Rush Lake Trek
Rush Lake Trek is a great introduction to the trekking list in the mountains of Gilgit Baltistan. It is breathtaking trekking in the Nagar Valley of Gilgit Baltistan. Rush Lake Trek provides an ample opportunity to experience the Panoramic view of Karakorum peaks and mountain landscape. Rush lake trek is destined for one of the highest alpine lakes of Pakistan. The Turquoise Rush Lake is at an elevation of 4700m the highest in Pakistan and the 27 highest altitude lake in the world. Rush Peak is adjacent to Rush lake. Rush lake trek gives you an opportunity to see surrounding peaks that include Spantik, Malubiting, Miar Peak, Phuparash Peak, and Ultar Sar, and even K2 and Broad Peak also visible in good weather. To reach Rush Lake one have to cross lush green fields, meadows, mountain trails, and glaciers.
The Rush Lake Trekking
The trip starts from Islamabad, we fly to Gilgit city via flight above the mountains of Karakoram and Himalaya or drive through the exotic Karakorum Highway. From Gilgit city, we will drive to Nagar Valley neighboring the famous Hunza Valley. Hoper is the last village in Nagar Valley from where we will embark upon our Rush Lake Trek.
The Baulter (Hopar) glacier is the beginning point of the rush lake trek. we have to cross two glaciers before ascending to Rush Lake and Peak. The Baulter or Hoper glacier and Barpa glacier. Ascending steep up and crossing the moraine of the glacier we will reach Shishkin. From here we will start trekking on another glacier known as Barpa Glaciers. After hours of trekking on the moraine of this glacier, we will reach Rush Lake. We will camp close to the rush lake and can endeavor Rush Peak and the beautiful landscape. Except for the glacial part, the rest of the trek is modest and essay. Rush Lake Trek is mostly on pastures where you can get to see herds of castles with mountain nomads.
Rush Lake Trek Cost for International Clients
Rush lake trek cost for foreign trekkers starts from 1500 USD, this is the fixed price for our Fixed Departures. The Trek cost varies according to the services provided and the style of the trekking. As well trip customization option is also available, let us know about the type of trekking you are seeking we will customize it accordingly.
Rush Lake Trek Cost for Pakistani Clients
Pakistani trekkers can join one of our fixed departures with a fixed cost of 130,000 PKR provided a standard service package. The cost can be different for Groups and depend upon the style of trekking and services provided. We also provide a customized tour to Rush Lake.
Who is for Rush Lake Trek?
Rush Lake trek is high altitude alpine trek. Participants must be in good shape to do this trek. Someone who does hikes regularly can undertake this trek without any reluctance. And if you are not accustomed to mountain trekking try to walk short days and cover a small distance during the trek. Pakistanis who have done hikes on the trails of Margalla Hills or any other trail in north Pakistan can find themselves eligible to undertake this trek. Foreign participants who are used to hiking in mountains above 2000m altitude can undertake Rush Lake Trek without any reluctance.