Wandering through Southern Pakistan's Indus River Valley, from Karachi to Islamabad and onwards to the Khunjerab Pass, a mountain pass elevated at 16,000 feet above sea level in the high Karakoram mountain range, you will embark on a journey to discover a multitude of historical treasures worth celebrating. On this tour, you will explore UNESCO World Heritage sites such as Mohenjodaro and Taxila, alongside extraordinary mosques, Mughal monuments, Buddhist monasteries, Hindu temples, and Greco-Bactrian ruins. This voyage offers a fascinating tapestry of cultural traditions and creations, where influences intermingle intricately. Simultaneously, you will savor the diverse attractions of modern-day Pakistan, from bustling bazaars to delectable cuisine to the warm hospitality of its people. As you venture northward through this fifth most populous country on the planet, you will gain a profound appreciation for Pakistan's endlessly captivating layers and intricate complexities. Traveling along the Karakoram Highway, you will encounter the ancient kingdom of Hunza, a place once described by Eric Shipton as 'the epitome of mountain splendor' within the Karakorum, Himalaya, and Hindu Kush mountain ranges. Further, you will have the opportunity to trek through the Western Himalayas, where Nanga Parbat's stunning lush green plateaus and the enchanting Fairy Meadow await. Nanga Parbat stands as the world's ninth-largest mountain, adding to the awe-inspiring natural beauty of this region.