Survey by Qualaroo
+ Reply to Thread
Page 24 of 64 FirstFirst ... 14222324252634 ... LastLast
Results 461 to 480 of 1268
Like Tree4640Likes

Thread: Tour de Khunjerab .................dedicated to our dear departed friend, Ajab Khan!

  1. #1
    nn
    nn is offline
    Senior PakWheeler Follow
    nn's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    Islamabad
    Posts
    12,094
    Follows
    2
    Following
    0
    Mentioned
    60 Post(s)
    Tagged
    3 Thread(s)
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0

    Default Tour de Khunjerab .................dedicated to our dear departed friend, Ajab Khan!

    This thread was started on the request of many friends, but most of all Ajab Khan who accompanied on this wonderful trip for most part, but had to miss the Khunjerab visit. He contributed hundreds of his beautifully captured pictures to this thread for all of us to remember him by.

    https://www.pakwheels.com/forums/4x4...b-khan-rip-bro



    June 2013

    The trip route was Naran, Jalkhad, Lulusar, Babusar, Chilas, KKH, Gilgit, Hunza Karimabad, Duikar Eagles nest, Attabad lake, Hoper Glacier, Gilgit, Gupis (the road beyond towards Phandar/ shandur had been swept away by flood waters), Back to Gilgit, Hunza, Attabad, Gulmit, Passu, Sust, Khunjerab top. The return jouney from Khujerab was Gulmit, Attabad crossing, Hunza, Gilgit, Astore, Rama, Chilas, Babusar, Naran and back home!

    Tour de Khunjerab! -1240560

    Tour de Khunjerab via Naran Babusar Chilas Gilgit Hunza! June 2013 -1253374







    A brief timeline

    Islamabad to Naran non-stop 6-7 hours if you leave early and avoid traffic. Naran to Chilas via Babusir depends how long you stop over on the way, such as at Jalkhad, lulusir, Babusir top etc. Non stop it can be completed in 5-6 hours. Chilas to Gilgit is 130km (in 2 to 2-1/2 hours), gilgit to Hunza Aliabad approx 90-95km in 2 hours. Hunza to Attabad lake 30-40 minutes. The lake crossing is 50-55 minutes (9.5Km), but depends how long you take to negotiate and get onto the boat etc and than hopefully don't have to wait too long to get off at other end. You can take vehicle across on the boat as well (own or rented), charge may vary 3000-4000rs one way each, depending on your vehicle size and negotiating skill. The boat drops you at the other end "Gulmit" a beautiful small village/ town. Distance from Gulmit to Khunjerab is 135km (Sust is after 50km approx). Takes an hour to get to sust atleast, as first 10km the road is katcha and in poor shape. There after its fresh mettled road, like between gilgit n hunza. Sust to Khunjerab can be reached in 2 hours approx.

    The first boats leaves (on the lake) roughly after 5:30 am and last one leaves at 6pm. If you are going from Hunza, a day trip to Khunjerab is easily possible, but if you go that far, might as well stay the night in Sust or Gulmit. PTDC Sust is nice enough, and Marcopolo Inn Gulmit is nicer. There are plenty other hotels there as well.

    All above timings are doable, but, break downs, puntures, land slides, road work related stops etc can add time very easily!


  2. #461
    PakWheeler Follow
    kashif's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2003
    Location
    Faisalabad
    Posts
    365
    Follows
    2
    Following
    0
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    2 Thread(s)
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by ism1 View Post
    Great boss, plz let us know more about Melan & Pia, as i hv just googled their names, but didn't find anything !!!
    Find them on facebook they have a page there
    People who shine from within, don't need the spotlight..........................

  3. #462
    Senior PakWheeler Follow
    ism1's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Location
    Karachi
    Posts
    5,319
    Follows
    3
    Following
    0
    Mentioned
    313 Post(s)
    Tagged
    38 Thread(s)
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by ajab9007 View Post
    he broke the rear differential twice in river crossing.....thats a safety collarTour de Khunjerab via Naran Babusar Chilas Gilgit Hunza! June 2013 -1252870
    how much they have driven in 3 years ? Over 500,000 KMs !!!
    "Mistakes" are painful, when happened.....but after some time...a collection of Mistakes are called "Experience" which leads to "SUCCESS".

