koh (7200 meters, and the Batura massive 7500-7785 meters, so many Karakoram giants. The captivating Hunza culture, their smiling welcome, their warm hospitality is an equally charming experience of its own. Every day of the trip turns to be fascinating making the whole of trip an incredible life time experience.