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Rush Lake Trek 4 nights, 5 days

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4-5 days

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Rush Lake Trek is a popular hiking expedition in Pakistan that leads to Rush Lake, one of the highest alpine lakes in the world. This trek is located in the Gilgit-Baltistan region, specifically in the Nagar Valley of the Karakoram Range. The region is known for its stunning mountain scenery, including several peaks over 7,000 meters, making it a dream destination for trekkers and mountaineers alike.

Key features of the Rush Lake Trek:

  1. Altitude: The Rush Lake Trek reaches an altitude of approximately 4,694 meters (15,400 feet) at Rush Lake itself, making it a challenging and high-altitude trek.

  2. Scenic Beauty: The trek offers breathtaking views of various mountains, including Rakaposhi (7,788 meters) and Diran Peak (7,266 meters), as well as the Bualtar Glacier.

  3. Duration: The duration of the Rush Lake Trek is usually around 10 to 12 days, depending on the route taken and the pace of the trekking group.

  4. Starting Point: The trek often starts from the village of Nagar or Hopar in the Nagar Valley.

  5. Difficulty: The trek is considered moderately difficult to difficult due to the high altitude and rugged terrain. Trekkers should have some prior experience with high-altitude trekking.

  6. Best Time to Trek: The best time to undertake the Rush Lake Trek is during the summer months, from June to September, when the weather is relatively stable and the trails are accessible.

During the trek, trekkers can experience the unique culture and hospitality of the locals living in the remote mountainous villages. The journey involves passing through lush green valleys, crossing suspension bridges, and camping in picturesque locations.

As with any high-altitude trek, it’s essential to be well-prepared, physically fit, and equipped with the right gear. It’s advisable to undertake this trek with an experienced local guide or with a reputable trekking company to ensure safety and enjoyment throughout the journey. Additionally, it’s crucial to acclimatize properly to the increasing altitude to avoid altitude sickness. 


  • DAY 01
  • Hoper valley to Barir chakor through Hoper Glacier trekking 8 hours
  • Level : moderate
  • Maximum Height 3200
  • Distance 8km
  • DAY 02
  • Barir Chakor to Chidin Harai start time :7 am trek
  • level : moderate
  • Duration 8hours
  • Maximum Height 4300m
  • trek level; strenuous .
  • Note: water is not available throughout this track
  • DAY 03
  • Chidin Harai to Rush lake start time ,8:30am Duration;2-3hours
  • Maximum height 4600m
  • Distance 6km trek
  • level: Moderate
  • Note: After reaching Rush lake and setting camp ,ascend will be made towards Rush peak which is the main attraction of Rush lake and gives a view of 8000er peaks Including the mighty K2 on a clear day.
  • DAY 04
  • Rush lake to Hapakun start time :6:00am trek time :8-9hours
  • Maximum Height 3400m
  • Distance:16km trek
  • level strenuous at Descend followed By a moderate trek
  • Note: steep descend will made towards phai pheri for 6hours where water will not be available afterwards. Mair Glacier will be crossed across width
  • DAY 05
  • Hapakun to Hoper valley.start time 8:00 Duration 6hours
  • Distance 12km
  • Maximum height 3100m
  • trek level :Easy
  • Because of wilderness & remoteness of the terrain, washing facilities will be of adventure level. We expect all participants to understand the difference between entertainment & adventure.

  • Sleeping tents on 2-3 person sharing basis.
  • Two time meals daily (Breakfast & Dinner)
  • Lunch Daypacks (Snacks/Biscuits etc during trek.
  • Kitchen equipment, crockery, fuel.
  • Facilities of Guide, cook and porters.
  • Bridge taxes
  • 5 Kg porter facility for member’s personal gear (weight in addition to 5 Kg will be separately charged as per porter rate per Kg. These items should preferably be placed in a single rucksack)
  • All Tolls & Taxes
  • Extras at hotels like drinks, laundry, phone calls, mineral water.
  • Insurance liability medical aid, and rescue coverage.
  • Any things not included in the itinerary

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