No, on the day we were to depart just a half hour before loading the bikes received a call that one of our cousin's has been admitted to hosp due to liver failure. So we canceled the trip. This was a week and a half back on Sat. And on this Monday (three days back) he finally succumbed to his illness and passed away. So our trip has been canceled / delayed.
Last night during the Soyam we were discussing our plans to now leave after Eid, just after the Chelam. But since they are not fond of cold temp they feared that in mid Oct it will be very cold up North so most have dropped out.
BUTT .... Only one said he is still keen on keeping the tour NOW since he had already booked this month off for the trip and there is still time.
So now just one of my relatives is ready to leave as early as Saturday, by road on our bikes, just the two of us from Karachi to Khanjerab and back. I have not as yet agreed entirely although all our luggage is still packed and ready but that was for 5 ppl and now needs to be reduced for 2 ppl. But I think we may make a decision by tomorrow (Fri or Sat) at the latest and just GO. InshAllah