  4. #463
    Senior PakWheeler Follow
    ajab9007's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2008
    Location
    Swatmingora
    Age
    25
    Posts
    2,950
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    Mentioned
    16 Post(s)
    Tagged
    1 Thread(s)
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0

    Default

    @ism1bro thanks a bundle for liking the pictures.......well the reply quote is not working from the last 2 days dont know wats wrong with it.......btw i have reposted the pictures which were not visible
    Never go offroading alone!!!you never know when you need a push!!

  5. #464
    Senior PakWheeler Follow
    ism1's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Location
    Karachi
    Posts
    5,319
    Follows
    3
    Following
    0
    Mentioned
    313 Post(s)
    Tagged
    38 Thread(s)
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by ajab9007 View Post
    Street of Hunza.Tour de Khunjerab via Naran Babusar Chilas Gilgit Hunza! June 2013 -1253875
    Did u meet wid Over 90-100 Years Old BABAS sitting/resting/sun bathing on the corners of these streets ?
    "Mistakes" are painful, when happened.....but after some time...a collection of Mistakes are called "Experience" which leads to "SUCCESS".

  6. #465
    Senior PakWheeler Follow
    ism1's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Location
    Karachi
    Posts
    5,319
    Follows
    3
    Following
    0
    Mentioned
    313 Post(s)
    Tagged
    38 Thread(s)
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by ajab9007 View Post
    Tour de Khunjerab via Naran Babusar Chilas Gilgit Hunza! June 2013 -1253877
    Way to Baltit Fort !!!
    "Mistakes" are painful, when happened.....but after some time...a collection of Mistakes are called "Experience" which leads to "SUCCESS".

  7. #466
    Senior PakWheeler Follow
    hamza_xeg's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Location
    Abbotabad
    Age
    20
    Posts
    8,781
    Follows
    4
    Following
    1
    Mentioned
    94 Post(s)
    Tagged
    8 Thread(s)
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    2

    Default

    Subhan-Allah !
    went through the whole thread & loved it
    The men are back. @TGT.

  8. #467
    Senior PakWheeler Follow
    ajab9007's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2008
    Location
    Swatmingora
    Age
    25
    Posts
    2,950
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    Mentioned
    16 Post(s)
    Tagged
    1 Thread(s)
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by ism1 View Post
    Did u meet wid Over 90-100 Years Old BABAS sitting/resting/sun bathing on the corners of these streets ?
    actually we went late.....but last year i met some they were siting here & there on the streets
    Never go offroading alone!!!you never know when you need a push!!

  9. #468
    Senior PakWheeler Follow
    ajab9007's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2008
    Location
    Swatmingora
    Age
    25
    Posts
    2,950
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    Mentioned
    16 Post(s)
    Tagged
    1 Thread(s)
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by ism1 View Post
    how much they have driven in 3 years ? Over 500,000 KMs !!!
    he bought the landy with 15k on the clock now it was 450k
    Never go offroading alone!!!you never know when you need a push!!

  10. #469
    nn
    nn is offline
    Senior PakWheeler Follow
    nn's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    Islamabad
    Posts
    12,094
    Follows
    2
    Following
    0
    Mentioned
    60 Post(s)
    Tagged
    3 Thread(s)
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0

    Default

    Many thnx All!

    Some of my Attabad lake's boat ride pics as well at of Hopper and Baltit! Many may be repeat!

  11. #470
    Senior PakWheeler Follow
    ajab9007's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2008
    Location
    Swatmingora
    Age
    25
    Posts
    2,950
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    Mentioned
    16 Post(s)
    Tagged
    1 Thread(s)
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by hamza_xeg View Post
    Subhan-Allah !
    went through the whole thread & loved it
    thank you stay connected still to come
    Never go offroading alone!!!you never know when you need a push!!

  12. #471
    Senior PakWheeler Follow
    ajab9007's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2008
    Location
    Swatmingora
    Age
    25
    Posts
    2,950
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    Mentioned
    16 Post(s)
    Tagged
    1 Thread(s)
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by nn View Post
    Many thnx All!
    Doc am left with hunza to phunder patch......do you have anything related to hunza plz share
    Never go offroading alone!!!you never know when you need a push!!

  13. #472
    nn
    nn is offline
    Senior PakWheeler Follow
    nn's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    Islamabad
    Posts
    12,094
    Follows
    2
    Following
    0
    Mentioned
    60 Post(s)
    Tagged
    3 Thread(s)
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0

    Default

    The gorgeous Attabad lake!

    Tour de Khunjerab via Naran Babusar Chilas Gilgit Hunza! June 2013 -1255145

  14. #473
    nn
    nn is offline
    Senior PakWheeler Follow
    nn's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    Islamabad
    Posts
    12,094
    Follows
    2
    Following
    0
    Mentioned
    60 Post(s)
    Tagged
    3 Thread(s)
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0

    Default



    Tour de Khunjerab via Naran Babusar Chilas Gilgit Hunza! June 2013 -1255146

  15. #474
    nn
    nn is offline
    Senior PakWheeler Follow
    nn's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    Islamabad
    Posts
    12,094
    Follows
    2
    Following
    0
    Mentioned
    60 Post(s)
    Tagged
    3 Thread(s)
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0

    Default

    The colour of the lake in real life is just amazing!

    Tour de Khunjerab via Naran Babusar Chilas Gilgit Hunza! June 2013 -1255147

  16. #475
    nn
    nn is offline
    Senior PakWheeler Follow
    nn's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    Islamabad
    Posts
    12,094
    Follows
    2
    Following
    0
    Mentioned
    60 Post(s)
    Tagged
    3 Thread(s)
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0

    Default

    Luggage being loaded n unloaded at the lake.

    Tour de Khunjerab via Naran Babusar Chilas Gilgit Hunza! June 2013 -1255148

  17. #476
    nn
    nn is offline
    Senior PakWheeler Follow
    nn's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    Islamabad
    Posts
    12,094
    Follows
    2
    Following
    0
    Mentioned
    60 Post(s)
    Tagged
    3 Thread(s)
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0

    Default

    This double cabin arrived from Gulmit just after we reached the lake.

    Tour de Khunjerab via Naran Babusar Chilas Gilgit Hunza! June 2013 -1255149

  18. #477
    nn
    nn is offline
    Senior PakWheeler Follow
    nn's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    Islamabad
    Posts
    12,094
    Follows
    2
    Following
    0
    Mentioned
    60 Post(s)
    Tagged
    3 Thread(s)
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0

    Default



    Tour de Khunjerab via Naran Babusar Chilas Gilgit Hunza! June 2013 -1255150

  19. #478
    nn
    nn is offline
    Senior PakWheeler Follow
    nn's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    Islamabad
    Posts
    12,094
    Follows
    2
    Following
    0
    Mentioned
    60 Post(s)
    Tagged
    3 Thread(s)
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0

    Default

    The vehicle carrying boat is waiting for the luggage boat to be laded and moved so that it can dock for the hilux to get off!

    Tour de Khunjerab via Naran Babusar Chilas Gilgit Hunza! June 2013 -1255151

  20. #479
    nn
    nn is offline
    Senior PakWheeler Follow
    nn's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    Islamabad
    Posts
    12,094
    Follows
    2
    Following
    0
    Mentioned
    60 Post(s)
    Tagged
    3 Thread(s)
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0

    Default



    Tour de Khunjerab via Naran Babusar Chilas Gilgit Hunza! June 2013 -1255152

  21. #480
    nn
    nn is offline
    Senior PakWheeler Follow
    nn's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    Islamabad
    Posts
    12,094
    Follows
    2
    Following
    0
    Mentioned
    60 Post(s)
    Tagged
    3 Thread(s)
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0

    Default

    On the boat!

    Tour de Khunjerab via Naran Babusar Chilas Gilgit Hunza! June 2013 -1255153

+ Reply to Thread
Page 24 of 64 FirstFirst ... 14222324252634 ... LastLast

User Tag List

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •